Creating Field Extractions

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

Creating Field Extractions Course Overview:

This course is tailored for knowledge managers aiming to gain expertise in field extraction and the Field Extractor (FX) utility. The curriculum will delve into the principles of when specific fields are extracted and provide practical guidance on utilizing the FX tool to construct regular expression (regex) and delimited field extractions.

Intended Audience:

  • Knowledge Managers
  • Splunk Administrators
  • Data Analysts
  • Data Engineers
  • Splunk Users and Power Users
  • IT Professionals interested in data extraction

Learning Objectives of Creating Field Extractions:

  • Utilize the Field Extractor
  • Generate Regex Field Extractions
  • Establish Delimited Field Extractions

Topic 1 – Use the Field Extractor

  • Explore the different types of extracted fields and when they are extracted.
  • Define the Splunk Web Field Extractor (FX).

Topic 2 – Create Regex Field Extractions

  • Identify basics of regular expressions (regex).
  • Explore the regex field extraction workflow.
  • Edit regex for field extractions.

Topic 3 – Create Delimited Field Extractions

  • Identify delimited field values in event data.
  • Explore the delimited field extraction workflow.

Creating Field Extractions Course Prerequisites:

To be successful, students should have completed the following

  • Search Under the Hood
  • Multivalue Fields
  • Creating Knowledge Objects

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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