Creating Dashboards

A Dashboard is a central repository for accessing and reviewing groups of metrics. Each Dashboard contains one or more user-defined Chart, Meter or Free text tiles.

Note All changes to Dashboards are auto-saved.


  1. In the Dashboards window, click New
    The New Dashboard Settings dialog box is displayed.
  2. Type a Name for the new Dashboard tile. 
  3. Add Tags. Start typing a tag, if the tag exists it is displayed in the drop-down menu. Or create a new tag by entering the complete name in the Tags field. New tags are automatically saved after selecting Create. [Optional]
    Note: An unlimited number of tags can be added to the Tile. Use Tags to organize, filter and search your Dashboard screen.
  4. Select Who can edit this Dashboard:
    Anyone can modify - designates that all users can update and save tile metrics   
    Owner can modify - designates  that only the owner can update and save tile metrics. Other users have viewing access only.  

  5. Click Create. The new Dashboard will appear on the Dashboards window.

a/ New Dashboards can be created from an existing metric tiles. See Copying a Dashboard Tile

b/ When a Dashboard containing tiles with alerts is deleted, the alert(s) are detached, not deleted. Alerts are retained in Anodot and will be triggered if and when they affect other metrics.


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