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Version: Atlas v3.9

Atlas Assessment Overview

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Atlas Assessment

Atlas Assessment is a powerful tool that is designed to help you evaluate the state of your Splunk environment and identify areas that can be improved. Using Assessment you will have visibility into the health of your Splunk environment and will also be able to see how Atlas can help to improve it. It is recommended that any journey with Atlas begin with an assessment to identify areas where improvements can be made in their current Splunk deployment, and where Atlas can provide immediate results. Following the assessment recommendations can help you improve Splunk search speeds, increase data stability, reduce Splunk costs, and greatly improve Splunk adoption.

Atlas Assessment Versions Available

There are currently two versions of Atlas Assessment. Choose the appropriate link below to view usage instructions for each version of Assessment.

  1. Atlas Assessment Classic (v1)
  2. Atlas Assessment 2.0 (Available on Splunkbase)

Atlas Assessment Requirements

  • Atlas Assessments can be performed using the stand-alone Atlas Assessment, available on SplunkBase. This is available for everyone and does not require an Atlas License.

  • For the best results, you should run Atlas Assessment as a Splunk administrator.

  • You should run Atlas Assessment in your production Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud environment.

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If you are a Splunk Cloud customer, you must install Atlas Assessment using SplunkBase.

Atlas Assessment Features

  • Automated checks against your Splunk Environment to identify issues that should be reviewed

  • Issue analysis rates the severity of the issues found and indicates where the issue exists

  • Explanations of impact from discovered issues and recommendations for solutions

  • Exportable list of findings and recommendations for consumption and tracking