Splunk Tutorial (e-learning)

This e-learning course teaches you to search, navigate, tag, build alerts and create simple reports and dashboards with Splunk.

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Course Topics

  • Basic searches and navigation
  • Share searches and search results
  • Understand and use fields
  • Add knowledge to your data with tags and event types
  • Create alerts
  • Create reports and dashboards

Class Format

Self-paced e-learning, requires HTML5 compatible browser.

Course Objectives

Lesson 1 - Start Searching

  • Introduce Splunk and the Search app
  • Run basic searches
  • Identify the contents of search results
  • Control a search job
  • Set the time range of a search
  • Use the output of a search to refine your search

Lesson 2 - Saving Results and Searches

  • Export search results
  • Save and share search results
  • Save searches
  • Schedule searches

Lesson 3 - Using Fields

  • Understand fields
  • Use fields in searches
  • Use the fields sidebar

Lesson 4 - Tags and Event Types

  • Understand tags
  • Create tags and use tags in a search
  • Describe event types and their uses
  • Create and use event types in a search

Lesson 5 - Creating Alerts

  • Describe alerts
  • Create an alert
  • View fired alerts

Lesson 6 - Creating Reports

  • Create reports and charts
  • Create dashboards and add reports
  • Create and edit dashboards

Lesson 7 - Final Quiz

A 24-question quiz to test your knowledge