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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating charts

You can also create charts using the Log View Chart Builder. See Creating charts.

To create charts:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Reports > Report Definitions > Chart Library.
  3. Click Create New in the toolbar.

  4. Configure the settings for the new chart, the click OK.

    Name

    Enter a name for the chart.

    Description

    Enter a description of the chart.

    Dataset

    Select a dataset from the dropdown list. For more information, see Datasets. Options vary based on device type.

    Resolve Hostname

    Select to resolve the hostname. Select one of the following: Inherit, Enabled, or Disabled.

    Chart Type

    Select a graph type from the dropdown list; one of: Table, Bar, Pie, Line, Area, Donut, or Radar. This selection affects the rest of the available selections.

    Data Bindings

    The data bindings vary depending on the chart type selected.

    Table

     

    Table Type

    Select Regular, Ranked, or Drilldown.

     

    Add Column

    Select to add a column. Up to 15 columns can be added for a Regular table.

    Ranked tables have two columns, and Drilldown tables have three columns.

     

    Columns

    The following column settings must be set:

    • Column Title: Enter a title for the column.
    • Width: Enter the column width as a percentage.
    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a value from the dropdown list.
    • Add Data Binding: Add data bindings to the column. Every column must have at least one data binding. The maximum number varies depending on the table type.

     

    Order By

    Select what to order the table by. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

     

    Show Top

    Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category for Ranked and Drilldown tables.

     

    Drilldown Top

    Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. This options is only available for Drilldown tables.

    Bar

     

    X-Axis

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.
    • Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items are bundled into the Others category.

     

    Y-axis

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.

     

    Bundle rest into "Others"

    Select to bundle the rest of the results into an Others category.

     

    Group By

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category.

     

    Order By

    Select to order by the X-Axis or Y-Axis.

    Pie, Donut, or Radar

     

    Category

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.
    • Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category.

     

    Series

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.

     

    Bundle rest into "Others"

    Select to bundle the rest of the results into an Others category.

    Line or Area

     

    X-Axis

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Default, or Time.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.

     

    Lines

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.
    • Type: Select the type from the dropdown list: Line Up or Line Down.
    • Legend: Enter the legend text for the line.

     

    Add line

    Select to add more lines.

Creating charts

You can also create charts using the Log View Chart Builder. See Creating charts.

To create charts:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Reports > Report Definitions > Chart Library.
  3. Click Create New in the toolbar.

  4. Configure the settings for the new chart, the click OK.

    Name

    Enter a name for the chart.

    Description

    Enter a description of the chart.

    Dataset

    Select a dataset from the dropdown list. For more information, see Datasets. Options vary based on device type.

    Resolve Hostname

    Select to resolve the hostname. Select one of the following: Inherit, Enabled, or Disabled.

    Chart Type

    Select a graph type from the dropdown list; one of: Table, Bar, Pie, Line, Area, Donut, or Radar. This selection affects the rest of the available selections.

    Data Bindings

    The data bindings vary depending on the chart type selected.

    Table

     

    Table Type

    Select Regular, Ranked, or Drilldown.

     

    Add Column

    Select to add a column. Up to 15 columns can be added for a Regular table.

    Ranked tables have two columns, and Drilldown tables have three columns.

     

    Columns

    The following column settings must be set:

    • Column Title: Enter a title for the column.
    • Width: Enter the column width as a percentage.
    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a value from the dropdown list.
    • Add Data Binding: Add data bindings to the column. Every column must have at least one data binding. The maximum number varies depending on the table type.

     

    Order By

    Select what to order the table by. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

     

    Show Top

    Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category for Ranked and Drilldown tables.

     

    Drilldown Top

    Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. This options is only available for Drilldown tables.

    Bar

     

    X-Axis

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.
    • Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items are bundled into the Others category.

     

    Y-axis

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.

     

    Bundle rest into "Others"

    Select to bundle the rest of the results into an Others category.

     

    Group By

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category.

     

    Order By

    Select to order by the X-Axis or Y-Axis.

    Pie, Donut, or Radar

     

    Category

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.
    • Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category.

     

    Series

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.

     

    Bundle rest into "Others"

    Select to bundle the rest of the results into an Others category.

    Line or Area

     

    X-Axis

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Default, or Time.
    • Label: Enter a label for the axis.

     

    Lines

    • Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
    • Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.
    • Type: Select the type from the dropdown list: Line Up or Line Down.
    • Legend: Enter the legend text for the line.

     

    Add line

    Select to add more lines.