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    Creating a Dashboard Monitor

    You can create a dashboard monitor using the option Add Monitor. This topic covers the following sections:

    Creating the Event Based Monitor

    To create an event-based monitor:

    1. On the right side of the dashboard, click Add Monitor>Event Based.
    2. Enter the following details:

      Parameters

      Description

      General

      Name

      Specifies the unique name of the monitor.

      Description

      Specifies the short description of the monitor.

      Data

      Filter

      Specifies the list of default and user-created filters. The available options are:

      • None
      • TopApplication
      • TopFWDenied
      • TopSourceIPs
      • TopFireWallEvents
      • TopDestinationIPs
      • TopIPSEvents

      Group by

      Specifies the aggregation parameter based on the filter. The available options are:

      • None
      • SourceIP
      • DestinationIP
      • SourcePort
      • DestinationPort
      • Eventname
      • Username
      • Appname
      • Servicename
      • Logsource
      • Attackname

      Time range

      Specifies how long the data is displayed. The available options are:

      • 15 mins
      • 30 mins
      • 1 hour
      • 3 hours
      • 12 hours
      • 1 day
      • 7 days

      Auto refresh interval

      Specifies the auto-refresh interval. The available options are:

      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 15 minutes
      • 20 minutes
      Display

      Chart Type

      Specifies the chart used to display the data. The available options are:

      • Time series
      • Bar
      • List

      Number to display

      Specifies the number of logs to be displayed. The available options are:

      • Top 1
      • Top 5
      • Top 10
    3. Click Create.

      The event-based monitor is created.

    Creating the CPU Utilization Monitor

    To create the CPU utilization monitor:

    1. On the right side of the dashboard, click Add Monitor>CPU Utilization.
    2. Enter the following details:

      Parameters

      Description

      General

      Name

      Specifies the unique name of the monitor.

      Description

      Specifies the short description of the monitor.

      Data

      Available/Selected

      Specifies the devices that are available and can be added. The number of devices you can add is 10.

      Time range

      Specifies how long the data is displayed. The available options are:

      • 15 mins
      • 30 mins
      • 1 hour
      • 3 hours
      • 12 hours
      • 1 day
      • 7 days

      Auto refresh interval

      Specifies the auto-refresh interval. The available options are:

      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 15 minutes
      • 20 minutes
    3. Click Create.

      The CPU utilization monitor is created.

    Creating the Memory Utilization Monitor

    To create the memory utilization monitor:

    1. On the right side of the dashboard, click Add Monitor>Memory Utilization.
    2. Enter the following details:

      Parameters

      Description

      General

      Name

      Specifies the unique name of the monitor.

      Description

      Specifies the short description of the monitor.

      Data

      Available/Selected

      Specifies the devices that are available and can be added. The number of devices you can add is 10.

      Time range

      Specifies how long the data is displayed. The available options are:

      • 15 mins
      • 30 mins
      • 1 hour
      • 3 hours
      • 12 hours
      • 1 day
      • 7 days

      Auto refresh interval

      Specifies the auto-refresh interval. The available options are:

      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 15 minutes
      • 20 minutes
    3. Click Create.

      The CPU utilization monitor is created.

    Creating the Device Health Monitor

    To create the device health monitor:

    1. On the right side of the dashboard, click Add Monitor>Device Health.
    2. Enter the following details:

      Parameters

      Description

      General

      Name

      Specifies the unique name of the monitor.

      Description

      Specifies the short description of the monitor.

      Data

      Available/Selected

      Specifies the devices that are available and can be added. The number of devices you can add is 25.

      Time range

      Specifies how long the data is displayed. The available options are:

      • 15 mins
      • 30 mins
      • 1 hour
      • 3 hours
      • 12 hours
      • 1 day
      • 7 days

      Auto refresh interval

      Specifies the auto-refresh interval. The available options are:

      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 15 minutes
      • 20 minutes
    3. Click Create.

      The device health monitor is created.

    Note: Device health monitors, will always display the latest CPU/memory information available in the selected time range for a particular device. For Example: If the selected range is 30 minutes, the latest CPU/memory data point for that device in 30 minutes.

    Creating the VPN Status Monitor

    To create the VPN status monitor:

    1. On the right side of the dashboard, click Add Monitor>VPN Status.
    2. Enter the following details:

      Parameters

      Description

      General

      Name

      Specifies the unique name of the monitor.

      Description

      Specifies the short description of the monitor.

      Data

      Time range

      Specifies how long the data is displayed. The available options are:

      • 15 mins
      • 30 mins
      • 1 hour
      • 3 hours
      • 12 hours
      • 1 day
      • 7 days

      Auto refresh interval

      Specifies the auto-refresh interval. The available options are:

      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 15 minutes
      • 20 minutes
    3. Click Create.

      The VPN status monitor is created.

    Published: 2014-04-30