Time
1 hour 59 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
2

Video Transcription

00:00
Welcome to an introduction. The Splunk. You've picked a great topic to study.
00:04
*** is used by well over 10,000 customers across the world. And the skills you will learn in this course are in high demand and are well rewarded
00:13
before we get started. Uh, just a little bit about me.
00:16
My name's Natasha.
00:18
I currently double as a senior security analyst and a Splunk admin for a large U. S based company.
00:24
I've used different sports products and multiple environments, and I've seen how useful and powerful it is.
00:29
I'm excited to help you gain knowledge and fluency with *** and set you on a path for further learning.
00:35
This course is designed for anyone with a technical background looking to get started with ***. You don't have to be an expert in anyone field to take this course,
00:45
but it's recommended that you're familiar with some technical basics. Such a simple networking windows, intellects, command line and folder structures, popular I T tools and so on.
00:55
I will try to clearly demonstrate anything needed to complete the activities in this course, so don't worry too much if you don't have a lot of experience with any one of these topics. Just be prepared to glow unnecessary and know that as you progress in studying ***, you'll encounter other technical problems that may need solved with knowledge from different areas.
01:14
We'll go more into career options in a few videos, but there are many jobs that require *** skills.
01:21
At the completion of this course, you should be able to discuss one products in use cases,
01:26
navigate the Web consul and run basic *** commands,
01:30
set of basic searches, alerts, reports and dashboards.
01:34
Install a practice environment and our data, and be aware of other topics for further study.
01:42
I also think as worth mentioning what you will not be able to do through this course alone.
01:47
This course is intended to get you familiar with *** as quickly as possible. This course will not make you an expert.
01:55
Many companies are looking for individuals familiar enough with *** in order to successfully complete other jobs, which is that of a security analyst. Help death technician,
02:05
network engineer, Web architect, data analyst, et cetera.
02:08
While we're covering some important topics, you should not finish the course and expect to immediately get a job is a Splunk admin
02:15
even managing an existing environment has many complications that will not be covered here.
02:22
Because these skills are in such high demand, it's possible you could get an interview and even hired for a job you're already for if you're not careful.
02:30
While many tools can take from a few days to a few weeks to learn, you should think of your progress in *** in terms of months. Two years.
02:39
Right now we're on
02:42
part one of the introduction, Rachael and the next video. We'll move on to discussing exactly what *** is, including some points that may come up in the job interview
02:51
loss to cover certification path and what you need to know to get certified in ***.
02:55
In module to will look, aspirin products and resource is Splunk. As many online resource is available, I'll show you how to find them,
03:04
so let's give you an overview of the many spawned products
03:07
in Module three. We'll get into the fun stuff.
03:09
It's critical to honesty and the terminology of Splunk on what's different pieces are, so we'll start in the first video,
03:16
uh, covering those parts.
03:19
Next, we're going to a quick practice environments that up using a free trial.
03:24
Once that's up and running, we'll get used to using the World Council and then do a section on how to install foreigners for gathering data
03:32
Module four. We'll talk about indexes and source types, working with foreigners and some other ways to add data as well as getting absent add ons.
03:43
Module five will cover basic searches, alerts, reports and dashboards
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in Module six
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will touch on some other topics you should be aware of,
03:52
especially if you're gonna share an environment with other users
03:54
or move forward with your studies.
03:57
This module also provide a review of the course and help you prepare for next steps.
04:02
Thes supplemental materials for this course will also be very helpful.
04:08
Any of the activities we do in the videos will have printed instructions. You can fall and return back to you as needed.
04:14
Cheat sheets returns, popular searches and other important information you may want to look back on will also be available,
04:19
and this course comes with a set of Lisa recommendations for other resources.
04:25
At the end of this course, there will be a test available to verify what you've learned here in these videos
04:31
So for our first quiz, we'll see if you've been paying attention,
04:34
What's the correct answer?
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As a result of this completing this course, you'll be able to a B s one Cadman
04:42
be created and maintained. VP sees or c build basic alerts and dashboards.
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I hope you said C.
04:49
This course is an introductory course that will not teach you everything you need to be in admin,
04:55
VP sees or virtual private clouds is I'm familiar with are not covered
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in this course.
05:02
You will learn how to build basically earth dashboards, which is extremely useful for user's blanc.
05:09
Best of luck in your studies and next up we have what ISS front.

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