Getting Started With Splunk Enterprise

Index and search thousands of events in a matter of seconds

Getting Data In

Getting Data In — Windows (4:07)

Getting Data In — Linux (4:47)

Getting Data In — Forwarders (4:34)

Splunk Search Tutorial
Dive Into Splunk With a Tutorial Data Set

The Splunk Search Tutorial is great way for beginners to learn Splunk. A sample data set is included so you can follow along while exploring product features.

Installing Splunk Enterprise

Search and Alerts

Search

Search commands by category (docs, 12 pages)

Splunk Search Quick Reference Guide (PDF, 6 pages)

Search commands — tips 'n tricks (blog, 5-minute read)

Specifying time ranges (docs, 6 pages)

 

Alerts

Creating Alerts in Splunk Enterprise (5:28)

Addressing Alert Fatigue (.conf session, 14:31)

Reports and Dashboards

Reports

Creating Reports in Splunk Enterprise (5:02)

Create and edit reports (docs, 56 pages)

 

Dashboards

Get pre-built dashboards with the SplunkStart app

SplunkStart — pre-built dashboard templates (blog, 15-minute read)

Dashboards Quick Reference Guide (PDF, 6 pages)

Dashboards and visualizations (docs, 2 pages)

 

Tips, Tricks, and Expert Help

Next-generation dashboards (.conf session, 35:46)

Advanced dashboarding tips and techniques (.conf session, 11:09)

Learning Splunk

Splunk Community

Got a burning question or looking for best practices? Check out Splunk Answers to engage and learn from thousands of active members in the Splunk community.

New to Splunk or curious how to learn more? Check out this thread about our training materials (Splunk Answers).

 

Splunk User Events

Meet local Splunk users at an event near you to gain new skills, expand your network and connect with the Splunk community.

Don’t miss .conf, our annual education and thought-leadership event attended by thousands of IT and business professionals. Join us at .conf19 (October 21–24 in Las Vegas).

Check out our other upcoming events — attend one of our educational Splunk Discovery events in your area, visit our booth at top industry events and more.

Splunk Education

Learn all about our training and certification programs. Courses range from novice to expert, with instructors teaching online (and live!) classes all over the world.

Whether you’re a cloud admin or an app developer, we offer specialized learning paths. Take the journey that’s best for you.

Did you know we offer Splunk essentials training for FREE? Take our Splunk Fundamentals 1 course and boost your skills with scenario-based examples and hands-on challenges.