Reports overview

Reports in Spunk are created when you save a search (or a pivot) that you would like to run in the future. Once a report has been created, you can use it for the following purposes:

  • run the report on an ad-hoc basis to review the results it returns.
  • schedule the report so that it runs on a regular interval.
  • modify the report permissions and share it with other Splunk users.
  • embed scheduled reports in external websites.
  • add the report to a dashboard.

Reports can be created in four ways:

  • from the Search app, by saving your search as a report.
  • from Pivot, by saving the pivot as a report.
  • by navigating to Settings > Searches and reports and clicking New.
  • from a dashboard, by converting an inline-search-powered dashboard panel to a report.
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