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1 Dashboard

1.1 Introduction

The dashboard is a Pandora FMS (Enterprise version) functionality that allows that any user could build his own monitoring page. It is possible to add more than a page and in it is possible to add monitoring maps, graphs, etc...

Dashboard configuration is done from the same place where it's possible to have access to them at Operation -> Reporting -> Dashboard,on the right side of the Pandora FMS web console:



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When you click on Dashboard the pages that the user have configured will be shown.



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1.2 Creating a Dashboard

Dashboards are customizable. Each user configures his own Dashboard and could only see those ones that he has configured.

To create a Dashboard, click on Operation -> Reporting -> Dashboards. All users have a dashboard named "default". Click on the add button.



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Write the name you want to put to the dashboard tab in the window that appears. You can assign visibility group. Then, click on "Add".



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As a new tab has been created, now there are two tabs:default and the new one. The following step is to add objects. For doing it, click on "Add Widget".



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It shows a new window where are all the objects that could be added.



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1.2.1 Adding Objects in the Dashboard

You could add several different objects, each of them with its features.

1.2.1.1 Group Status Report

To add a report with the Pandora FMS group status click on this icon.



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By clicking on the icon appears the configuration window of the object.



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Write the title, select the groups that should be in the report and click on "update". Then a window like this will appear.



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Clicking on the group name you could have access to the corresponding group in the operation menu.

1.2.1.2 Graphs Defined by the User

To add a graph defined by the user click on this icon:



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By clicking on the icon it will appear the object configuration window.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: title that will appear at the top of the graphic.
  • Graph: combo where you can choose the graph that will appear. You should choose between the graphs created by Pandora FMS.
  • Period: combo where you can choose the graph period.
  • Stacked: select it if you want that the different values of a combined graph would be one above the other.
  • Width
  • Height

Click on the “update” button and it will appear a window like this:



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1.2.1.3 Last Events List

To add a list with the last events that have been place in Pandora FMS, click on this icon:



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when you click on the icon, the object configuration window appears.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: title that will be shown above the graph.
  • Event Type: combo where you can choose between the different kinds of events that exist (Critical,Warning,...).
  • Interval: combo where you can define the time interval that you are going to use.
  • Limit: combo where the maximum number of events that will appear is defined.
  • Event Status: combo where you can choose the state of the event, validated without validate, or all of them.
  • Groups: select the group from which the events will be shown.

Click on the "update" button and a window like this will appear:



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If you click on the agent name you will have access to the agent configuration window.

1.2.1.4 State of the System

To add a report with the state of Pandora FMS monitors, click on this icon:



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If you click on the icon the system state object will appear.



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1.2.1.5 Pandora FMS Welcome Message

To add the Pandora FMS welcome message, click on the following icon:



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When you click on the icon the object with the welcome message will appear.

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1.2.1.6 Agent Module Graph

To add a graph of one of the Pandora FMS agent modules, click on this icon:



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If you click on the icon the object configuration window will appear:



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You should configure the following parameters in the configuration window:

  • Title:title that will appear above the graph.
  • Group:combo to choose the group the agent belongs to.
  • Agent:combo to choose the agent.
  • Module:combo to choose the module.
  • Period:combo to choose the time period that the graph will have.

Click on "update" and you will see a window like this:



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1.2.1.7 Visual Maps Report

To add a report of Pandora FMS visual maps, click on the following icon:



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If you click on the icon the object configuration window will appear:



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Write the title, select the maps of the visual console that should appear in the report and click on "update". It will show a window like this:



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If you click on the map name you will have access to the map in the visual console.

1.2.1.8 Network Map

To add one Pandora FMS network map, click on this icon:



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If you click on this icon the configuration window of the object appears.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: title that will appear above the map.
  • Group: combo to choose the agent group that will appear on the map.
  • Layout: combo to choose the location of agents depending on the kind of map.
  • No overlap: if you select it, the agents will not be overloap.
  • Simple: if you select it the agents will appear without icons.
  • Font size: combo to choose the font size used to write the name of the agent.

Click on the "update" button and it will appear a window like this:



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1.2.1.9 Visual Console Map

To add a map from the Pandora FMS visual console, click on this icon:



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If you click on the icon, the configuration window of the object will appear.



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Write the title and chose the map that should appear in the object from a combo.

Click on the "update" button and a window like this will appear:


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Maps will have to be created before from Administration > Reporting > Visual console

 




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1.2.1.10 Show URL content

To show Url content in Pandora FMS, click on this icon:



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If you click on the icon, the configuration window of the object will appear.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: Title that will appear above the widget.
  • URL: Combo where you can choose font size used for agents name.
  • Height in px (zero for auto): Height of the widget.

Then click on update button and a window like this will be shown:



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1.2.1.11 Tactical view

To add a tactical view of Pandora FMS click on this icon.



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If you click on the icon, the configuration window of the object will appear.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: title that will appear above the widget.
  • Status and Monitor checks: Show information about modules.
  • Server performance: Summary of server statistics.
  • Summary: Summary information about agents and modules.

Click on the update button and a window like this will be shown:



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1.2.1.12 Panel with a message

To add a panel with a message in Pandora FMS click on this icon.



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If you click on the icon, the configuration window of the object will appear.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: Title that will appear above the widget.
  • Text: Free text with the message content.

Click on the update button and a window like this will be shown:



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1.2.1.13 User defined reports

To add user defined reports in Pandora FMS click on this icon



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If you click on the icon, the configuration window of the object will appear.



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In the configuration window you should configure the following parameters:

  • Title: Title that will appear above the report.
  • Report: Name of the report that will content the widget.

Click on the update button and a window like this will be shown:



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1.2.2 Putting Objects in the Dashboard

Clicking with the mouse on the Dashboard objects it is possible to move them and putting them where the user wants.

1.2.3 Editing Objects on the Dashboard

To edit the configuration parameters of a Dashboard object, click on the config icon that is on the upper right side of the object that you want to edit.



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Once you have click on the icon, the configuration menu of the object will appear. Modify it and click on "update" to save the changes.

1.2.4 Deleting Objects on the Dashboard

To delete the configuration parameters of an object from the Dashboard, click on the trash icon that is on the upper right side of the object you want to delete.



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1.3 Editing a Dahsboard

You can edit Dashboard name and group. To update a Dashboard already created click on the 'Dashboard options'.

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Click on the "Update Dashboard" option.



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1.4 Deleting a Dashboard

To delete a Dashboard already created, press on the triangle that is on the tab you want to delete. It will show the rename and delete dashboard option.



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Click on the "Delete Dashboard" option.

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