Splunk® Metrics Workspace

Using the Splunk Metrics Workspace

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Time range in the Splunk Metrics Workspace

To help you compare time series, all charts in the workspace show the same time range. Hover over any chart to view a shared hairline.

The default time range for time series is one hour. Adjust the time range to gain more insight from your charts. If you notice a significant change in your data around an approximate time, narrow the time range to refine your analysis. If you want to see a broader selection of data points, expand the time range to show trends over a longer period of time.

Modifying the workspace time range adjusts the portion of the index that you are analyzing. This change affects how aggregations are calculated on charts. For more information about how the time range affects data point calculations, see Analytics in the Metrics Workspace.

Set the workspace time range

Set the time range through either the time range picker or by zooming in on a chart.

Use the time range picker

Use the time range picker to adjust the time range for all charts in the Metrics Workspace.

  1. From the global actions bar of the Metrics Workspace, click the time range picker.
  2. Select a preset time range from the list.

Set a custom time range

Set a custom time range to analyze data from a specific time period.

  1. Select a chart in the workspace to zoom in on.
  2. Click and drag your cursor over the time period you want to view.

All charts show your selected time range.

To undo the zoom, click the back arrow in the top-left corner of the main panel. The time range reverts to the previous setting.

Charts in the Splunk Metrics Workspace
Analytics in the Splunk Metrics Workspace

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Metrics Workspace: 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.1.6, 1.1.7


How to Change the Time Range Picker from Last 30 Days to custom? I am using Demo Bike Sample data and cannot view the charts since data is 6-7 months old. Only option is last 30 days.

September 29, 2019

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