What are widgets?
Data is added and displayed on dashboards through the creation of widgets. A variety of widget types enable the display of individual metrics, aggregate values, trends, status, and relational values.
What types of widgets are available?
There are a wide variety of widget types that can be added to your dashboards. Widget types include:
- Alert List widget - alerts based on a variety of filters.
- JobMonitor widget - quick view of JobMonitor status.
- Big Number widget - one to four specific values which can be sum, min, max or aggregate.
- Custom Graph widget - graph any combination of datapoints together in one graph.
- Gauge widget - speedometer view of individual or aggregate metric performance
- HTML widget - embed any secure URL direct into your dashboard.
- Map widget - visual status by location.
- NOC widget - visual representation of group, device, or application status.
- Pie Chart widget - a useful way to display a metric in relation to other metrics, most commonly used for network traffic.
- Website Status widget - View of the status of a website from multiple testing locations.
- SLA widget - Displays the percentage of time available for one or more devices/widget.
- Table widget - displays datapoint values across multiple devices for performance and capacity comparison. Alert forecasting is enabled within the Table widget.
- Text widget - displays HTML text or images on your dashboard.
For instructions on adding widgets to a dashboard, see Adding and Configuring Widgets.