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Time filter

The time filter is used to set the time range, including minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, that is displayed on your dashboard.

The default time range is Last 15 minutes. You can change the time range at the dashboard level or under Dashboards Management > Advanced Settings > Time filter defaults.

To change the time range at the dashboard level, follow these steps:

  1. From an OpenSearch Dashboards application (Discover, Dashboards, or Visualize), select the calendar icon (calendar icon) on the right of the search bar.
  2. Select one of the time filter options, as shown in the following image:
    • Quick select: Choose a time based on the last or next number of seconds, minutes, hours, days, or another time unit.
    • Commonly used: Choose a common time range like Today, Last 7 days, or Last 30 days.
    • Recently used date ranges: Select a previously used time range.
    • Refresh every: Set an automatic refresh period.

    Time range interface

  3. Choose Show dates to set start and end times, and then select anywhere inside the toolbar to access the time filter pop-up window, as shown in the following image.

    Time filter pop-up window

  4. Select Absolute, Relative, or Now and specify ranges.
  5. Choose Update to apply changes, as shown in the following image.

    Start and end times interface

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