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Overview
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The Splunk app auto updates MaxMind database (used for `iplocation` command).
The database update happens automatically every week. Also, user can update database just by running a search query.

This App is automation of steps mentioned here - https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.1.3/SearchReference/Iplocation#Updating_the_MMDB_file

Splunk-App-Auto-Update-MaxMind-Database

Splunk App that auto updates the max-mind database (used for iplocation command)

Find Sourcecode on GitHub - https://github.com/VatsalJagani/Splunk-App-Auto-Update-MaxMind-Database

OVERVIEW

The Splunk app auto updates MaxMind database. The database update happens automatically every week. Also, user can update database just by running a search query. This is automation of steps mentioned here - https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.1.3/SearchReference/Iplocation#Updating_the_MMDB_file

  • Author - Vatsal Jagani
  • Version - 1.0.0
  • Build - 1
  • Creates Index - False
  • Compatible with:
  • Splunk Enterprise version: 8.1, 8.0, 7.3, 7.2
  • OS: Platform independent
  • Browser: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari

TOPOLOGY AND SETTING UP SPLUNK ENVIRONMENT

This app can be set up in two ways:
1. Standalone Mode:
* Install the Auto Update MaxMind Database.
* App setup is required.
2. Distributed Mode:
* Install the Auto Update MaxMind Database only on the search head.
* App setup is required on SH.
* App installation is not required on any other instance.

INSTALLATION

Follow the below-listed steps to install an App from the bundle:

  • Download the App package.
  • From the UI navigate to Apps > Manage Apps.
  • In the top right corner select Install app from file.
  • Select Choose File and select the App package.
  • Select Upload and follow the prompts.

CONFIGURATION

  • Open the App and perform the configuration.
  • The complete details about configuration is present on the dashboard directly.
  • See troubleshooting for more details.

UNINSTALL APP

To uninstall app, user can follow below steps:
SSH to the Splunk instance
Go to folder apps($SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps)
Remove the splunk_maxmind_db_auto_update folder from apps directory
Restart Splunk

KNOWN LIMITATION

  • NA

RELEASE NOTES

Version 1.0.0 (March 2021)
* App created based on URL from March 2021 on MaxMind to download the database.

OPEN SOURCE COMPONENTS AND LICENSES

  • NA

TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Update database manually.
  • Run | maxminddbupdate search from the Auto Update MaxMind Database App.
  • In ideal scenario, it should show message Max Mind Database updated successfully..
  • Confirm that the database location has been updated:
  • Run | rest /services/configs/conf-limits splunk_server=local | search title="iplocation" | table title, db_path.
  • The results should show /opt/splunk/etc/apps/splunk_maxmind_db_auto_update/local/mmdb/GeoLite2-City.mmdb. Where /opt/splunk is your Splunk home path, it could be different in your environment.

SUPPORT

Release Notes

Version 1.0.0
March 30, 2021

* App created based on URL from March 2021 on MaxMind to download the database.

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