Dashboard management

The Dashboard management section allows you to do the following:

Dashboards Management

Index patterns

In this section, you can list, configure, and create new index patterns. Index patterns are templates defining data organization for efficient retrieval and analysis.

Saved objects

Saved objects of the application include:

  • Index patterns

  • Application settings

  • Custom visualizations and dashboards

Advanced settings

In this section, you can configure advanced settings of the Wazuh Dashboard such as the date format.

You can also switch the appearance to dark mode within advanced settings.


Here, you can access the reports generated when clicked Generate Report in various modules.

Server APIs

In this section, you can see information from all the Wazuh servers configured in /usr/share/wazuh-dashboard/data/wazuh/config/wazuh.yml. This information includes:

  • ID

  • Cluster mode

  • Hostname

  • Version

  • Run as mode

It also includes connection information such as

  • Server host

  • API port

  • API connection status.

Additionally, it shows possible updates for each server.

App Settings


The Wazuh dashboard configuration file is located at /usr/share/wazuh-dashboard/data/wazuh/config/wazuh.yml. You can take a look at the configuration parameters in the Wazuh dashboard under Configuration.


You can manually run the Wazuh dashboard health check from this section. This health check assesses the operational status and performance of the Wazuh dashboard.

App Logs

The Wazuh dashboard stores log information in the /usr/share/wazuh-dashboard/data/wazuh/logs/wazuhapp.log file. These logs help with troubleshooting.


This section provides information about your currently installed Wazuh dashboard package, including:

  • Version

  • Revision

  • Installation date

To discover new features in each release, check the Wazuh dashboard changelog file.