After you create a log analysis dashboard, you can edit or delete log charts on the dashboard. In addition, you can create a new log chart by copying an existing chart.

Prerequisites

A log analysis dashboard is created. For more information, see Step 1: Create a WAF log analysis dashboard.

Background information

The practices provide 13 default chart configuration examples. For more information, see WAF log charts and alert configuration examples.

Before you create a chart based on the examples and configure alerts during the chart creation process, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with how to configure alerts. For more information, see Step 3: Configure log alerts.

Procedure

  1. Enter the customized WAF log analysis dashboard.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the dashboard, click Edit.Edit icon
    The dashboard enters the edit mode.
  3. In this mode, you can edit or delete the charts on the dashboard. In addition, you can create a new chart by copying a chart.
    Note You can copy a chart to create a new chart. Then, you can edit the new chart. You can add more than one chart to a dashboard. This allows you to display data and configure alerts in various ways.
    • Copy a chart to create a new chart.
      1. Find the chart that you want to copy. Move the pointer over the Actions icon in the upper-right corner of the chart, and click Copy.
        After you copy a chart, an identical chart appears.Copy a chart
      2. Drag the new chart and drop it at an appropriate position on the dashboard.
    • Edit a chart.
      1. Find the chart that you want to edit, move the pointer over the Actions icon in the upper-right corner of the chart, and click Edit.Actions on charts
      2. On the Edit page, modify the chart configurations, such as Chart Name, SQL statements, relative data collection period, and chart type. Then, click OK.
        Note If you have modified the SQL statements, you must click Preview before you click OK. This operation triggers a check of the statement validity. If the SQL statements are invalid, an error message appears, and the OK button becomes unavailable. You can click OK only after you make sure the statements are valid.
        Edit a chart
    • Delete a chart.

      Find the chart that you want to delete. Move the pointer over the Actions icon in the upper-right corner of the chart, and click Delete.

What to do next

Step 3: Configure log alerts