Plan what should be on a view/classic dashboard in the SolarWinds Platform
This topic applies to all SolarWinds Platform products.
Plan what should be on a view before you create it or before you start customizing it.
Before you create a view/classic dashboard
|Identify objects to see on the view/dashboard.
|Select the appropriate object type, such as nodes, interfaces, groups, applications, and so on.
|View information for all objects of the selected object type.
|Select a Summary view.
|View details for a selected object.
|Select a Details view.
Customize what the view/classic dashboard displays
|Specify information about the objects you want to see.
|Add widgets that display metrics you want to see.
|Divide the information into several tabs.
|Create tabs and specify widgets for each tab.
|Optimize the view/classic dashboard for large screens or mobile devices.
|Create a Network Operations Center (NOC) view.
|Limit what devices should be displayed.
|Add a limitation.
|Access the view from My Dashboards.
|Add the view/dashboard into a menu bar and make sure the menu bar is available for users you are targeting.
|View entities on a map.
Decide what kind of map to use.