Troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise 7.2

Troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise 7.2

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This 2-virtual day course is designed for Splunk administrators. It covers topics and techniques for troubleshooting a standard Splunk distributed deployment using the tools available on Splunk Enterprise 6.6. It is a lab-oriented class designed to help you gain troubleshooting experience before attending more advanced courses. You will debug a distributed Splunk Enterprise environment using the live system and simulated case logs. This course does not cover the issues surrounding Splunk Cloud, Splunk Clusters, or Splunk premium apps.


  • Splunk Support Model
  • Splunk Troubleshooting Methods and Tools
  • Clarifying the ProblemInstallation, Licensing, and Crash Problems
  • UI and Search Problems
  • Configuration Problems
  • Deployment Problems
  • User Management Problems


2 Days


Module 1 – Splunk Support Model

  • Splunk support resources

Module 2 – Splunk Troubleshooting Methods and Tools

  • Splunk troubleshooting approach
  • Splunk diagnostic resources and tools

Module 3 – Clarifying the Problem

  • Splunk deployment topology
  • Index-time pipeline
  • Metrics.log

Module 4 – Installation, Licensing, and Crash Problems

  • Installation issues
  • License issues
  • Crash issues

Module 5 – Configuration Problems

  • Input issues
  • Monitoring console

Module 6 – Search Problems

  • Search issues
  • Job inspector

Module 7 – Deployment Problems

  • Forwarding issues
  • Deployment server issues

Module 8 – User Management Problems

  • Splunk users and role capabilities
  • Directory integration issues


  • Splunk Fundamentals 1
  • Splunk Fundamentals 2
  • Splunk Data Administration
  • Splunk System Administration

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