CloudMonitor Dashboard supports custom display of monitoring data. You can view this data on the dashboard across all products and instances.  It displays instances for various products in a centralized manner.

View dashboards

Dashboards give you quick but comprehensive understanding about the monitoring data of various cloud product instances. 

Note
  • By default, CloudMonitor initializes ECS Global Dashboard and displays ECS monitoring data.
  • You can add monitoring metrics of other cloud products in a customized manner.
  • Procedure
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. Click  Dashboard in the navigation pane.
    3. Select a dashboard in the drop-down menu of the current dashboard current dashboard. You can switch different styles of dashboards.

Create a dashboard

You can create new monitoring dashboard and customize the display charts, when your business operations are complex and the default ECS monitoring dashboards do not meet monitoring visualization requirements.

  • Procedure
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. Click Dashboard in the navigation pane.
    3. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Create Monitoring Dashboard.

    4. Enter the name of the monitoring dashboard, and click Create to complete the action.

    5. The page is automatically redirected to the new monitoring dashboard page where you can add various metric charts, as per the requirement.

Add a chart

You can add major cloud product metrics and user business metrics to the monitoring dashboards.

If you use multiple types of cloud products for your application, you can add cloud product metrics to the same monitoring dashboard. You can do this by adding charts. This can help you to view cloud product metrics globally.

When you report your business metric data on the CloudMonitor API, you can add a monitoring chart to display the monitoring data in a visualized manner.

Delete a dashboard

Note
  • When you delete a monitoring dashboard, all monitoring charts that are added to the dashboards are deleted.
  • Monitoring data cannot be restored once being deleted. 
  • Hence, be careful before deleting any monitoring dashboard.
  • Procedure
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2.  Click Dashboard in the navigation pane.
    3. Click Delete current disk in the upper-right corner of the page, and delete the monitor tray.

Modify a dashboard

  • Procedure
    1.  Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. Click Dashboard in the navigation pane.
    3. You can view the Change Name option when hovering the mouse over the monitoring dashboard title. Click Change Name to change the name.