Splunk Power User & Admin Training


Splunk Power User & Admin Training

Splunk Power User and Admin Certification training teaches you to work with Configuration and
User Management in Splunk. This training will help you in gaining knowledge on Setting up a Cluster,
Data Ingestion from multi sources & Splunk knowledge objects which includes Searches, Create and Manage Alerts, Create and Manage Splunk Reports, Splunk Visualizations and Splunk Dashboards while working on real-life Use-Cases.


Instructor-led Splunk Power User & Admin live online classes





Sep 25th SAT & SUN (4 WEEKS) Weekend Batch SOLD OUT Timings – 08:30 PM to 11:30 PM (IST)
Nov 13th SAT & SUN (4 WEEKS) Weekend Batch ⚡FILLING FAST Timings – 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM (IST)
Jan 08th SAT & SUN (4 WEEKS) Weekend Batch Timings – 08:30 PM to 11:30 PM (IST)

Introduction to Machine Data & Splunk Basics

Learning objectives: In this module, you will get introduced to Machine Data, understand the challenges it presents, and how Splunk can be leveraged to gain Operational Intelligence. Get introduced to various components of Splunk along with how they can be installed. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Explain the basics of Splunk and Splunk Licensing options
  • Install and configure Splunk Search Heads, Indexer, Heavy, and Universal Forwarders


  • What is Machine Data & its challenges?
  • Need for Splunk and its features
  • Splunk Products and their Use-Case
  • Download and Install Splunk
  • Splunk Components: Search Head, Indexer, Forwarder, Deployment Server, & License Master
  • Splunk Architecture
  • Splunk Licensing options

Hands On:

  • Setting up Splunk Enterprise environment
  • Setting up Search Heads, Indexer, Heavy, and Universal Forwarders

User Management & Splunk Configuration Files

Learning objectives: In this module, you will learn how to create and manage users, understand the Splunk Admin role and responsibilities, the architecture of Splunk Index and work with Splunk Configuration files. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Configure the .conf files
  • Create and Manage users


  • Introduction to Authentication techniques
  • User Creation and Management
  • Splunk Admin Role & Responsibilities
  • Indexes
  • Data Ageing
  • Introduction to Splunk configuration files
  • Managing the .conf files

Hands On:

  • Creating and Managing users
  • Manage and Modify the Configuration files
  • Create index using the indexes.conf file with various retention period and other functionalities of buckets

Data Ingestion, Splunk Search, and Reporting Commands

Learning objectives: Learn the various Splunk Data onboarding techniques and query that data with basic and advanced Splunk commands. Use different keywords to search and filter the Indexed data based on the requirements. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Perform Data onboarding to Splunk
  • Query using basic and advanced Splunk commands
  • Use different keywords to search and filter indexed data based on any individual team requirement


  • Learn the various data onboarding techniques
  • Via flat files
  • Via UF (Universal Forwarder)
  • Implement Basic search commands in Splunk:- Fields, Table, Sort, Rename, Search
  • Understand the use of time ranges while searching
  • Learn Reporting & Transforming commands in Splunk:- Top, Rare, Stats, Chart, Timechart, Dedup, Rex

Hands On:

  • Data onboarding via Universal forwarder and flat files
  • Basic and advanced Splunk search commands
  • Understand the use of time ranges while searching

Knowledge Objects-I

Learning objectives: Learn about fields and ways to extract them, Create and use Event Types in search while creating/ modifying alerts. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Know what is Splunk knowledge
  • Learn about the various categories of Splunk Knowledge Objects
  • Explain what is a Field
  • Learn what is Field Extraction and how to create Field Extractions
  • Learn what are Event types and how to create Event types
  • Understand what is a Transaction and how to create Transactions


  • Splunk Knowledge
  • Categories of Splunk Knowledge
  • Fields
  • Field extraction
  • Event types
  • Transactions

Hands On:
Use the following Knowledge objects:

  • Field extractions
  • Event types
  • Transactions

Knowledge Objects-II

Learning objectives: In this module, you will learn to create and define Lookups, create Tags to use them in search, create and manage Field aliases and Data Models. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Create and define Lookups
  • Work with Lookup editor
  • Understand the several types of Workflow actions
  • Create and manage Tags and field aliases
  • Understand how Data model structures the unstructured data


