Creating a form for searching web activity

Presenting users with dashboards is a great way to visualize data, as we have seen. However, often people like to slice n dice data in many different ways, and to do this, we need to make our dashboards more interactive. We can do this using the dashboard forms functionality of Splunk, which allows the users to filter the dashboard visualizations and data based upon the criteria that are important to them.

This recipe will build on the tabular Visitor Monitoring dashboard you created in the previous recipe to allow for granular filtering of the tabulated results.

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 ...

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