Chapter 14: Dashboards – Monitoring and Operability

In the previous chapter, we touched on knowledge objects and then focused on explaining the value and practical use of Splunk workflow actions. We finished by building three Splunk workflow actions.

In this chapter, we will illustrate some methods and approaches for monitoring and maintaining Splunk environments using advanced dashboards, such as the Splunk Monitoring Console, the Instrumentation app, and some miscellaneous resource search approaches.

The chapter will be broken down into the following main sections:

  • Monitoring without searching
  • Using the Splunk Add-on for Windows
  • Creating single-page trending metrics
  • Exploring Splunk platform instrumentation
  • Exploring the Splunk Monitoring ...

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