EV Observe - Configure Grafana Integration

Last modified on 2022/08/11 19:15

Note: You must submit a request to the EasyVista Support team and provide the URL of the Grafana instance to obtain the dedicated Grafana plugin.

The dedicated plugin enables you to view metrics collected by the Box in Grafana.

Grafana is a tool for creating dashboards and charts using multiple data sources. It enables you to query, visualize, analyze and receive alerts on your metrics.

Notes

  • The period during which metrics collected by the Box can be visualized is based on the storage duration of the customer platform.

Prerequisites

  • Local Grafana instance (Grafana Cloud not supported)
  • Version 7/8.x

Procedure: How to use the dedicated Grafana plugin

Step 1: Deploy the plugin in Grafana

1. Submit a request to the EasyVista Support team and provide the URL of your Grafana instance.
 

Step 2: Configure the dedicated plugin in Grafana

1. Create a data source.

2. Specify the information below.

  • Specify the URL of your EV Observe platform.

    example  https:/server:3000

  • Specify the authentication token, i.e. permanent, generated from a POST API call, /EV Observe/auth/token.

          Grafana - Datasource configuration.png
  

Step 3: Use the dedicated plugin in Grafana

1. Add a new panel.

2. Select the data source you created in step 2.

          Grafana - Create panel #1.png

3. Specify the relevant company, host or service and metric.

          Grafana - Create panel #2.png

Data collected by the Box will appear.

          Grafana - Vizualize data.png

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