To view the status of the events in vRealize Log Insight Cloud, you can create a private dashboard. When you create a dashboard for the first time, you add one or more widgets to the dashboard. Each widget is based on a query or one or more alerts.

Procedure

  • To create a private dashboard with a widget based on a new query:
    1. Expand the main menu and click Explore Logs.
    2. Enter a query and click the Search button to view the results.
      Select a time period and use filters for more specific query results. For more information, see Searching for Logs.
    3. Optionally, select a chart type for the widget that is based on the query.
      For more information about chart types, see Chart Types for Logs.
    4. In the upper-right corner of the page, click the three dots icon and select Add to Dashboard.
    5. In the Add Widget to Dashboard pop-up window, enter the name, type, and description for the widget to add to the dashboard. This widget is based on the query that you entered in the Explore Logs page.
    6. Under the widget details, click New Dashboard.
    7. Enter a name for the dashboard and click Add.
  • To create a private dashboard with widgets based on alerts or saved queries:
    1. Expand the main menu and click Dashboards.
    2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click New Dashboard.
    3. Enter a name for the dashboard.
    4. From the left pane, drag alerts or queries to the dashboard. Each alert or query that you drag corresponds to a widget, and the widget name and description are copied accordingly.
    5. Click Save.
  • To create a private dashboard with a widget based on multiple alerts:
    1. Expand the main menu and click Alerts > Alert Definitions.
    2. Select multiple alerts and click Actions > Add to Dashboard.
    3. In the Add Widget to Dashboard pop-up window, enter the name, type, and description for the widget to add to the dashboard. This widget is based on the alerts that you selected in the Alert Definitions page.
    4. Under the widget details, click New Dashboard.
    5. Enter a name for the dashboard and click Add.