Dashboards & Visualizations

After cloning and renaming a dashboard, is there a way to get the original dashboard back?

wu_weidong
Path Finder

How do you change the URL of a Splunk dashboard?

I originally had a dashboard named "System". I cloned it and named the new dashboard "System." (note the period at the end). Now, on the dashboard page, both dashboards have the same URL "10.1.1.1/en-US/app/search/system". Clicking on either one brings me to the cloned dashboard.

Is there a way to get the original dashboard back?

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

The original dashboard is still there, it's just unreachable because of the conflicting URLs. Clone the new dashboard again and give it a unique name that has only number, letters, and underscores in it. Delete the "System." dashboard. You should now have access to both.

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

The easiest way is through the CLI on your Search Head, which I assume is Linux. Login as root or splunk and do this:

find /opt/splunk/ -name *system*.xml

Then use mv to rename the file.

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mstjohn_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

The original dashboard is still there, it's just unreachable because of the conflicting URLs. Clone the new dashboard again and give it a unique name that has only number, letters, and underscores in it. Delete the "System." dashboard. You should now have access to both.

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If this reply helps you, Karma would be appreciated.
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