FortiAnalyzer – FortiOS 6.2.3 – Chart library

Chart library

Use the Chart library to create, edit, and manage your charts.

In a Security Fabric ADOM, you can insert charts from all device types into a single report.

Creating charts

To create charts:

  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Reports > Report Definitions > Chart Library.
  3. Click Create New in the toolbar.
  4. Configure the settings for the new chart, the click OK.
Name Enter a name for the chart.
Description Enter a description of the chart.
Dataset Select a dataset from the dropdown list. For more information, see Datasets on page 136. Options vary based on device type.
Resolve Hostname Select to resolve the hostname. Select one of the following: Inherit, Enabled, or Disabled.
Chart Type Select a graph type from the dropdown list; one of: Table, Bar, Pie, Line, Area, Donut, or Radar. This selection affects the rest of the available selections.
Data Bindings The data bindings vary depending on the chart type selected.
Table  
Table Type Select Regular, Ranked, or Drilldown.
Add Column Select to add a column. Up to 15 columns can be added for a Regular table.

Ranked tables have two columns, and Drilldown tables have three columns.

Columns The following column settings must be set: l Column Title: Enter a title for the column. l Width: Enter the column width as a percentage.

Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The options vary depending on the selected dataset.

Format: Select a value from the dropdown list.

Add Data Binding: Add data bindings to the column. Every column must have at least one data binding. The maximum number varies depending

 

  on the table type.
Order By Select what to order the table by. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.
Show Top Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. Other items can be bundled into the Others category for Ranked and Drilldown tables.
Drilldown

Top

Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed. This options is only available for Drilldown tables.
Bar  
X-Axis Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

Label: Enter a label for the axis.

Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed.

Other items are bundled into the Others category.

Y-axis Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity. l Label: Enter a label for the axis.

Bundle rest into “Others” Select to bundle the rest of the results into an Others category.
Group By l Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset. l Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed.

Other items can be bundled into the Others category.

Order By Select to order by the X-Axis or Y-Axis.
Pie, Donut, or Radar  
Category Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

Label: Enter a label for the axis.

Show Top: Enter a numerical value. Only the first ‘X’ items are displayed.

Other items can be bundled into the Others category.

Series Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity. l Label: Enter a label for the axis.

Bundle rest into “Others” Select to bundle the rest of the results into an Others category.
Line or Area  
X-Axis l Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available
  options vary depending on the selected dataset.

l Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Default, or Time. l Label: Enter a label for the axis.

Lines Data Binding: Select a value from the dropdown list. The available options vary depending on the selected dataset.

Format: Select a format from the dropdown list: Bandwidth, Counter, Default, Percentage, or Severity.

Type: Select the type from the dropdown list: Line Up or Line Down. l Legend: Enter the legend text for the line.

Add line Select to add more lines.

Managing charts

Manage your charts in Reports > Report Definitions > Chart Library. Some options are available as buttons on the toolbar. Some options are available in the right-click menu. Right-click a chart to display the menu.

Option Description
Create New Creates a new chart.
Edit Edits a chart. You can edit charts that you created. You cannot edit predefined charts.
View Displays the settings for the selected predefined chart. You cannot edit a predefined chart.
Delete Deletes the selected chart. You can delete charts that you create. You cannot delete predefined charts.
Clone Clones the selected chart.
Import Imports a previously exported FortiAnalyzer chart.
Export Exports one or more FortiAnalyzer charts.
Show Predefined Displays the predefined charts.
Show Custom Displays the custom charts.
Search Lets you search for a chart name.

Viewing datasets associated with charts

To view datasets associated with charts:

  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Reports > Report Definitions > Chart Library.
  3. Select a chart, and click View in the toolbar.
  4. In the View Chart pane, find the name of the dataset associated with the chart in the Dataset
  5. Go to Reports > Report Definitions > Datasets.
  6. In the Search box, type the name of the dataset.
  7. Select the dataset that is found, and click View in the toolbar to view it.

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