Hello. I will use a dashboard to let you understand the difference between an inline search and a seaved search.
As you can see bellow, in my first dashboard, you can see my search query: That is an inline panel. My search query can be used only in that panel. It can't be used in another panel.
In the second and the third panels,: References panels, i'm using a saved search, named mysavedsearch, to populate my dashboard . As you can see i'm using the same saved search for the both dashboards, i can share my saved search, accelerate it,... because it is a knowledge object
Conclusion: Inline displays content of a search string or post-process.
Reference display content of a report.
<panel > <single> <search> <query> index=_internal | timechart span=1week count by sourcetype </query> ... </search> </single> </panel> <panel > <single> <search ref= "mysavedsearch"> ... </search> <single> </panel> <panel > <table> <search ref= "mysavedsearch"></search> ... </table> </panel>
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ok, As i was saying, you can't accelerate an inline search because it is not a knowledge object. You don't have your inline search saved somewhere in splunk. A saved search is a knowledge object,. You use your inline search only in your dashboard, nevertheless you can access your saved search in the application on which belong your saved search before accelerate it.
If you stil have an issue, let me know.
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