Splunk Cloud

Dashboards and Visualizations

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Create a dashboard

Dashboards are created in the context of a particular app. For example, if you are using the Search and Reporting app, dashboards use this app context.

After you create a dashboard, you can modify its permissions to share or manage access for other users. You can also modify the app context.


  1. Use one of the following options.
    From What to do
    Dashboards page Click Create new dashboard
    Saving a visualization
    1. Select Save as > Dashboard panel
    2. Click New to create a new dashboard using this panel.
  2. Provide a Title, ID, and Description for the dashboard.
  3. Specify permissions.
  4. Save the dashboard. Use one of the following options.
    From Click
    Dashboards page Click Create Dashboard
    Saving a visualization Click Save
  5. Add panels, convert the dashboard to a form, or edit dashboard content.

For more information, see the following topics.

Last modified on 07 February, 2019
About the dashboard editor
Working with dashboard panels

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk Cloud: 7.0.11, 8.1.2009, 7.2.7, 7.0.13, 7.2.4, 7.2.6, 7.2.8, 7.2.10, 7.2.9, 8.0.2001, 8.0.2003, 8.0.2004, 8.0.2006, 8.0.2007, 8.1.2008

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