To link the widgets from one dashboard to another, you create dashboard navigations.

You can use dashboard navigation to move from one dashboard to another, and to apply sections or context from one dashboard to another. You can connect a widget to widgets on other dashboards to investigate problems or better analyze the provided information.

Create a dashboard that shows the objects and their health status of a vCenter Server instance. See Create a Dashboard to View Object Status.

Create a dashboard that shows detailed status for a selected object. See Create a Detailed Object Status Dashboard.

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In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click the Content icon and click Dashboards.

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From the dashboards list, click the Environment Health dashboard and click the pencil icon.

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Click Dashboard Navigation.

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From the Environment Overview widget Destination Dashboard drop-down menu select the Detailed Object Status dashboard.

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From the Detailed Object Status dashboard widgets, select Metric Chart and Mashup Chart.

The Dashboard Navigation icon (Dashboard to dashboard navigation action. ) appears in the top menu of the Environment Overview widget and leads to the Detailed Object Status dashboard. The Metric Chart and Mashup Chart update depending on the selected object in the Environment Overview widget.

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From the Health Chart widget Destination Dashboard drop-down menu select the Detailed Object Status dashboard.

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From the Detailed Object Status dashboard widgets, select All widgets.

The Dashboard Navigation icon (Dashboard to dashboard navigation action. ) appears in the top menu of the Health Chart widget and leads to the Detailed Object Status dashboard. All the widgets update depending on the Health Chart widget.

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Click Apply Navigations.

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Click Save.

Test the dashboard navigation. See Work with Dashboard Navigations.