How to remove Home Dashboard from Splunk

How to remove Home Dashboard from Splunk

When we log in through our credential in Splunk we can see the dashboard in home page . We can set our daily monitoring  dashboard as a home dashboard . So before removing a home dashboard you have to know that how to set a home dashboard.

How to set a Home Dashboard in Splunk

Open the dashboard menu. There you will find a list of all dashboards. Click on Edit of the dashboard which you want to set as a home dashboard. Then select Set as Home Dashboard.

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Now when you will login next time in Splunk then you will find the selected dashboard as a home dashboard.

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How to remove home dashboard from Splunk

Step 1:

You have to open Command Prompt/ternminal of your system. Then you have to modify user-prefs.conf in your $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/users/<username>/user-prefs/local directory.

# cd $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/users/admin/user-prefs/local

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Here admin is the user name.

Step 2:

Now you have to modify user-prefs.conf file.

# vi user-prefs.conf

[ Remove display.page.home.dashboardId attribute line from the file ]

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Remove this above mentioned line from the file. Restart Splunk server.

# $SPLUNK_HOME/bin/splunk restart

Step 2:

Now you can see home dashboard has been removed from Splunk.

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Hope this has helped you in achieving the below requirement without fail:

How to remove Home Dashboard from Splunk

 

 Happy Splunking !!

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