After you use the custom monitoring feature to report monitoring data to Cloud Monitor, you can create a dashboard and add custom monitoring charts to display the monitoring data in charts.

Prerequisites

Monitoring data is reported to Cloud Monitor. For more information, see Overview.

Procedure

  1. Create a dashboard.
    1. Log on to the Cloud Monitor console.
    2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Dashboard > Custom Dashboard.
    3. On the page that appears, click Create Dashboard in the upper-right corner.
    4. In the Create Dashboard dialog box, enter a dashboard name.
    5. Click Create.
  2. Add a custom monitoring chart.
    1. On the dashboard where you want to add a custom monitoring chart, click Add View in the upper-right corner.
    2. In the Add View panel, select a chart type and specify a metric on the Custom tab in the Select Metrics section.
    3. Click Save.
  3. View the custom monitoring chart.
    After the custom monitoring chart is added, you can view it by using one of the following methods:
    • In the left-side navigation pane, choose Dashboard > Custom Dashboard. On the page that appears, select the dashboard where the custom monitoring chart resides from the Dashboards drop-down list. View the custom monitoring chart on the dashboard.
    • In the left-side navigation pane, click Custom Monitoring. On the Time Series tab of the Custom Monitoring page, view the custom monitoring chart.