Manuals
Splunk Cloud Platform


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

Splunk Cloud Platform Service Description
Describes the benefits and service terms of Splunk Cloud Platform.

Splunk Cloud Platform Admin Manual
Administer Splunk Cloud Platform features and get data in.

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

Translated documentation
The Splunk Cloud Platform Service Description and Splunk Cloud Platform Admin Manual are available in Japanese.

Securing Splunk Cloud Platform
How to create, manage, and authenticate users, configure Secure Sockets Layer, use audit features to secure your data, and harden Splunk deployments to reduce vulnerability and risk.

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.

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

Admin Config Service Manual
How to administer your Splunk Cloud Platform deployment using the Admin Configuration Service (ACS) API.

Splunk Dashboard Studio
Use the Splunk Dashboard Studio to create custom dashboards, images, and visualizations.

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

Dashboards and Visualizations with Simple XML
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 that calculate statistics and evaluate fields, helps you design visualization-ready reports, and explains how to set up and run federated searches.

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 the Splunk Quick Reference Guide that describes fundamental search concepts, commands, functions, and examples.

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

Analytics Workspace
Browse, analyze, visualize and act on data without writing SPL queries. Learn how to quickly create rich visualizations, alerts, reports, and dashboard panels.

Metrics
Learn about metrics in the Splunk platform.

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 Tutorials
Tutorials about using the Splunk REST API.

Admin Config Service Manual
How to administer your Splunk Cloud Platform deployment using the Admin Configuration Service (ACS) API.

Python 3 Migration
Information about Python 2.7 EOL and Splunk app migration to Python 3.

Upgrade Readiness
How to use the Upgrade Readiness app to prepare for upgrade to Python 3 and jQuery 3.5.

Developing a Private App for Splunk Cloud Platform
Learn about developing a Private App for Splunk Cloud Platform.

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