Types of dashboard

There are three kinds of dashboard that you will typically create with Splunk:

  • Dynamic form-based dashboards
  • Static real-time dashboards
  • Dashboards as scheduled reports

Dynamic form-based dashboards allow Splunk users to change the dashboard data without leaving the page. This is accomplished by adding input fields (such as time, radio (button), textbox, checkbox, dropdown, and so on) in the dashboard, which changes the data based on the current selection. This is an effective type of dashboard for teams that troubleshoot issues and analyze data.

Static real-time dashboards are often kept on a big panel screen for constant viewing, simply because they are so useful. You see these dashboards in data centers or Network Operations Centers ...

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