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Splunk Training + Certification

Introduction to Dashboards

Course Description

This three-hour course 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.

Instructor-led Training Schedule

eLearning with Labs

The best of both delivery methods. Self-paced eLearning videos accessible anytime, anywhere, plus access to the interactive lab environment to sharpen your skills.


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Course Topics

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

Course Prerequisites

To be successful, students should have completed these courses:

  • What is Splunk?
  • Introduction to Splunk
  • Introduction to Knowledge Objects
  • Using Fields
  • Visualizations
  • Search Optimization


Course Objectives

Module 1 - Dashboard Framework
  • Describe the dashboard definition
  • Compare classic and dashboard studio dashboards
  • Manage view
  • Use dashboard best practices
Module 2 - Create a Prototype
  • Describe dashboard workflows
  • Compare layout types
  • Identify layout fields
  • Add visualizations
Module 3 - Use Dynamic Coloring
  • Describe dynamic coloring
  • Contrast visualization types
  • Set global time parameters
  • Apply dynamic coloring