Global properties apply to charts in all active views.
To set global chart properties:
Choose Preferences in the upper right
corner of the Monitoring Dashboard.
The Dashboard Preferences dialog box is
Set one or more of the following global chart properties, as
- Sample Interval — The number of
seconds between metric samples. The default is 20 seconds. The
minimum accepted value is 10 seconds.
- Maximum Samples — The maximum number
of samples stored in the data archive for each metric. The default
- Default Chart Time Range — The
default span of time shown in time series charts. The default is 5
- Chart Zoom Increment — The default
increment, as percentage of the horizontal axis of the chart, by
which the chart can be zoomed in or out; that is, by a single click
of the Zoom button. The default is 20 per
cent. For example, if the default chart time range is five minutes,
clicking Zoom once redisplays the chart to
show a 4 minute time span.
- Default Chart Type — The type of
chart created by default when you create a new chart. The default is
line plot graph. But you can change the type to Bar Chart, Scatter
Plot, Vertical Linear Gauge, Horizontal Linear Gauge, and Radial
Gauge. For a description of each type, see Choose the chart type.
- Show Series Overview — For
time-series charts, this setting determines when the overview is
displayed: Never, only when the chart is selected, or
Click OK to have new global properties go
into effect, or Cancel to dismiss the dialog
box and discard any changes.