Splunk® Enterprise

Search Tutorial

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About the Search Tutorial

Splunk Search is the primary interface for using Splunk Enterprise to run searches, save reports, and create dashboards. This Search Tutorial is written for the user who is new to Splunk Enterprise and the Splunk Search feature.

What's in this tutorial?

This manual guides the first user through adding data, searching the data, saving the searches as reports, and creating dashboards. If you're new to Splunk Search, this is the place to start.

Using a PDF of the tutorial

Do not copy and paste searches or regular expressions directly from the PDF into Splunk Web. In some cases, doing so causes errors because of hidden characters that are included in the PDF formatting.

What you need for this tutorial

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6, 6.0.7, 6.0.8, 6.0.9, 6.0.10, 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9, 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.2.7, 6.2.8, 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.1511, 6.3.2, 6.3.3 View the Article History for its revisions.

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