Using Fields

Using Fields

Upcoming Classes

Online

Instructor-led online training

Location Jul 2022 Aug 2022 Sep 2022 Oct 2022 Nov 2022 Dec 2022 Jan 2023
AMER Pacific Time - Virtual Jul 11
APAC Singapore - Virtual Jul 19
Aug 30
APAC Sydney - Virtual Aug 8
AMER Eastern Time - Virtual Aug 12

Summary

This three-hour course is for power users who want to learn about fields and how to use fields in searches. Topics will focus on explaining the role of fields in searches, field discovery, using fields in searches, and the difference between persistent and temporary fields. The last topic will introduce how fields from other data sources can be used to enrich search results.

Description

  • What are Fields
  • What is Field Discovery
  • Using Fields in Searches
  • Comparing Temporary versus Persistent Fields
  • Enriching Data

 

Duration

3 hours

Objectives

Topic 1 – What are Fields?

  • Understand fields and field auto-extraction
  • Explore the Fields sidebar
  • Add fields to the Selected Fields list
  • Explore and generate reports from the Fields window

Topic 2 – What is Field Discovery?

  • Understand Field Discovery
  • Explore search modes and their effect on search results

Topic 3 – Using Fields in Searches

  • Use fields correctly in basic searches
  • Use fields with operators
  • Use the rename command
  • Use the fields command to improve search performance

Topic 4 – Comparing Temporary versus Persistent Fields

  • Differentiate between temporary and persistent fields
  • Create temporary fields with the eval command
  • Extract temporary fields with the erex and rex commands

Topic 5 – Enriching Data

  • Understand how fields from lookups, calculated fields, field aliases, and field extractions enrich data

Audience

Search Experts Knowledge Managers

Prerequisites

To be successful, students should have a solid understanding of the following:

  • How Splunk works
  • Creating Search queries
  • Knowledge Objects

 

Additional Notes

Individuals who enroll in this class will also be enrolled in an (eLearning with Labs) component. Completion of labs and quizzes is required in order to receive proof of completion.

Onsite Training

For groups of three or more

Request Quote

Public Training

AMER Pacific Time - Virtual

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
    $ 500.00 USD

APAC Singapore - Virtual

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM SGT
    $ 500.00 USD
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM SGT
    $ 500.00 USD

APAC Sydney - Virtual

  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM AEST
    $ 500.00 USD

AMER Eastern Time - Virtual

  • Confirmed
    1:30 AM - 4:30 AM EDT
    $ 500.00 USD

Don't see a date that works for you?

Request Class