The Complete Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin Course 2020
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The Complete Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin Course 2020

Get Hands-on with Splunk 8 and Prepare to Pass the Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin Exam
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Created by Adam Frisbee
Last updated 1/2020
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 6 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Prepare for the Splunk Enterprise 8.x Certified Admin exam!
  • Learn how to deploy Splunk in different environments and with different architectures
  • Understand how Splunk license management works
  • Explore Splunk apps and the thriving Splunkbase community
  • Master all aspects of Splunk configuration files
  • Users, roles, and authentication
  • Get data into Splunk
  • Build distributed search head clusters
  • Understand how Splunk processes data
Requirements
  • Navigate the Linux file system
  • Understand how to install software on Linux and Windows
Description

LEARN SPLUNK, GET THE SPLUNK ENTERPRISE CERTIFIED ADMIN CREDENTIAL

Hey everyone!

You know me, I'm the most popular Splunk instructor here on Udemy. You've perhaps taken my Complete Splunk Beginner's Course, and you've been waiting for a course that's structured to help you earn the Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin certification.

Look no further! This is the first—and most comprehensive—course that covers Splunk 8.x, which was just released!

A recent student said

"Thanks for making this course, it was very useful. I did the exam and got the Admin cert." - Gustavs

In this class, we will cover everything on the exam blueprint in a fun and engaging way. We will provide you with the tools you need to pass the exam and get certified, including:

  • Demos

  • Exercises

  • Quizzes

  • Homework

Whether you've inherited a Splunk environment, are building one from scratch, or are simply curious about Splunk, this course was designed specifically for you!

We'll cover it all, from installing Splunk for the first time to architecting advanced distributed Splunk environments for large enterprises. We'll talk about search head clustering, heavy forwarders, indexer clustering, configuration files, authentication (yes, even with LDAP), and much more.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who has inherited a Splunk environment and wants to rock it!
  • Anyone who wants to get the Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin credential
  • Anyone who has been tasked with deploying a Splunk environment
  • Anyone who is getting started in data analytics and wants to learn one of the most popular tools
  • Data analysts and engineers
  • Data scientists
  • Security professionals
  • Anyone who wants to make a lot of money by boosting their resume with Splunk knowledge and experience
  • Anyone who is curious about Splunk
Course content
Expand all 79 lectures 03:57:28
+ Splunk Admin Basics
6 lectures 13:19
The Basics of Splunking
00:18
Splunk installation options
01:12
Demo: installing Splunk in Linux
04:27
Demo: installing Splunk in Windows
01:17
Demo: installing Splunk in MacOS
01:23
Identify Splunk components
04:42
Section 2 Quiz
10 questions
Install Splunk onto a platform and operating system of your choice.
Homework 1: Install Splunk
1 question
+ License Management
5 lectures 09:51
License to Splunk
00:13
Identify license types
02:50
Understand license violations
00:50
Distributed Licensing
02:56
Demo: licensing
03:02
Section 3 Quiz
5 questions
+ Splunk Configuration Files
4 lectures 10:31
Configuration Files
00:17
Describe Splunk configuration directory structure
03:59
Understand configuration layering and precedence
03:02
Demo: Use btool to examine configuration settings (demo)
03:13
Section 4 Quiz
10 questions
+ Splunk Indexes
10 lectures 19:47
All About Indexes
00:13
Describe index structure
04:02
List types of index buckets
02:02
Check index data integrity
01:15
Describe indexes.conf options
02:14
Describe the fishbucket
02:31
Demo: Create an index
02:43
Demo: Apply a data retention policy
01:53
Demo: Exploring buckets in the Splunk file system
01:27
Check hashes to validate data
01:27
Section 5 Quiz
10 questions
+ Splunk User Management
3 lectures 06:22
How to Win Friends and Manage Users
00:16
Describe user roles in Splunk
02:04
Demo: Create a custom role and add Splunk users
04:02
Section 6 Quiz
5 questions
+ Splunk Authentication Management
6 lectures 19:08
Authentication Management
00:17
Integrate Splunk with LDAP
02:49
List other user authentication options
03:06
Describe the steps to enable Multifactor Authentication in Splunk
02:01
Demo (1/2): Integrate Splunk with LDAP
04:38
Demo (2/2): Integrate Splunk with LDAP
06:17
Section 7 Quiz
5 questions
+ Getting Data In
6 lectures 21:31
Getting Data In
00:18
The Splunk data pipeline
04:33
Describe the basic settings for an input and list forwarder types
03:11
Demo (1/3): Configure forwarders, receiving, monitoring
06:37
Demo (2/3): Configure forwarders, receiving, monitoring
02:43
Demo (3/3): Configure forwarders, receiving, monitoring
04:09
Section 8 Quiz
7 questions
+ Distributed Search
4 lectures 18:52
Distributed Search
00:12
Describe how distributed search works; search heads and peers
04:42
Configuring a distributed search group
06:21
Demo: Configure a distributed search head cluster
07:37
Section 9 Quiz
10 questions
+ Getting Data In – Staging
2 lectures 03:09
All the World is Staging
00:17
List the three phases of the Splunk Indexing process; input options
02:52
Section 10 Quiz
5 questions