Splunk Enterprise Administration: Monitoring and Creating Inputs

by Muhammad Awan

In this course you'll learn different techniques and input methods that Splunk Enterprise offers for data ingestion in a secure, reliable and consistent manner from diverse sources and in various formats.

What you'll learn

Being able to ingest data in any format from diverse sources is the key feature a log aggregation tool like Splunk should possess. In this course, Splunk Enterprise Administration: Monitoring and Creating Inputs, you'll learn all the data input methods that Splunk offers. First, you'll explore how to monitor files and directories in Splunk. Next, you'll discover how to configure and deploy scripts, network inputs and Splunk HTTP event Collector for data ingestion. Finally, you'll learn how to override default fields and timestamp extraction at index time. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of monitoring and creating inputs required for administering data on-boarding process in Splunk.

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About the author

Muhammad Awan is a Senior Splunk Admin in working in Public Sector. Has been associated with Splunk and data science related technologies for a decade. Splunk Certified Admin and Splunk Certified Power User. Microsoft Certified Solutions Exert and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Office 365) MCSA (Messaging). Experience with Networks and Security technologies. He has been mentoring and teaching at various universities as a visiting faculty in the past. Loves to acquire new skills and dis... more

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