Managing Composite Metrics

From the Composite Management window you can:

View the complete list of composite metrics in your system 
Create a composite metric 
View a composite definition 
Duplicate a composite metric 
Delete a composite metric 

Note: The definition of a Composite Metric cannot be changed. If you want to make changes, Duplicate it and save it with a new name. 

TO VIEW THE COMPLETE LIST OF COMPOSITE METRICS IN YOUR SYSTEM

  1. Click the BlackSettingsIcon.ico Settings icon.
  2. Select Composite Management. The Composite Management window is displayed.
    Note: An Error iconCaution_icon.ico indicates an error with the Composite metric. Hovering over the icon displays tooltip error message.

TO CREATE A COMPOSITE METRIC

  1. Click the BlackSettingsIcon.ico Settings icon.
  2. Select Composite Management. The Composite Management window is displayed.
  3. Click the New button .
    Note: To Hide/Unhide the Expression panel in the New Composite window:
    a/ Hover over the middle, left side of the Metric display panel to display the Expander bar .
    b/ Click the Expander bar Expander_bar_little.png.

  4. Continue to build a composite metric. See Creating Composite Metrics.

 TO VIEW A COMPOSITE DEFINITION

  1.  Click the BlackSettingsIcon.ico Settings icon.
  2. Select Composite Management.
  3. Select the Composite metric for which you want to see the definition. The Management Panel is displayed, showing the total metrics count for the selected Composite metric.


    Note: If there is an error in the Composite metric, the cause is displayed in the panel.
    CM_details_panel.png
  4. Click the ShowAllMetrics.ico View icon, to display the View Composite Definition window.

TO DUPLICATE A COMPOSITE METRIC

  1.  Click the BlackSettingsIcon.ico Settings icon.
  2. Select Composite Management.
  3. Select the Composite metric you want to duplicate. The Management Panel is displayed.
  4. Click the Duplicate_Icon.icoDuplicate icon to display the Duplicate Composite Definition window.
  5. Modify the Composite Metric.
  6. Click Save. In the Save Composite dialog box, set the 'What' property for the generated metrics.
  7. Click OK. The duplicated metric is validated and then displayed in the Composite Management window.

TO DELETE A COMPOSITE METRIC

  1.  Click the BlackSettingsIcon.ico Settings icon.
  2. Select Composite Management.
  3. Select the Composite metric which you want to delete. The Management Panel is displayed.
  4. Click the DustbinIcon.icoDelete icon.
    Note: Deleting a Composite Metric may impact on your Dashboards and Alerts.

 

 

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