Introduction to Splunk

Learn the features, components, types and more about Splunk through this course.

Course description

In this course, we will explore some of the features that Splunk Enterprise offers and how to use them. We’ll look at what components make the platform work and how we manage these components. How roles and administration are managed, and the security mechanisms that are implemented to protect our data and work within the platform. Lastly, we will go through the troubleshooting process and optimization and check the Splunk Enterprise logs one by one.


Splunk Enterprise features

Video — 00:10:56

In this video, we will be discussing Splunk Enterprise features. We will be learning about the dashboard and visualizations of data, how we monitor and report data and utilization of metrics data to boost search performance. We will end the module by expl

Exploring Splunk Enterprise

Video — 00:31:07

In this video, we will be mainly focusing on uploading data and indexing. We will learn how indexers and uploading works, explore the Add Data page in the Splunk Web and talk about the importance of forwarders.

Splunk Enterprise processing components

Video — 00:05:31

In this video, we will dive deeper into forwarders. There are three kinds of forwarders, and each of these forwarders has a part in Splunk Enterprise. We will explain indexers, search heads and deployment servers.

Splunk Enterprise managing components

Video — 00:08:04

In this video, the main topics will be the license master, monitoring console and deployment server. We will take a deep look into the monitoring console and deployment server.

Splunk deployment types

Video — 00:13:06

In this video, we will take a look at Splunk Deployment types. Single-instance deployments and distributed deployments will be the key topics. We will also be learning about Small, Medium and Large Enterprise.

Splunk Enterprise Users & Administration

Video — 00:17:56

In this video, we will be discussing the five primary personas that use Splunk Enterprise; capacity requirements; and a thorough explanation of the backups. We will analyze the steps of upgrading Splunk Enterprise.

Splunk Enterprise security

Video — 00:12:53

In this video, we will be exploring the world of Splunk Enterprise security. We will start with user authentication and continue with important topics such as transport security, forwarder security, auditing Splunk activity, SSO with Splunk and LDAP integ

Splunk Enterprise troubleshooting and optimization

Video — 00:12:55

In the last video of this course, we will cover basic troubleshooting and optimization, and we will go through the Splunk Enterprise logs one by one, and we will end the module and this course with License Violations.

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