Splunk splk-1003 practice test

Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin Exam

Last exam update: Jun 18 ,2024
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Question 1

Which data pipeline phase is the last opportunity for defining event boundaries?

  • A. Input phase
  • B. Indexing phase
  • C. Parsing phase
  • D. Search phase
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C

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Explanation:
Reference
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.2.3/Admin/Configurationparametersandthedatap
ipeline

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Question 2

Which of the following Splunk components require a separate installation package?

  • A. Deployment server
  • B. License master
  • C. Universal forwarder
  • D. Heavy forwarder
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C

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://github.com/packetiq/SplunkArchitect/blob/master/Install-and-Configure-Splunk-
Enterprise-Components.md

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Question 3

Which forwarder is recommended by Splunk to use in a production environment?

  • A. Heavy forwarder
  • B. SSL forwarder
  • C. Lightweight forwarder
  • D. Universal forwarder
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D

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://community.splunk.com/t5/Getting-Data-In/Splunk-forwarder/m-p/18009

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Question 4

An add-on has configured field aliases for source IP address and destination IP address fields. A
specific user prefers not to have those fields present in their user context. Based on the default
props.conf below, which SPLUNK_HOME/etc/users/buttercup/myTA/local/props.conf stanza can be
added to the users local context to disable the field aliases?


  • A. Option A
  • B. Option B
  • C. Option C
  • D. Option D
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B

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Question 5

When using license pools, volume allocations apply to which Splunk components?

  • A. Indexers
  • B. Indexes
  • C. Heavy Forwarders
  • D. Search Heads
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A

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.2.3/Admin/Groups,stacks,pools,andothertermino
logy

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Question 6

When using a directory monitor input, specific source type can be selectively overridden using which
configuration file?

  • A. props.conf
  • B. sourcetypes.conf
  • C. transforms.conf
  • D. outputs.conf
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A

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/SplunkCloud/latest/Data/Bypassautomaticsourcetypeassig
nment

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Question 7

A new forwarder has been installed with a manually created deploymentclient.conf.
What is the next step to enable the communication between the forwarder and the deployment
server?

  • A. Restart Splunk on the deployment server.
  • B. Enable the deployment client in Splunk Web under Forwarder Management.
  • C. Restart Splunk on the deployment client.
  • D. Wait for up to the time set in the phoneHomeIntervalInSecs setting.
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A

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Forwarder/8.2.3/Forwarder/Configuretheuniversalforward
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Question 8

Which network input option provides durable file-system buffering of data to mitigate data loss due
to network outages and splunkd restarts?

  • A. diskQueueSize
  • B. durableQueueSize C persistentOueueSize
  • D. queueSize
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C

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/SplunkCloud/8.2.2111/Data/Usepersistentqueues

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Question 9

Which of the following are reasons to create separate indexes? (Choose all that apply.)

  • A. Different retention times.
  • B. Increase number of users.
  • C. Restrict user permissions.
  • D. File organization.
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AD

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://community.splunk.com/t5/Getting-Data-In/Why-does-Splunk-have-multiple-
indexes/m-p/12063

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Question 10

In this example, if useACK is set to true and the maxQueueSize is set to 7MB, what is the size of the
wait queue on this universal forwarder?

  • A. 21MB
  • B. 28MB
  • C. 14MB
  • D. 7MB
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A

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/SplunkCloud/latest/Forwarding/Protectagainstlossofin-
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Question 11

Which setting allows the configuration of Splunk to allow events to span over more than one line?

  • A. SHOULD_LINEMERGE = true
  • B. BREAK_ONLY_BEFORE_DATE = true
  • C. BREAK_ONLY_BEFORE = <REGEX pattern>
  • D. SHOULD_LINEMERGE = false
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C

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/SplunkCloud/latest/Data/Configureeventlinebreaking

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Question 12

What is the command to reset the fishbucket for one source?

  • A. rm -r ~/splunkforwarder/var/lib/splunk/fishbucket
  • B. splunk clean eventdata -index _thefishbucket
  • C. splunk cmd btprobe -d SPLUNK_HOME/var/lib/splunk/fishbucket/splunk_private_db --file <source> --reset
  • D. splunk btool fishbucket reset <source>
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C

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://community.splunk.com/t5/Getting-Data-In/How-can-I-trigger-the-re-indexing-of-
a-single-file/m-p/108568

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Question 13

In addition to single, non-clustered Splunk instances, what else can the deployment server push apps
to?

  • A. Universal forwarders
  • B. Splunk Cloud
  • C. Linux package managers
  • D. Windows using WMI
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A

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://community.splunk.com/t5/Deployment-Architecture/Push-apps-from-
deployment-server-automatically-to-universal/m-p/328191

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Question 14

All search-time field extractions should be specified on which Splunk component?

  • A. Deployment server
  • B. Universal forwarder
  • C. Indexer
  • D. Search head
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C

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://github.com/packetiq/SplunkArchitect/blob/master/README/props.conf.spec

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Question 15

Which artifact is required in the request header when creating an HTTP event?

  • A. ackID
  • B. Token
  • C. Manifest
  • D. Host name
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B

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Explanation:
Reference:
https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.2.3/Data/FormateventsforHTTPEventCollector

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