• Understanding Data Management

    Opening the Data Management app reveals three tabs: Data Management, Data Inventory, and Request Data. Users can request new data and edit or delete current data requests from all tabs.  “Request Data” compiles all current and past data requests.  Click the arrow (>) on the far left of any request to…

  • Creating a New Data Request

    Video Tutorial Users can request new data in three different locations. The first is the “Request Data” tab.   Click the “+” symbol, labeled “Request New Data,” at the far right of the top banner, to open a new data request window.   The process is the same for the “Data Inventory”…

  • Editing and Deleting Data Requests

    There are two locations, both inside the Data Management app, where a user can edit and/or delete a data request.  Navigate to the “Request Data” tab to view all current and past requests.   Both the delete icon and the edit icon are located on the far right end of each request.  The second…

  • Data Inventory Overview

    To access the data inventory, navigate to the “Data Inventory” tab in the top screen menu.  The table displays a list of sourcetypes, what index they belong to, the number of events, license usage, and the retention period.  The top banner shows the Sourcetype Count, Index Count, and includes the option to create a new data request. To learn how…

  • Adding a Data Inventory Definition

    Navigate to the “Data Management” tab of the Data Management app.  Scroll past the “DATA REQUESTS” dashboard to see the “DATA DEFINITIONS” dashboard. Alternatively, minimize the “DATA REQUESTS” dashboard by clicking the arrow to the left of the ribbon. This dashboard shows active and inactive definitions.  To create a new…

  • Understanding Forwarder Awareness

    The Forwarder Awareness component allows users to view forwarder data and status, including failures.  The “Forwarder Awareness” tab includes a list of forwarders by KB/s. These include details of instance, GUID, forwarder type, IP address, SSL enablement, Splunk version, operating system, time last connected, architecture, receiver count, connection count, average KB/s, and average…

  • Filtering in Forwarder Awareness

    The “Forwarder Awareness” tab of the Forwarder Awareness app displays a table of forwarders and their activity with corresponding graphs. To filter this table, use the fields beneath the top banner.  Click “TIME RANGE” to open a dropdown menu containing several options for creating a time range. Choose between preset…

  • Working with Forwarder Searches

    Click on the “Forwarder Awareness Searches” tab of the Forwarder Awareness app at the top ribbon. This will open a new tab.   The table within this tab displays searches, reports, and alerts by name, type, next scheduled time, display view, owner, app, number of alerts, sharing, and enablement status.  To view…

  • How to Access Reference Designs

    To download Kinney Group and Pure Storage’s Reference Design Three Powerful Benefits of Modernizing your Splunk Environment, visit https://kinneygroup.com/pure/.  To access other Reference Designs, scroll to the bottom of the Atlas Core home screen and select “Contact us.”   This will redirect the page to https://kinneygroup.com/contact-us/. Fill out the form to notify our Expertise on Demand engineers to…