SPLK-USSM - Using Splunk Synthetic Monitoring

This 6-hour (1 virtual day) course describes how to identify the appropriate use cases for synthetic tests, create uptime tests for monitoring site availability, create robust browser tests for monitoring critical browser-based workflows, and use API tests to monitor back-end services and API-powered workflows. You will be able to create custom dashboards and charts to proactively troubleshoot and optimize web performance based on synthetic metrics.

Duration: 1.0 day

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  • Describe use cases for Splunk Synthetic Monitoring
  • Create uptime tests to monitor site availability
  • Create browser tests to monitor critical browser-based workflows
  • Create API tests to monitor back-end services and API-powered workflows
  • Troubleshoot site performance using synthetic tests


Module 1 - Explore Splunk Synthetic Monitoring

  • Identify use cases for synthetic monitoring
  • View and interpret Uptime tests
  • View and interpret Browser tests
  • View and interpret API tests
  • Identify configuration needs for Synthetic tests

Module 2 - Create Uptime Tests

  • Use best practices to create Uptime tests
  • Setup and configure Uptime tests
  • Identify available Uptime test metrics
  • Alert on Uptime tests

Module 3 - Create Browser Tests

  • Use best practices to create Browser tests
  • Setup and configure Browser tests
  • Identify available Browser test metrics
  • Alert on Browser tests

Module 4 - Create API Tests

  • Use best practices to create API tests
  • Setup and configure API tests
  • Identify available API test metrics
  • Alert on API tests

Module 5 - Troubleshoot Site Performance Using Synthetic Tests

  • Using custom dashboards for efficient troubleshooting
  • Find insights using analytics in charts
  • Create detectors for common use cases




  • Introduction to Splunk Observability
  • Introduction to Splunk Synthetic Monitoring
  • Fundamentals of Metrics Monitoring in Splunk Observability



Course Benefits

  • Career growth
  • Broad Career opportunities
  • Worldwide recognition from leaders
  • Up-to Date technical skills
  • Popular Certification Badges

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