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Dashboards

Dashboards in the Kentik Detect portal provide quick access to a custom (user-defined) set of visualizations. Dashboards are covered in the following topics:

 

 
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About Dashboards

In the Kentik Detect portal, a dashboard is a page with one or more panels that each display a single representation (graph or table) of a query. The following topics provide a general overview of dashboards:

Notes:
- Any query that can be displayed in Data Explorer can be saved to a panel on a dashboard.
- The contents of any dashboard may be sent as a regularly scheduled report that is emailed to a specified list of subscribers (see Subscriptions).

 

 
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Dashboard Access

To open an individual dashboard:

  • From the Kentik Detect navbar, click Dashboards to open the Dashboards Page. In that page’s Dashboard List, do one of the following:
    - For a standard dashboard, click on the title at the upper left of the dashboard’s card.
    - For a guided-mode dashboard, specify a value in the Filter value selector, then click the Open button.
  • From an individual dashboard, you can switch between dashboards directly using the drop-down menu in the title indicator at the left of the title bar (see Dashboard Panel Display).

 

 
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Dashboard Areas

A dashboard is made up of the following main areas:

  • Display area: An area for display of individual panels. For further information, see Dashboard Panel Display.
  • Sidebar: Contains the controls used for overall Dashboard settings, as well as for settings on panels whose time range, devices, and/or filters have been specified as “Controlled by Dashboard.” For further information, see Dashboard Sidebar Controls.

 

 
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Dashboard Modes

The Kentik portal supports two dashboard modes:

  • Guided mode (beta): Guided mode lets users see data about a preselected dimension without setting complex query options. When enabled, the dashboard will include the prompt specified below, and the user’s response will determine the value of a predefined filter that is applied to each panel.
  • Standard mode: In standard mode, a dashboard has no prompt at the top of the display area. Each panel is independent except for panels on which the Device Behavior or Filter Behavior property is set to Controlled by Dashboard (see Panel Field Definitions), in which case the panels tracks the current device and/or filter settings of the sidebar.

 

 
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Dashboard Visibility

Dashboard visibility determines which users can access to a given dashboard:

  • My Dashboards: Dashboards that you create only for your own personal use. No one else has access.
  • Company: Dashboards created by any user in your organization. All users in your organization have access.
  • Presets: Readymade dashboards created by Kentik for common use cases (see Dashboard Visibility). Presets can be used as-is or copied and edited (at which point they become My Dashboards or Company dashboards).

 

 
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Dashboards Page

Dashboards are accessed, managed, and created via the Dashboards page. To open the page, choose Dashboards from the main navbar of the Kentik portal. The Dashboards page is covered in the following topics:

 

 
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Dashboards Page UI

The Dashboards page includes the following UI elements:

  • Filter field: Filters the Dashboard List to show only tiles containing the entered text in one of the following fields: Name, Description, User (email), or Last updated (UTC date).
  • Show selector: A drop-down menu from which you can choose different criteria that can be used to narrow the dashboards shown in the Dashboard List:
    - All: all dashboards;
    - My Dashboards: personal dashboards only;
    - Company: company dashboards plus your own personal dashboards;
    - Presets: Kentik provided presets only.
  • Add Dashboard button: Opens an Add Dashboard dialog (see Adding a Dashboard) where you can add a new dashboard.
  • Dashboard List: A set of cards showing your organization’s dashboards as filtered by the Show selector (see Dashboard List).

 

 
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Dashboard List

The Dashboard List is a set of cards showing your organization’s dashboards as filtered by the Show selector. Each card represents a single dashboard and contains the following:

  • Name: The user-specified name of the dashboard. The name is a link; click it to go to the dashboard itself.
  • Description: A user-specified description that (ideally) explains the purpose for which the dashboard was created.
  • Options: A drop-down menu of actions that you can perform on the dashboard:
    - Edit (not shown for Preset dashboards): Opens the Edit Dashboard dialog for the dashboard (see Dashboard Dialogs).
    - Duplicate: Copies the dashboard and adds it as a new tile in the Dashboard List with “Copy” appended to the name.
    - Share: Opens a Share View dialog with a link to the dashboard shown in a text field. To share the link with another registered user within your organization, click the Copy to Clipboard button, then paste the link into a message or email.
    - Remove (not shown for Preset dashboards): Opens a confirming dialog that allows you to remove the dashboard from the Kentik portal. Click Remove to delete the dashboard or Cancel to cancel the delete operation. If you choose to delete the dashboard, it will be removed from the table and an alert will appear to confirm that the deletion was successful.
  • Filter value selector (guided-mode dashboards only): Used to choose the value of the dashboard’s guided-mode filter. The selector type varies depending on the dashboard’s guided-mode input type:
    - Freeform: A field into which the value may be entered.
    - Predefined: A drop-down list from which the value must be chosen.
    Note: If the input type is predefined then the Open button will be inactive until a value is chosen from the list.
  • Open button (guided-mode dashboards only): Opens the guided-mode dashboard.
    Note: Standard-mode dashboards are opened by clicking the name at the top left of the card.
  • Visibility tag: My Dashboards (personal), Company, or Preset.
  • Last updated: The date (UTC) of the most recent change to the dashboard.
  • Owner: The email address of the person who created the dashboard.

