Splunk 6 Knowledge Objects

1 Day | Instructor Led

Are you in charge of creating Splunk knowledge objects for your organization? Then you will benefit from this 1 Day course that walks you through the various knowledge objects and how to create them. Using a dedicated lab environment, reinforce what you've learned with hands on exercises.

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Splunk 6 Knowledge Objects

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Splunk 6 Knowledge Objects Prerequisites

Using Splunk
Searching and Reporting with Splunk

What You'll Get in Splunk 6 Knowledge Objects

What You'll Learn in Splunk 6 Knowledge Objects

Fields (Field aliases, field extractions, calculated fields)
Tags and Event Types
Workflow Actions
Scheduled Reports
Data Models

No Certification Test Available For This Course

No Certification Test Available For This Course

Splunk 6 Knowledge Objects Outline

Course Outline

Module 1 - Introduction

  • Overview of Buttercup Games Inc.
  • Lab Environment

Module 2 - Implementing Knowledge Objects

  • Describe the Common Information Model (CIM)
  • Understand the relationship between the CIM and knowledge objects
  • Define naming conventions
  • Review permissions

Module 3 - Creating Lookups

  • Describe lookups
  • Create a lookup file and create a lookup definition
  • Configure an automatic lookup

Module 4 - Creating Field Aliases and Calculated Fields

  • Create and use field aliases
  • Create and use calculated fields

Module 5 - Creating Field Extractions

  • Perform regex field extractions using the Field Extractor (FX)
  • Perform delimiter field extractions using the FX

Module 6 - Creating Tags and Event Types

  • Create and use tags
  • Describe event types and their uses
  • Create an event type

Module 7 - Creating Workflow Actions

  • Describe the function of GET, POST, and Search workflow actions
  • Create a GET workflow action
  • Create a Search workflow action

Module 8 - Creating Alerts and Scheduled Reports

  • Describe alerts
  • Create alerts
  • View fired alerts
  • Describe scheduled reports
  • Configure scheduled reports

Module 9 - Creating and Using Macros

  • Describe macros
  • Create and use a basic macro
  • Define arguments and variables for a macro
  • Add and use arguments with a macro

Module 10 - Creating Data Models

  • Describe the relationship between data models and pivot
  • Identify data model attributes
  • Create a data model
  • Use a data model in pivot


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