Creating an Operational Intelligence dashboard

Before this chapter gets into everything that is great about visualizations, it is best to first cover the process of creating a dashboard. In this recipe, you will create a dashboard from scratch using the Splunk Web UI that we will then use for other recipes in this chapter.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Splunk Enterprise server, with the sample data loaded from Chapter 1, Play Time – Getting Data In, and all the completed recipes from Chapter 2, Diving into Data – Search and Report. You should be familiar with navigating the Splunk user interface.

How to do it…

Follow the given steps to create an Operational Intelligence dashboard:

  1. Log in to your Splunk server.

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