Advanced Dashboards and Visualizations

1 Day | Instructor Led

This one day course is designed for power users who want to create complex dashboards, forms, and visualizations. Its emphasis is on editing simple XML to create dashboards that use tokens, post-process searches, dynamic drilldowns, and custom stylesheets. Students also use custom JavaScript to add advanced visualizations and behaviors to dashboards.

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Advanced Dashboards and Visualizations Prerequisites

Using Splunk
Searching and Reporting with Splunk
Creating Splunk Knowledge Objects

What You'll Get in Advanced Dashboards and Visualizations

What You'll Learn in Advanced Dashboards and Visualizations

Using Tokens
Improving Performance
Customizing Views
Using Event Handlers
Adding Simple XML Extensions

No Certification Test Available For This Course

No Certification Test Available For This Course

Advanced Dashboards and Visualizations Outline

Course Outline

Module 1 - Creating a Prototype

  • Define the simple XML syntax
  • Use best practices for creating views
  • Identify primary transforming commands
  • Troubleshoot a view

Module 2 - Using Tokens

  • Explain how tokens work
  • Define types of token filters
  • Use tokens with form inputs
  • Create cascading inputs

Module 3 - Improving Performance

  • Identify methods to improve performance
  • Improve search efficiency
  • Accelerate searches
  • Use tstats with global searches

Module 4 - Customizing Dashboards

  • Customize chart colors
  • Set panel refresh and delay times
  • Disable search features

Module 5 - Using Event Handlers

  • Identify types of event handlers
  • Name event actions
  • Use conditional matching
  • Create dynamic drilldowns

Module 6 - Adding Advanced Visualizations & Behaviors

  • Use simple XML extensions
  • Identify types of search managers
  • Define Splunk custom visualizations
  • Troubleshoot simple XML extensions


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