Splunk Enterprise System Administration (SESA)

$1,500.00 USD

2 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

The course provides the fundamental knowledge of Splunk license manager, indexers and search heads. It covers configuration, management, and monitoring core Splunk Enterprise components.

Course Objectives

  • Splunk Deployment Overview
  • License Management
  • Splunk Apps
  • Splunk Configuration Files
  • Users, Roles, and Authentication
  • Getting Data In
  • Distributed Search
  • Who Should Attend?

    This 9-hour virtual course is designed for system administrators who are responsible for managing the Splunk Enterprise environment.
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    • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
    • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
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    Course Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites for this course.


    1 - Splunk Server Deployment

    • Provide an overview of Splunk
    • Identify Splunk Enterprise components
    • Identify the types of Splunk deployments
    • List the steps to install Splunk
    • Use Splunk CLI commands

    2 - Splunk Server Monitoring

    • Enable the Monitoring Console (MC)
    • Identify Splunk license types
    • Describe license violations
    • Add and remove licenses
    • Use Splunk Diag

    3 - Splunk Apps

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

    4 - Splunk Configuration Files

    • Describe Splunk configuration directory structure
    • Understand configuration layering process
    • Use btool to examine configuration settings

    5 - Splunk Indexes

    • Learn how Splunk indexes function
    • Identify the types of index buckets
    • Add and work with indexes
    • Overview of metrics index

    6 - Splunk Index Management

    • Review Splunk Index Management basics
    • Identify data retention recommendations
    • Identify backup recommendations
    • Move and delete index data
    • Describe the use of the Fishbucket
    • Restore a frozen bucket

    7 - Splunk User Management

    • Add Splunk users using native authentication
    • Describe user roles in Splunk
    • Create a custom role
    • Manage users in Splunk

    8 - Configuring Basic Forwarding

    • Identify forwarder configuration steps
    • Configure a Universal Forwarder
    • Understand the Deployment Server

    9 - Distributed Search

    • Describe how distributed search works
    • Define the roles of the search head and search peers

    Upcoming Class Dates and Times

    Jul 8, 9
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    ENROLL $1,500.00 USD

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