Create Custom Dashboards

The dashboard customization feature in OpManager helps you to create your own dashboard and view desired performance metrics and reports at a glance. Now, a user can create and share dashboards with other users.


For an operator to create custom dashboards, admin user has to first enable the 'Create dashboard for Operator' option. To enable this feature go to Settings → System settings. Under General, select Enable the Allow dashboard creation for operator. 

Creating a custom dashboard

  1. Click on Dashboard. In the top right corner of the screen, click on the icon with + symbol. Create New Dashboard page opens [screen shots given below].
    Note: In case of Custom User Roles, the Dashboard tab will only be available for users who have atleast Read permission for Dashboard and only those users whose role grants them Read and Write permission can make changes. Learn more about Custom User Roles here.
  2. Name: Enter a unique name for the dashboard.
  3. Description: Enter a description about the dashboard.
  4. Click Next.

  5. Select Widget(s) from the list of widget categories. You could use the search bar to find the widget. 
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select the user(s) whom you wish to share the dashboard with (Refer to the table below for privilege-based actions on custom dashboards).

  8. You can associate the dashboards with either of the following
    • All admins and/or all operators/or all users in a custom role (or)
    • You can manually select individual users.
  9. After selected users to be associated, click on create. A new dashboard is created and listed on the My Dashboard page.
    Note: Selecting the "all" option under a role will associate the dashboard to new users (when created in future) of that role.

Privilege-based actions allowed for admins/operators on custom dashboards

The role-based sharing/editing actions that can be performed by the admin/operator on custom dashboards have been tabulated below.




Create dashboard 



Dashboard association authority

Can associate with all users.

Can associate with other operators only

Edit/Modify Widget

On dashboards of all users.

On dashboards created by self

Delete widget / Delete Dashboard

Can delete self-created and associated  dashboards

Can delete self-created dashboards

View dashboard 


Only Self-created and associated dashboards

Add/Remove Widgets from Default Dashboard

  1. Go to Settings > General Settings > System Settings.
  2. Enable the Add/Remove Widgets from Default Dashboard option.

Delete Dashboard

To delete a dashboard, follow the steps given below:

  1. Go to Dashboard > My Dashboard page
  2. Click Delete icon of the Dashboard that you want to delete. A confirmation window pops-up.
  3. Click OK to confirm deleting.

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