A view presents collected information for an object in a certain way depending on the view type. Each type of view helps you to interpret metrics, properties, policies of various monitored objects including alerts, symptoms, and so on, from a different perspective.

How You Access the Views Page

From the left menu, click Visualize > Views. From the Views panel, click Manage to access the Views page.

Manage and Preview Views

You can preview a view by clicking a view from the Views page. Add an object if necessary, by clicking Select preview source from the upper-right corner of the Views page. The preview of the view appears just below the Views option in the right pane.

You can select a view from the list, click the vertical ellipsis against each view, and select the various options such as edit, delete, clone, and export a view.

You can filter the views based on the name, type, description, subject, and owner. You can click the Add option to create a view. For information about creating a view, see Create and Configure a View.

Views are also categorized and listed in the Views panel based on the type of view and subject.

Table 1. Filter Groups
Filter Group Description
Name Filter by the view name. For example, type my view to list all views that contain the my view phrase in their name.
Type Filter by the view type.
Description Filter by the view description. For example, type my view to list all views that contain the my view phrase in their description.
Subject Filter by the subject.
Owner Filter by owner.

Views Actions

You can select more than one view and perform a set of actions by clicking the horizontal ellipsis next to the Add option.

Option Description
Delete Deletes the view.
Export Downloads the view.
Import Allows you to import a view by selecting a view in XML or zip file format.
To import a view:
  • Click the Import option from the horizontal ellipsis.
  • Click Browse and select a view XML or ZIP file to import.
  • Select if you want to Overwrite or Skip the file in case of a conflict.
  • Click Import to import the view, and click Done.