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Splunk Certified Study Guide

Prepare for the User, Power User, and Enterprise Admin Certifications

Authors: Mehta, Deep

  • Includes multiple choice questions in every chapter 
  • Discusses best practices in Splunk
  • Covers techniques that will help Splunk admins to troubleshoot Splunk Enterprise
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eBook 26,99 €
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  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: March 28, 2021
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6669-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover 34,99 €
price for India (gross)
About this book

Make your Splunk certification easier with this exam study guide that covers the User, Power User, and Enterprise Admin certifications. This book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the Splunk User and Power User certifications starting with how to install Splunk, Splunk Processing Language (SPL), field extraction, field aliases and macros, and Splunk tags. You will be able to make your own data model and prepare an advanced dashboard in Splunk.

In the second part, you will explore the Splunk Admin certification. There will be in-depth coverage of Splunk licenses and user role management, and how to configure Splunk forwarders, indexer clustering, and the security policy of Splunk. You’ll also explore advanced data input options in Splunk as well as .conf file merging logic, btool, various attributes, stanza types, editing advanced data inputs through the .conf file, and various other types of .conf file in Splunk.

The concluding part covers the advanced topics of the Splunk Admin certification. You will also learn to troubleshoot Splunk and to manage existing Splunk infrastructure. You will understand how to configure search head, multi-site indexer clustering, and search peers besides exploring how to troubleshoot Splunk Enterprise using the monitoring console and matrix.log. This part will also include search issues and configuration issues. You will learn to deploy an app through a deployment server on your client’s instance, create a server class, and carry out load balancing, socks proxy, and indexer discovery.

By the end of the Splunk Certified Study Guide, you will have learned how to manage resources in Splunk and how to use REST API services for Splunk. This section also explains how to set up Splunk Enterprise on the AWS platform and some of the best practices to make them work efficiently together.

The book offers multiple choice question tests for each part that will help you better prepare for the exam.

What You Will Learn

  • Study to pass the Splunk User, Power User, and Admin certificate exams
  • Implement and manage Splunk multi-site clustering
  • Design, implement, and manage a complex Splunk Enterprise solution
  • Master the roles of Splunk Admin and troubleshooting
  • Configure Splunk using AWS

Who This Book Is For

People looking to pass the User, Power User, and Enterprise Admin exams. It is also useful for Splunk administrators and support engineers for managing an existing deployment.

About the authors

Deep Mehta is a AWS Certified Associate Architect, Docker Certified Associate, Certified Splunk Architect (ongoing), and Certified Splunk User, Power User, and Admin. He’s worked on the Splunk platform since 2017 having experience consulting in the telecommunication, aviation, and healthcare industries. Apart from being passionate about big data technologies, he also loves playing squash and badminton.

Buy this book

eBook 26,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: March 28, 2021
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6669-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover 34,99 €
price for India (gross)
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Splunk Certified Study Guide
Book Subtitle
Prepare for the User, Power User, and Enterprise Admin Certifications
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Deep Mehta
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-6669-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-6669-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-6668-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 430
Number of Illustrations
191 b/w illustrations
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