Dashboards & Visualizations

PDF report server and advanced xml dashboards

MatMeredith
Path Finder

Hi,

I need to schedule PDF Reports for both forms and advanced dashboards. I've installed PDF report server on Linux and I can now schedule delivery of forms. But I have two problems...

  • "Schedule PDF Delivery" is still greyed out on my advanced dashboards. I thought that PDF report server could schedule delivery of advanced XML dashboards? Is there something else I need to do to enable this?
  • Unless my forms load very quickly (in a few seconds) the schedules reports always just show "waiting for data". It works if I can get the data to load in 2 or 3 seconds but not otherwise.

Can anyone help please?

dolivasoh
Contributor

This is no longer supported in 6.2.* . Splunk we need this capability back!

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MegSplunk
Path Finder

The Schedule PDF Delivery option is greyed out if the search used to generate reports is not set to run automatically (autoRun attribute needs to be set as True in the xml file)

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kserra_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Have you tried updating the SPLUNKD_CONNECTION_TIMEOUT values per the below splunk answers post?

http://answers.splunk.com/answers/39685/pdfserver-the-read-operation-timed-out-on-dashboard-renderin...

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MatMeredith
Path Finder

Sorry -- sadly not.

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ashabc
Contributor

Did you find any solution to schedule PDF delivery?

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MatMeredith
Path Finder

Sorry -- no progress yet.

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dennywebb
Path Finder

Any update on this?

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