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Splunk 9.x Enterprise Certified Admin Guide

By : Srikanth Yarlagadda
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Splunk 9.x Enterprise Certified Admin Guide

By: Srikanth Yarlagadda

Overview of this book

The IT sector's appetite for Splunk and skilled Splunk developers continues to surge, offering more opportunities for developers with each passing decade. If you want to enhance your career as a Splunk Enterprise administrator, then Splunk 9.x Enterprise Certified Admin Guide will not only aid you in excelling on your exam but also pave the way for a successful career. You’ll begin with an overview of Splunk Enterprise, including installation, license management, user management, and forwarder management. Additionally, you’ll delve into indexes management, including the creation and management of indexes used to store data in Splunk. You’ll also uncover config files, which are used to configure various settings and components in Splunk. As you advance, you’ll explore data administration, including data inputs, which are used to collect data from various sources, such as log files, network protocols (TCP/UDP), APIs, and agentless inputs (HEC). You’ll also discover search-time and index-time field extraction, used to create reports and visualizations, and help make the data in Splunk more searchable and accessible. The self-assessment questions and answers at the end of each chapter will help you gauge your understanding. By the end of this book, you’ll be well versed in all the topics required to pass the Splunk Enterprise Admin exam and use Splunk features effectively.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Part 1: Splunk System Administration
Part 2:Splunk Data Administration
Chapter 12: Self-Assessment Mock Exam

Self-Assessment Mock Exam

Welcome to the mock exam chapter of the Splunk Enterprise Certified Administration Guide! Congratulations on reaching this milestone in your journey to becoming a certified Splunk Enterprise admin. In this chapter, we will delve into a series of self-assessment questions and answers designed to test your knowledge and reinforce the concepts covered throughout the book.

Before we proceed, I want to commend you for your dedication and hard work in preparing for this exam. You have gained a comprehensive understanding of the Splunk platform, its administration, and its powerful features. This final chapter will provide an opportunity for you to assess your progress and identify any areas that may require further study or clarification. Remember—the self-assessment questions are meant to challenge your understanding of Splunk Enterprise administration concepts, so approach them with an open mind and utilize the knowledge you have acquired throughout...