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why Splunk ODBC Driver is not supported on Splunk platform versions 7.x?

Explorer

hi,
my customers are running on splunk7.0.1 enterprise platform and they want to visualize to "Qlick sense Desktop" through splunk ODBC. but splunk odbc app does not support more than splunk platform version 7.x

are there people who know about splunk ODBC app develoment roadmap on splunk platform version 7.x

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Re: why Splunk ODBC Driver is not supported on Splunk platform versions 7.x?

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

As you already recognised, Splunk announced the Splunk ODBC Driver is not supported on Splunk platform versions 7.x.

https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/1606/

Compatibility notice
The Splunk ODBC Driver is not supported on Splunk platform versions 7.x. Upgrading your Splunk platform to 7.x can cause breaking changes to the Splunk ODBC Driver.

Included MS Excel, Tableau, MicroStrategyDesktop
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/ODBC/2.1.1/UseODBC/MicrosoftExcel
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/ODBC/2.1.1/UseODBC/Tableau
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/ODBC/2.1.1/UseODBC/UsethedriverwithMicroStrategyDesktop
(not quite sure if the Splunk ODBC Driver is supported with Qlick sense Desktop though)

However, we've got an enhancement request(DVPL-7360) to support those versions from a lot of customers since then.
Unfortunately, not clear how the road map would go at this stage when this answer is being posted.

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Explorer

hi, dchoi
thank you for your sincere response

could you share me about "enhancement request(DVPL-7360)" you mentioned ?
I can't find it on website

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi euimok,

The enhancement request does not be published as It's an internal tracking so you won't be able to find it on the public, unfortunately. but if you have a right entitlement, you will be able to chase it up with your account manager how it goes.

Hope it helps.

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New Member

Hi dchoi, thought of checking if you have any recent updates on this? Is there a date for the fix? Also, can we use the same driver for Power BI?

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Explorer

We rely on the ODBC connection for a number of metrics reports. Our company is planning the upgrade to 7.x, so we need this connectivity soon.

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Explorer

Hi there, Enterprises using Splunk ODBC Driver 2.11 need it to work with SplunkCloud 7.x

After upgrading to 7.2.6, some critical Power BI reports have stopped refreshing.

I need to know when this will be fixed.

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Influencer

Hi,

did you test the app on 7.0.1? Just because splunkbase stats its not support, doesn´t mean it will not work.

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Explorer

I have tested in my laptop and it doesn't work on splunk platform 7.x. As you know, Splunk ODBC build by
Splunk Inc. so I'm wondering Splunk will have a plan to build Splunk ODBC which be compatible on splunk platform 7.x

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Path Finder

It was working for us on 7.0.2. Stopped when we upgraded to 7.2.5.1

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