Security

How to setup auto search based on login name?

Cbr1sg
Path Finder

Hello all,
I want to setup Splunk in such a way that when an user logins to the dashboard, Splunk would be able to detect the name of user (preferably via LDAP search) and say "hello Mr. ABC, welcome to the dashboard blah blah" and it will also automatically search for the data related to that specific user and display the data without manual input from user himself.

Is it possible and how can it be done in Splunk? Thanks

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HiroshiSatoh
Champion

Is this information?

|rest /services/authentication/current-context/context

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paramagurukarth
Builder

There are some such useful details are readily available in splunk token.
You can use that in your html and search...
Check this

Cbr1sg
Path Finder

very useful info, thank you!

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paramagurukarth
Builder

Always welcome

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splunker12er
Motivator

Search query:

| rest /services/authentication/current-context | where username!="splunk-system-user" | fields username| replace * with "Welcome \"*\" !" in username

Create a dashboard panel
Set the Visualization to "single value"
as like u may customize your search query and pass the username to load user related results

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Cbr1sg
Path Finder

unfortunately i can't accept another answer, but this also solves my problem. Thank you!

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paramagurukarth
Builder

But you can accept the best answer

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HiroshiSatoh
Champion

Is this information?

|rest /services/authentication/current-context/context

Cbr1sg
Path Finder

Exactly what I'm looking for. thank you very much

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