Splunk Search

Why do standard navigation menu items disappear on custom dashboards?

greg
Communicator

In the latest versions of Splunk 6.2+, the navigation menu items disappear on any custom dashboard.
Only the first "Search" item remains visible: it's not very comfortable to have missing "Reports" or "Dashboards" shortcuts.

On main Search page (and on other standard search pages):
alt text

On custom Advanced XML dashboards:
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My custom dashboards are stored in search app.
The .../search/default/data/ui/nav/default.xml has no changes as well:

<nav search_view="search" color="#65A637">
  <view name="search" default="true" />
  <view name="pivot" />
  <view name="reports" />
  <view name="alerts" />
  <view name="dashboards" />
</nav>

There wasn't such issue in Splunk 6.1.

Is this a bug or did I miss something in configuration?

1 Solution

greg
Communicator

The issue seems to be fully resolved in Splunk 6.3.0.

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greg
Communicator

The issue seems to be fully resolved in Splunk 6.3.0.

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lloydknight
Builder

Hello, my current version is 6.5.1 and my problem is similar to this one.

https://answers.splunk.com/answers/545133/show-dashboard-tab.html

is this a recurring a issue?

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lsolberg
Path Finder

Did you figure out what did this? I have the same problem now, and it annoy the hell out of me! Peeking around, I found another app that does the same, the ... looks about the same, and the navigations default.xml looks the same; but it's menu works.

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greg
Communicator

No, I didn't, the problem is still there in 6.2.4.
I have only one default.xml as above, and my custom dashboards are based on Sideview Utils.

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jimodonald
Contributor

Do you have any other navigation menus set to Global that might be overriding the display?

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greg
Communicator

Well, how can I check that the menu is global?
I do have several default.xml files in Splunk directory (per each application), but there is no any global-related option there.

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ludoz13
Path Finder

Hello,

I have exactly the same issue. All my advanced XML views have this kind of navigation menu whereas with simple xml there is no problem. I have just one default.xml

Someon have an idea ?

Thx

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lsolberg
Path Finder

Did you find anything out @ludoz13?

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