  • What are lookups?
  • Defining a lookup
  • Configuring an automatic lookup
  • Using the lookup in searches and reports
  • Workflow action
  • Tags
  • Creating and managing tags
  • Defining and searching field aliases
  • Overview of Data Model

Hands On:

  • Use the Lookup dashboard
  • Use the following Knowledge objects:
  • Tags
  • Field aliases

Splunk Alerts, Visualizations, Reports, & Dashboards

Learning objectives: In this module, you will learn to schedule alerts, create Reports and Dashboards along with different visualizations. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Schedule alerts
  • Learn different visualizations offered by Splunk
  • Create Reports and Dashboards along with different visualizations
  • Add Reports to Dashboards


  • Create Alerts triggered on certain conditions
  • Different Splunk Visualizations
  • Create Reports with search results
  • Create Dashboards with different Charts and other visualizations
  • Set permissions for Reports and Dashboard
  • Create Reports and schedule them using cron schedule
  • Share Dashboard with other teams

Hands On:

  • Scheduling alerts
  • Create Splunk Reports
  • Create a Dashboard with various Charts and Graphs

Splunk Clustering Techniques

Learning objectives: Learn how to setup a Cluster of Splunk instances. Implement both Search Head clustering and Indexer clustering in this module. Upon completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Install Splunk on Linux OS
  • Learn about Splunk Clustering
  • Learn about Search Head Clustering
  • Understand Indexer Clustering


  • Install Splunk on Linux OS
  • Use the frequently used Splunk CLI commands
  • Learn the best practices while setting up a Clustering environment
  • Splunk Clustering
  • Implement Search Head Clustering
  • Implement Indexer Clustering
  • Deploy an App on the Search Head cluster

Hands On

  • Configuring Splunk instances via Linux CLI
  • Clustering techniques
  • Search Hear clustering
  • Indexer Clustering
  • Deploying Apps and configurations using Deployment server

About the Course

This Splunk Power User and Admin Certification Training includes concepts which are required for both Splunk Power Users and Splunk Administrators. By the end of this training, you will learn their roles, responsibilities and be ready for implementation. The Training helps you work with Configuration files and settings, use Searching & Reporting commands, use various Knowledge objects, and finally create Dashboards for visualization with the help of real-life Use-Cases.

Course Objectives

After completing our Splunk Power User & Admin training, you should be able to:

  • Understand Splunk Power User/ Admin concepts
  • Apply various Splunk techniques to visualize data using different graphs and dashboards
  • Implement Splunk in the organization to Analyze and Monitor systems for operational intelligence
  • Configure alerts and reports for monitoring purposes
  • Troubleshoot different application logs issues using SPL (Search Processing Language)
  • Implement Splunk Indexers, Search Heads, Forwarder, Deployment Servers & Deployers

Why learn Splunk Power User & Admin Training?

Splunk is leading Analytics tool which helps in Server Monitoring, Data Analytics & Data Visualization. Splunk captures, indexes, and correlates real-time data in a searchable repository from which it can generate graphs, reports, alerts, dashboards, and visualizations. This training certifies and lets you grab the top paying Splunk Admin/ Power User jobs. This training also makes Splunk, the ideal strategic platform for companies looking to solve data analytics issues of any size.

Who should go for this Course?

  • IT Operations, IT Monitoring, IT Support, & Data Center teams.
  • Business Analysts and Data Analysts who want to gain knowledge of Splunk development for creating Apps and Dashboards

What are the Pre-requisites for this Course?

As such, there are no pre-requisites for learning Splunk. However, it is highly recommended for professionals coming from IT Operations and analytics domain.

What are the system requirements for this course?

For a single instance deployment, you need 8GB RAM and i3 processor or above. For distributed deployment, you need to connect to AWS instances, in which Splunk will be installed.

How will I execute the practicals?

