A dashboard provides real-time data analysis results. You can view multiple charts that are generated based on query and analysis results on a dashboard. This topic describes how to create a dashboard and the operations that you can perform on the dashboard.
- Log on to the Log Service console.
- In the Projects section, click the name of the project that you want to view.
- In the left-side navigation pane, click Dashboard.
- In the Dashboard list, click the + icon.
- In the Add to New Dashboard dialog box, select a layout mode, enter a name, and then click OK. Log Service provides two layout modes for dashboards: Grid Layout and Free Layout. For more information, see Chart layouts.
What to do next
The following table describes the operations that you can perform on a dashboard after you create the dashboard.
|Follow a dashboard||After you follow a dashboard, you can go to the dashboard on the Watchlist tab.
In the Dashboard list, find the dashboard that you want to follow and click the icon.
|View a dashboard||View the details of a dashboard.
In the Dashboard list, find the dashboard whose details you want to view and choose.
|Copy a dashboard||Create a backup for a dashboard.
In the Dashboard list, find the dashboard for which you want to create a backup and chooseFor example, if you click Copy for a dashboard named . test dashboard, a new dashboard named test dashboard_copy is created.
Notice If you want to copy a dashboard in the current project to a different project, you can enter the edit mode of the dashboard, select and copy all the chart elements in the dashboard, and then paste the chart elements into a dashboard in the different project. For more information about how to select all chart elements, see Manage a chart element.
|Delete a dashboard||Deletes a dashboard.
In the Dashboard list, find the dashboard that you want to delete and choose.
Notice You cannot restore a dashboard after you delete the dashboard. Proceed with caution.
|Refresh data on a dashboard||Refresh the data that is displayed on a dashboard. For more information, see Configure a refresh method.|
|Configure alerts||Configure an alert monitoring rule for the charts on a dashboard. If the data in the specified charts meets the specified conditions, an alert is triggered. For more information, see Configure alerts.|
|Share a dashboard||Share a dashboard by using a link. For more information, see Share a dashboard.|
|Display a dashboard in full screen||Display a dashboard in full screen. For more information, see Display a dashboard in full screen.|
|Subscribe to a dashboard||Subscribe to a dashboard to obtain data from the dashboard at regular intervals. For more information, see Subscribe to a dashboard.|
|Edit a dashboard||Edit a dashboard. You can add chart elements, adjust the layouts of chart elements, edit chart elements, and import chart elements to the dashboard. You can also change the name of the dashboard. For more information, see Manage a dashboard in edit mode.|