Sankey Diagram

Sankey Diagram

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Simple XML for Sankey diagrams

Custom visualizations use a namespaced syntax for Simple XML. Specific visualization properties are appended to the app and visualization context.

Add a Sankey diagram to a dashboard panel

You can add a Sankey diagram to a dashboard panel using Simple XML. Use this syntax to specify the app and visualization context.

<viz type="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram">

Configure Sankey diagram properties

To configure a Sankey diagram property, add any of the following property names and a value to this syntax.

<option name=
Option name Accepted values Default Example
showLabels [ true | false] true
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showLabels">false</option>
showLegend [ true | false] true
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showLegend">false</option>
showTooltip [ true | false] true
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showTooltip">false</option>
useColors [ true | false] true
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.useColors">false</option>
colorMode [ categorical | sequential] categorical
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.colorMode">categorical</option>
minColor Any valid CSS color string. #d93f3c
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.minColor">#3fc77a</option>
maxColor Any valid CSS color string. #3fc77a
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.maxColor">#6db7c5</option>
numBins Any number from 3-9 6
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.numOfBins">5</option>
showSelf [ true | false] false
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showSelf">true</option>
showBackwards [ true | false] false
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showBackwards">true</option>
styleBackwards [ true | false]
Use true for dashed backwards links.
Use false for solid backwards links.
<option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.styleBackwards">true</option>

Example Simple XML source

Here is an example dashboard panel.

  <label>Sankey Diagram Example</label>
      <title>Sankey example dashboard</title>
      <viz type="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram">
          <query>index=_internal sourcetype=splunk_web_access NOT uri_path=*/static/* uri_path=*/app/* OR uri_path=*/manager/* | rex field=referer "https?://.+?/.+?(?<referer_path>/[^\\?]+)" | rex field=uri_path "/.+?(?<path>/.+)" | rename referer_path as from path as to | stats count, avg(bytes) by from to</query>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showLabels">true</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showLegend">true</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showTooltip">true</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.useColors">true</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.colorMode">categorical</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.minColor">#ff0000</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.maxColor">#3fc77a</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.numOfBins">6</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showSelf">true</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.showBackwards">true</option>
        <option name="sankey_diagram_app.sankey_diagram.styleBackwards">true</option>
Last modified on 12 August, 2016
Add a Sankey diagram to a dashboard
Release notes

This documentation applies to the following versions of Sankey Diagram: 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.5.0, 1.6.0

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