Splunk 8.2 has been released. This latest release includes lots of great new features – and an app to help you to learn more about them!

New to Splunk 8.2 is the Dashboard Studio, a new dashboard builder allowing greater control over the look of your dashboards. The Splunk Secure Gateway App is also included in this release, which supports the Splunk Connected Experiences mobile app. For admins, you can now see a Health Report across a distributed environment, as well as making improvements to allow for easier auditing. New infrastructure capabilities include Federated search in hybrid deployments and support for merging buckets in standalone instances. On top of this, there are performance upgrades, as well as support for the Splunk Operator for Kubernetes.

To help you to get started with these new features, Splunk has created the Splunk Essentials for Cloud and Enterprise 8.2 app, which provides a guide to each of the new features available. You can install this app from Splunkbase and click on each of the new key features to learn more about them.

View of the Splunk Essentials for Cloud and Enterprise 8.2 App

For 2021 we’ve committed to posting a new Splunk tip every week!

If you want to keep up to date on tips like the one above then sign up below:

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive regular updates from iDelta, including news and updates, information on upcoming events, and Splunk tips and tricks from our team of experts. You can also find us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Subscribe

* indicates required
Posted by:Becky Nielsen

Becky is a certified Splunk Admin, who has been working for iDelta since graduating from CodeClan's Professional Software Development course in 2019. Previously an archivist at several institutions around the UK, she holds an MSc in Information Management and Preservation from the University of Glasgow.