 

 
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Dashboard Dialogs

Adding or editing a dashboard via the Kentik portal involves specifying information in the dialogs covered in the following topics:

 

 
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About Dashboard Dialogs

Dashboard dialogs are used to collect and display dashboard information. The required information is entered into the fields of either of the following dialogs:

  • Add Dashboard when creating a new dashboard.
  • Edit Dashboard when editing the properties of an existing dashboard.

 

 
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Dashboard Dialogs UI

The Add Dashboard and Edit Dashboard dialogs share the same layout and the following common UI elements:

  • Close button: Click the X in the upper right corner to close the dialog. All elements will be restored to their values at the time the dialog was opened.
  • Remove button (Edit Dashboard dialog only): Remove the dashboard from your organization’s collection of Kentik-registered dashboards. This button is only present if the dashboard being edited was manually added.
  • Cancel button: Cancel the add dashboard or edit dashboard operation and exit the dialog. All elements will be restored to their values at the time the dialog was opened.
  • Add Dashboard button (Add Dashboard dialog only): Save settings for the new dashboard and exit the dialog.
  • Save button (Edit Dashboard dialog only): Save changes to dashboard settings and exit the dialog.

 

 
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Dashboard Field Definitions

A dashboard is configured or edited using the fields of the Add Dashboard and Edit Dashboard dialogs. These fields include general settings, default query options, and guided dashboard options.

 

General Dashboard Settings

General settings are specified with the following fields:

  • Name: A string that will appear on the dashboard (in the title bar of the Panel Display Area) and on the dashboard’s tile in the Dashboard List.
  • Description: Optional description text that will be displayed in the dashboard’s tile in the Dashboard List.
  • Visible to: Who will have access to the dashboard:
    - Only Me: Visible only to the user who creates the dashboard;
    - Other users in my company: Visible to the entire organization.

 

Default Query Settings

Default query options, which can be overridden in the panes of the Dashboard sidebar (see Dashboard Sidebar Panes), are specified with the following fields:

  • Time Range: Sets the duration of the “show last” (counting back from present) time range to which the panels on the dashboard will default.
  • Devices: Selects the devices to which the panels on the dashboard will default (the default devices can be overridden on individual panels):
    - All: All of your organization’s Kentik-registered devices.
    - Specific devices: Opens a Selected Devices Dialog that enables you to choose from your organization’s Kentik-registered devices.
  • Filters: Sets the filters to be applied by default to the panels on the dashboard (the default filters can be overridden on individual panels). Use the Edit Filters button to open the Filtering Options Dialog, from which you can access the Saved Filters Selector or the Ad-Hoc Filter Interface.

Note: Modifications made to any Company dashboard (see Dashboard Visibility) will affect that dashboard across all users in your organization.

 

Guided Mode Settings

Guided dashboards (Beta) are dashboards that enable users, guided by a prompt at top, to specify (without getting deep into filtering settings) the value of a filter that can be quickly applied to some or all of the dashboard’s panels.

Guided mode settings are specified with the following UI elements:

  • Enabled/Disabled switch: Set to enabled for guided mode or disabled (default) for standard mode.
  • Filter dimension category: A drop-down selector from which to choose the category of the dimensions that will be available for filters applied with the Guided Mode UI.
  • Prompt text: The question to use as a prompt at the top of the guided dashboard.
  • Input type: A drop-down selector from which to choose the type of values that the user will be able to enter as a value for the filter:
    - Predefined: The user will be able to choose values from a drop-down list.
    - Freeform: The user will be able to enter any text.
  • Predefined values (only shown when Input Type is “predefined”): A comma-delimited list of values for the drop-down values selector.

