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Creating Knowledge Objects

The Splunk Education single-subject course module, Creating Knowledge Objects is a three-hour course for knowledge managers who want to learn how to create knowledge objects for their search environment using the Splunk web interface.

 

Topics will cover types of knowledge objects, the search-time operation sequence, and the processes for creating event types, workflow actions, tags, aliases, search macros, and calculated fields.

Units : 1
Duration : 3 hours
Time : 12:00pm - 3:00pm AEDT​

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Creating Knowledge Objects - Splunk Education Single Subject Course Training
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The instructor was very responsive to questions and queries both private and Communal.. Final module collaborative lab walkthrough on screen was particularly helpful.

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Creating Knowledge Objects - Splunk Education Single Subject Course Training
Creating Knowledge Objects - Course Topics
  • Knowledge Objects and Search-time Operations

  • Creating Event Types

  • Using Event Type Builder

  • Creating Workflow Actions

  • Creating Tags and Aliases

  • Creating Search Macros

Class Format

Instructor-led lecture with labs. Delivered via virtual classroom or at your site

Course Prerequisites

To be successful, students should have a solid understanding of the following:

  • How Splunk works

  • Knowledge Objects (Introduction to Knowledge Objects module)

Course Module Mapping
Creating Knowledge Objects - Audience

Knowledge Manager learning path.

Creating Knowledge Objects - Course Objectives

Topic 1 – Knowledge Objects & Search-time Operations

  • Understand role of knowledge objects for enriching data

  • Define search-time operation sequence

Topic 2 – Creating Event Types

  • Define event types

  • Create event types using three methods

  • Tag event types

  • Compare event types and reports

Topic 3 - Creating Workflow Actions

  • Identify what are workflow actions

  • Create a GET, POST, and search workflow action

  • Test workflow actions

Topic 4 - Creating Tags and Aliases

  • Describe field aliases and tags

  • Create field aliases and tags

  • Search with field aliases and tags

Topic 5 - Creating Search Macros

  • Explain search macros

  • Create macros with and without arguments

  • Validate macro arguments

  • Use and preview macros at search time

  • Create and use nested macros

  • Use macros with other knowledge objects

Topic 6 - Creating Calculated Fields

  • Explain calculated fields

  • Create a calculated field

  • Use a calculated field in search

Splunk Course Schedules and Timezones

Splunk Course are delivered live and in English and provide access to customers spanning multiple timezones.

Dates and times displayed for each course are relative to Australian Eastern Time (AET).

AM Marked Splunk Courses

AM marked courses start at AET 9:00am and finish at AET 1:30pm and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+10 including Australia (East Coast)

  • UCT+11/+12 including New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

  • UTC-8 including USA (West Coast), Canada (West Coast)

  • UTC-7 including USA (Mid West)

PM Marked Splunk Courses

PM marked courses usually starts at AEDT 12:00pm or AEST 11:00 am and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+10 including Australia (East Coast)

  • UCT+11/+12 including New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

  • UTC-8 including USA (West Coast), Canada (West Coast)

  • UTC-7 including USA (Mid West)

Creating Knowledge Objects - Upcoming Schedule