You can use a field value in a chart as filter on the dashboard that contains the chart, on a different dashboard that uses the field, and in Interactive Analytics.

About this task

If you see a problem with a field value in a chart, you can quickly use the field value as an input and jump to another dashboard that uses that field. If no other dashboard uses this field, you can use the field value as a filter on the same dashboard or run it in Interactive Analytics.

Prerequisites

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.

Procedure

  1. From the Dashboard drop-down menu, select the dashboard that contains a chart widget.
  2. In the chart widget, hover over the chart data and view field values that appear as tooltips.
  3. Click the field value that you want to use as a filter.

    The Add Value as Filter menu appears.

  4. Select where you want to use the field value as a filter.

    Option

    Action

    Interactive Analytics

    The Interactive Analytics page opens and displays the results of the chart query. The field value you selected in Step 3 is used as a filter.

    This Dashboard

    The field value you selected in Step 3 is used as a filter on the same dashboard.

    Other Dashboard

    The field value you selected in Step 3 is used as a filter on another dashboard that contains the field.