Managing groups for the Backbone analyst dashboards

You can create, edit, copy, and delete groups of tests for the Backbone analyst dashboard. Each group must have a minimum of two tests. You can add up to six tests to a group.

Creating groups

  1. Open the Create Group window by selecting the Create New Group link while creating a Backbone Analyst Dashboard.
  2. Enter a name for the group.
  3. Enter a search string in the field and click . The Select Tests for Dashboard window displays the results of the search. Note that entering a search string is not required to view this window. Click and the test search window opens with no search results.
  4. Select the test(s) to include in the group. A minimum of two tests is required. Add a maximum of six tests. The tests selected in the test search window appear in the Selected Tests table.
  5. Remove a test for editing by clicking .
  6. Click Save. The Create/Edit Dashboard page appears with the new group added to the Groups for this Dashboard table.

Editing groups

  1. Select to edit the dashboard that contains the group(s) to edit: on the Manage Dashboards page, from the Action menu, select Edit Dashboard. The Edit Dashboard page appears

  2. Add or remove tests:

    1. Enter a search string in the field and click . The Select Tests for Dashboard window displays the search results. Note that entering a search string is not required to view this window. Click and the test search window opens with no search results.
    2. Select the test(s) to include in the group. A minimum of two tests is required. Add a maximum of six tests. The tests selected in the test search window appear in the Selected Tests table.
    3. Remove a test for editing by clicking .
  3. Click Save. The Create Dashboard page or Manage Dashboards page appears.

Copying groups

  1. On the Create Dashboard page for the Backbone analyst dashboard only, from the Action menu, choose Copy Groups from other Dashboards.
    The Copy Groups window displays the groups that can be copied. For each group, this window shows:

    • Group name
    • Tests that comprise this group. Choose Show to view the entire list of tests; choose Show less to hide the tests that comprise this group.
    • Names of the dashboards that use this group
    • Creator of the group
  2. Select the group(s) to copy and click Save.
    The Create Dashboard page appears with the group(s) added to the Groups for this Dashboard table.

Deleting groups

  1. On the Manage Dashboards page, from the Action menu, select Edit Dashboard.
    The Edit Dashboard page appears.
  2. In the Groups of this Dashboard table, from the Action menu, choose Delete in the row of the group to delete.
    A confirmation message appears.
  3. Click Delete to delete this group from this dashboard.
  4. Click Save to save the changes made to this dashboard. The Manage Dashboards page appears.