Splunk Inc.

Splunk Search Expert 101

This course is part of Splunk Search Expert Specialization

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


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2 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Investigate data using Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL) and create searches, reports, dashboards, and visualizations.

  • Utilize temporary and persistent fields in searches and enrich data with fields from other data sources.

  • Create, managed, and schedule reports and alerts to automate processes and respond to incidents as they occur.

  • Visualize data to create charts, graphs, and maps and use visual formatting commands to curate appearance.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


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No prior experience required
2 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

This eLearning module introduces students to what machine data is, and how Splunk can leverage operational intelligence to investigate and respond to incidents in their organizations.

What's included

3 videos2 readings

This eLearning module teaches students how to use Splunk to create reports and dashboards and explore events using Splunk's Search Processing Language. Students will learn the basics of Splunk's architecture, user roles, and how to navigate the Splunk Web interface to create robust searches, reports, visualizations, and dashboards..

What's included

8 videos2 readings1 quiz

This module is for users who want to learn about fields and how to use fields in searches. Topics will focus on explaining the role of fields in searches, field discovery, using fields in searches, and the difference between persistent and temporary fields. The last topic will introduce how fields from other data sources can be used to enrich search results.

What's included

5 videos3 readings1 quiz

This eLearning module teaches students how to use scheduled reports and alerts to automate processes in their organization. Students will create, manage, and schedule reports and alerts, and use alert actions to further respond to incidents as they occur.

What's included

6 videos3 readings1 quiz

This eLearning module teaches students how to create visualizations in Splunk, using Splunk's Search Processing Language as well as the Splunk Web interface. Students will learn commands that allow data to be displayed on charts and graphs, transform geographic data into maps, create single value visualizations, and use Splunk's visual formatting options to change the look of statistical tables.

What's included

5 videos2 readings1 quiz


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