Cisco® Splunk for Cisco® Integrated Infrastructure (SPLUNK)

This course will cover how Splunk software scales to collect and index hundreds of terabytes of data per day, across multi-geography, multi-datacenter and cloud based infrastructures. Using Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data offers linear scalability along with operational simplification for single-rack and multiple-rack deployments.

Cisco® Splunk for Cisco® Integrated Infrastructure (SPLUNK)

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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe how harnessing the power of your machine data enables you to make decisions based on facts, bot intuition or best guesses.
  • Reduce the time you spend investigating incidents by up to 90%.
  • Find and fix problems faster by learning new technical skills for real world scenarios.
  • Get started with Splunk Enterprise, from installation and data onboarding to running search queries to creating simple reports and dashboards.
  • Accelerate time to value with turnkey Splunk integrations for dozens of Cisco products and platforms.
  • Ensure faster, more predictable Splunk deployments with a proven Cisco Validated Design and the latest Cisco UCS server.


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Cisco Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Splunk
  • What is Cisco CPA?
  • Architecture benefits for Splunk
  • Components of IIBD and relationship to Splunk Architecture
  • Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data with Splunk Enterprise
  • Splunk- Big Data Analytics
  • NFS Configurations for the Splunk Frozen Data Storage
  • NFS Client Configurations on the Indexers
  • 2 - Splunk- Start Searching
  • Chargeback
  • Reporting
  • Building custom reports using the report builder
  • 3 - Application Containers
  • Understanding Application Containers
  • 4 - Understanding Advanced Tasks
  • Task Library & Inputs
  • CLI & SSH Task
  • Understanding Compound Tasks
  • Custom Tasks
  • 5 - Open Automation Troubleshooting
  • UCS Director Restart
  • Module Loading
  • Report Errors
  • Feature Loading
  • Report Registration
  • 6 - REST API- Automation
  • UCS Director Developer Tools
  • Accessing REST using a REST client
  • Accessing REST using the REST API browser
  • 7 - Open Automation SDK
  • Overview
  • Open Automation vs. Custom Tasks
  • Use Cases
  • 8 - UCS Director PowerShell API
  • Cisco UCS Director PowerShell Console
  • Installing & Configuring
  • Working with Cmdlets
  • 9 - Cloupia Script
  • Structure
  • Inputs & Outputs
  • Design
  • Examples
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    System Engineers

    System Administrators


    Channel Partners

    Data Analysts

    Other Prerequisites

    The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

    Familiarity with Cisco Products

    Cisco® Splunk for Cisco® Integrated Infrastructure (SPLUNK)

    Course Length : 2 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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