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USM Anywhere Custom Dashboards

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USM Anywhere allows you to create and customize your own dashboards with the widgets and content you need.

To create a custom dashboard

  1. Go to any dashboard.
  2. Click Create Custom Dashboard.
  3. Type a title for your dashboard.
  4. Click the OFF icon () if you want to share your custom dashboard. This option is disabled by default. See Sharing your Custom Dashboard for further information.
  5. Select the number of rows you want, between 1 and 5 rows.
  6. Select the number of columns, between 1 and 4 and the row height (small, medium, or large) for each row.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Your custom dashboard has been created.

To configure your custom dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard, navigate to DASHBOARDS > YOUR_DASHBOARD.
  2. Click the Edit icon () on the widget you want to configure.
  3. Choose a widget type between AlarmsAlarms provide notification of an event or sequence of events that require attention or investigation., EventsAny traffic or data exchange detected by AlienVault products through a Sensor, or through external devices such as a firewall., AssetsAn IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers., Vulnerabilities, and Configuration IssuesAn identified configuration of software deployed, or features of software in use, which is known to be insecure.. Every widget has his own widget data.
  4. You can change the title of the widget.
  5. (Optional) You can select a saved view filter if you have custom views for the selected type of widget.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Note: You can move the widgets inside your dashboard. Click on the one you want to move and drag it to the space you want to move it to. If it is an empty space, the widget will display in it. If it is in a space occupied by another widget, the widgets will replace each other.

To edit your custom dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard, navigate to DASHBOARDS > YOUR_DASHBOARD.
  2. Click Actions > Edit Dashboard.
  3. Modify the information you need to.
  4. Click Save.

To clone your custom dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard, navigate to DASHBOARDS > YOUR_DASHBOARD.
  2. Click Actions > Clone Dashboard.
  3. Type a title for the new dashboard.
  4. Click Save.
  5. The new dashboard displays.

    Note: If you clone a shared custom dashboard, the cloned dashboard will have the shared option disabled by default. See Sharing your Custom Dashboard for further information.

To delete your custom dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard, navigate to DASHBOARDS > YOUR_DASHBOARD.
  2. Click Actions > Delete Dashboard.
  3. A confirmation popup window displays.

  4. Click Delete.

Sharing your Custom Dashboard

USM Anywhere allows you to share the custom dashboards you have created. This option is disabled by default.

Keep in mind you are not allowed to edit or delete a shared dashboard. Shared custom dashboards are read-only dashboards. If you want to edit a shared custom dashboard, you have to clone it beforehand. See To clone your custom dashboard for further information.

To share a new custom dashboard

  1. Go to any dashboard.
  2. Click Create Custom Dashboard.
  3. Type a title for your dashboard.
  4. Click the OFF icon ().
  5. Select the number of rows you want, between 1 and 5 rows.
  6. Select the number of columns, between 1 and 4 and the row height (small, medium, or large) for each row.
  7. Click Save.

To share an existing custom dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard, navigate to DASHBOARDS > YOUR_DASHBOARD.
  2. Click Actions > Edit Dashboard.
  3. Click the OFF icon () to share your custom dashboard.
  4. Click Save.

To stop sharing a custom dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard, navigate to DASHBOARDS > YOUR_DASHBOARD.
  2. Click Actions > Edit Dashboard.
  3. Click the ON icon () to stop sharing your custom dashboard.
  4. Click Save.