Before you begin
Open or create a view with charts containing metrics data. For more information, see Work with charts in the Monitoring Dashboard.
For general information about Monitoring Dashboard charts, see The Parts of a Chart.
For information about how to zoom in and out of data, see Zoom in and out of metrics data in a chart. Historical MBean attribute data is always retrieved from a WLDF archive, which is available if you have configured the WLDF Harvester to gather metrics data and created that archive. For more information about how to use these controls to view the historical data in a chart, see Pan through the historical data shown in a chart.
Using the Preferences dialog box, you can configure whether these controls are displayed:
The chart overview and pan and zoom buttons are not available in gauge chart types. For information about configuring the availability of these controls, see Set global chart properties.