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SPLK-WOMGMT8.0 - Splunk 8.0 Workload Management


Duration: 5.0 hours

This certification & training course provides the fundamentals of using the Workload Management (WLM) feature in Splunk 8.0. In this course, you will learn about WLM concepts and features, requirements to configure WLM in the Splunk environment, using workload pools and rules, and allocating WLM resources.


Please refer to course overview.




Module 1 - Introduction to WLM

  • Splunk Administrator challenges
  • Overview of WLM
  • WLM concepts
  • CPU and memory resource allocation
  • WLM requirements

Module 2 - Linux Configuration

  • Linux configuration for WLM
  • Configuring system distributions
  • Configuring non-system distributions
  • WLM role requirements.

Module 3 - Configuring WLM in Splunk Enterprise

  • Preflight check
  • Configuring workload categories
  • Configuring workload pools
  • Configuring workload rules
  • Workload Management in Non-Clustered and Clustered Environments

Module 4 - WLM Resource Allocation

  • Assigning searches to WLM
  • Re-assigning workload pools
  • Monitoring WLM in the Splunk Monitoring Console
  • Use Case Examples



  • Splunk Enterprise System Administration
  • Splunk Enterprise Data Administration
  • Architecting Splunk Enterprise Deployments



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