The Anomaly Breakdown widget shows the likely root causes for symptoms for a selected resource.

How the Anomaly Breakdown Widget and Configuration Options Work

You can add the Anomaly Breakdown widget to one or more custom dashboards and configure it to display data that is important to the dashboard users.

Where You Find the Anomaly Breakdown Widget and Configuration Options

The widget might be included on any of your custom dashboards. In the menu, click Dashboards to see your configured dashboards.

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

Table 1. Anomaly Breakdown Widget Options




Anomaly value.


vRealize Operations Manager full set metric count for the selected object in the specified time range.

Anomaly Metrics List

List of alarms for the selected object in the specified time range.

To configure a widget, click the Edit icon on the widget title bar. For more information on creating and configuring dashboards, see Create and Configure Dashboards.




Enter a custom title that identifies this widget from other instances that are based on the same widget template.

Refresh Content

Enable or disable the automatic refreshing of the data in this widget.

If not enabled, the widget is updated only when the dashboard is opened or when you click the Refresh button on the widget in the dashboard.

Refresh Interval

If you enable the Refresh Content option, specify how often to refresh the data in this widget .

Self Provider

Indicates whether the objects for which data appears in the widget are defined in the widget or provided by another widget.

  • On. You define the objects for which data appears in the widget.

  • Off. You configure other widgets to provide the objects to the widget using the dashboard widget interactions options.


Display a single or multiple objects.


Select the number of objects to display when in Multiple mode.

Selected Object

Object that is the basis for the widget data.

This text box is populated by the object you select in the Objects list.

Object list

List of objects in your environment that you can search or sort by column so that you can locate the object on which you are basing the data that appears in the widget.