Dashboards & Visualizations

How to display my dashboard even when an optional drilldown parameter is not present?

New Member

Hi,

I'm trying to overload an existing dashboard, so that it could generate regardless if the drilldown parameter exists or not.

I want the dashboard to work even if I didn't pass $p_Time_Ago$ in the URL. Currently, it will show as "Search is waiting for input...", if the parameter value is not present.

[|stats c | addinfo | eval earliest=info_min_time-$p_Time_Ago$| eval latest=info_max_time-$p_Time_Ago$ | return earliest latest]  

Thanks,
Eva

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Contributor

If you are using Splunk 6.5, this is now supported natively in Simple XML.
Example:

<form>
    <init>
      <set token="p_Time_Ago">INITIAL_VALUE</set>
   </init>
 ...
 </form>

Reference # Set tokens on page load

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New Member

Thanks! I'm on 6.4.1.

Is there any other way to get around it for older version?

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