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SQL Anywhere 12.0.0 » Relay Server » Monitoring your Relay Server » SQL Anywhere Monitor for Relay Server » Tutorial: Using the Monitor


Lesson 5: Add a new dashboard and widgets

Dashboards are specific to each user. Any user can add, edit or delete their own dashboards. In addition, any user can add, edit, or delete the widgets that exist in their dashboards. By default, when a dashboard is created, it is populated with default widgets. In this lesson, you add a dashboard to the Monitor, and then add widgets.

 To add a new dashboard
  1. Log in to the Monitor.

  2. Choose Dashboards » Add new.

  3. Select A Dashboard To Monitor The Following Resource, and choose the resource.

  4. In the Dashboard Name field, type user_joe.

  5. In the Number Of Columns field, type 2.

  6. Click OK.

    A new dashboard appears, with the 4 following widgets: Alert List, Key Performance Metrics, Server Info, and Connections.

The following procedure describes how to create a new metrics widget that displays graphs, instead of the default spark lines.

 To add a metrics display widget with graphs
  1. In the upper right corner of the user_joe dashboard, click Customize, and then click Add Widget.

  2. Select Metrics, and then click Next.

  3. In the What Do You Want To Name This Widget? field, type Metrics display.

  4. In the Which Resource Are You Interested In? field, choose the Relay Server Farm resource.

  5. In the What Kind Of Display Do You Want To See? field, choose Graph.

  6. For Which metrics do you want to see?, select CPU Usage, Memory Metrics » Cache Size, and Queries Processed.

  7. Click Create.

    A widget called Metrics display appears in the dashboard.

    To maximize the size of a widget, in the widget pane, click the dropdown menu arrow, and choose Maximize.

    To view details on the graph, position your cursor above specific points on the graph.

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