Last week we mentioned that Version 4.0.0 of the Splunk Add-On Builder has been released, and that apps built with any previous versions would need to be updated before August 31st. This week, we’ll show you how to do that.

We are using a virtual machine with a clean install of Splunk 8.2 and the upgraded Add-On Builder to upgrade our Add-on for Mulesoft Cloudhub, which avoids naming conflicts.

  1. Export your add-on from the old version off the Add-On Builder
  2. Upgrade the Add-On Builder, or switch to a Splunk instance with the upgraded Add-On Builder installed.
  3. Select Import Project, and import the file you just exported.
A screenshot of a Splunk screen, showing the Add-on Builder app. A list of add-ons is shown, containing the Mulesoft CloudHub Add-On for Splunk
The updated Add-On Builder after we’ve imported our app

And that’s it, your app has been updated! Validate & package as usual, and upload it on Splunkbase before 31st August for continued operation with Splunk Enterprise Cloud.


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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.