Creating Classic Dashboards

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

Creating Classic Dashboards Course Overview:

This course is designed for advanced users of Splunk who want to take their dashboard creation skills to the next level using the classic, simple XML framework. The course covers topics such as tokens, user inputs, dynamic drilldowns, and event handlers. It provides a strong technical focus and offers hands-on practice in a realistic lab environment.

Intended Audience:

The intended audience for this course includes Splunk power users who want to create advanced, interactive dashboards using the classic, simple XML framework.

Learning Objectives of Creating Classic Dashboards:

  • Using Tokens
  • Adding User Inputs
  • Improving Performance
  • Customizing Dashboards
  • Creating Dynamic Drilldowns
  • Adding Event Handlers

Topic 1 – Classic Dashboards

  • Compare dashboards and forms
  • Create prebuilt panels
  • Troubleshoot views

Topic 2 – Using Tokens

  • Describe how tokens work
  • Define token syntax
  • Use token filters

Topic 3 – Adding User Inputs

  • Define user inputs
  • Add a user input
  • Create cascading inputs

Topic 4 – Improving Performance

  • Identify performance improvement methods
  • Use tstats and data model acceleration
  • Create a base & chain search

Topic 5 – Customizing Views

  • Customize charts
  • Use event annotations
  • Customize panels

Topic 6 – Create Dynamic Drilldowns

  • Identify types of drilldowns
  • Use the drilldown editor
  • Create a dynamic drilldown

Topic 7 – Adding Event Handlers

  • Name event handler types
  • Define event actions
  • Create a contextual drilldown

Creating Classic Dashboards Course Prerequisites:

To succeed in this course, students should have a strong grasp of the following single-subject courses or legacy courses:

  • What is Splunk
  • Intro to Splunk
  • Using Fields
  • Visualizations

Alternatively, they should have completed the following legacy courses:

  • Splunk Fundamentals 1
  • Splunk Fundamentals 2

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  • Networking opportunities
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  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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