The Dashboard screen provides metrics for and essential information about the cluster. The screen contains several widgets. A widget is a UI element that provides a visual representation of a set of metrics or provides information about the state of the cluster. On the Dashboard, you can add any number of widgets.
The Dashboard screen consists of the following elements:
Tab bar — for arranging widgets into tabs. By default, there is one tab which is called "Default Dashboard" and provides a predefined set of widgets. You can add tabs and reorganize the size and location of any widget.
Time Period control — for selecting the time period for charts.
ADD WIDGET button — for adding a widget.
To add a tab, click the
➕ icon located in the tab bar.
⋮ menu of each tab enables you to rename, clone, or remove the tab.
Changing the Time Period For Charts
The Tab bar contains a Time Period control. The control enables you to select the time period for charts on the current tab. You can select a time period from a predefined set of values (from 5 minutes to up to 7 days). The time period applies to all charts in the current tab. Different tabs can have different time periods.