Splunk Cloud Administration

3-day (12-hour) hands-on course prepares administrators to manage users and get data in Splunk Cloud. Topics include data inputs and forwarder configuration, data management, user accounts, and basic monitoring and problem isolation. The focus in this class is the knowledge, best practices, and configuration details for Splunk Cloud.

*Search head clustered deployment topics will NOT be covered in this class.

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Course Topics

  • Splunk Cloud overview
  • Splunk index management
  • Users, roles, and authentication
  • Universal forwarder
  • Forwarder management
  • Data inputs in detail
  • Event Parsing with data preview
  • Manipulating raw data
  • Problem isolation and Splunk Cloud support

Course Prerequisites

Required:

  • Using Splunk

Strongly Recommended:

  • Splunk Architecture Overview (eLearning)
  • Searching and Reporting with Splunk
  • Creating Splunk Knowledge Objects

Class Format

Instructor-led lecture with labs. Delivered via virtual classroom or at your site.

Course Objectives

  • Module 1 - Splunk Cloud environment overview
  • Module 2 - Splunk index management
  • Module 3 - User authentication and authorization
  • Module 4 - Getting data in
  • Module 5 - Universal and heavy forwarders
  • Module 6 - Forwarder management
  • Module 7 - Monitor inputs
  • Module 8 - Network and other inputs
  • Module 9 - Fine-tuning inputs
  • Module 10 - Parsing phase and data preview
  • Module 11 - Manipulating raw data
  • Module 12 - Working with Splunk Cloud supportĀ