Note: The way that individual panels in the dashboard are affected by the guided dashboard settings above is determined by settings in the Add Panel or Edit Panel dialog (see Panel Field Definitions).

 

 
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Dashboard Sidebar Controls

The dashboard sidebar is found at the left of each individual dashboard (to access a dashboard, click on the dashboard’s name in the Dashboard List). The sidebar is covered in the following topics:

Note: The sidebar can be collapsed or expanded by clicking in the vertical strip that appears when you hover at the sidebar’s right edge.

 

 
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Dashboard Sidebar Panes

The sidebar contains a set of panes that each includes the controls used to set dashboard-wide settings. The title bar of each pane contains an icon at left. Clicking on the title bar toggles the pane between expanded and collapsed.

The following panes are found in the sidebar of a dashboard:

  • Time pane: Specifies the dashboard-wide time range covered by the queries whose results are displayed in the dashboard’s individual panels. For a description of the pane’s controls, see Time Pane Settings.
  • Filtering pane: Specifies the dashboard-wide filters that apply to any panel on the dashboard whose Filter Behavior property is set to Controlled by Dashboard (see Panel Field Definitions). For a description of the pane’s controls, see Filtering Pane Settings.
  • Devices pane: Specifies the devices for any panel on the dashboard whose Device Behavior property is set to Controlled by Dashboard (see Panel Field Definitions). For a description of the pane’s controls, see Devices Pane Settings.

Note: When the sidebar is collapsed its panes are represented by their respective icons.

 

 
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Applying Sidebar Changes

Above the individual panes of the sidebar there is a Run Query button, which applies changes made in the Time, Filtering, and Devices panes to any sidebar-controlled panels in the display area (see Dashboard Panel Display):

  • When there are changes to apply, the button will be blue and an alert will appear over the display area.
  • When there are no changes to apply the button will be grayed out.

Note: Sidebar changes are only applied to panels on which either the Filter Behavior or Device Behavior property is set to Controlled by Dashboard.

 

 
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Dashboard Panel Display

In each individual dashboard, the area to the right of the sidebar is the panel display area, which contains the title, display controls, and panels of the dashboard. This area is covered in the following topics:

 

 
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Dashboard Title Bar

The title bar stretches across the top of the panel display area.

The title bar identifies the current dashboard and contains the following elements:

  • Title indicator: The area at the left of the title bar includes the following parts:
    - Dashboard title: The name given by the user when the dashboard is created or edited (see Dashboard Field Definitions).
    - Dashboard mode tag: Indicates if the dashboard mode is standard or guided.
    - Visibility tag: Indicates the visibility (My Dashboards, Company, or Preset) of the dashboard (see Dashboard Visibility).
    - Dashboard selector: a drop-down list that lets you switch directly to a different dashboard.
  • Edit Mode button (not shown on Preset dashboards): Enables editing of Dashboard panels and rearrangement of panel layout in the display area. When you click the button and enter edit mode, the button is replaced by two buttons:
    - Save Changes: Saves changes and exits edit mode.
    - Cancel: Exits edit mode without saving changes.
    Note: To modify a preset, first find it in the Presets tab of the Dashboards Page, copy it, and then edit the copy.
  • Live Update: Enables Live Update at the interval (60, 90, or 120 seconds) chosen from the drop-down menu (see Live Update Mode). When Live Update is enabled, the button is replaced with a Stop Updating button. click it to disable Live Update.
  • Refresh button: Immediately updates the graphs in all panels.
  • Export Dashboard (up arrow icon): Allows you to export a PDF of the current state of the graphs, with each dashboard panel occupying a separate page in the document. The resulting PDF will open in a new tab of the browser and can be downloaded from there.
  • Dashboard Properties (gear icon): Opens the Edit Dashboard dialog (see Dashboard Dialogs), allowing you to view and edit the properties of the dashboard.
  • Remove Dashboard button: Opens the Remove Dashboard dialog, in which you can either confirm or cancel removal of the dashboard.

 

 
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Panel Display Area

The panel display area for both guided-mode and standard-mode dashboards contains the dashboard description (see General Dashboard Settings), if any, plus one or more panels that are each made up of a graph plus associated key and controls (see Panel UI Elements).

 

Add Panel Button

If either of the following is true, the display area will contain an Add Panel button (see Adding Dashboard Panels):

  • If the dashboard is in edit mode, an Add Panel button will be located in a panel inserted at the top of the display area.
  • If the dashboard doesn’t yet have any panels, an Add Panel button will be located in the center of the display area.

