Splunk Search

drop down list population with extracted search fields

santoshbala
Engager

I'm trying to populate my drop down list with extracted fields of a search, most examples I've seen on splunkbase explain it quite well, but I don't think I'm getting the syntax right, how do I set the 'fields' as the token to pass to my populating search? I currently have this:

<! -- default search to assign tokens --->



index=main host=gridnames | fields gridnames | dedup gridnames <!- set $grid$ here: HOW?>









<![CDATA[index="main" host=gridnames| fields grid | dedup grid]]>



default



I know I'm not setting $grid$ in the searchtemplate, but how do I do it for the field gridnames?

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sowings
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The searchtemplate element is for the main search you want to run in the dashboard. The search to get the list of values to display in the dropdown is the body of the populating search element.


<searchtemplate>big_search_here grid=$grid$</searchtemplate>
<fieldset>
<input type="dropdown" token="grid">
<populatingSearch fieldForLabel="gridnames" fieldforValue="gridnames"> index=main host=gridnames | fields gridnames | dedup gridnames</populatingSearch>
</input>
</fieldset>

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sowings
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The searchtemplate element is for the main search you want to run in the dashboard. The search to get the list of values to display in the dropdown is the body of the populating search element.


<searchtemplate>big_search_here grid=$grid$</searchtemplate>
<fieldset>
<input type="dropdown" token="grid">
<populatingSearch fieldForLabel="gridnames" fieldforValue="gridnames"> index=main host=gridnames | fields gridnames | dedup gridnames</populatingSearch>
</input>
</fieldset>

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santoshbala
Engager

Brilliant! Works a treat! thanks a lot!

For anyone else looking:

<searchTemplate> 

index=main host=gridnames | fields $grid$ | dedup $grid$

<fieldset> 




<![CDATA[index="main" host=gridnames| fields gridnames | dedup gridnames]]>

testabooga

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