You can take a snapshot of your current query and time range in vRealize Log Insight for quick viewing or to save to a dashboard. Snapshots can be taken from the Interactive Analytics page.

About this task

A snapshot saves the log messages available within the time range at the moment when you take the snapshot. After you take a snapshot, click it to return to the query when you took the snapshot. If you want to save one or more snapshots, add them to an existing dashboard or create a new dashboard.


Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Log Insight Web user interface. The URL format is https://log_insight-host, where log_insight-host is the IP address or host name of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance.


  1. On the Interactive Analytics tab, perform the query that you want to save as a snapshot.
  2. Click the Snapshot icon.

    The snapshot appears at the bottom of the screen.

  3. (Optional) Change the query and take additional snapshots.

    The snapshots appear at the bottom of the screen.

  4. (Optional) At the bottom of the screen, click and select Save All to Dashboard.
    1. Select an existing dashboard or create a new dashboard.
    2. Click Add.

    The snapshot is added to the selected or new dashboard.

  5. (Optional) Click the "X" on a snapshot to delete the snapshot.
  6. (Optional) Click and select Delete All to delete snapshots.