Splunk 8.0 Fundamentals Part 2

Splunk 8.0 Fundamentals Part 2

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Instructor-led online training

Location Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021
EMEA UK Time - Virtual Jul 13 – Jul 16
Jul 20 – Jul 23
Jul 27 – Jul 30
Aug 3 – Aug 6
Aug 4 – Aug 7
Aug 11 – Aug 14
Aug 18 – Aug 21
Sep 1 – Sep 4
Sep 8 – Sep 11
Sep 14 – Sep 17
Sep 15 – Sep 18
Sep 22 – Sep 25
Sep 29 – Oct 2
Oct 5 – Oct 8
Oct 12 – Oct 15
Oct 26 – Oct 29
AMER Eastern Time - Virtual Jul 14 – Jul 17
Jul 21 – Jul 24
Jul 28 – Jul 31
Aug 4 – Aug 7
Aug 10 – Aug 13
Aug 18 – Aug 21
Aug 25 – Aug 28
Aug 31 – Sep 3
Sep 1 – Sep 4
Sep 8 – Sep 11
Sep 14 – Sep 17
Sep 21 – Sep 24
Sep 29 – Oct 2
Oct 5 – Oct 8
Oct 6 – Oct 9
Oct 12 – Oct 15
Oct 27 – Oct 30
APAC Singapore - Virtual Jul 20 – Jul 23
Aug 17 – Aug 20
Sep 8 – Sep 11
Sep 21 – Sep 24
Oct 5 – Oct 8
Oct 12 – Oct 15
AMER Pacific Time - Virtual Jul 21 – Jul 24
Jul 27 – Jul 30
Aug 3 – Aug 6
Aug 11 – Aug 14
Aug 17 – Aug 20
Aug 25 – Aug 28
Aug 31 – Sep 3
Sep 8 – Sep 11
Sep 14 – Sep 17
Sep 21 – Sep 24
Sep 28 – Oct 1
Oct 5 – Oct 8
Oct 12 – Oct 15
Oct 26 – Oct 29
AMER Brazil Time - Virtual Jul 28 – Jul 31
AMER Central Time - Virtual Aug 11 – Aug 14

Japan

Location Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021
Japan Third Party Co.,Ltd. Aug 19 – Aug 21

Germany

Location Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021
Munich Germany (Arrow) Sep 14 – Sep 15
Oct 26 – Oct 27

Summary

This course picks up where Splunk Fundamentals Part 1 leaves off, focusing on more advanced searching and reporting commands as well as on the creation of knowledge objects. Scenario-based examples and hands-on challenges coach you step-by-step through the creation of complex searches, reports, and charts. Major topics include using transforming commands and visualizations, filtering and formatting results, correlating events, creating knowledge objects, using field aliases and calculated fields, creating tags and event types, using macros, creating workflow actions and data models, and normalizing data with the Common Interface Model (CIM).

Description

  • Transforming commands and visualization
  • Filtering and formatting Results
  • Correlating events
  • Knowledge objects
  • Fields (Field aliases, field extractions, calculated fields)
  • Tags and event types
  • Macros
  • Workflow actions
  • Data models
  • Splunk Common Information Model (CIM)

Duration

4 Days

Objectives

Module 1 - Introduction

  • Overview of Buttercup Games Inc.
  • Lab environment

Module 2 - Beyond Search Fundamentals

  • Search fundamentals review
  • Case sensitivity
  • Using the job inspector to view search performance

Module 3 - Using Transforming Commands for Visualizations

  • Explore data structure requirements
  • Explore visualization types
  • Create and format charts and timecharts

Module 4 - Using Mapping and Single Value Commands

  • The iplocation command
  • The geostats command
  • The geom command
  • The addtotals command

Module 5 - Filtering and Formatting Results

  • The eval command
  • Using the search and where commands to filter results
  • The filnull command

Module 6 - Correlating Events

  • Identify transactions
  • Group events using fields
  • Group events using fields and time
  • Search with transactions
  • Report on transactions
  • Determine when to use transactions vs. stats

Module 7 - Introduction to Knowledge Objects

  • Identify naming conventions
  • Review permissions
  • Manage knowledge objects

Module 8 - Creating and Managing Fields

  • Perform regex field extractions using the Field Extractor (FX)
  • Perform delimiter field extractions using the FX

Module 9 - Creating Field Aliases and Calculated Fields

  • Describe, create, and use field aliases
  • Describe, create and use calculated fields

Module 10 - Creating Tags and Event Types

  • Create and use tags
  • Describe event types and their uses
  • Create an event type

Module 11 - Creating and Using Macros

  • Describe macros
  • Create and use a basic macro
  • Define arguments and variables for a macro
  • Add and use arguments with a macro

Module 12 - Creating and Using Workflow Actions

  • Describe the function of GET, POST, and Search workflow actions
  • Create a GET workflow action
  • Create a POST workflow action
  • Create a Search workflow action

Module 13 - Creating Data Models

  • Describe the relationship between data models and pivot
  • Identify data model attributes
  • Create a data model
  • Use a data model in pivot

Module 14 - Using the Common Information Model (CIM) Add-On

  • Describe the Splunk CIM
  • List the knowledge objects included with the Splunk CIM Add-On
  • Use the CIM Add-On to normalize data

Prerequisites

Splunk Fundamentals 1

 

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