Statistics are kept for all active metrics automatically regardless of whether the metrics are displayed in time-series charts or gauges. However, statistics are displayed only in gauge charts: in note windows as well as in the chart viewports. When you reset gauge statistics, you reset the following data that is tracked for all active metrics, in all views, in the Monitoring Dashboard:
Resetting gauge statistics allows you to begin the gathering of statistical data for all active metrics at the same time so that they all correspond to the same time range.
To reset gauge statistics:
Note that it is not necessary to stop any views prior to resetting gauge statistics.