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    Event Table Views are the grid configuration preferences for the Events view on the TrueSight console. Use the Manage Events Table Views page to customize the information that is displayed in the events table view. You can create, edit, or delete the table view. 

    You can associate multiple table views to your Events table: 

    To understand which table view takes a display precedence in a particular scenario, see Understanding display precedence for event table view.

    When there is no table view associated, the events are displayed with the columns of the Basic Information table view, which is a default view. 


    To access the Manage Events Table Views page

    1. Log on to the TrueSight console and select Monitoring > Events. The Events page is displayed.
    2. Click the main action menu and select Manage Events Table Views.
    3. The current columns, column width, and column view order is displayed.


    To understand fields and options on the Manage Events Table Views page

    The following figure highlights the various fields and options that are available on the page:


     

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    Field
    Description

    Main action menu

    Displays the Create Events Table View option. You can create a table view only if you have relevant permissions.

    Table View Name

    Displays already created Global Table Views and User Defined Table Views:

    • Global table views are accessible to all users.
    • User defined table views are restricted to a particular user.
      Note: User defined table views cannot be associated with the event groups.  
    Table view action menuDisplays the Edit and Delete options. You can 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.