This course will cover how Splunk software scales to collect and index hundreds of terabytes of data per day, across multi-geography, multi-datacenter and cloud-based infrastructures. Using Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data offers linear scalability along with operational simplification for single-rack and multiple-rack deployments.


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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:
- Describe how harnessing the power of your machine data enables you to make decisions based on facts, bot intuition or best guesses.
- Reduce the time you spend investigating incidents by up to 90%.
- Find and fix problems faster by learning new technical skills for real world scenarios.
- Get started with Splunk Enterprise, from installation and data onboarding to running search queries to creating simple reports and dashboards.
- Accelerate time to value with turnkey Splunk integrations for dozens of Cisco products and platforms.
- Ensure faster, more predictable Splunk deployments with a proven Cisco Validated Design and the latest Cisco UCS server.

  • Cisco Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Splunk

  • What is Cisco CPA?
    Architecture benefits for Splunk
    Components of IIBD and relationship to Splunk Architecture
    Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data with Splunk Enterprise
    Splunk- Big Data Analytics
    NFS Configurations for the Splunk Frozen Data Storage
    NFS Client Configurations on the Indexers

  • Splunk- Start Searching

  • Chargeback
    Building custom reports using the report builder

  • Application Containers

  • Understanding Application Containers

  • Understanding Advanced Tasks

  • Task Library & Inputs
    CLI & SSH Task
    Understanding Compound Tasks
    Custom Tasks

  • Open Automation Troubleshooting

  • UCS Director Restart
    Module Loading
    Report Errors
    Feature Loading
    Report Registration

  • REST API- Automation

  • UCS Director Developer Tools
    Accessing REST using a REST client
    Accessing REST using the REST API browser

  • Open Automation SDK

  • Overview
    Open Automation vs. Custom Tasks
    Use Cases

  • UCS Director PowerShell API

  • Cisco UCS Director PowerShell Console
    Installing & Configuring
    Working with Cmdlets

  • Cloupia Script

  • Structure
    Inputs & Outputs


The primary audience for this course is System Engineers, System Administrators, Architects, Channel Partners, Data Analysts.




The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows: Familiarity with Cisco Products


Length: 2.0 days (16 hours)


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