Course: Operational Intelligence Fundamentals with Splunk

$180.29 incl. vat


duration: 9 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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This Splunk training course introduces you the various functionalities of Operational Intelligence combined with Splunk. For example: installing and configuring Splunk across platforms. You also learn the ability to implentation data into Splunk and how you can then look up the data. Finally, you will learn to visualize data, build dashboards and get various topics such as indexers and clusters forward. Below the content section you can see a detailed view of all content of this course.


After finishing this course you will know the various functionalitities of Operational Intelligence combined with Splunk.


There is no specific knowledge required.

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Developer


Operational Intelligence Fundamentals with Splunk

9 hours

Using Your Data with Splunk

  • start the course
  • prepare to run a search in Splunk
  • view the data sources available to you for searching
  • specify a time range for the results of your search
  • navigate the results of your Splunk search
  • control search job progress and mode in Splunk
  • navigate the search result tabs
  • save reports and view saved reports
  • find the saved reports and share them
  • save a search as a dashboard and edit panels in dashboards
  • work with Splunk dashboards
  • add an input to a dashboard
  • describe the data models and objects in Splunk
  • create a new data model in Splunk
  • edit and add model objects and root objects in Splunk
  • add the attributes that were automatically extracted to your Splunk data model object
  • add attributes from lookup tables to your Splunk data model object
  • create child objects under Splunk parent objects
  • recognize the components of the pivot interface
  • create and save a Splunk Pivot
  • create and save a pivot table
  • create a Splunk pivot chart
  • save pivots to the dashboard
  • use the Search features to find data

Splunk Administration

  • start the course
  • log into and identify Splunk Web Administration components
  • identify the default Splunk dashboards and customize the banner messages
  • add and manage users and roles in Splunk
  • work with Splunk configuration files
  • identify the order in which Splunk applies configuration directives and attributes
  • copy and edit the Splunk configuration files
  • access the Splunk command line interface or CLI
  • utilize the built-in help functions of the Splunk command line interface or CLI
  • administer the remote Splunk deployments using administrative commands
  • start and stop the Splunk service on multiple platforms, and configure Splunk to start at boot
  • change the default values in a Splunk installation and apply a license
  • bind Splunk to an IPv4 and/or IPv6 address
  • upgrade an existing Splunk instance on a Unix or Windows system
  • migrate indexes and data to a new server
  • identify the different types of alerts in Splunk
  • utilize throttling to limit the Splunk alerts and set alert permissions
  • construct per-result and rolling-window alerts in Splunk
  • create scheduled alerts in Splunk
  • edit and expand the functionality of a Splunk alert
  • configure Splunk to send an e-mail during an alert condition
  • configure the alternate alert modes in Splunk
  • construct triggered alerts
  • identify the data performance issues in Splunk
  • identify the other performance issues in Splunk
  • determine the Splunk storage requirements
  • scale a Splunk deployment to meet requirements
  • create users and roles in Splunk

Splunk Visualizations and Dashboards

  • start the course
  • access the visualizations of Splunk events
  • create tables from a Splunk search
  • visualize data as bar and line charts in Splunk
  • display data as pie, scatter, and bubble charts
  • utilize the other chart types in Splunk
  • work with visualization drilldown
  • configure visualization on additional chart types
  • define the dynamic drilldown behavior
  • specify the context-driven drilldown behavior
  • configure control features on visualizations
  • access the dashboard editor in Splunk
  • create a Splunk dashboard
  • modify the existing dashboards in Splunk
  • generate PDF reports from Splunk dashboards
  • modify a dashboard by editing simple XML
  • implement searches in simple XML dashboards
  • save the base searches from which to build dashboard searches
  • configure the dynamic drilldowns in charts using simple XML
  • utilize the Splunk tokens in Dashboards using simple XML
  • create charts from Splunk data

Indexers, Clusters, and Advanced Search

  • start the course
  • configure multiple indexes in Splunk
  • remove data that has been indexed or indexes entirely
  • change the location of the Splunk index database
  • configure the size and disk usage of Splunk indexes
  • identify the Splunk backup requirements
  • configure how Splunk handles aged data
  • archive the indexed Splunk data for storage
  • restore previously archived Splunk data
  • describe the steps in deploying indexer clusters
  • enable the Splunk indexer cluster master node
  • enable the Splunk peer nodes
  • configure a Splunk node as a search head
  • configure Splunk to use forwarders with the Indexer Cluster
  • access the dashboard of the Splunk cluster master
  • access the Splunk dashboard of the peers and the search head
  • remove a Splunk peer from operation for maintenance
  • restart a single Splunk node or an entire cluster
  • use the Splunk search command to find events
  • use the data fields to find Splunk events
  • control the indexes used to perform a search and who has access to them
  • utilize the timeline view to analyze Splunk events
  • define the types of events for data classification
  • create Splunk macros to simplify searches
  • create a secondary search on Splunk results
  • use the Splunk patterns tab to identify data patterns
  • manage multiple nodes in Splunk

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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