Exclude global Querystring for Visualizations

Hey guys,

just a simple question form an former Kibana3 user:

In Kibana3 you had the possibility the select which global dashboard queries should apply to each visualization/panel, is it possible to do the same in Kibana4 dashboards?

So that the visualization A and B use the global dashboard querystring, but visualization C is just using the settings, that are configured in the visualization itself.

Thanks in advance

Yes. When you create the visualization, you can link it to an index (which will utilize the search bar for ad-hoc queries) or you can select a saved search, which will pin the vis only to that search. In dashboard, you can mix-and-match both types of visualizations.

Thanks for taking time to do such an detailed answer.

Unfortunately thats not working, as it should - my example:

First im gonna save the search:

Next im gonna create an visualization and link it to the "Netflow" search:

Creating a Dashboard with the "*" Query work:

But as soon as i apply a query which excludes the saved search, the visualization is not showing results:

Am I missing something?


Any ideas on this?

Yeah, you're right. I don't think it quite works as expected. The global filter still applies to all dashboards.

Please feel free to file an issue - I think the scenario makes sense: https://github.com/elastic/kibana/issues

Regarding to https://github.com/elastic/kibana/issues/5324 it seems like this is intended behaviour, so this post can be closed.

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