Dashboard view


By default you can view the Network snapshot. You can also customize the dashboard as per your own requirements.

 

Network snapshot

The Network Snapshot View is the default view when the user logs in to NetFlow Analyzer application. The time period for which the report is shown can be modified using the Select Period . The time period choosen could be one of - Last Hour, Last 6 Hours, Today and Last 24 Hours.

It displays details categorized under the following heads.

  1. Top Devices by Speed
  2. Top Interfaces by Speed
  3. Top Interfaces by Utilization
  4. Top IP Groups by Speed
  5. Top IP Groups by Utilization

The top 5 Interfaces/ IP groups are listed in each category, as the case may be.

 

Top Devices by Speed

 

The Top Devices by Speed categorization lists the top 5 devices ( routers/switches ) on the basis of speed. is shown against each device name. Details of the Maximum Speed, Average Speed, Average Voulme, percentage utilization is shown against each device name. The Pie chart gives the representation of the share of the top devices as a percentage. Clicking on the region of a pie-chart gives details at the interface level for the device chosen. The same can be seen by clicking on the Device Name listed under the heading Device Name. The rectangular plot alongside the piechart gives the 1 Minute Average plot of speed Vs time.

 

Top Interfaces by Speed

 

The Top Interfaces by Speed categorization lists the top 5 interfaces ( globally ) on the basis of speed. Details such as the Device Name( on which the interface resides), the In and Out speeds on the Interface are listed. By clicking on any Interface Name, it is possible to further drill down to see more details on speed related information on this interface.

 

Top Interfaces by Utilization

 

The Top Interfaces by Utilization categorization lists the top 5 interfaces ( globally ) on the basis of Utilization. Details such as the Device Name( on which the interface resides), the In and Out Utilization on the Interface are listed. By clicking on any Interface Name, it is possible to further drill down to see more details on the utilization information on this interface.

 

Top IP Groups by Speed

 

The Top IP Groups by Speed categorization lists the top 5 IP Groups ( globally ) on the basis of speed. Details on the In and Out speeds on the IP Group are listed. By clicking on any IP Group Name, it is possible to further drill down to see more speed related details on the IP Group.

 

Top IP Groups by Utilization

 

The Top IP Groups by Utilization categorization lists the top 5 IP Groups ( globally ) on the basis of Utilization. Details on the In and Out utilization values on the IP Groups are listed. By clicking on any IP Group Name, it is possible to further drill down to see more utilization related details on the IP Group

 

The purpose of icons and buttons in the Network Snapshot View is explained below.

Icon/ Button Purpose
edit
(near Refresh this page)
Click this icon, to set the time period for refreshing the page contents.

 

Customizable dashboard:

The dashboard can be customized by users to display widgets of their own choice. To create a new dashboard view, click on "Actions" on the top right. In the dropdown click on "new dashboard".

 

Fill in the Information:

Dashboard information
Title Description
Name The name of the dashboard view
Description Describe this view for easy reference and understanding
No. of columns No. of columns the user wants to be displayed in this dashboard view. It can be 1,2 or 3. And the the numbers below with "%" gives the width of the page allocated to the particular column.
Widgets Select the widgets that needs to be displayed in the dashboard

 

Click "Save" to save this particular dashboard view. It can be later edited at any time by going to the dashboard view and clicking on "Actions" on the top right. In the dropdown click on "Edit".

 

Once the view is saved, the particular dashboard will be displayed. You can move the widgets as per your wish by dragging and dropping the widget at another place.

 

You can delete a dashboard view by clicking on "Actions" on the top right. In the dropdown click on "Delete". This deletes the current dashboard view. Yo can also delete a particular widget in the dashboard by clicking on "" of the particular widget.

 

You can configure / edit a widget by clicking on configure or "". You can edit the following

Title Description
Name The name of the widget
Period You can select the period (from the dropdown box) for which you need to monitor.
Show only Select the top "N" to be seen
Refresh time Set the refresh time from the dropdown box.

 

And "Save" the changes.

 

Your dashboard view is all ready!

 

You can toggle between various view by clicking on the "Dashboards" on the top right. In the dropdown click the dashboard that you want to view.

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