For a single instance deployment, you can refer to the Installation guide that will be in your LMS, and install it on your Windows/ Linux systems. For distributed deployment, you will be connecting to AWS and creating 6 Instances, for the various Splunk components. Detailed instructions are provided for this as well.

Which case studies will be a part of the course?

This Course contains around 30 Case Studies that will enable you to reinforce the concepts that you learn as part of the Class. As part of this Training, you will also get an opportunity to work on a Project that tests the skills that you have acquired. The Project will also give you an insight on how Splunk can be implemented in a work environment.

What if I miss a class?

You will never miss a lecture at CertAdda You can choose either of the two options: View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS or You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch.

Will I get placement assistance?

To help you in this endeavor, we have added a resume builder tool in your LMS. Now, you will be able to create a winning resume in just 3 easy steps. You will have unlimited access to use these templates across different roles and designations. All you need to do is, log in to your LMS and click on the “create your resume” option.

Can I attend a demo session before enrollment?

We have limited number of participants in a live session to maintain the Quality Standards. So, unfortunately participation in a live class without enrollment is not possible. However, you can go through the sample class recording and it would give you a clear insight about how are the classes conducted, quality of instructors and the level of interaction in a class.

Who are the instructors?

All the instructors at CertAdda are practitioners from the Industry with minimum 10-12 yrs of relevant IT experience. They are subject matter experts and are trained by CertAdda for providing an awesome learning experience to the participants.

What if I have more queries?

Just give us a CALL at +91 8178510474 / +91 9967920486 OR email at admin@certadda.com

Why learn Splunk?

Splunk is widely implemented in the tech industry. With the rise in big data and its tools, Splunk has also seen wide acceptance among the technology giants to store and process large volumes of data. This has led to higher number of requirements for professionals skilled in Splunk in the job market. Learning Splunk can help you take the next step in your career.

What is the best way to learn Splunk?

CertAdda’s Splunk Certification training has been structured in a format most suited for beginners. We tend to focus on the basics before moving on to advanced level topics. Our instructor-led sessions are the structured training module you need to master Splunk and make a career in it. We have also compiled an extensive list of blogs and tutorials that will help you get started with Splunk.

What are the career opportunities after learning Splunk?

Splunk as a monitoring and logging tool is widely implemented in the technology industry. Big players like Autodesk, Cisco, Accenture, Ericson, Fergusson, Intuit are already using Splunk to analyze and monitor data. With the solution that Splunk has to offer, it is estimated to dominate the market. Learning Splunk can help open up opportunities for your future.

What are the skills needed to master Splunk?

There are no prerequisites for learning Splunk. Splunk is a tailor made career path for professionals coming from IT operations and analytics domain.

What is the future scope of Splunk?

Splunk is an advanced, scalable and potent technology that indexes and searches log files stored in a system. Since the task of log monitoring and analysis is becoming ever-important withe rise in big data, the future scope for Splunk skilled professionals looks to grow exponentially. Learning Splunk is most suited for professionals looking to become system administrators or analytical managers.

What is the price of this Splunk training?

CertAdda’s Splunk Certification Training costs $ 390/-. We provide live-instructor led sessions coupled with a 24×7 support system to help you solve all your doubts. We strive hard to make sure that your learning objectives are fulfilled. You will also have lifetime access to our updated course materials.

Why take online Splunk Certification course? How is it better than offline course?

Learning pedagogy has evolved with the advent of technology over the years. Online training adds convenience and quality to the training module. With our 24×7 support system, our online learners will have someone to help them all the time even after the class ends. This is one of the driving factors to make sure that people achieve their end learning objective. We also provide life-time access of our updated course material to all our learners.

How can a beginner learn Splunk?

CertAdda’s Splunk Certification Training has been structured in a way to help beginners out. We tend to cover the basics first and then move on to the advanced level topics. This will make it easier for anyone looking to learn Splunk from scratch. We have also compiled an extensive list of blogs and tutorials that will help you get started with Splunk. Check out our blogging channel to view our blogs!

What is the average salary for Splunk certified professional?

According to report by payscale.com average salary for Big Data professionals with knowledge in Splunk can vary from $90,000 to $170,000 depending on the experience and the kind of project you work on.