Creating, updating, and deleting the event table views from the TrueSight console

You can create, edit, or delete a table view only if you have relevant  permissions  


To create an events table view

  1. Log on to the TrueSight console.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Monitoring and select Events
  3. In the Events page, click the main action menu and select Manage Events Table Views.
  4. In the Manage Events Table Views page, click the main action menu and select Create Events Table View
     
  5. Specify a name for the table view.
  6. If you want to make this table view as Global, select the Make Global checkbox.
  7. The table displays the default values. You can add or remove columns, change the column width, and change the column view order.
  8. To add or remove a column:
    1. To remove a column from the event table view, click  in the corresponding row.
      A gray icon  indicates that the column is a required one and cannot be removed from the view.
    2. To add a column, click Add Column.
      1. Select an event class from the list or search for the event class.

        Note

        If your event source is a remote cell (indicated by the icon ), only the event classes and slots that are defined in the Infrastructure Management Server cells are available.

      2. Based on the event class, select the columns that you require from the available columns displayed.
        Repeat steps a and b to add more columns.
      3. Select Add to confirm or Cancel to start over again.
  9. To change the column width:
    1. For the column for which you want to change the width, click the width percentage.
    2. In the Column Width window, enter the new width in percentage or pixels.
      The valid ranges are 3% - 999% or 30 pixels - 999 pixels.
    3. After you have entered the new value, click the X in the top right corner to save and close the window. 
  10. To change the column view order, for the column that you want to move, select and drag the  icon to the new position.

  11. Click OK

To edit an events table view

  1. Log on to the TrueSight console.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Monitoring and select Events
  3. In the Events page, click the main action menu and select Manage Events Table Views.
  4. In the Manage Events Table Views page, from the action menu of the table view that you want to modify, select Edit
     
  5. The table displays the existing values. You can edit the fields such as add or remove columns, change the column width, and change the column view order.

    Note

    In the edit mode, the Make Global checkbox is disabled.

  6. To add or remove a column:
    1. To remove a column from the event table view, click  in the corresponding row.
      A gray icon  indicates that the column is a required one and cannot be removed from the view.
    2. To add a column, click Add Column.
      1. Select an event class from the list or search for the event class.

        Note

        If your event source is a remote cell (indicated by the icon ), only the event classes and slots that are defined in the Infrastructure Management Server cells are available.

      2. Based on the event class, select the columns that you require from the available columns displayed.
        Repeat steps a and b to add more columns.
      3. Select Add to confirm or Cancel to start over again.
  7. To change the column width:
    1. For the column for which you want to change the width, click the width percentage.
    2. In the Column Width window, enter the new width in percentage or pixels.
      The valid ranges are 3% - 999% or 30 pixels - 999 pixels.
    3. After you have entered the new value, click the X in the top right corner to save and close the window. 
  8. To change the column view order, for the column that you want to move, select and drag the  icon to the new position.

  9. Click Update

To delete an events table view

  1. Log on to the TrueSight console.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Monitoring and select Events
  3. In the Events page, click the main action menu and select Manage Events Table Views.
  4. In the Manage Events Table Views page, from the action menu of the table view that you want to delete, select Delete

Notes

  • You cannot delete a table view if it is associated with either event group, custom filter, or the Change Table View icon on toolbar.
  • You cannot delete a default view, that is, the Basic Information table view.

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