Is it normal for Splunk to require a restart in order to display changes to dashboards? I created an advanced XML view and whenever I change the XML, I have to restart the splunkd process to get it to display the changes. Using a ctrl + f5 does not help.
I am running Splunk 4.3.3 on Server 2003
You can keep this URL handy because each time you hit it, it tells Splunk to reload the views from disk without restarting.
If you want something cooler you can download Sideview Utils, either the old 1.3 version on Splunkbase, or the newer free-for-internal-use version on the Sideview Site. Because then you can use the "FreshMaker" view it has.
you just go to
and it has a little UI asking you what kind of splunk entity you want to refresh from disk -- savedsearches/eventtypes/views/etc... By default it refreshes the views.
It's very handy and a lot of Sideview app developers just keep a bookmark in their browser toolbar.
This is the error I get when I visit that URL:
404 Not Found
Return to Splunk home page
App "debug" does not support UI access. See its app.conf for more information.
Do I need to do some further config?