Chapter 15: Dashboards – Custom Visualizations

In the previous chapter, we covered some methods and approaches for monitoring and maintaining Splunk environments using advanced dashboards such as the Splunk Monitoring Console, the instrumentation app, and some miscellaneous resource search approaches.

In this chapter, we will focus on creating some custom visualizations and updating dashboards using features such as drag and drop and the Splunk UI-based dashboard editor.

The chapter will be broken down into the following main sections:

  • Understanding dashboards and their look and feel
  • Building a new Splunk dashboard
  • Exploring the Beta app

Understanding dashboards and their look and feel

In software design, look and feel is a widely used term ...

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