The Data Collection Result widget shows a list of all supported actions specific for a selected object. The widget retrieves data specific to a selected object actions and uses the action framework to run data collection actions.

How the Data Collection Results Widget Works

You can add the Data Collection Results widget to one or more custom dashboards and configure it to display data that is important to different dashboard users. The data that appears in the widget is based on the configured options for each widget instance.

The widget is a receiver of resource or metric ID. It can interact with any resource or metric ID that provides widgets such as Object List and Metric Picker.

The Data Collection Results widget is a receiver of a resource or metric ID. It can interact with any resource or metric ID that provides widgets such as Object List and Metric Picker. To use the widget, you must have an environment that contains the following items.

  • A vCenter Adapter instance

  • A vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon View Adapter

  • A vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon View Connection Server

Where You Find the Data Collection Results Widget

The widget might be included on any of your custom dashboards. In the left pane, click Home to see your configured dashboards.

The data that appears in the widget depends on how you configured it. To configure the widget, click the pencil on the title bar to configure the settings.

Data Collection Results Widget Options

Table 1. Data Collection Results Widget Toolbar

Option

Description

Results

Shows all finished and currently running actions for the selected object.

Choose Action

Shows a list with all supported actions specific for the selected object. The selected object is a result of widget interactions.