Using Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring

Using Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring

Upcoming Classes


Instructor-led online training

Location Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021 Apr 2021 May 2021
AMER Eastern Time - Virtual Dec 7 – Dec 8
Jan 25 – Jan 26
EMEA UK Time - Virtual Dec 14 – Dec 15
Jan 25 – Jan 26
AMER Pacific Time - Virtual Jan 11 – Jan 12


This comprehensive course targets Ops, SREs and observability teams. It provides practical applications of using the platform. Learn to navigate the user interface and monitor your infrastructure using out-of-the-box SplunkIM functionality.

Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, understand the key components of the Splunk IM data model. Deep dive into visualizing your infrastructure and custom metrics by building dashboards and charts based on example scenarios. Get more out of your data (and create stable alerts) using analytic functions. Learn to create detectors for common use cases.

All these concepts are taught using lectures and scenario-based hands-on activities.


  • Differentiate Between Types of Metadata
  • Monitor your Environment using Built-in Content
  • Create and Manage Teams
  • Work with Dashboard Groups and Dashboards
  • Work with Charts
  • Create Detectors and Alert on Splunk IM Metrics
  • Create Detectors for Common Use Cases


2 Days


Module 1 -Introducing Splunk IM

  • Describe the Splunk IM solution
  • Describe and use metadata
  • Use the Infrastructure Navigator
  • Navigate built-in dashboards

Module 2 – Create Team Summary Dashboards

  • Create a Splunk IM team
  • Work with dashboard groups and dashboards
  • Work with charts
  • Share dashboards and charts
  • Describe how Splunk IM handles data

Module 3 – Alerting on Metrics

  • Create detectors
  • Create events
  • View events in dashbaords
  • Mute notifications
  • Share charts

Module 4 – Creating Custom Dashboards

  • Use sum (group by)
  • Use Top N/Bottom N
  • Use percentiles
  • Compare week over week change or look at growth rate
  • Describe rollups and resolution in charts
  • Create data links
  • Monitor multiple signals

Module 5 – Creating Detectors for Common Use Cases

  • Monitor populations
  • Create non-flapping detectors
  • Monitor aperiodic data
  • Handle delayed data
  • Monitor cyclical patterns
  • Monitor large number of sources
  • Monitor an ephemeral infrastructure





  • Splunk IM and APM Fundamentals (self-paced)

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