Splunk Enterprise 8.1 System Administration

Splunk Enterprise 8.1 System Administration

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Summary

This 2 virtual day course is designed for system administrators who are responsible for managing the Splunk Enterprise environment. The course provides the fundamental knowledge of Splunk license manager, indexers and search heads. It covers configuration, management, and monitoring core Splunk Enterprise components.

Description

  • Splunk Deployment Overview
  • License Management
  • Splunk Apps
  • Splunk Configuration Files
  • Users, Roles, and Authentication
  • Getting Data In
  • Distributed Search

Duration

2 Days

Objectives

Module 1 - Splunk Server Deployment

  • Provide an overview of Splunk
  • Identify Splunk components
  • Identify the types of Splunk deployments
  • List the steps to install Splunk
  • Use Splunk CLI commands

Module 2 - Splunk Server Monitoring

  • Enable the Monitoring Console
  • Identify Splunk license types
  • Describe license violations
  • Add and remove licenses
  • Use Splunk Diag

Module 3 - Splunk Apps

  • Describe Splunk apps and add-ons
  • Install an app on a Splunk instance
  • Manage app accessibility and permissions

Module 4 - Splunk Configuration Files

  • Describe Splunk configuration directory structure
  • Understand configuration layering process
  • Use btool to examine configuration settings

Module 5 - Splunk Indexes

  • Learn how Splunk indexes function
  • Identify the types of index buckets
  • Adding and working with indexes
  • Overview of metrics index
  • Monitor indexes with Monitoring Console

Module 6 - Splunk Index Management

  • Manage indexes with Splunk web
  • Describe indexes.conf options
  • Monitor indexes with Monitoring Console (MC)
  • Customize index retention policies
  • Back of indexes
  • Delete events from an index
  • Restore frozen buckets

Module 7 - Splunk User Management

  • Add Splunk users using native authentication
  • Describe user roles in Splunk
  • Create a custom role
  • Manage users in Splunk

Module 8 - Configuring Basic Forwarding

  • Identify forwarder configuration steps
  • Configure a Universal Forwarder
  • Identify forwarder configuration files

Module 9 - Distributed Search

  • Describe how distributed search works
  • Explain the roles of the search head and search peers
  • List search head scaling options

 

Prerequisites

Required:

  • Splunk Fundamentals 1
  • Splunk Fundamentals 2

 

Onsite Training

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Public Training

EMEA UK Time - Virtual

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Tokyo


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