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Working with Metrics in Splunk (WWMS)


Course Content

This four hour course provides Splunk users in-depth information about metrics, ingesting and searching metrics data, and how to use the Metrics Workspace to analyze and create visualizations.



  • Fundamentals 1
  • Fundamentals 2
  • Splunk System Administration


  • Splunk Data Administration

Course Objectives

  • Metrics Overview
  • Metrics Terminology
  • Onboard Metrics Data
  • Metrics Indexing
  • Protocols to Ingest Metrics Data
  • Metrics SPL Commands
  • Log to metrics Conversion
  • Use the Metrics Workspace
  • Metrics Best Practices

Outline: Working with Metrics in Splunk (WWMS)

Module 1 – Metrics Overview

  • Overview of metrics data and terminology
  • Review Splunk framework for metrics
  • Discuss metrics use cases

Module 2 – Onboarding Metrics Data

  • Review metrics source types and protocols
  • Describe metrics indexing
  • Introduce rollup policies
  • Review the process of ingesting metrics data

Module 3 – Log to Metrics

  • Create metrics data from events
  • Create a log to metrics source type
  • Ingest event and metrics data from log files

Module 4 – Searching Metrics Data

  • Search metrics data using SPL
  • Review the Metrics Workspace
  • Use the metrics workspace to analyze and visualize metrics data
Online Training

Duration 4 hours

  • CAD 1,270
Classroom Training

Duration 4 hours

  • Canada: CAD 1,270

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.