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Splunk Training + Certification

Splunk Infrastructure Overview

Course Description

This self-paced course gives users an overview of the Splunk Enterprise infrastructure. Users get a high-level look at how to grow a Splunk deployment from a single instance to a distributed environment. With tips and best practices for deploying, extending and integrating Splunk while showing the user what is happening behind the scenes.

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Course Prerequisites

  • Using Splunk or equivalent Splunk experience

Course Objectives
 

Module 1 – Splunk Components
  • Identify Components
  • How Splunk Scales
 

Module 2 – Pre-installation
  • Hardware Requirements
  • Installing on Virtual Environments
  • Permissions
  • Time Syncing
  • What is Splunkd
  • Port Information
 
Module 3 – Installing Splunk
  • Installing on Linux
  • Installing on Windows
  • Installing Components
  • SplunkWeb Administration
  • Splunk Directory Structure
 
Module 4 – The Splunk Pipeline
  • How Data Flows
  • Licensing
  • .conf Files
 
Module 5 – Indexes
  • Overview of Indexes
  • Using Multiple Indexes
  • Buckets
  • Creating Indexes
 
Module 6 – User and Roles
  • User
  • Roles
  • Methods
 
Module 7 – Data Inputs
  • Overview of Inputs
  • Upload Input
  • Monitor Input
  • Universal Forwarder
  • Heavy Forwarder
  • SSL for Forwarded Data
  • Apps and Add-ons
 
Module 8 – Growing Your Deployment
  • Setting up Search Peers
  • DMC Overview