|Create Dashboard||Manually create a dashboard using the dashboard create tool.|
|Import Dashboard||Import a JSON file previously exported using the dashboard export option.|
|Create Collection||Create a folder for grouping dashboards.|
|Search for dashboards or collections||Search for a dashboard or collection by name.|
The dashboard list shows curated, pre-configured dashboards and user-created dashboards. Click on the dashboard entry to view the dashboard. Dashboards are only displayed if the associated integration is installed.
A dashboard visualization is created after specifying your metrics for the dashboard.
Metric tiles support:
- PromQL-driven line and bar time-series: Displays metric values over time.
- Single-value: Displays a metric value at one point in time.
- List: Displays the data in as chart types.
- Honeycomb: Displays the data as a honeycomb chart type.
The time-series option is identified as Combo. Metric values display over time and can support up to two queries. The metric can be represented by a line chart or a bar chart.
The single-value option is identified as Value.
A metric value displays at one point in time.
Queries that return multiple series must have an aggregation.
The returned series and associated metric values display at a single point in time, in list form up to 30 time series. The values can be sorted by name and value.
Displays the data as a honeycomb chart type. The following graphic shows a honeycomb display of VM CPU By Region.
Metric tile customization
The following elements are used to customize visualizations:
|Header Label||Add a title to your chart.|
|Grid Lines||Enable or disable grid lines.|
|Background||Change the background color.|
|Display||Toggle between Line and Bar charts.|
|Legend||Enable or disable a legend display.|
|Data Color Mapping||Change the color of each series. Color pallets are customizable for time series charts, only.|
|Axis||Enter and customize axes labels.|
|Thresholds||Configure the chart to change color and background color when a specified threshold or condition is reached. This applies only to single-value and list chart types.|
Text tiles are used to provide messages and descriptions for dashboard content.
Images can be uploaded as tiles.
|filter on time range||Select a time range to filter the start time and end time for displaying metric data. Select pre-defined time intervals or use the date time-picker.|
|filter on variables||Assign a named variable to the value of an attribute to toggle between series to display.|
Collections group dashboards allow you to organize dashboards. You can copy and move dashboards to a collection.