 

Guided Mode UI

A guided-mode dashboard includes additional controls that allow a user to quickly specify the value of a filter that is applied to some or all of the dashboard’s panels. These controls, located at the top of the panel display area (just below the title bar) include the following UI elements:

  • Prompt: The prompt specified with the Prompt Text field (see Guided Mode Settings) when the dashboard was added or edited.
  • Filter value selector: Used to choose the value of the dashboard’s guided-mode filter. The selector type varies depending on the dashboard’s guided-mode input type:
    - Freeform: A field into which the value may be entered.
    - Predefined: A drop-down list from which the value must be chosen.
  • Apply Changes button: Sets the current Filter value selector setting as the value of the dashboard’s predefined filter dimension (see Dimension to filter by in Guided Mode Settings), and applies the guided-mode filter to all panels on the dashboard except those whose Guided Mode Behavior is set to Ignore (see Panel Field Definitions).

 

 
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Panel UI Elements

Each panel on a dashboard includes the following UI elements:

  • Panel title: The name given to the panel by the user when the graph is created or edited. The title, which appears at the top of the panel, acts as a link that takes you to a view of the panel’s query in the Data Explorer.
  • Edit button (only when dashboard is in edit mode):
  • Remove button (only when dashboard is in edit mode):
  • Show Applied Filters: Opens a popup that shows the filters applied to the panel as well as their source (dashboard, panel, or both).
  • Change View Type: Selects the type of visualization. View types include:
    - Time Series Stacked Graph
    - Time Series Bar Graph
    - Time Series Line Graph
    - Comparison Bar Chart
    - Pie Chart
    - Table
    - Matrix Diagram
    Note: For descriptions of view types, see Chart View Types.
  • Graph: A visual (or tabular, if view type is table or matrix) representation of the traffic specified in the settings for the panel over the defined timespan on the selected devices.
  • Key: A set of definitions, below the graph, for the values plotted on that graph. To toggle (off/on) the display of an individual line or area on the graph, click the same-colored swatch in the key. The graph will automatically redraw with the vertical axis re-scaled.

The settings of the individual panels in the Panel Display area are configured in the Edit Panel dialog (see Editing Dashboard Panels).

 

 
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Panel Dialogs

Adding or editing a panel via the Kentik portal involves specifying information in the dialogs covered in the following topics:

 

 
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About Panel Dialogs

Panel dialogs are used to collect and display panel information. The required information is entered into the fields of either of the following dialogs:

  • Add Panel when creating a new panel. This dialog appears when you click the Save Changes button in Data Explorer after having clicked the Add Panel button on a dashboard (see Adding Dashboard Panels).
  • Edit Panel when editing the properties of an existing panel. This dialog appears when you click the Edit button in the title bar of an individual panel (see Editing Dashboard Panels). The Edit button is only visible when the dashboard itself is in edit mode (Edit Mode button on dashboard title bar).

 

 
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Panel Dialogs UI

The Add Panel and Edit Panel dialogs share the same layout and the following common UI elements:

  • Close button: Click the X in the upper right corner to close the dialog. All elements will be restored to their values at the time the dialog was opened.
  • Remove button (Edit Panel dialog only): Remove the panel from your organization’s collection of Kentik-registered panels. This button is only present if the panel being edited was manually added.
  • Cancel button: Cancel the add panel or edit panel operation and exit the dialog. All elements will be restored to their values at the time the dialog was opened.
  • Add Panel button (Add Panel dialog only): Save settings for the new panel and exit the dialog.
  • Save button (Edit Panel dialog only): Save changes to panel settings and exit the dialog.

 

 
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Panel Field Definitions

A panel is configured or edited using the fields of the Add Panel and Edit Panel dialogs:

