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Where do I start

Explorer

Hi Friends,
I am 1 day old with Splunk. So probably this is the most stupidest post ever made. Still, can somebody guide me where can I some free/dummy log files for practice and some guidance to keep going. Some help is much appreciated. Thanks.

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Contributor

Here is the Splunk Tutorial for you:

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/5.0.3/Tutorial/WelcometotheSplunkTutorial

It should have those sample logs that you wanted as well.

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Explorer

Thank you!

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Contributor

also what the heck is a dayone? Oh nvm lol.

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Contributor

Welcome to SplunkBase btw

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Explorer

Well I am learning it for the first time that too all by myself. I was playing with the tool the whole day, but made very little progress. So ultimately though to seek help from the forum itself.
And thanks for welcoming me to the forum.

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Explorer

How do I mark this post as answered? Thanks in advance.

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Contributor

Click on the check to the left of my answer, thanks.

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Champion

I wish my splunk had started with a post like this 🙂

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Path Finder

In addition [probably best after] the tutorial you will find the Splunk Book and its accompanying exercises [and yes, sample data] very useful. It's a free download from http://www.splunk.com/goto/book