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Release Notes for Splunk App v7.1.0

Release Version


Release Date

Nov 9th, 2022

Install Steps

PowerConnect Splunk App Installation

Upgrade Steps

PowerConnect Splunk App Upgrade

Release Notes


  • Availability Management Information System

  • System Availability Details

  • Sensitive User Authorization

  • Rule Processing Framework

  • SM69 - External OS Commands Logs

  • SICF Public Services & Services with Logon Data

  • ABAP Test Cockpit (ATC): Results

  • Application Servers Overview

  • Performance measurement of synthetic code (ABAPmeter)

  • IDOC Segments Overview

  • Web Services Error Log (SRT_LOG)

  • ADS Connection Check

  • Web Service Message Monitor (SRT_MONI)

  • HANA: Alert Details (Current)

  • HANA Config (INI) Change

  • HANA DB Load History

  • CIM Mappings (see complete list here)


Detailed breakdown can be found here.
  • Certificate Status - STRUST

  • SAP Security Essentials

  • SAP Security Scorecard

  • Audit Integrity Check

  • Work Process Detailed Analysis

  • SM51 - RFC Communication Block

  • SM51 - Request Queue Information

  • Work Processes Overview

  • STATS Details

  • SAP Change Documents

  • SAP Directories

  • HANA: Alert Details (Historical)

  • Fiori Statistics Details

Bug fixes

  • System Overview

  • System Overview (7.x)

  • SM12 Locks

  • SuccessFactors Monitoring Dashboard

Known Issues

  • In Splunk 8.2.x, In Basis Health Checks Dashboard, language translation wouldn't
    happen as it is created using Splunk Dashboard Studio. This is a Splunk issue as it
    works properly in Splunk classic dashboards.

  • SHC replication for the setup page wouldn’t happen in a distributed Splunk environment
    and users need to configure the setup page on each SH. This is a known issue in
    Splunk. See the related Knowledge Base article here.

  • If you face "[subsearch]: Search auto-finalized after time limit (60 seconds) reached"
    error then add below stanza in
    $SPLUNK_HOME$/etc/apps/BNW-app-powerconnect/local/limits.conf fle. if limits.conf
    is not available at that location then please create limits.conf fle and restart splunk

    maxout = 50000
    maxtime = 3600
    subsearch_maxtime = 3600
    subsearch_timeout = 360
  • In Splunk Cloud, If you see the "Potential Security Risk" popup during the use of the
    SAP PowerConnect app for Splunk then you can click on the “Run Query Anyway”
    button to accept the risk. See the related Knowledge Base article here.

  • Custom Javascript issue in splunk 8.2.5 - Error Message: A custom JavaScript error
    caused an issue loading your dashboard. See the developer console for more details.

  • Unexpected error “” from python handler: “[HTTP 400] Bad Request; [{'type':
    ‘ERROR’,‘code’; None, 'text': ‘ is required if email action is enabled'}]" See
    splunkd.log/python.log for more details.

    • This issue was fixed in the 7.0.0 release.

  • SM12 Locks

    • The dashboard is currently named “SM21 Locks.” This is incorrect.

  • Splunk CIM dataset “Certificates > SSL” does not correctly return STRUST data. This can be fixed by following instructions here.

  • For Splunk Cloud customers running PowerConnect Splunk app versions 7.0.0-7.2.0, please refer to Knowledge Base #173 to address a bug specific to Splunk Cloud that may prevent the Master Inventory Lookup (and potentially other KVstore-based lookups) from generating properly.

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