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Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User

Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User

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Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User


Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User exam is the final step toward completion of the Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User certification. This advanced certification exam is evaluates a candidate’s knowledge and skills in more advanced searching and reporting commands, advanced use cases of knowledge objects, and best practices for building dashboards and forms. 

Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User has greater depth of knowledge and skills in complex searching and reporting commands, advanced use cases of knowledge objects, and best practices for building dashboards and forms. This certification exam demonstrates an individual’s ability to generate complex searches, reports, and dashboards with Splunk’s core software to get the most out of their data.


Required Prerequisite Certification

  • Splunk Core Certified Power User


Recommended Prerequisite Courses

Candidates for this exam are recommended to complete the lecture, hands-on labs, and quizzes that are part of the:

  • Fundamentals 3 Course
  • Creating Dashboards with Splunk Course
  • Advanced Searching and Reporting Course


Course Structure

The topics covered in this exam include: 

1. Exploring Statistical Commands 4%

2. Exploring eval Command Functions 4%

3. Exploring Lookups 4%

4. Exploring Alerts 4%

5. Advanced Field Creation and Management 4%

6. Working with Self-Describing Data and Files 3%

7. Advanced Search Macros 3%

8. Using Acceleration Options: Reports and Summary Indexing 4%

9. Using Acceleration Options: Data Models and tsidx Files 4%

10. Using Search Efficiently 4%

11. More Search Tuning 3%

12. Manipulating and FIltering Data 6%

13. Working with Multivalued Fields 7%

14. Using Advanced Transactions 5%

15. Working with Time 2%

16. Using Subsearches 6%

17. Creating a Prototype 4%

18. Using Forms 5%

19. Improving Performance 6%

20. Customizing Dashboards 6%

21. Adding Drilldowns 7%

22. Adding Advanced Behaviors and Visualizations 5%


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Exam Format and Information

Exam Name Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User
Exam Code Advanced
Exam Duration 57 mins
Exam Format Multiple Choice and Multi-Response Questions
Exam Type Advanced Level Certification
Number of Questions 68 Questions
Eligibility/Pre-Requisite As suggested*
Exam Fee $125 USD
Exam Language English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean
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Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User FAQs

Before applying for the Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User exam, candidates are required to pass Splunk Core Certified Power User.
There will be a total of 68 questions in the exam.
Candidates for this exam are recommended to complete the lecture, hands-on labs, and quizzes that are part of the Fundamentals 3 Course, Creating Dashboards with Splunk Course, Advanced Searching and Reporting Course. This certification exam demonstrates an individual’s ability to generate complex searches, reports, and dashboards with Splunk’s core software to get the most out of their data.
The exam will cost you $125 USD with additional taxes.
Total seat time for the exam is 60 minutes out of which 3 minutes will be given for reviewing the exam agreement and 57 minutes to complete the exam.
The topics covered in this exam include: 1. Exploring Statistical Commands 4% 2. Exploring eval Command Functions 4% 3. Exploring Lookups 4% 4. Exploring Alerts 4% 5. Advanced Field Creation and Management 4% 6. Working with Self-Describing Data and Files 3% 7. Advanced Search Macros 3% 8. Using Acceleration Options: Reports and Summary Indexing 4% 9. Using Acceleration Options: Data Models and tsidx Files 4% 10. Using Search Efficiently 4% 11. More Search Tuning 3% 12. Manipulating and FIltering Data 6% 13. Working with Multivalued Fields 7% 14. Using Advanced Transactions 5% 15. Working with Time 2% 16. Using Subsearches 6% 17. Creating a Prototype 4% 18. Using Forms 5% 19. Improving Performance 6% 20. Customizing Dashboards 6% 21. Adding Drilldowns 7% 22. Adding Advanced Behaviors and Visualizations 5%
Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User has greater depth of knowledge and skills in complex searching and reporting commands, advanced use cases of knowledge objects, and best practices for building dashboards and forms.
The course includes: • Fundamentals 3 Course • Creating Dashboards with Splunk Course • Advanced Searching and Reporting Course
The following content areas are general guidelines for the content to be included on the exam: • Advanced statistics and eval commands • Advanced lookup topics • Advanced alert actions • Using regex and erex to extract fields • Using spath and multikv to work with self-referencing data • Creating nested macros • Accelerating reports and data models • Splunk search process • Creating more efficient searches • Using subsearches • Additional statistical commands and functions • Formatting and calculating results • Charting commands and options • Correlating events • Simple XML • Tokens • Base Searches • Dynamic Drilldowns • Event Handlers • Simple XML Extensions
Candidates can schedule the Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User exam directly from PearsonVUE. Follow the steps for account creation and exam registration provided at home.pearsonvue.com/splunk. Payment will be collected at the time of registration. You can also visit the Pearson VUE voucher store for direct purchase.
To change or cancel an existing appointment less than 48 hours in advance, please contact Pearson VUE Customer Support. All other appointment changes can be made via your Pearson VUE account.
Candidates who do not pass an exam on their first attempt must wait 7 days to retake the exam. Further, candidates who do not pass an exam on their second attempt must wait 14 days to retake the exam. After that, the subsequent retakes are as follows: ● Fourth attempt 4 weeks or 28 days ● Fifth attempt 8 weeks or 56 days ● Sixth attempt 8 weeks or 56 days The retakes beyond the 6th attempt will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Splunk reserves the right to deny a retake beyond the 6th attempt
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All certifications are now subject to a 3-year life cycle. This means that your certification is valid for three years from the date you passed the exam.
Candidates will get the exam result immediately after submitting the exam. For candidates testing onsite, a printout of these results will be provided by the on-site proctor. Candidates testing via online proctoring will not receive a hard copy of their results, but will have the option to print a score report via their Pearson online account. Candidates (both onsite and online) who pass the exam will not receive any additional feedback regarding exam performance.
Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User exam is the final step toward completion of the Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User certification. This advanced certification exam is evaluates a candidate’s knowledge and skills in more advanced searching and reporting commands, advanced use cases of knowledge objects, and best practices for building dashboards and forms.
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