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Customize the login screen

As of Splunk 4.1, you can add a custom message to Splunk's login screen. Just add an attribute to web.conf to set a custom message. You can use HTML to format your message or add links. You must restart the splunkweb process after you make the change.

Customize the login screen

Beginning with Splunk 4.1, you can add a custom message to Splunk's login screen. Just add an attribute to web.conf to set a custom message. You can use HTML markup to format your message and add links. Restart the splunkweb process after editing web.conf to make your message visible.

Note: Make sure your message appears in a single line in web.conf, as shown in the example below.

Example

Add the following key to the [settings] stanza in web.conf located at:
$SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/web.conf
[settings]
login_content = This is a <b>production server</b>.<br />For expensive searches try: <a href="http://server2:8080">server2</a>
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7


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