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Search and Reporting app

By default, Splunk Enterprise provides the Search and Reporting app. This interface provides the core functionality of Splunk Enterprise. The Splunk Home page provides a link to the app when you first log into Splunk Web.

Find Splunk Search and Reporting

  1. If you are not on the Splunk Home page, click the Splunk logo on the Splunk bar to go to Splunk Home.
  2. From Splunk Home, click Search & Reporting in the Apps panel.
This image shows the Apps panel on the Splunk Home page. The Search and Reporting application is listed in this panel.

This opens the Search Summary view in the Search app.

Search Summary view

The Search Summary view includes common elements that you see on other views, including the Applications menu, the Splunk bar, the Apps bar, the Search bar, and the Time Range Picker. Elements that are unique to the Search Summary view are the panels below the Search bar: the How to Search panel, the What to Search panel, and the Search History panel.

This screen image shows red circles with numbers inside that identify the parts of the screen. The table below the screen image describes each of the numbered screen parts.


Number Element Description
1 Applications menu Switch between Splunk applications that you have installed. The current application, Search & Reporting app, is listed. This menu is on the Splunk bar.
2 Splunk bar Edit your Splunk configuration, view system-level messages, and get help on using the product.
3 Apps bar Navigate between the different views in the application you are in. For the Search & Reporting app the views are: Search, Metrics, Datasets, Reports, Alerts, and Dashboards.
4 Search bar Specify your search criteria.
5 Time range picker Specify the time period for the search, such as the last 30 minutes or yesterday. The default is Last 24 hours.
6 How to search Contains links to the Search Manual and the Search Tutorial.
7 What to search Shows a summary of the data that is uploaded on to this Splunk instance and that you are authorized to view.
8 Search history View a list of the searches that you have run. The search history appears after you run your first search.
Last modified on 24 April, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 7.3.0, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 7.3.4, 7.3.5, 7.3.6, 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4


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