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Implementing Splunk: Big Data Reporting and Development for Operational Intelligence by Vincent Bumgarner

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User interface resources

Most Splunk apps consist mainly of resources for the web application. The app layout for these resources is completely different from all other configurations

Views and navigation

Like .conf files, view and navigation documents take precedence in the following order:

  1. $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/users/$username/$appname/local: When a new dashboard is created, it lands here. It will remain here until the permissions are changed to App or Global.
  2. $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/$appname/local: Once a document is shared, it will be moved to this directory.
  3. $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/$appname/default: Documents can only be placed here manually. You should do this if you are going to share an app.

Unlike .conf files, these documents do not merge.

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