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Accessing search history

 

You want to find ways to access your previous searches. You might have previously run a search job that you'd like to return to, or maybe you want to save yourself some time by building on your previous searches.

Solution

This video shows you a few different methods of accessing search history in the Splunk platform. You'll learn:

  • How to use the Search History menu on the homepage of the Search and Reporting app
  • How to use the history command to search for previously run searches in the current application
  • How to use the Jobs menu to find previously-run searches, as well as access new values, such as when the search will expire, and more filtering options
  • How to manage search jobs in bulk

Next steps

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