Monitoring Dashboards

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What is a Monitoring Dashboard?

A Domotz Monitoring Dashboard is a customizable dashboard that you can create to monitor information for the devices of your choice and from different Domotz Agents (Sites).

In addition, a Monitoring Dashboard will give you the possibility to configure and display SNMP sensor values on multiple devices at once, and across sites.

You have the possibility to create multiple Monitoring Dashboards and to include different widgets (limited to Monitoring Tables at the moment) in each Dashboard. All this is shared across the entire account so that each Team Member (including Field Operators) can see the Monitoring Dashboards created by a colleague. Access to the devices may be limited based on Team Member permissioning.

Note: Field Operators will have the capability to view and access the data reported in the Monitoring Dashboards. However, it won’t be possible for them to edit or create new tables or new dashboards. They will only have access to the devices and information they are allowed to (based on the Domotz Agents they have been allowed to access).

How to create a Monitoring Dashboard

Step 1: Add a Dashboard

Select the “Monitoring Dashboards” section from the Domotz main menu, and then click on “Add Dashboard”:

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Step 2: Insert a Monitoring Dashboard name

Insert a unique Monitoring Dashboard name and start creating your Monitoring Tables:

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Note: Users can create up to 100 Monitoring Tables for one Monitoring Dashboard.

Each Monitoring Dashboard can contain multiple Monitoring Tables, allowing you to monitor all the relevant devices of multiple Sites/Customers in a single view:

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How to create a Monitoring Table

Step 1: Add a new Monitoring Table

Click on the “+” button, “Add Monitoring Table” on the top-right corner like shown in the screenshot above.

Step 2: Add devices to monitor from your Monitoring Table

Here you can search and select which devices you want to include in your Monitoring Table. You’ll be able to find any device from any Site/Agent. In addition, you will find also advanced filters to refine your search:

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Once found, devices can be added to the Monitoring Table by clicking on the “+” icon. It is also possible to use the “Add all” button and add all the devices that are currently displayed based on your search criteria:

You will be able to add/remove devices from your Monitoring Table at any time:

Step 3: Choose your Monitoring Table properties (columns)

Once you have selected all the devices that you would like to include in your Monitoring Table, click on the “Next” button to proceed and select which properties (columns) will be displayed for it. You can choose among 3 available property sections:

  • Inventory:
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  • Network:
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  • SNMP Sensors:

Here you can visualize the list of SNMP sensors already configured on the devices that you have included in your Monitoring Table. In addition, you will be able to configure new SNMP sensors on all the devices at once, selecting them from a list of supported ones:

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How to create SNMP Sensors from Monitoring Dashboards

Step 1: Add an SNMP Sensor

Click on “Add SNMP Sensor” to get a list of all the supported SNMP sensors for the selected Monitoring Table:

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If at least one of the devices supports an SNMP sensor, this device will appear in the list. The list is similar to the one that allows you to select SNMP sensors from device details.

Adding an SNMP sensor from here will automatically add it to the devices that the related MIB supports. It will be displayed as an available property to add to the monitoring table that is being created.

It is also possible to add custom SNMP sensors (OID) from here, selecting “Manually define an SNMP Sensor”. In this case, the sensors will be added to every device included in the table.

Note: The limit of SNMP sensors that can be configured on each Agent depends on the Subscription plan and on the SNMP monitoring frequency. If the configuration of some devices fails due to the limit being reached, a message will inform you that it was not possible to configure this on all the devices. In that case, you can consider upgrading your plan with the Booster Pack on the agents that have reached the SNMP sensor limit.

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Step 2: Set up your Monitoring Table

Once all the properties have been selected click “Apply” to finish the Monitoring Table setup and give the table you have just created a name (eg. Printers).


Your table will display all the selected devices and their relevant properties:

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The device detail section is accessible by clicking on the device name cell.

Monitoring Tables Settings

Column Settings

Moving the mouse over a Monitoring Table will show an “Edit” menu with the following actions:

  • Edit Table Name
  • Manage Devices -add new devices or remove existing ones
  • Remove Devices – a multi-select option to remove devices from the table
  • Manage Columns – change the displayed table properties (columns) or add new SNMP sensors to the table devices
  • Delete Table
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When an SNMP sensor is selected as one table property (column), not all the table devices may have it configured. When the sensor is not configured a “+” icon will appear in the cell, allowing you to immediately add it to the device. Once added, within a few minutes the value will be fetched and displayed on the table.

Note:
> If the device does not support the SNMP sensor (OID), it will not be possible to read any value for it, in which case a “-” char appears.

> The limit of SNMP sensors that can be configured on each agent depends on the Subscription plan and on the SNMP monitoring frequency. In case you cannot add any more SNMP sensors, you can consider upgrading with the Booster Pack on that Agent.

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Column Options:

All the table columns offer the following options for the different columns:

  • Filter
  • Sort – available also for multiple columns
  • Drag to change columns order
  • Resize
  • Rename
  • Pin to side
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You can select the editing option by passing the mouse over the column header.

Updated on October 8, 2021

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