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Splunk App for NetApp ONTAP Support for Splunk 6.0

michaelgardner
Explorer

Version 1.0.1 of Splunk App for NetApp ONTAP does not identify Splunk 6.0 compatibility. I'm fairly new to Splunk, but expect I cannot assume compatibility with 5.0 means it'll work on 6.0. [http://answers.splunk.com/answers/104418/splunk-6-app-compatibility]

We'd like to upgrade Splunk but don't want to lose access to this App.

Does anyone have an ETA?

Thanks,
Mike

1 Solution

halr9000
Motivator

I strongly suspect it will work perfectly. Have not ran it through a test cycle yet. However, the reason that's not been done is because vNext is not too far away, and that one will definitely work with 6 (which is a hard requirement for us of course). Be sure to hit the "subscribe" button on http://apps.splunk.com/app/1293/ so that you are notified when the new app ships.

In the meantime, you could spin up a copy of Splunk 6 on your workstation, setup your existing v5 index server as a search peer, then install the v1 NetApp app on your new Splunk instance and see what happens. Should be a pretty short exercise.

Note that you will not need to actually configure the data gathering on your workstation, so disable any scripted inputs / file monitors. The act of performing a search e.g. "index=netapp" will ask all search peers, and get the data that way.

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halr9000
Motivator

I strongly suspect it will work perfectly. Have not ran it through a test cycle yet. However, the reason that's not been done is because vNext is not too far away, and that one will definitely work with 6 (which is a hard requirement for us of course). Be sure to hit the "subscribe" button on http://apps.splunk.com/app/1293/ so that you are notified when the new app ships.

In the meantime, you could spin up a copy of Splunk 6 on your workstation, setup your existing v5 index server as a search peer, then install the v1 NetApp app on your new Splunk instance and see what happens. Should be a pretty short exercise.

Note that you will not need to actually configure the data gathering on your workstation, so disable any scripted inputs / file monitors. The act of performing a search e.g. "index=netapp" will ask all search peers, and get the data that way.

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yannK
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

You are right the app has not yet be ported to 6.0

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