Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Creating Knowledge Objects


LENGTH: 0,96 Hours (0,12 days)

PRICE: €500,00


This three-hour course is for knowledge managers who want to learn how to create knowledge objects for their search environment using the Splunk web interface. Topics will cover types of knowledge objects, the search-time operation sequence, and the processes for creating event types, workflow actions, tags, aliases, search macros, and calculated fields.


  • Knowledge Objects and Search-time Operations
  • Creating Event Types
  • Using Event Type Builder
  • Creating Workflow Actions
  • Creating Tags and Aliases
  • Creating Serach Macros


Knowledge Managers


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

  • How Splunk works
  • Knowledge Objects


Topic 1 – Knowledge Objects & Search-time Operations

  • Understand role of knowledge objects for enriching data
  • Define search-time operation sequence

Topic 2 – Creating Event Types

  • Define event types
  • Create event types using three methods
  • Tag event types
  • Compare event types and reports
  • Topic 3 – Creating Workflow Actions

    • Identify what are workflow actions
    • Create a GET, POST, and search workflow action
    • Test workflow actions
    • Topic 4 – Creating Tags and Aliases

      • Describe field aliases and tags
      • Create field aliases and tags
      • Search with field aliases and tags
      • Topic 5 – Creating Search Macros

        • Explain search macros
        • Create macros with and without arguments
        • Validate macro arguments
        • Use and preview macros at search time
        • Create and use nested macros
        • Use macros with other knowledge objects
        • Topic 6 – Creating Calculated Fields

          • Explain calculated fields
          • Create a calculated field
          • Use a calculated field in search
          • Further Information

            Individuals who enroll in this class will also be enrolled in an (eLearning with Labs) component. Completion of labs and quizzes is required in order to receive proof of completion.

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