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When analysts log in to Axon SIEM, the Main Dashboard is the first screen they see. The Main Dashboard provides an overview of their environment with customizable widgets, navigation on the left, and a search bar at the top.

Main Dashboard Sections

Many of the icons covered in this table are also included in Axon Icons, but may have a different function in the context of the Dashboard.

These icons are referenced by name throughout the user guide.

Main Toolbar

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Dashboard Toolbar

  • Dashboard selector
  • Add Widgets
  • Reports
  • Date and Time Picker (default is Last 24 hours)
  • Manual refresh (refreshes all widgets on the dashboard)
  • Auto refresh/pause toggle

    Setting your dashboard to auto refresh may result in performance issues. When in auto-refresh mode, it refreshes every 2 minutes.

Navigation bar

Click icons to navigate to other pages.




Administration (only visible to Administrators)

Expand/Collapse toggle
WidgetsWidgets can be configured, moved, resized, and removed. Icons appear when you point to the widget.

User Menu

IconMenu Options

  • Dark mode/Light mode

  • My Account
  • Logout

    Click the icon next to your user name to toggle between dark mode and light mode.

    Switch to Dark mode

    Switch to Light mode

Widget Actions


ConfigureClick icon to open configuration dialog box.

View DataClick icon, and then click View Data. The widget's visualized search results are displayed in a new browser tab.

Delete Widget

Click icon, and then click Delete Widget

Deleting a widget deletes any saved configuration. Deleted widgets that are re-added to the Dashboard must be re-configured.

ResizeThe icon is in the lower-right corner of the widget. Click and hold to resize widget.

MovePoint to the title bar of the widget, and the icon appears. Click and hold to move widget.

Date and Time Picker

The date and time picker, located at the top-right corner of the Dashboard, allows you to determine the time period for which the dashboard displays results. By default, the dashboard shows results for the last 24 hours.

To adjust the date and time period for which the dashboard displays results, refer to Date and Time Picker.

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