Splunk 101: Basic Reporting and Dashboarding

  It’s Mike again, one of Kinney Group’s resident Splunk experts. This week, I’ll review basic reporting and dashboarding functions following best practice methods in this video tutorial. Basic Reporting and Dashboarding is one of many Splunk troubleshooting issues that is covered by our Expertise on Demand service offering. Within this video, I’ll break down […]

How to Use the Splunk Join Command

When searching across your data, you may find it necessary to pull fields and values from two different data sources. But is it possible to do that? The answer is yes! In these cases, we can use the join command to achieve the results we’re looking for. What is the Join Command in Splunk? The […]

Installing Splunk

Getting started with Splunk is easy and straightforward (mostly) — especially if you’ve already made your architecture decisions. For the purpose of this tutorial, we’ll assume you’ve already checked Splunk’s documentation on system requirements. It’ll also be helpful to keep the full Splunk installation manual handy. Note: If you’re using AWS for your Splunk deployment, […]

Splunk Best Practices: The 10 Commandments You Need to Know

There are many do’s and don’t’s when it comes to Splunk. In our time supporting Splunk customers through Expertise on Demand, Team Tech Ops has seen the good, bad, and ugly situations customers can fall into with Splunk. You don’t want to fall victim to similar situations that deprive you of your time, Splunk bandwidth, […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Regular Expressions in Splunk

No one likes mismatched data. Especially data that’s hard to filter and pair up with patterned data. A Regular Expression (regex) in Splunk is a way to search through text to find pattern matches in your data. Regex is a great filtering tool that allows you to conduct advanced pattern matching. In Splunk, regex also […]