Splunk online tutorial

About this course

This tutorial teaches you how to work with Splunk, a popular application for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data. Splunk enables you to index structured or unstructured textual machine-generated data and to perform real-time and historical search, as well as reports and statistical analysis.


This tutorial is designed for people who want to learn more about Splunk – what it can be used for, how you can use Splunk to collect and analyze the logs in your environment.


The tutorial is written for people with some experience in the world of computers. You should also have a basic understanding of Linux, since some of the examples in this tutorial are performed in Linux.

What you’ll learn

You will learn how to download and install Splunk on your Windows or Linux system. You will learn how to collect logs from a local or remote computers, and how to search them using a web-based interface. You will also find out how to create alerts and reports based on the Splunk searches.

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