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Splunk Metrics FTW

Splunk 7 was announced at .Conf 2017 and one of its shiny new features is improved “Metrics”. Metrics are sets of numbers describing a particular process or activity, measured over…

Splunk SSO with an IIS Reverse Proxy

I recently engaged with a customer who wanted to Splunk their CA Service Desk Manager system and I created some very powerful dashboards – of course 🙂 They also requested Single Sign…

Puppet & Splunk FTW

Puppet recently announced the release of a brand new app called “Puppet Enterprise App for Splunk”: https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/3100 The app is currently certified for Splunk >= 6.3.0, and I successfully deployed…

Splunk vs. Open Source

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. “I’m Luke Skywalker, I’m here to rescue you.” As a Splunk (Consultant|Ninja|Jedi), I often get asked the following question, “Why…