The Graph Display and Time Control Panel includes:
- Time control area – enables users to select the time frame for which Analytics is presented; this time frame can be easily changed at any point.
- Graph toolbar – Buttons for selecting the type of analysis displayed by the Problems Graph.
The Graph Display and Time Control Panel includes the following elements:
Default view button
Clicking this button displays the graph in default view, i.e. in Folders and Logs Total Summary view for the last seven days.
|Title||Displays the contents of the graph, according to the selected view type, filter entities, and display view.|
Defines the time period during which Analytics is to be run.
Selectable time periods include:
|Start and End Dates and Times||Displays the start and end dates and times of Analytics, according to the default or selected time period. Clicking this box opens up calendars for selecting a customized time period (see Customizing the Analytics Time Period).|
|Open Calendar button. Clicking this button opens up calendars for selecting a customized time period (see Customizing the Analytics Time Period).|
|Filter Entities / Clear Filter||Clicking the Filter Entities link opens a filter for filtering Analytics according to specific folders and logs, applications, or servers. Clicking the Clear Filter link clears the checkboxes in the filter so that you can select new selection criteria.|
|Graph Toolbar||This toolbar of buttons above the Problems Graph includes buttons for adjusting the display of the Problems Graph (see below).|
The Graph Toolbar includes the following buttons:
Total View button.
Clicking this button displays a total view of the problem events. The information displayed in the graph can be either of the following, depending on whether the Summary View or Split View button is selected:
On top of either graph, you can see measurement points in different colors that indicate problems of varying severities:
Note: A severity level is assigned to all problems automatically by Analytics. On the other hand, users determine the severity level of predefined problems and server metrics.
Hovering the mouse over a measurement point, presents a summary of all the problems that were detected at that time.
Risk View button.
Clicking this button changes the graph to bars format. In the background, the total summary graph is presented. The information displayed in the bar graph can be either of the following, depending on whether the Summary View or Split View button is selected:
Hovering the mouse over a bar presents a summary of all the problems that were detected at that time.
Bar Graph icon.
Clicking this icon displays a bar graph of the event distribution.
|Toggle button for Show Metrics / Hide Metrics. Clicking this button shows the server metrics below the Problems Graph. Clicking this button once again hides the server metrics.|
Split View button.
Clicking this button displays the event distribution originating from each log, separately.
Summary View button.
Clicking this button displays a summary view of the event distribution from all the logs.