Chapter 7. Evolving your Apps

This chapter starts with some Splunk app basics and then covers more advanced topics for Splunk applications and add-ons, such as navigation, searching, and sharing. Sources to find additional application examples are also provided.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Basic applications
  • Navigation and searching
  • Resources
  • More applications

Basic applications

So, what are Splunk apps? The product documentation at http://www.splunk.com defines Splunk apps as follows:

 

"A self-service out-of-the box extension that has its own UI context and which can be selected from the App list that appears at the upper right-hand corner of the Splunk UI."

 
 --Splunk.com, 2014

The app list

To access Splunk's app list, select ...

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