When you create or modify a dashboard, select and configure the Applications Overview - Synthetic dashlet to display the overall performance, based on defined SLAs, for applications with synthetic monitoring enabled.
This topic presents the following information about this dashlet:
The Applications Overview - Synthetic dashlet provides a view of the performance of up to 15 applications with synthetic transactions. It displays a timeline of the applications' status. The status is based on the status of synthetic transactions.
If you select a single application in the dashboard Global Filter , the dashlet shows data for that application only.
If you select All applications in the dashboard Global Filter, no data is displayed. This dashlet does not support the All option.
The following image is an example of the Applications Overview - Synthetic dashlet:
Applications Overview - Synthetic dashlet
The dashlet shows data for the Time Period selected in the dashboard Global Filter. The Applications Overview - Synthetic dashlet can show data for time ranges of up to 1 day. The dashlet does not support the 2-day time period.
The dashlet always displays times in the 24-hour format. AM/PM is not supported.
Each data point represents a five-minute aggregation of data. If an error occurs in the first minute of the five-minutes, the error is not displayed on the dashlet until the five minutes are complete. The first data point always shows no errors.
You can examine data in the dashlet by performing the following tasks:
Hover over a point in the graph to see the end time of the bucket for that point, and the number of impacted executions and total number of executions at that point.
Click on any data point on the graph to see details in the Application View for the application at the selected time.
The Applications Overview - Synthetic dashlet requires at least one application that has synthetic monitoring enabled.
You configure this dashlet when you .
Click the Configure Dashleticon.
Complete the following fileds:
|Title||(Optional) Enter a descriptive title for the dashlet.|
|Type||Select the type of display you want on the dashlet:|
Default value is Rule Based.
|Number of Applications|
Select the number of applications to be displayed. Applications with the highest severity that match the other selected criteria are shown. Possible values are: 5, 10, or 15.
Only applications that meet the selection criteria are displayed. This means that if you select 15, but only 8 applications meet the selection criteria, only those 8 are displayed in the dashlet.
|Severity||Select the severity levels of the applications to be shown. You can select one or more severity levels. Possible values are: Critical, Minor, and OK. |
Default value is Critical and Minor.
|Condition||Select a logical operator for filtering the applications shown. The Condition operator acts on the Severity and Importance fields. Possible values are:|
Default value is OR.
|Importance||Select the importance levels of the applications to be shown. You can select one or more importance levels. Possible values are: High, Medium, and Low. |
By default no importance is selected.
|Applications||Click Select to open the Select Application dialog box and select the applications you want to monitor in this dashlet. If you have applications selected, click Change to open the Select Application dialog box. After you close the Selected Application dialog box, selected applications are listed on the Applications list. To remove them from the list, deselect the checkboxes.|
|Height||Select the height of the dashlet row within the dashboard. Possible values are: 2X, 3X, or 4X. |
The value of X is approximately 100 pixels. The default height is 3X.
If you selected an application in the dashboard Global Filter, the Application Overview-Synthetic dashlet shows data for only that application. Any dashlet-level application selection settings are ignored.