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76 vFoglight

User Guide



To see a list of alarms according to alarm severity. Click on a particular alarm severity to view:

• number of alarms for the particular severity

• the alarm error instance on a particular agent or host

• summary table of the time, instance, rule name and ack’d by details.

CPU, memory, disk, and network see a detailed drilldown of that part of the host’s performance.

Host Monitor

Host Browser see a real-time monitoring view of the host.

Creating a Custom Dashboard

In addition to using the dashboards that are supplied with vFoglight or created by dashboard developers in your organization, you can create custom dashboards for your specific needs. These dashboards can contain any combination of tables and charts that you find useful. You can use the Columns options in the action panel to choose the number of columns for the dashboard.

The custom dashboards that you create are located under My Dashboards in the navigation panel.

To create a dashboard:

1 Click Create Dashboard in the action panel.

The Create Dashboard dialog box opens.

Working with Dashboards

Creating a Custom Dashboard


2 Type a unique name for the dashboard in the Name field. This is the only information required to create a new dashboard.



By default, a dashboard you create is not available to any vFoglight roles. You can select the default roles to control how people gain access to different parts of the browser interface. To do this, click the edit icon beside Relevant Role(s) and/or Allowed Role(s) and select the appropriate roles.

• Relevant Role —Select the roles for allowing existing dashboard users to view a dashboard. The option to choose a relevant role is only valid for super users such as a Java administrator who also has an operator role. Selecting the

Cartridge Developer role enables a filter to restrict certain user roles (e.g.

Operator role) from accessing the dashboard. Selecting the Operator role allows anyone with this role to access the new dashboard.

• Allowed Role —determines if a user role is allowed to see the dashboard.

Selecting the Operator role allows anyone with this role to access the new dashboard.

If you want the views in your dashboard to be refreshed at regular intervals, click the Automatically refresh page every check box and choose one of the options.

If you choose the second option, you need to enter a number of seconds in the text box to indicate the length of the refresh interval.



You can enter a description of the dashboard in the Context Help text box. This text will appear in a tooltip when you hover over the dashboard name in the navigation panel.

Click OK to save your dashboard.



Two additional tabs (Views and Data) appear at the top of the action panel.

In the action panel, select the Views or Data tab and locate the views or portlets that you want to add to your dashboard. You can add both types of information to

the same dashboard. For information on editing charts, see “ Metrics Chart Editor ” on page 83.

Note When you have finished adding views to your dashboard, you do not need to save it.

It is automatically available under My Dashboards in the navigation panel.

To divide the display area into one, two, or three columns, choose the number of columns in the action panel, under the General tab > Columns.


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