Splunk Admin
Module 1
Splunk Developer Overview
Module 2
License Management
Module 3
Splunk Apps
Module 4
Splunk Configuration Files
Module 5
Monitor Inputs
Module 6
Configuring Forwarders
Module 7
Search Head Cluster
Module 8
Splunk User Management
Module 9
Distributed Search
Module 10
Troubleshooting Splunk

Splunk Admin

$1500 USD
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About this course

Big data is a huge asset to organizations big and small. It’s being increasingly used to analyze trends, reduce costs, increase efficiencies, identify defects and mitigate fraud. The sheer volume of machine generated data that can be structured or unstructured has made way for Analytical software such as Splunk. Splunk simplifies complex data logs and is used to inspect, monitor, analyze and visualize real-time machine data generated from websites, applications and devices.

 

Number of jobs in the U.S. – 16,000+ (Source: LinkedIn)

 

U.S. National Average salary – $125,571/year (Source: ZipRecruiter)

 

This course is for someone that is a complete beginner to Splunk Administration and covers all topics of Splunk Administration. Topics include Splunk Enterprise System Administration, Splunk Enterprise Cluster Administration, and Splunk Enterprise Data Administration.

 

Target Audience

B.E/B.tech in IT/CS or related field

Experienced IT professionals, system administrators, data analysts etc

Key Features

Instructor-led training

40 hrs of instructor-led training with weekly/weekend sessions that can be taken at convenient schedules

Self-paced learning

Recorded classroom sessions and presentations with lifetime access and free upgrade to the latest version

Study Material

Candidates have access to industry-standard study material, online resources, presentations and more

Live projects

Live projects and assignments based on selected use cases that give hands-on experience on Slunk concepts.

Job Assistance

We offer comprehensive job assistance and forward resume of eligible candidates to our partner companies

Certification

Cyber Chasse certifies you as a Splunk Admin Expert by our panel upon successful completion of the course

Career Scope

Splunk is one of the in-demand technologies with The number of jobs in Splunk is increasing at a significant rate with average annual salaries of over $100,000 for key positions. There is a huge demand for Splunk professionals in Fortune 500 companies, small and large organizations. A career in Splunk is growing at neck-breaking speed and has grown 3 times faster than IT jobs. The specific job roles with a lucrative career in Splunk include –

Splunk Administrator

Systems Engineer

Security Engineer

Security Analyst

Technical Service Manager

Certification

FAQs

Why take this course?

Splunk is taking over each and every industry domain. Taking Splunk Admin training will help professionals to build a solid career and get the best jobs in top organizations.

Who are the instructors?

All the instructors are Learning Academy practitioners from the IT industry and subject matter experts.

What is the qualification of the instructor?

The instructor is a Splunk certified consultant with 20+ years of industry experience

Can I attend the demo before enrollment?

Participation in the live class is not possible, as we have a limited number of participants. However, you can go through sample class recording.

What is the criterion for availing Cyber Chasse Learning Academy job assistance?

All Learning Academy learners who have successfully completed training by completing all the exercises, case studies and projects are eligible for job assistance.

Syllabus

This is for someone who doesn’t know anything about Splunk Administration. This course is in depth Developer course with all/complete topics of Splunk Administration

Module 1
Splunk Developer Overview

a. Splunk overview b. Identify Splunk components c. Identify Splunk system administrator role

Module 2
License Management

a. Identify license types b. Describe license violations c. Add and remove licenses

Module 3
Splunk Apps

a. Describe Splunk apps and add-ons b. Install an app on a Splunk instance c. Manage app accessibility and permissions

Module 4
Splunk Configuration Files

a. Describe Splunk configuration directory structure b. Understand configuration layering process c. Use btool to examine configuration settings Getting Data In a. Describe the basic settings for an input b. List Splunk forwarder types c. List the four phases of Splunk Indexing d. List Splunk input options e. Add an input to UF using CLI

Module 5
Monitor Inputs

a. Create file and directory monitor inputs b. Use optional settings for monitor inputs c. Deploy a remote monitor input Network & Scripted Input a. Create network (TCP and UDP) inputs b. Describe optional settings for network inputs c. Create a basic scripted input Agentless Inputs a. Identify Windows input types and uses b. Understand additional options to get data into Splunk c. HTTP Event Collector d. Splunk App for Stream Fine Tuning Inputs a. Understand the default processing that occurs during input phase b. Configure input phase options, such as sourcetype fine-tuning and character set encoding c. Understand the default processing that occurs during parsing d. Optimize and configure event line breaking e. Explain how timestamps and time zones are extracted or assigned to events f. Use Data Preview to validate event creation during the parsing phase Manipulating Raw Data a. Explain how data transformations are defined and invoked b. Use transformations with props.conf and transforms.conf to: c. Mask or delete raw data as it is being indexed d. Override sourcetype or host based upon event values e. Route events to specific indexes based on event content f. Prevent unwanted events from being indexed g. Use SEDCMD to modify raw data

Module 6
Configuring Forwarders

a. Understand the role of production Indexers and Forwarders b. Understand the functionality of Universal Forwarders and Heavy Forwarders c. Describe Splunk Deployment Server d. Setting up Deployment Server e. Configure Forwarders f. Setting up Server Class & App Mapping (Deployment Clients) g. Configuring & Pushing App from Deployment Server to Forwarder h. Monitor forwarder management activities Splunk Indexes a. Describe index structure b. List types of index buckets c. Create new indexes d. Monitor indexes with Monitoring Console

Module 7
Search Head Cluster

a. Apply a data retention policy b. Backup data on indexers c. Delete data from an index d. Restore frozen data

Module 8
Splunk User Management

a. Describe user roles in Splunk b. Create a custom role c. Add Splunk users Splunk Authentication Management a. Integrate Splunk with LDAP b. List other user authentication options c. Describe the steps to enable Multifactor Authentication in Splunk

Module 9
Distributed Search

a. Describe how distributed search works b. Explain the roles of the search head and search peers c. Configure a distributed search group d. List search head scaling options

Module 10
Troubleshooting Splunk

a. Splunk Internal Logging b. Splunk _* index usecase in various scenario c. Splunk btool command