A namespace is a repository that stores monitoring metrics. Before you create a dashboard, you must create a namespace.

Create a namespace

  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Hybrid Cloud Monitoring > Namespace.
  3. Click Create Namespace.
  4. In the Manage Namespace panel, set the parameters. The following table describes the parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Namespace The name of the namespace.
    Retention Period The retention period of metric data in CloudMonitor. Default value: cms.s1.3xlarge (Data storage time 93 days). Valid values:
    • cms.s1.large (Data storage time 15 days)
    • cms.s1.xlarge (Data storage time 32 days)
    • cms.s1.2xlarge (Data storage time 63 days)
    • cms.s1.3xlarge (Data storage time 93 days)
    • cms.s1.6xlarge (Data storage time 185 days)
    • cms.s1.12xlarge (Data storage time 376 days)

    For information about the billing for different retention periods, see Pricing.

    Namespace Description The description of the namespace.
  5. Click OK.

Modify a namespace

  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Hybrid Cloud Monitoring > Namespace.
  3. Find the namespace that you want to modify and click Edit in the Actions column.
  4. In the Manage Namespace panel, set the parameters. The following table describes the parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Retention Period The retention period of metric data in CloudMonitor. Default value: cms.s1.3xlarge (Data storage time 93 days). Valid values:
    • cms.s1.large (Data storage time 15 days)
    • cms.s1.xlarge (Data storage time 32 days)
    • cms.s1.2xlarge (Data storage time 63 days)
    • cms.s1.3xlarge (Data storage time 93 days)
    • cms.s1.6xlarge (Data storage time 185 days)
    • cms.s1.12xlarge (Data storage time 376 days)

    For information about the billing for different retention periods, see Pricing.

    Namespace Description The description of the namespace.
  5. Click OK.

Delete a namespace

Note If a metric import task is created for metrics in a namespace, you cannot delete the namespace.
  1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Hybrid Cloud Monitoring > Namespace.
  3. Find the namespace that you want to delete and click Delete in the Actions column.
  4. In the Confirm deletion message, click Confirm.