Applications Manager comes with four Dashboards - Default Dashboard, Business View, Availability and QoS Worldwide (Quality Of Service Worldwide).
This is done using 'Embed webpage' widget . This dashboard helps you monitor your websites from outside your data center. Site24x7 is a website monitoring service that helps manage end user experience from a global point of presence. It helps monitor application and web service performance from a location closer to where your actual customers are.
You can quickly configure your business metrics like customer wins, revenue, etc. It helps the Manager to allign IT with business needs.
Monitor Group Template Dashboards:
After configuring a dashboard, you can save the settings as monitor group template. This monitor group template can then be applied for other monitor groups, thereby it becomes easier to create dashboards for monitor groups.
By using Custom Dashboards feature, you can create Dashboards of your choice - like Status View of all the Databases, Status view of all Web Applications deployed in Tomcat Server. By adding the different widgets given, custom dashboards can be created.
This is in addition to the already created four Dashboards - Default Dashboard, Business View, Availability and QoS Worldwide (Quality Of Service Worldwide).
Top N Monitors: This widget displays Top N monitors based on a performance metric.To view the data ,select a performance metric and select the monitors from which Top N should be listed. You have an option to view the graph for the selected time period.
Performance Metric Widget: This widget displays the Snapshot value of a specific Monitor's performance metric. You have an option to view the graph for the selected time period.
Threshold Breakers: This widget displays all the monitors which have exceeded the threshold for a performance metric. You have an option to view the graph for the selected performance metric.
Tabular Data: This widget displays values in a tabular format, packs more data in a smaller area.
Topology Map View: This widget displays the interconnection of different resources in your enterprise on a map and also associate links between them. You can use the Topology Map widget to view, say, a small number of your available devices and servers that are spread across the globe or across different locations. Know More about the Topology Map View and how to create one.
|Availability and Health Widgets||
Infrastructure Snapshot: This widget gives you a snapshot of availability and health of monitors grouped by Monitor Type.
Availability & Health Status: Multiple Monitors: This widget lets you view the snapshot of monitors of specific Type.
Last 24 Hours / 30 Days Availability History: This widget displays the Availability history for last 24 hours / 30 days for all monitors of selected Type.
Last 24 Hours / 30 Days Health History:This widget displays the Health history for last 24 hours / 30 days for all monitors of selected Type.
Availability, Health and Alarm Summary: This widget displays Availability and Health status and Alarm status for the selected Monitor category.
Heat Map Widget: This widget displays the severity status for the Health and Availability of selected monitors in various coloured boxes, each representing the severity status of specific monitors. Also, you have an option to display the summary chart of all the selected monitors which allows you to quickly grasp the state and impact of monitors in the form of a pie chart.
Monitor Status Overview: This widget displays the overall status based on the availability of selected monitors in different colors, each representing the availability status, along with the overall monitor count in the form of a pie chart.
ADDM Dependency Map: This widget displays the visual map view of the servers and their associated applications that are available and connected to each other for the selected Dependency Map.
Monitors under Downtime Schedules/Unmanaged Widget: This widget displays the list of monitors for which downtime schedules have been assigned and shows whether the monitors are currently in scheduled maintenance or unmanaged state.
Last N Alarms: This widget displays the last N alarms for all the monitors.
Monitors by Status and Downtime Widget: This widget shows the health and availability status of all monitors that are down for a certain time duration.
Alarm Summary Widget: This widget displays alerts for all monitors and monitor groups.
|Monitor Group Widgets||
Availability and Health Status: This widget displays all the Monitor Groups Availability and Health snapshot and Last 24 hours availability.
Last 24 Hours / 30 Days Availability History: This widget displays the Availability history for last 24 hours / 30 days for all Monitor Groups.
Last 24 Hours / 30 Days Health History: This widget displays the Health history for last 24 hours / 30 days for all Monitor Groups.
Business View Widget: This widget displays the Business View of the Monitor Groups.
Monitor Group Tree View: This widget displays a hierarchial tree view of the list of Monitor Groups and their associated Monitors that are present in the environment, along with their health and availability status.
World Map View: This widget displays the Monitor Groups, and Sub Groups in a map view provided location has been assigned to the respective groups.
Embed Web Page: This widget allows you to include a web page from another application into your dashboard.You can use this widget to integrate your custom dashboards.
Bookmarks: This widget allows you to add weblinks to important documents, KBase articles.
Custom HTML or Text: This widget allows you to add notes to your operator.
Widget and Dashboard Actions
Click on Actions tab to perform administrative operations for dashboards.
|Add Widgets||Adds new Widgets|
|Edit Dashboard||Edits the custom created dashboards|
|Delete Dashboard||Deletes the selected dashboard|
|New Dashboard||Creates new dashboard|
Set as Default: The selected dashboard is set as the default dashboard. So, whenever you access the home tab, this dashboard would be displayed by default.
Limitations of Widgets:
If you install a Non-English Version, say Chinese version, of Applications Manager, and then change your language settings to English, the Widget and Dashboard names will not automatically be translated from Chinese to English characters. You can, however, manually edit the Dashboard or Widget and change the name to English characters.
Note: By clicking on Tabs Edit icon you can choose the order in which the dashboard will be listed under the Home tab.
A topology map is an effort to visualize the interconnection of different resources in an enterprise on a map. you can group a certain set of network devices and servers of your choice under a Map View and also associate links between them.
You can also create a sub map view within a map and display the same as a shortcut icon in a Map View. Background images [global maps, etc.] can be used for the Map View using the available default images or, you can also import your own background image.