Using Fields (SUF)

 

Course Overview

This three-hour module is 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.

Who should attend

Splunk modules are designed for specific roles such as Splunk Administrator, Developer, User, Knowledge Manager, or Architect.

Prerequisites

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

  • How Splunk works
  • Creating search queries
  • Knowledge objects

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

Price & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
0.5 days

Classroom Training

Duration
0.5 days

Schedule

This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.

Italian

Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.

Europe

Italy

Online Training This is a FLEX course in Italian language.   Time zone: Europe/Rome Enroll