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Using Fields

The Splunk Education single-subject course module, Using Fields is a three-hour course and for power users who want to learn about fields and how to use fields in searches.

 

Topics will focus on explaining the role of fields in searches, field discovery, using fields in searches, and the difference between persistent and temporary fields. The last topic will introduce how fields from other data sources can be used to enrich search results.

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

 

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Using Fields - 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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Using Fields - Splunk Education Single Subject Course Training
Using Fields - Course Topics
  • What are Fields

  • What is Field Discovery

  • Using Fields in Searches

  • Comparing Temporary versus Persistent Fields

  • Enriching Data

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

  • Creating Search queries

  • Knowledge Objects

Course Module Mapping
Using Fields - Audience

Search Experts and Knowledge Managers

Using Fields - Course Objectives

Topic  1 – What are Fields?

  • Understand fields and field auto-extraction

  • Explore the Fields sidebar

  • Add fields to the Selected Fields list

  • Explore and generate reports from the Fields window

Topic  2 – What is Field Discovery?

  • Understand Field Discovery

  • Explore search modes and their effect on search results

Topic 3 - Using Fields in Searches

  • Use fields correctly in basic searches

  • Use fields with operators

  • Use the rename command

  • Use the fields command to improve search performance

Topic 4 - Comparing Temporary versus Persistent Fields

  • Differentiate between temporary and persistent fields

  • Create temporary fields with the eval command

  • Extract temporary fields with the erex and rex commands

Topic 5 - Enriching Data

  • Understand how fields from lookups, calculated fields, field aliases, and field extractions enrich data

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)

Using Fields - Upcoming Schedule