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Implementing Splunk: Big Data Reporting and Development for Operational Intelligence by Vincent Bumgarner

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Included apps

Without apps, Splunk has no user interface, rendering it essentially useless. Luckily, Splunk comes with a few apps to get us started. Let's look at a few of these apps:

  • gettingstarted: This app provides the help screens that you can access from the launcher. There are no searches, only a single dashboard that simply includes an HTML page.
  • search: This is the app where users spend most of their time. It contains the main search dashboard that can be used from any app, external search commands that can be used from any app, admin dashboards, custom navigation, custom css, a custom app icon, a custom app logo, and many other useful elements.
  • splunk_datapreview: This app provides the data preview functionality in the admin interface. It ...

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