Introduction to Dashboards

This three-hour module is designed for power users who want to learn best practices for building dashboards in the Dashboard Studio. It focuses on dashboard creation, including prototyping, the dashboard definition, layout types, adding visualizations, and dynamic coloring.

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This course is part of the following Certifications:

Splunk Certified Developer
Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User


To be successful, students should have completed these modules:

What is Splunk? (WIS)
Intro to Splunk (ITS)
Intro to Knowledge Objects (IKO)
Using Fields (SUF)
Visualizations (SVZ)
Search Optimization (SSO)

Course Objectives

  • Dashboard Framework
  • Prototyping
  • Visualization Types
  • Modifying Source Code
  • Dynamic Coloring

Outline: Introduction to Dashboards (ITD)

Topic 1 – Dashboard Framework

  • Describe the dashboard definition
  • Compare classic and dashboard studio dashboards
  • Manage view
  • Use dashboard best practices

Topic 2 – Create a Prototype

  • Describe dashboard workflows
  • Compare layout types
  • Identify layout fields
  • Add visualizations

Topic 3 – Use Dynamic Coloring

  • Describe dynamic coloring
  • Contrast visualization types
  • Set global time parameters
  • Apply dynamic coloring