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Splunk 7 Essentials - Third Edition by Betsy Page Sigman, Erickson Delgado, J-P Contreras

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Creating your first dashboard

Now that we have data in Splunk, it's time to use it in order to derive something meaningful out of it. You are still in the Destinations app, correct? We will show you the basic routine when creating new dashboards and dashboard panels.

Type in or copy/paste the following search query in the Search Field, then hit Enter:

SPL> index=main /booking/confirmation earliest=-24h@h | timechart 
     count span=15m

After the search results render, click on the Visualization tab. This will switch your view into a visualization so you can readily see how your data will look. By default, it should already be using the Column Chart as shown in the following screenshot. If it does not, then use the screenshot as a guide on how ...

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