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How can I change the Splunk documentation external URL links on the home page for Splunk 6.2?

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I would like to change all the external Splunk URL documentation links to point to a internal documentation page I have on my server. I looked in several of the javascript files to get a sense of where in the code can I make this change, but I couldn't find anything. I did noticed references to a "doc.help" variable but I couldn't find where in the code this variable is being given the value of the Splunk documentation URL. Can someone tell me what files need to be change in order to redirect users to my internal documentation page?

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You can modify the URL of the docs in web.conf. See the docs at http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Webconf.

docsCheckerBaseURL = http://quickdraw.splunk.com/help
   * These are various Splunk.com urls that are configurable. 
   * Setting updateCheckerBaseURL to 0 will stop the SplunkWeb from pinging Splunk.com 
     for new versions of itself. 

So changing the docsCheckerBaseURL to a local version of the documentation should do the trick. I have not had any need to do this myself so I don't know if you can just point to your internal documentation or if you would need to replicate the "official" Splunk documentation.

Related question: http://answers.splunk.com/answers/44223/how-to-disable-online-help-link-or-how-to-make-help-local.ht...

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