EV Observe - World Map Widget

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EV Observe - Widget - World map icon.png This type of widget is used to display a geographical map with the location of configuration items (CI) in the IT infrastructure.

  • The location of each company/site is indicated by a marker whose color Google map green icon.png Google map icon.png provides information on the current operating state of CIs, i.e. hosts and user services.

Examples

Uses

  • Display several maps on a given Dataviz to enable low-level monitoring (hosts) or high-level monitoring (user services) on multiple sites.
  • Perform extensive multi-site monitoring on a single screen
     

Display the map of the EV Observe company and its sites for monitoring hosts
       Widget World map - Example - Hosts.png
 

Display the map of the EV Observe company and its sites for monitoring user services
       Widget World map - Example - User services.png

Notes

  • This widget is implemented in a report using the Weather map - Hosts or Weather map - User services template. You define the scope of the report in the Configuration > Reporting menu.

List of properties

          Widget World map - Configuration.png

Table: List of reports built using the Weather map - Hosts or Weather map - User services template.

  • Click Edit icon.png to define the scope of the report.
    Note: The scope displayed is the one defined in the Configuration > Reporting menu.

Widget toolbar

Widget header

          Toolbar - Top widget.png

  • Audio icon.png Enable / Disable sound: Used to enable or disable notification sounds.

Best Practice icon.png  Note: Only for authorized user profiles  You can modify the ringtones for warning and critical notifications by selecting the MP3 files you want in the Administration > Application > Configuration > Themes menu.

  • Show table / Hide table: Used to show or hide the current company and its sites and filter them by name.
    Status icon - OK.png: This indicates that the operating state of all CIs is normal, i.e. OK status, for the company/site.
    Status icon - Critical.png: This indicates the number of CIs whose status is Critical for the company/site.
           Toolbar - Top widget - Show table.png
  • Full screen icon.png Full screen: Used to display the widget in full screen mode, e.g. on a flat-screen TV.
    • Click Full screen icon.png Quit full screen at the top right or press the <Esc> key on your keyboard to return to the normal display.

Functionalities of the map

  • Data for the current company or one of its sites is displayed. Data is restricted to the site to which the user belongs, as well as the user's sites and subsites.
  • The information displayed is from the Monitoring > IT Weather menu.
  • Zoom plus minus icon.png: Used to zoom in or out on the map.
  • Center icon.png: Used to re-center and display the entire map.
           Widget World map - World map icons.png
  • Google map green icon.png Google map icon.png: Click a marker to zoom in and display the geographical location of CIs.
           Widget World map - Control zoom.png
  • Only for markers whose color is Google map icon.png (indicating CIs in error) at maximum zoom level:
    • Click the marker to show the list of CIs in error associated with the site in a popup pane.
             Widget World map - Control zoom max level.png
    • You can click one of the CI names to display its details in a popup window.
      Note: The data displayed is from the Details form of the CI (host or user service).
             Widget World map - Control details.png
    • You can click the Last Check date of a control to run it immediately.
          Grid of controls - Refresh a line.png
    • You can click the status in error to acknowledge or create a ticket (Note: Only for acknowledged elements in green).
          Grid of controls - Create a ticket.png

Procedure: How to configure the widget

Step 1: Configure a report displaying a geographical map of CIs in the IT infrastructure

1. Select Configuration > Reporting in the menu.

2. Create or modify a Widget report using the Weather map - Hosts or Weather map - User services template.

3. Define the scope of the report by specifying the information in different tabs. Open url.png See the description

          Widget World map - Configuration World map template.png

4. Repeat the procedure for each map to be displayed in the Dataviz.
 

Step 2: Add the widget to the Dataviz

1. Click and drag the World Map widget to the workspace in the graphic editor.

All reports using the Weather map - Hosts or Weather map - User services template will appear.

Best Practice icon.png  You can modify the scope of the reportEdit icon.png.

2. Select the report you want to display in the Dataviz.

  • If the Dataviz is in public mode, only reports whose visibility is public will be displayed.
  • If the Dataviz is in private mode, reports whose visibility is both public and private will be displayed.
     

Best Practice icon.png  

  • Use Company icon.png and Children company icon.png to filter reports for the current company or child companies.
  • Use the search field at the top of the table to filter reports by name.

3. Click Apply.

The geographical map of the selected report will appear.
 

Step 3: Customize the widget

CustomizationWidget_GeneralProcedures

     Open url.png See the detailed procedures

1. You can modify the widget title and add an image to the header.

2. You can resize and move the widget.

3. You can click Tools icon.png in the widget title bar and select Edit from the contextual menu.

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