Event Logging

What Is It?

Event Logging systems can ingest any kind of machine data such as logs, application data, raw data from hardware and software sensors, user feedback data, survey responses, IoT device data, and more. Data can be easily searched and can be used to create reports, dashboards, and alerts. UIC provides this service through the use of a platform called Splunk.

Features

  • Collect and index any machine data from virtually any source, format, or location in real-time
    • Data can be any kind of machine data such as logs, application data, raw data from hardware and software sensors, user feedback data, survey responses, IoT device data, and more
  • Search and navigate machine data, through real-time, fast, free-form searches using five different types of correlation (time, transactions, sub-searches, lookups, joins) and interactive results
  • Gain operational intelligence by correlating and analyzing relationships within the data, across multiple sources, to facilitate event pattern detection
  • Visualize and report via custom dashboards and views, as well as scheduled reports, with interactive charts, graphs, and tables
  • Monitor and alert based on events, conditions, or key performance metrics
    • Alerts can be sent to indicate emerging issues and abnormal conditions that enable administrators to take preventative and proactive measures
  • Includes secure data handling, fine-grained access controls, auditability, assurance of data integrity, and integration with existing authentication solutions
  • Add vendor-supplied, community created and custom apps to enhance and extend the Splunk core features

Capabilities

Discover more detailed descriptions of features and capabilities.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Submit Event Logging Request button on this page.

How Do I Use It?

FAQs on how to use Splunk

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is Self-Supported, costs will be reviewed with clients before service is provided.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 3 business days, unless in-person training/discussion is required
Incident Resolution Time 3 business days
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s)
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices, REACH distribution email list
 
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Details

Service ID: 457
Created
Mon 12/21/20 7:38 PM
Modified
Thu 8/12/21 5:30 PM
Service Owner
This person is accountable for the overall performance of this service. This is not a support contact.
Service Review Date
Date of the most recent review of this service.
04/02/2021