  • Title: A string that will appear in the title bar of the panel.
    Note: In a panel on a guided dashboard you can create a title that always reflects the panel’s current filter dimension and/or value. To do so, insert placeholders — {{filter_dimension}} and/or {{filter_value}} — into your title where you want the actual dimension and/or value to be.
  • Dashboard (Add Panel dialog only): A drop-down list from which you choose the dashboard to which the new panel will be added.
  • Query (Edit Panel dialog only): Click the Edit Query in Data Explorer button to open Data Explorer in panel editing mode:
    - To change the underlying query shown in the panel’s graph, make changes with the Data Explorer UI.
    - After applying the changes to the Data Explorer with the Run Query button, a notice will appear (at top of display area) that lets you choose whether to Save Changes back to the dashboard or leave the panel as it was (Cancel button).
    Note: When you click the Edit Query in Data Explorer button, all current settings on the Edit Panel dialog, including any changes made since it was opened, will be automatically saved before going to Data Explorer.
  • Filter Behavior (on standard-mode dashboard only): The source of the filters applied to the data graphed in the panel; see Filter Behavior.
  • Guided Mode Behavior (on guided-mode dashboard only): Settings for panels on guided-mode dashboards; see Guided Mode Behavior.
  • Device Behavior: The source of the devices whose data is graphed in the panel:
    - Controlled by Dashboard: The devices represented in the panel’s graph are dynamic; they will change whenever devices are changed in the Devices pane of the dashboard.
    - Locked to Specific Devices: The devices represented in the panel’s graph are static; they will not change when the default devices for the dashboard are changed in theDevices pane. The graph will always represent the devices that are selected in the Devices pane at the time the panel is edited and saved.

 

Filter Behavior

The Filter Behavior pane of the Add Panel and Edit Panel dialogs is included only in the dialogs for panels on standard-mode dashboards. The pane is used to specify the source of the filters applied to the data graphed in the panel:

  • Controlled by Dashboard: The filters represented in the panel’s graph are dynamic; they will change whenever the filters specified in the Filters Pane of the dashboard’s sidebar are changed (see Dashboard Sidebar Panes).
  • Additive: The filters applied in the Filters pane at the time the panel is edited and saved will be ANDed with any filters that are applied in the sidebar of the dashboard itself.
  • Locked to Specific Filters: The filters represented in the panel’s graph are static and fully independent of the dashboard (they will not change when filter settings are changed in the sidebar’s Filters pane. The graph will always represent the filters that are applied when the panel is edited and saved.

 

Guided Mode Behavior

The Guided Mode Behavior pane of the Add Panel and Edit Panel dialogs is included only in the dialogs for panels on guided-mode dashboards. This pane determines how filtering on the panel will be affected by the setting of the dashboard’s Guided Mode UI:

  • When a guided-mode behavior option adds a filter to the panel:
    - The new filter’s dimension is set with the Select a Dimension selector (described below).
    - The new filter’s value will follow the guided-mode value set by users on the dashboard itself.
  • When a guided-mode behavior option refers to “existing” filters, those are the filters that were set in the Data Explorer sidebar when the panel was initially created.

Note: The filters, if any, applied with the sidebar of the dashboard itself are not overridden by the settings in this pane. The Filter Behavior of all panels on a guided-mode dashboard is Additive (sidebar filters are ANDed with any other filters; see Panel Field Definitions).

The Guided Mode Behavior pane includes a radio button used to choose one of the following behaviors for filters on the panels of guided-mode panels:

  • Override All Filters: A new filter will be applied to the panel, and all existing filters will be ignored.
  • Override Specific Filters: No new filter is added to the panel. The value of any existing filters using the dimension specified with the Select a Dimension selector will use the guided-mode value set by users on the dashboard.
  • Add Filter Group: A new filter will be added to the panel and ANDed with existing filters.
  • Ignore: No new filter is added to the panel, and the panel ignores the guided-mode value set by users on the dashboard.

The Guided Mode Behavior pane also includes a drop-down menu from which to select the dimension used in the behaviors described above. The drop-down lists only dimensions that belong to the dimension category that was specified when the dashboard was added or edited (see Guided Mode Behavior).

 

 
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Add or Edit Dashboard

Adding and editing dashboards is covered in the following topics:

 

 
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Adding a Dashboard

Creating a dashboard involves adding a new dashboard to your dashboards collection, after which you would typically add and configure at least one panel for that dashboard (see Adding Dashboard Panels). To add a new dashboard:

  1. Click Dashboards from the Kentik Detect navbar.
  2. Click the Add Dashboard button at upper right. The Add Dashboard dialog will open.
  3. In the dialog, specify the settings of the dashboard (see Dashboard Field Definitions), including whether Guided Mode is enabled or disabled.
  4. Click the Add Dashboard button. The dialog will close and the dashboard will be displayed.

Note: For information on populating the new dashboard with panels, see Adding Dashboard Panels.

