Splunk® Metrics Workspace

Using the Splunk Metrics Workspace

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Dashboards in the Splunk Metrics Workspace

Dashboards are saved views that consist of one or more panels. Use dashboards to monitor real-time trends in your data or to share visualizations with your colleagues. Save one or more charts in the Metrics Workspace to new or existing dashboards.

You cannot save alert charts to a dashboard.

For more information about dashboards in the Splunk platform, see the Dashboard overview in the Dashboards and Visualizations Manual.

Save workspace content as a new dashboard

  1. Select either the entire workspace or an individual chart.
    Option What to do
    Save entire workspace Click the This screen image shows the More icon. icon from the global actions bar, and select Save all charts to a dashboard.
    Save individual panel Click the This screen image shows the More icon. icon from the panel you want to save in a dashboard, and select Save as Dashboard Panel.
  2. For Dashboard, select New.
  3. Type a Dashboard Title.
  4. Type a Dashboard ID. The ID is used as the file name and cannot be changed.
  5. Type a Dashboard Description.
  6. (Optional) Select Add interactive time control. Interactive time control connects all charts to a shared time range picker within the dashboard.
  7. Specify permissions.
  8. (Optional) If you are saving an individual panel, modify the Panel Title. The default Panel Title is the title of the workspace chart.
  9. Click Save.

Save workspace content to an existing dashboard

  1. Select either the entire workspace or an individual chart.
    Option What to do
    Save entire workspace Click the This screen image shows the More icon. icon from the global actions bar, and select Save all charts to a dashboard.
    Save individual panel Click the This screen image shows the More icon. icon from the panel you want to save in a dashboard, and select Save as Dashboard Panel.
  2. For Dashboard, select Existing.
  3. Select a dashboard from the list.
  4. (Optional) If you are saving an individual chart, modify the Panel Title. The default Panel Title is the title of the workspace chart.
  5. Click Save.

Access Metrics Workspace dashboards

Access dashboards created or edited in the Metrics Workspace in Splunk Enterprise.

  1. Click the Dashboard tab on the Search & Reporting bar in Splunk Enterprise.
  2. Select the dashboard you want to view.

For a step-by-step use case for creating a dashboard in the Metrics Workspace, see Creating a dashboard in the Splunk Metrics Workspace.

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Metrics Workspace: 1.1.6


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