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Splunk 9: Configuring and Administering Splunk Indexer Clusters

by Johan Raeymaeckers

This course will teach you how to configure and administer all the components of a Splunk Indexer Cluster. After completing this course you will be able to set up and manage a complete Splunk indexer cluster.

What you'll learn

Configuring and maintaining a Splunk indexer cluster is not an easy task and requires a good understanding of the different components participating in a cluster. In this course, you’ll learn how to configure and administer all the components of a Splunk indexer cluster. First, you’ll explore the purpose, important concepts, and architecture of both single-site and multi-site indexer clusters. Next, you’ll explore how to set up all the core components of an indexer cluster as well as the components that interact with the cluster: universal forwarders and search heads. Finally, you’ll learn how to monitor and administer an indexer cluster using the Splunk web interface and command line interface. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have all the skills and knowledge needed to successfully configure and administer Splunk indexer clusters.

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About the author

Johan Raeymaeckers is a systems management consultant with over 20 years of experience. He has been involved in various large scale Tivoli, Symantec, Microsoft and Splunk projects mainly in the financial market. Johan is passionate about teaching and course development. He holds various certifications from IBM, Microsoft, Symantec and Splunk, he is also a certified IBM and Symantec instructor. In his spare time Johan loves to spend time with his two sons and enjoys mountainbiking and playing so... more

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