 

 
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Editing a Dashboard

The details of editing a dashboard vary depending on which aspect of the dashboard you are trying to change:

  1. Click Dashboards from the Kentik Detect navbar.
  2. On the Dashboards page, open a dashboard in the Dashboard List:
    - For a standard dashboard, click on the title at the upper left of the dashboard’s card.
    - For a guided-mode dashboard, specify a value in the Filter value selector, then click the Open button.
  3. In the title bar of the resulting dashboard (see Dashboard Title Bar), do one of the following:
    Change dashboard settings: Click the Dashboard Properties button. The Edit Dashboard dialog will open. Change any desired settings (see Dashboard Field Definitions), then click the Save button.
    Rearrange panel layout: Click the Edit Mode button. When the dashboard enters edit mode, panels can be moved and resized:
    - Move panel: Position the cursor on the desired panel. The move cursor will appear. Drag the panel to the desired new location. When the dragged panel is dropped, the other panels will rearrange around it.
    - Resize panel: A resize handle will appear at the bottom right of each panel. Drag the handle to change the size of the panel. Surrounding panels may be rearranged to accommodate the new size.
    Add a panel: see Adding Dashboard Panels.
    Change panel settings: see Editing Dashboard Panels.

Note: Modifications made to any Company dashboard (see Dashboard Visibility) will affect that dashboard across all users in your company.

 

 
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Add or Edit Panels

As described in About Dashboards, dashboards are made up of one or more individual panels that each contain a single graph that represents a query. The following topics cover working with panels:

Note: The elements that make up each panel are described in Panel Display Area.

 

 
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Adding Dashboard Panels

To add a panel to a dashboard from the Dashboards section of the Kentik detect portal:

  1. Click Dashboards from the Kentik Detect navbar.
  2. On the Dashboards page, open a dashboard in the Dashboard List:
    - For a standard dashboard, click on the title at the upper left of the dashboard’s card.
    - For a guided-mode dashboard, specify a value in the Filter value selector, then click the Open button.
  3. In the title bar of the resulting dashboard (see Dashboard Title Bar), click the Edit Mode button. When the dashboard enters edit mode, a panel that contains only an Add Panel button will be inserted at the top of the display area.
  4. Click the Add Panel button. Data Explorer will open.
    Note: To cancel creation of the new panel, click the Cancel button at upper right.
  5. Using the Data Explorer UI, specify the contents (graph or table) that you want to display in the panel.
  6. Use the Run Query button to apply changes to the query displayed in Data Explorer.
  7. At the top of the Data Explorer display area (above the graph), click the Save Changes button. The Add Panel dialog will open.
  8. In the dialog, specify the settings of the panel (see Panel Field Definitions), then click the Add Panel button. The dashboard will open with the one panel that you just added.

Notes:
- To add additional panels, repeat the above starting with step 3.
- Panels added to any Company dashboard (see Dashboard Visibility) will affect that dashboard across all users in your company.

 

 
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Add Panel from Explorer

In addition to adding panels to a Dashboard with the Add Panel button, you can also add a panel directly from the Data Explorer:

  1. At the upper-right of the chart display area in the Data Explorer (see Chart Display UI), choose Add to Dashboard from the drop-down View Options menu.
  2. In the resulting submenu, choose one of the following:
    - New Dashboard: A new dashboard will be created for the new panel. Choosing this option will open the Add Dashboard dialog. Specify settings for the new dashboard (see Dashboard Field Definitions), then click the Add Dashboard button.
    - Existing Dashboard: Choose the dashboard to which you want to add the new panel.
  3. In the resulting Add Panel dialog, configure the settings for the new panel (see Panel Field Definitions), then click the Add Panel button. The dashboard will open with the panel that you just added, and a notification will confirm that the new panel was created.

 

 
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Editing Dashboard Panels

The settings of an individual dashboard panel are edited in the Edit Panel dialog. To edit panel settings:

  1. Click Dashboards from the Kentik Detect navbar.
  2. On the Dashboards page, open a dashboard in the Dashboard List:
    - For a standard dashboard, click on the title at the upper left of the dashboard’s card.
    - For a guided-mode dashboard, specify a value in the Filter value selector, then click the Open button.
  3. In the title bar of the resulting dashboard (see Dashboard Title Bar), click the Edit Mode button.
  4. The title bar of each individual panel will now include an Edit button. Click the button in the panel that you want to edit.
  5. In the resulting Edit Panel dialog, make your changes to the panel settings (see Panel Field Definitions).
  6. Click the Save button to save your changes and return to the dashboard.

Note: Modifications made to a panel on any Company dashboard (see Dashboard Visibility) will affect that dashboard across all users in your company.