Manuals
Splunk Cloud

Splunk Cloud is the data collection, indexing, and visualization service for operational intelligence.

Splunk Cloud Service Description
Describes the benefits of the Splunk Cloud service

Splunk Cloud User Manual
Learn about Splunk Cloud features, concepts, and tasks.

Getting Data In
How to get your machine data into your Splunk deployment and ensure that it is indexed efficiently and effectively.

Forwarding Data
How to use forwarders to get data into your Splunk deployment.

FAQ for Splunk Cloud
View answers to questions that are frequently asked by Splunk Cloud users.

Release Notes
Describes new features, known issues, resolved issues, and product changes.

Search Tutorial
If you are new to Splunk search, start here. Guides you through adding data, searching data, and creating simple dashboards.

Data Model and Pivot Tutorial
Introduction to adding data, building simple data models, and creating new pivots.

Alerting Manual
How to create and dispatch alerts that are triggered when specific conditions are met.

Dashboards and Visualizations
Capture, monitor, and share data insights. Learn how to generate visualizations and build dashboards. Add interactivity, manage permissions, and export dashboards. Edit dashboards and use Simple XML to customize user experience.

Pivot Manual
How to use Pivot to create tables and charts without the use of the Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL).

Reporting Manual
How to save and manage searches and pivots as a report. Includes report acceleration, report scheduling, and printing reports as PDFs.

Search Manual
How to search and use the Splunk Search Processing Language. Includes examples of searches to calculate statistics, evaluate fields, and report on search results.

Search Reference
Catalog of the search commands that make up the Splunk Search Processing Language with complete syntax, descriptions, and examples for each search command. Includes an SPL™ Command Cheat Sheet for quick reference.

Knowledge Manager Manual
How to create, use and manage event types, tags, lookups, field extractions, workflow actions, reports, views, and data models.

Developing Views and Apps for Splunk Web
Extend your Splunk deployment with custom visualizations, custom alert actions, and modular inputs.

REST API Reference Manual
Reference documentation for Splunk REST API endpoints.

REST API User Manual
How to use public Splunk REST API endpoints.

REST API Tutorials
Tutorials about using the Splunk REST API.