This topic provides the following information about configuring dashlets on TrueSight Presentation Server:
A BMC TrueSight IT Data Analytics (ITDA) dashlet displays the statistical data to help users perform a fast root cause analysis and resolve applications-related problems. The details are displayed as one of the selected chart types: Bar, Column, Doughnut, and Line, as shown in the following figure. The ITDA dashlet uses the public saved searches created in the IT Data Analytics application. In this example of a column chart, the Count is plotted against the selected Summarization Field value COLLECTOR_NAME. Tooltips are available on the charts.
Click a bar, column, or doughnut chart to cross-launch the IT Data Analytics Server page, as shown in the following figure:
Scenario: The IT Operations user is using TrueSight to monitor an application for known critical errors.
You can configure this dashlet when you add or edit a dashboard. For more information, see .
Click Add Dashlet and select the IT Data Analytics dashlet.
Click the Configure Dashleticon.
From the Refresh Rate list, select a frequency for refreshing the chart view.
The default is 5 minutes.
From the IT Data Analytics Server list, select the registered server.
The Saved Search Name field is displayed with a (Select) link on top.
The super admin user belonging to the default tenant (bmcrealm) can only view the saved searches from the default tenant and not the saved searches from all other tenants. However, the super admin user can view all the registered ITDA Servers from all the other tenants.
Click the (Select) link.
The Search for IT Data Analytics Saved Searches dialog box opens with a list of available saved searches.
Select a saved search from the list and click OK.
The following fields are populated:
Saved Search Name is populated with the selected search name with a (Change) link on top.
Tabular type saved searches are not supported in IT Data Analytics dashlets.
The Chart Type is displayed and by default Column is selected. You can change to one of these types: Bar, Column, Line, or Doughnut.
Select the height of the dashlet row: 1X, 2X, or 3X.
The value of X is approximately 100 pixels. The default height is 2X.
Click Apply to save the configuration changes.
If you select the Doughnut chart type in the IT Data Analytics dashlet, change the dashboard row size settings to 50% + 50% layout or larger.
The graph data displayed depends on the query string from the selected saved search.