Metric Viewer Portlet

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About the Metric Viewer Portlet

The Metric Viewer portlet displays a selected metric for selected resources of the same resource type. The example below shows the current "Load Average 5 Minutes" metric for five Linux Platforms.


Configure the Metric Viewer Portlet

  1. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner of the Metric Viewer portlet.

  2. The HQ Dashboard Settings: Metric Viewer page appears.

  3. Specify the display settings for the portlet:

    • Description — This description shows up at the top of the portlet.

    • Display Range — The total number of resources to display in the portlet.

    • Resource Type — This selection filters both the set of resources that users can add to the portlet and the list of metrics available for selection.

    • Metric — The single metric that will be displayed for the user-selected set of resource in the portlet.

    • Sort Order — Determines whether the resources will be displayed in the portlet by descending or ascending metric value/

  4. If the Selected Resources section contains resources that you do not want to be included in the portlet, checkmark them and click Remove From List.

  5. To add resources to the portlet:

    1. Click Add to List.

    2. The Dashboard Settings: Metric Viewer: Add/Remove Resources page appears.

    3. In the Resources column:

      1. Enter a substring in the Filter by Name field to filter by resource name, as desired.

      2. In the list of resources, checkmark desired resources, and click the right arrow between the columns to include them in the portlet. 

    4. If the Add Resources column contains resources you do not wish to include in the portlet, checkmark those resources and click the left arrow between the panels

  6. Click OK.