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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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