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ui-prefs.conf

The following are the spec and example files for ui-prefs.conf.

ui-prefs.conf.spec

#   Version 8.2.1
#

OVERVIEW


# This file contains descriptions of the settings that you can use to
# configure the ui for a view.
#
# There is a ui-prefs.conf in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/default directory. 
# Never change or copy the configuration files in the default directory.
# The files in the default directory must remain intact and in their original
# location.
#
# To set custom configurations, create a new file with the name ui-prefs.conf in
# the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/<app_name>/local/ directory. Then add the specific 
# settings that you want to customize to the local configuration file.
# For examples, see ui-prefs.conf.example. You must restart the Splunk instance
# to enable configuration changes.
#
# To learn more about configuration files (including file precedence) see the
# documentation located at
# http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles
#

GLOBAL SETTINGS


# Use the [default] stanza to define any global settings.
#   * You can also define global settings outside of any stanza, at the top of
#     the file.
#   * Each .conf file should have at most one default stanza. If there are
#     multiple default stanzas, settings are combined. In the case of
#     multiple definitions of the same setting, the last definition in the
#     file takes precedence.
#   * If a setting is defined at both the global level and in a specific
#     stanza, the value in the specific stanza takes precedence.

[<stanza name>]
* The name of the xml view file

dispatch.earliest_time =
dispatch.latest_time =

Preference options

display.prefs.autoOpenSearchAssistant = 0 | 1
display.prefs.timeline.height = <string>
display.prefs.timeline.minimized = 0 | 1
display.prefs.timeline.minimalMode = 0 | 1
display.prefs.aclFilter = [none|app|owner]
display.prefs.appFilter = <string>
display.prefs.listMode = [tiles|table]
display.prefs.searchContext = <string>
display.prefs.events.count = [10|20|50]
display.prefs.statistics.count = [10|20|50|100]
display.prefs.fieldCoverage = [0|.01|.50|.90|1]
display.prefs.enableMetaData = 0 | 1
display.prefs.showDataSummary = 0 | 1
display.prefs.customSampleRatio = <int>
display.prefs.showSPL = 0 | 1
display.prefs.livetail = 0 | 1

# Count per page for listing pages
countPerPage = [10|20|50]

Display Formatting Options


# General options
display.general.enablePreview = 0 | 1

# Event options
display.events.fields = <string>
display.events.type = [raw|list|table]
display.events.rowNumbers = 0 | 1
display.events.maxLines = [0|5|10|20|50|100|200]
display.events.raw.drilldown = [inner|outer|full|none]
display.events.list.drilldown = [inner|outer|full|none]
display.events.list.wrap = 0 | 1
display.events.table.drilldown = 0 | 1
display.events.table.wrap = 0 | 1

# Statistics options
display.statistics.rowNumbers = 0 | 1
display.statistics.wrap = 0 | 1
display.statistics.drilldown = [row|cell|none]

# Visualization options
display.visualizations.type = [charting|singlevalue]
display.visualizations.custom.type = <string>
display.visualizations.chartHeight = <int>
display.visualizations.charting.chart = [line|area|column|bar|pie|scatter|radialGauge|fillerGauge|markerGauge]
display.visualizations.charting.chart.style = [minimal|shiny]
display.visualizations.charting.legend.labelStyle.overflowMode = [ellipsisEnd|ellipsisMiddle|ellipsisStart]

# Patterns options
display.page.search.patterns.sensitivity = <float>

# Page options
display.page.search.mode = [fast|smart|verbose]
display.page.search.timeline.format = [hidden|compact|full]
display.page.search.timeline.scale = [linear|log]
display.page.search.showFields = 0 | 1
display.page.home.showGettingStarted = 0 | 1
display.page.search.searchHistoryTimeFilter = [0|@d|-7d@d|-30d@d]
display.page.search.searchHistoryCount = [10|20|50]

ui-prefs.conf.example

#   Version 8.2.1
#
# This file contains example of ui preferences for a view.
#
# To use one or more of these configurations, copy the configuration block into
# ui-prefs.conf in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/. You must restart Splunk to
# enable configurations.
#
# To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the
# documentation located at
# http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles
#
# The following ui preferences will default timerange picker on the search page
# from All time to Today We will store this ui-prefs.conf in
# $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/search/local/ to only update search view of search app.
[search]
dispatch.earliest_time = @d
dispatch.latest_time = now

Last modified on 17 June, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.2.1


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