View a Chart PanelView a Chart Panel
In the View a Chart panel, you can view and manage charts. There are options for filtering and sorting the information in the chart, as well as options for the type of chart, the number of items to chart, and charting values or totals. When viewing a chart, you can open the charted sessions in the Investigation module and save the chart as a PDF.
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|Role||I want to ...||Documentation|
Configure Reporting Engine
For more information, see "Configure Reporting Engine" in the Reporting Engine Configuration Guide.
|Administrator/ Analyst||Configure a chart||Configure a Chart|
Schedule a chart
View a chart*
|Administrator/ Analyst||Test a chart||Test a Chart|
|Administrator/ Analyst||Investigate a chart||Investigate a Chart|
|Administrator/ Analyst||Manage a chart group and chart||Manage a Chart Group and Chart|
*You can complete these tasks here.
The following figure is an example with the important features labeled.
The View a Chart panel includes the following panels:
|2||Chart Output panel|
|3||Chart Calendar panel|
|4||Chart Options panel|
|5||Chart Executed list|
The Chart toolbar has options that allow you to investigate, and view the chart on another screen.
The following table lists the options in the Chart toolbar.
|Investigate||Investigates the chart details.|
|Full Screen||Displays the chart on a full screen.|
Chart Output Panel
The Chart Output panel displays the chart with sortBy on the Y-axis, time on the X-axis and legends.
Note: You can save the chart as PDF using the icon on the Chart Output panel.
Chart Calendar Panel
The Chart Calendar panel is the default calendar with which you can filter the list of charts depending on the date you select from the Calendar, as shown in the following figure.
Chart Options Panel
The Chart Options panel displays the time range, series, and chart type fields to configure the chart is displayed.
The following table lists the fields in the Chart Options panel.
The default time range is Last 3 Hours. However, you can select a different value from the drop-down list, for example, Last Hour, or Last 6 Hours which are the preset values. Or you can customize by selecting Last N Days or the Custom option.
Note: The time range selected by you for a chart will be saved. When you open the same chart the next time, the time range that is saved will be displayed. This behavior is not applicable for the custom option.
|From||The start date and time. (only for custom options)|
|To||The end date and time. (only for custom options)|
|Series||The series field provides the user with two options:
|Items to Plot||The maximum number of events the user wants to view on the chart.|
|Chart Type||The type of chart to be rendered. Either area, bar, column, line, step line, step area, spline area or spline.|
Chart Executed List Panel
The Chart Executed List panel displays all the executions for a particular chart for the selected date. Double-clicking on any chart execution loads the chart on the Chart Output panel. By default, the last executed chart is displayed in the Chart Output panel.