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Zenoss Service Dynamics Analytics and Optimization

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Created on: Oct 12, 2011 11:51 AM by Zenoss API - Last Modified:  Oct 12, 2011 11:51 AM by Zenoss API

 Zenoss Service Dynamics Analytics and Optimization

 

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Part Number: 22-092011-4.1-v01


Table of Contents

1. About Analytics
1. Introduction
2. Analytics Architecture
3. In this Guide
2. Installing and Configuring Analytics
1. Prerequisite Tasks and Conditions
2. Installing the Zenoss Datastore
3. Installing the Analytics Server
4. Installing the ZenETL ZenPack
5. Configuring Analytics
5.1. Configure the Analytics Host Server
5.2. Configure Database Credentials
5.3. Export Data Point Data
5.4. Configure Email Services
3. Working with Analytics
1. Starting and Stopping the Analytics Server
2. Logging in to Analytics
2.1. Logging in Through the Resource Manager Interface
2.2. Logging in Directly to Analytics
3. Creating Batches
4. Searching the Analytics Repository
4.1. Searching by Name
4.2. Navigating the Folder Tree
4.3. Refining with Filters
4.4. Changing the Search Expression
4.5. Interacting with the List of Resources
4. Analytics Dashboards
1. About Dashboards
2. Working with Dashboards
2.1. Viewing a Dashboard
2.2. Creating a Dashboard
2.2.1. Overview
2.2.2. Creating a Simple Dashboard
2.2.3. Adding Controls to a Dashboard
2.2.4. Adding a Custom URL to a Dashboard
2.2.5. Refining Dashboard Layout
2.2.6. Dashboard Design Tips
2.2.7. Screen Sizes
2.3. Editing a Dashboard
2.4. Designing Reports for Dashboards
5. Running Reports
1. Running a Simple Report
2. Running a Flash Chart
3. Changing Report Criteria
4. Scheduling Reports
4.1. Viewing Scheduled Jobs
4.2. Scheduling a Report
4.3. Changing Job Schedules
4.4. Stopping a Job from Running
4.5. Specifying Job Recurrence
4.5.1. Simple Recurrence
4.5.2. Calendar Recurrence
4.6. Running a Job in the Background
6. Analytics Report Catalog
1. Availability Reports
2. Inventory and Audit Reports
3. Performance Reports
4. Top N Reports
5. Virtual Infrastructure Reports
6. Dashboard
7. Resource Management
7. Understanding the Reporting Database
1. Overview
2. Schema
3. Table Relationships
4. Catalog Reports
4.1. Availability
4.2. Inventory and Audit
4.3. Performance
4.4. Server
4.5. Virtual Infrastructure
4.6. Resource Manager Management
8. Working with Ad Hoc Reports
1. About the Ad Hoc Editor
2. Working with the Ad Hoc Editor
2.1. Topics and Domains
2.2. Ad Hoc Editor Tool Bar
2.3. Tables, Charts and Crosstabs
3. Designing an Ad Hoc Report
3.1. Selecting Report Content
3.2. Formatting Table Appearance
3.2.1. Edit Report Style
3.2.2. Change Group and Column Labels
3.2.3. Resizing Columns
3.2.4. Adding Spacers
3.2.5. Editing Data Format
3.2.6. Displaying Detail View
3.3. Create Ad Hoc Report: Example
3.3.1. Inspect the MySQL Database
3.3.2. Create a Domain
3.3.3. Create an Ad Hoc Report
3.4. Viewing and Running a Report in the Editor
4. Ad Hoc Editor Features
4.1. Creating Custom Fields
4.2. Using Input Controls and Filters
4.2.1. Using Input Controls
4.2.2. Using Filters
4.2.3. Input Controls and Filters Availability
4.3. Switching Groups
4.4. Sorting Tables
4.5. Working with Charts
4.5.1. Designing Charts
4.6. Working with Crosstabs
5. Creating a Report from a Domain
5.1. Choosing Ad Hoc Data from a Domain
5.2. Using the Choose Ad Hoc Data Wizard
5.2.1. Data Page
5.2.2. Filters Page
5.2.3. Display Page
5.2.4. Topic Page
5.3. Creating Topics from Domains
5.3.1. Access Permissions in Domain Topics
5.3.2. Saving Domain Settings as a Topic
5.3.3. Editing a Domain Topic
6. Configuring System-Level Ad Hoc Options
6.1. Limits on Queries
6.2. Data Policies
9. Creating Domains
1. Introduction to Domains
1.1. Domain Use Cases
1.2. Terminology
1.3. Components of a Domain
1.4. Overview of Creating a Domain
2. Using the Add New Domain Dialog
2.1. Data and Design Page
2.1.1. Data Source Area
2.1.2. Properties Area
2.1.3. Design Area
2.2. Resources Page
2.3. Domain Validation
3. Using the Domain Designer
3.1. Designer Tool Bar
3.2. Tables Tab
3.3. Manage Data Source
3.4. Derived Tables Tab
3.5. Joins Tab
3.6. Calculated Fields Tab
3.7. Filters Tab
3.8. Display Tab
3.9. Properties Table
3.10. Domain Design Validation
4. Editing a Domain
4.1. Maintaining Referential Integrity
10. Administering the Repository
1. Managing Folders and Resources
1.1. Creating a Folder
1.2. Adding Resources to the Repository
1.3. Renaming a Folder or Resource
1.4. Viewing a Report or Dashboard
1.5. Modifying an Ad Hoc Report or Dashboard
1.6. Editing a Resource
1.7. Copying Folders or Resources
1.8. Deleting Folders or Resources
2. Access Control
2.1. Authentication Overview
2.2. Authorization Overview
2.3. Permissions
2.3.1. Inheriting Permissions
2.3.2. Cumulative Permissions
2.3.3. Administrator Permissions
2.3.4. Default User Permissions
2.4. Assigning Permissions
2.5. Testing User Permissions
3. Referencing Resources in the Repository
11. Troubleshooting
1. Resolving Issues

List of Tables

11.1. Troubleshooting Procedures
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