The Incident Chart dashlet visualizes the violation of selected incident rules during the configured time frame.
Add Incident Rules
To add Incident rules open the dashlet's context menu item and click Add Incident Rule. You can also click Add Incident Rule on an empty dashlet. Click the Incident Picker dialog box to choose the desired incident rules from live, stored, or offline sessions; or create new incident rules.
Edit Incident Rules
To edit Incident rules, open the Incident rule context menu in a chart, or open the Incident rule entry in the chart table, and click Edit Incident Rule. See Create and Configure incident rules for more information.
Remove Incident Rules
Open the Incident rule context menu, or open the Incident rule entry in the chart table, and click Remove.
Show violating measures in a Chart dashlet
Click Show Measures in Chart to visualize the selected incidents' Measures with visible thresholds in a new Chart dashlet.
Hold Shift + Modifier key and invoke the context menu to open the Chart dashlet in a new dashboard.
The Incident chart shows the incident occurrence. This is not an information incident chart. Log and show informational incidents in the chart heat field and the incidents overview. See Heat Field and Incidents Overview dashlet for more information.
|Occurred?||Warning incident||Severe incident|
Two sections inform about the incident state:
The upper section answers the question, Is there an incident currently active?
- You see the actual incident state.
The lower section answers the question, Did an incident happen in the past?
- You see the incident history within the time frame.
|Example 1:||A non-incident occurred within the time frame.|
|Example 2:||A severe incident is triggered and occurred within the time frame.|
|Example 3:||No incident occurred.|
Split chart mode
By default, the Split Chart mode is enabled and an incident traffic light visualizes each incident rule you add. To disable splitting, open the context menu, click Split Chart, and clear the Split Chart setting in the sub-menu.
When you disable this, all incident rules get aggregated into a single traffic light.
|Incident Rule/Incidents||Name of the incident rule or incident|
|Severity||Icon that represents the violation status of incident rule or incident|
|Start Time||Start time of the incident interval|
|End Time||End time of the incident interval|
|Duration||Formatted duration of the incident interval|
|System Profile||System Profile of the incident rule|
|Message||Short description of incident rule violation|
|Description||Detail description of incident rule violation|
Rows of pending incidents are highlighted by the icon.
Table structure modes
The following are table structure modes:
- Flat mode: No grouping in table. Shows only incidents.
- Group incidents by incident rule
- Group incidents by severity: Informational, warning, and severe.
- Group incidents by state: Pending and closed.