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Customizing Dynamic Time Spans in Splunk Dashboards

Splunk users that deal with timecharts likely run into the issue of wanting to customize the dynamic time span feature. A quick search of Splunk Answers will discover such inquiries, including this one with a suitable answer (we use it in our Layer8Insight App for Splunk). Now, it is tempting ... Read more »

Base Search and Token Debugging in Splunk Dashboards

Using many dynamic components in a Splunk Web Framework Dashboard pretty much guarantees the heavy use of tokens. Tokens are like global variables in a programming language. They store stateful information as strings, and the components of a dashboard can be dependent on the token values. Suggested reading on tokens ... Read more »