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Splunk Training + Certification

Creating Field Extractions

Course Description

This three-hour course is for knowledge managers who want to learn about field extraction and the Field Extractor (FX) utility. Topics will cover when certain fields are extracted and how to use the FX to create regex and delimited field extractions.

Instructor-led Training Schedule

eLearning with Labs

The best of both delivery methods. Self-paced eLearning videos accessible anytime, anywhere, plus access to the interactive lab environment to sharpen your skills.

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Course Topics

  • Using the Field Extractor
  • Creating Regex Field Extractions
  • Creating Delimited Field Extractions

Course Prerequisites

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

  • How Splunk works
  • Knowledge objects

 

Course Objectives

Module 1 - Using the Field Extractor
  • Understand types of extracted fields and when they are extracted
  • Explore the Splunk Web Field Extractor (FX)
 
Module 2 - Creating Regex Field Extractions
  • Identify basics of regular expressions (regex)
  • Understand the regex field extraction workflow
  • Edit regex for field extractions
 
Module 3 - Creating Delimited Field Extractions
  • Identify delimited field values in event data
  • Understand the delimited field extraction workflow