Splunk Deep Dive

By Myles Young

This Splunk training course will cover Splunk Enterprise deployment, monitoring, data indexing and analysis. You’ll also learn some Splunk Enterprise security best practices.

3 hours
  • 13 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab

About the course

As one of the early log aggregation products in the IT industry, Splunk has remained a popular choice amongst system administrators, engineers, and developers for operational analytics. Whether you are aggregating log files, system resource utilization metrics, or application data, Splunk is there to centralize your IT data for easy search and visualization.

This course serves as in introduction to Splunk Enterprise. After getting familiar with some basic terminology and components, you will get to follow along by setting up your own standalone Splunk instance through the Linux Academy Cloud Playground. With your own instance, you can follow along as we secure our standalone Splunk instance, configure monitoring and alerting, and finally index some log data to perform search and visualization analysis.

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Getting Started 9:15

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    Course Overview


    About the Author


    Splunk Enterprise Overview

  • Chapter 2 3 Lessons Deploy 2:02:11

    Splunk Enterprise Installation Recommendations


    Standalone Splunk Enterprise Deployment


    Installing Splunk Enterprise

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons Secure 20:46

    Splunk Enterprise Security Overview


    Secure Splunk Enterprise

  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons Monitor 17:55

    Splunk Enterprise Monitoring Console


    Splunk Enterprise Alerting

  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Index 11:56

    Splunk Enterprise Data Indexing and Analysis

  • Chapter 6 1 Lesson Final Steps 5:26

    What's Next?


What you will need

  • Basic Linux Experience (LPI Essentials) Basic networking knowledge

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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