Using Splunk Real User Monitoring

Using Splunk Real User Monitoring

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This 3-hour virtual course targeted to Developers, DevOps, and SRE’s enables you to use Splunk Real User Monitoring (RUM) to analyze error spans, identify performance bottlenecks, and troubleshoot your front-end user experience of your applications. Through discussions and hands-on activities, explore how to use RUM metrics, built in dashboards, URL grouping, and advanced filtering and searching to assess the health of your front-end and quickly find root cause when problems arise. In this course your will also learn how to link Splunk RUM to Splunk Application Performance Monitoring (APM) to monitor your application from back-end to front-end with application instrumentation.


  • Overview of Splunk RUM
  • RUM Metrics and Charts
  • Troubleshooting with RUM


3 hours


Topic 1 - Overview of Splunk RUM

  • Describe what Splunk RUM is and how to get data in
  • Describe spans, events and sessions
  • Describe fundamental RUM metrics and web vitals
  • Analyze Splunk RUM Use Cases

Topic 2 – RUM Metrics and charts

  • Apply URL grouping rules
  • Describe fundamental RUM metrics and web vitals
  • Create custom charts and dashboards using RUM metrics
  • Create detectors from RUM charts and dashboards

Topic 3 – Troubleshooting with RUM

  • Apply filtering and searching
  • Apply web vitals to troubleshoot use cases
  • Apply RUM and APM linkage to troubleshoot a problem




To be successful, students should have a solid understanding of the following:
  • Required:
  • Introduction to Splunk RUM (eLearning course)
  • Familiarity with navigating Splunk Observability Cloud
  • Strongly Recommended:
  • Basic knowledge of visualization and altering on Splunk IM metrics

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