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Terms and concepts in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring 🔗

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Data link

A dynamic link available for properties that can take you to a Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring dashboard or an external system, such as a Splunk instance or a custom-defined URL. For more information, see Data links in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring.

Read permission

Permission to view dashboard groups and dashboards in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring. For more information, see Read permissions for dashboard groups and dashboards.

Resolution

- Data collection intervals, also known as native resolution. For more information, see Native resolution.
- Intervals at which data points are displayed on a chart, also known as chart resolution. For more information, see Chart data resolution.

Retention

How data is retained in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring. For more information, see Rollups, resolution, and data retention policies. If your organization’s subscription plan is based on the rate at which you are sending data points to Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (DPM), see Resolution and data retention in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (DPM plans only).

Write permission

Permission to view dashboard groups, dashboards, and detectors in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring. For more information, see Write permissions.

Virtual metrics

A unified format of data transformed and returned by Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring. For more information, see Virtual metrics in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring.