Creating DeepSee Dashboards
Introduction to Dashboards
This chapter introduces dashboards in DeepSee. It discusses
the following topics:
Displaying DeepSee Dashboards
To access DeepSee dashboards from the Management Portal, click DeepSee
and then click User Portal
In either case, the right area then lists the available dashboards
in this namespace. This area initially displays the items in Covers
View, as follows:
When you hover the cursor over a cover, DeepSee displays an
arrow on the cover, as follows:
If you click the cover arrow, DeepSee displays the dashboard.
If you have permission to do so, you can then edit the dashboard.
typically includes multiple
widgets and controls, as in the following example:
This example dashboard also includes two widgets, which are
both pivot table widgets
. Note that a pivot
table widget can display any kind of data source.
Dashboards can include other kinds of widgets, including meters
. A scorecard
shows multiple rows of data in a tabular format that also includes
features such as value-dependent lamps and arrows. For example:
A meter shows one or more values in graphical objects like the
Location of Dashboard Definitions
When you create a dashboard, its definition is visible in the
window, within the Other
folder. This folder lists the dashboard definition
as an item with the extension .dashboard.DFI
Note that this folder also lists pivot table definitions and
other DeepSee folder items.