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Splunk Enterprise summary dashboard

The summary dashboard is the first thing you see as you enter the Search & Reporting app. It provides a search bar and time range picker which you can use to input and run your initial search.

When you add an input to Splunk, that input gets added relative to the app you're in. Some apps, like the *nix and Windows apps, write input data to a specific index (in the case of *nix and Windows, that is the os index). If you review the summary dashboard and you don't see data that you're certain is in Splunk, be sure that you're looking at the right index.

You may want to add the index that an app uses to the list of default indexes for the role you're using. For more information about roles, refer to this topic about roles in Securing Splunk.For more information about Summary Dashboards, see the Search Tutorial.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.1612 (Splunk Cloud only), 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 6.6.4, 6.6.5, 6.6.6, 6.6.7, 6.6.8, 6.6.9, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2


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Hello Vasanthmss and Dpraveen88,
You are right! You can get similar menu from Monitoring Console. I posted a question and comments. Pls refer below url.
https://answers.splunk.com/answers/481270/how-do-i-get-activity-system-activity.html

Smpark82
December 11, 2016

"You can find the following dashboards by clicking Activity > System Activity in the user bar near the top of the page."
When i worked with 6.4.1, 6.4.2 i didn't see any activity > Dashboard tab in splunk dashboard panel.
How to enable this? Could please check it once and post here process

Dpraveen88
August 30, 2016

I couldn't see the related views. How to enable this feature after 6.4.1.

Vasanthmss
August 30, 2016

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