Customize your monitoring setup to find information quickly. Some of the customization and filtering tasks are the same for both system administrators and organization administrators.

You can explore how to optimize screen areas and how you can quickly find information by using filters. Filtering is not supported in all panels.

Log in to Data Director, as the system administrator or as an organization administrator.

1

Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Reports.

2

Click Summary Reports or Time Interval Reports to display only one type of report and view the icons above the filter options.

Icon

Description

gear-shaped action icon with down-triangle to the right

The gear-shaped Action icon lets you choose an action. Available actions differ for different panels. For example, the Reports panel lets you download all reports or to download a selected report.

The reload icon is a curved blue arrow.

The blue Reload icon lets you redisplay the current page.

3

Explore the Filter text box in the right corner.

a

Type a search term to search the current items.

For example, search all tasks for the term Delete.

The search includes the currently displayed items and the list of available items.

b

To filter which columns are searched, click the down-triangle, deselect checked boxes for columns you do not want to search, and click OK.

When you perform the next search, only the selected columns are searched.

4

Explore how to view a panel.

Action

Action

To reduce a panel

Click the down-facing triangle to the left of the panel name to reduce the panel to its title.

To expand and shrink a panel

Click the expand icon Full box icon expands a panel. to expand a panel, and click the shrink icon Double-rectangle returns expanded icon to original size. to return the panel to its original size and position.

To close a panel

Click the X icon (An X icon closes a panel.).

To open a closed panel

Click the Customize button in the dashboard's top right corner to select the panel's check box.

5

Explore the sidebar.

The sidebar can include a panel for tasks, a panel for alarms and, in certain contexts, an SQL window. Task and alarm information is limited to the most recent tasks and alarms. You can collapse the side bar with the right-facing triangles Two blue right-facing arrows for collapsing the side bar and expand it with the left-facing triangles Two blue left-facing triangles expand the collapsed side bar..

System administrators can see Monitoring for System Administrators. Organization administrators can see Monitoring for Organization Administrators.