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Using the Dashboard to Investigate Log or Network Activity

 

Search-based dashboard items provide a link to the Log Activity or Network Activity tabs, allowing you to further investigate log or network activity.

To investigate flows from a Log Activity dashboard item:

  1. Click the View in Log Activity link. The Log Activity tab is displayed, displaying results and two charts that match the parameters of your dashboard item.

To investigate flows from a Network Activity dashboard item:

  1. Click the View in Network Activity link. The Network Activity tab is displayed, displaying results and two charts that match the parameters of your dashboard item.

The chart types that are displayed on the Log activity or Network Activity tab depend on which chart is configured in the dashboard item:

Chart type

Description

Bar, Pie, and Table

The Log Activity or Network Activity tab displays a bar chart, pie chart, and table of flow details.

Time Series

The Log Activity or Network Activity tab displays charts according to the following criteria:

  1. If your time range is less than or equal to 1 hour, a time series chart, a bar chart, and a table of event or flow details are displayed.

  2. If your time range is more than 1 hour, a time series chart is displayed and you are prompted to click Update Details. This action starts the search that populates the event or flow details and generates the bar chart. When the search completes, the bar chart and table of event or flow details are displayed.