Splunk® Enterprise

Analytics Workspace

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Requirements for the Analytics Workspace

To use the Analytics Workspace, you must meet the following requirements.

Splunk role requirements

To configure the Analytics Workspace in Splunk Enterprise, you must be a member of the admin role. You can't change or edit the configuration of the Analytics Workspace in Splunk Cloud.

Splunk capability requirements

To use some functionalities of the Analytics Workspace, you must have certain capabilities assigned at the user level.

Functionality Capability
Alerts schedule_search

See About configuring role-based user access in Securing Splunk Enterprise for information on Splunk roles and capabilities.

Splunk platform requirements

The Analytics Workspace runs on the following Splunk platforms:

  • Splunk Enterprise version 8.0.0 and later
  • Splunk Cloud version 8.0.0 and later

For Splunk Enterprise system requirements, see System Requirements in the Splunk Enterprise Installation Manual.

Upgrading Splunk Enterprise

Analytics Workspace is installed by default in Splunk Enterprise version 8.0 and later. Prior to Splunk Enterprise 8.0, Metrics Workspace provided similar functionality to Analytics Workspace. In Splunk Enterprise 7.3, Metrics Workspace is installed by default, but in Splunk Enterprise 7.2 and earlier, Metrics Workspace is a standalone app.

If you used Metrics Workspace with Splunk Enterprise version 7.2 or earlier in a search head cluster environment, before you upgrade to Splunk Enterprise version 7.3 or later, remove the splunk_metrics_workspace app from the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/shcluster/apps directory. Complete this step before running any configuration deployments.

Last modified on 29 October, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.5, 8.0.6, 8.0.7, 8.1.0


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