Creating Knowledge Objects

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

Creating Knowledge Objects Course Overview:

This course is designed for knowledge managers aiming to create knowledge objects in their Splunk search environment through the Splunk web interface. The course will delve into various types of knowledge objects, the search-time operation sequence, and the procedures for developing event types, workflow actions, tags, aliases, search macros, and calculated fields.

Intended Audience:

  • Knowledge Managers
  • Data Analysts
  • Splunk Administrators
  • IT Professionals
  • Business Intelligence Analysts
  • Security Analysts
  • Splunk Users and Enthusiasts
  • Anyone responsible for managing and extracting insights from data using Splunk.

Learning Objectives of Creating Knowledge Objects:

  • Understanding Knowledge Objects and Search-time Operations
  • Creating Event Types
  • Creating Workflow Actions
  • Creating Tags and Aliases
  • Creating Search Macros
  • Creating Calculated Fields

Topic 1 – Knowledge Objects & Search-time Operations

  • Understand the role of knowledge objects for enriching data.
  • Define the search-time operation sequence.

Topic 2 – Create Event Types

  • Define event types.
  • Learn how to create event types using three different methods.
  • Understand how to use event types.
  • Find event types.
  • Tag event types.
  • Compare event types and reports.

Topic 3 – Create Workflow Actions

  • Identify what workflow actions are.
  • Create different types of workflow actions, including GET, POST, and search workflow actions.
  • Test workflow actions.

Topic 4 – Create Tags and Aliases

  • Describe field aliases.
  • Learn how to create field aliases.
  • Search with field aliases.
  • Define tags.
  • Create and view tags.
  • Search with tags.
  • Manage tags.

Creating Knowledge Objects Course Prerequisites:

To be successful, students should have completed the following

  • Search Under the Hood
  • Multivalue Fields

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  • Practice Labs.
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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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