This topic provides information about the various chart types and how to view them.

What They Are and How to View Them

There are three kinds of charts, and each gives you a different perspective on resource health. For any chart, you have to select the metrics to be charted: this selection occurs on the Current Health screen for the resource (or for the parent group if looking at multiple resources), on the Monitor tab, on the Metric Data tab, which lists all the metrics collected for the resource being viewed. The chart of the selected metric(s) is displayed on the Metric Chart screen.

Table 1. Chart Types

Type

Description

Single Metric Single Resource

This chart shows a single metric for a single resource. To chart a single metric:

  1. On the Metric Data tab, click the name of the metric or next to the metric whose chart you want to see.

    Another way to view the chart page for a metric for a single resource is from the Indicators tab on the monitor visibility pages. If an indicator chart represents a metric for a single resource, clicking on its name will also display the full chart page for that metric and resource.

Multiple Metrics Single Resource

This chart shows up to a maximum of ten metrics simultaneously for a single resource, which is handy for getting an overall sense of the resource's health. To chart multiple metrics for a single resource:

  1. On the Metric Data tab, check the names of the metrics you want to chart and click Chart Selected Metrics.

    TheIndicators tab also displays multiple metrics for a single resource.

Single Metric Multiple (Group) Resources

This chart shows a single metric for a maximum of ten resources, which allows you to compare the behavior of different resources. The resources must be members of a single compatible group or of a single autogroup.

  • • To chart a single metric for multiple resources of a compatible group:

    1. On the

      Metric Data tab, click the name of the metric or next to the metric whose chart you want to see.

      A full-page chart is displayed with data from the first 10 resources listed on the Metric Data tab.

    2. To change the set of resources displayed in the chart, on the Metric Chart screen, select or clear the checkboxes for the desired resources in Participating Resources and click Redraw Selected on Chart.

      The chart will be refreshed to reflect metric data from the new set of resources.

  • • To chart a metric for multiple members of an auto group:

    1. Navigate to the parent resource that contains the auto group.

    2. From the parent resource's Current Health screen, click the subtype. The Current Health screen for the auto group of that subtype is displayed.

    3. On the Metric Data tab, click the name of the metric whose chart you want to see.

To view the chart for an indictor metric:

Instead of the Metric Data tab, on the Indicators tab, click the name of the indicator metric above the chart. A full-page chart is displayed.