Making dashboard modifications

You can use the built-in Grafana tools to rearrange panels or modify the default graphs.

About this task

The standard NAS Bridge dashboard is read-only and cannot be modified.
Important: If you make changes to the standard dashboard, you must use Save as to save your changes.

Steps

  1. Select Dashboard at the top of the web page.
    The dashboard appears.
  2. Confirm that NAS Bridge is shown in the dashboard drop-down list.


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  3. Optionally, rearrange the panels on the new dashboard.
    1. Click and hold the title of the panel you want to move.
    2. Drag the panel to its new location.
    You can also click the green menu icon at the upper left of the row, and select Move.


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  4. Optionally, change the color of the data lines in the graph.
    1. Click the color key for the line in the legend.


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    2. Select a different color.
  5. Optionally, modify an individual graph.
    1. Select the graph's title.


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    2. Select Edit.
    3. Select one of the tabs on the Graph panel, based on what you want to modify.
    Select this tab... To modify...
    General The title of the graph
    Metrics The text displayed for each line in the legend format, and the resolution
    Note: If you want to show a different metric, see the instructions for creating custom graphs and charts.
    Axes The X and Y axes

    For example, you can define minimum and maximum values for the Y axis, change the units and the scale, or define thresholds to make it easier to see when the graph crosses a particular value.

    Legend Where and how the legend is displayed

    For example, you can show minimum, maximum, or average data values in a table.

    Display The graph's display

    For example, you can display the data as bars, lines, or a series of points.

    Time range The graph's time range

    For example, you can add a time shift.

  6. Click × to close the Graph panel.
  7. Save the new dashboard.
    1. Select the Manage Dashboards icon icon.
    2. Select Save As from the menu.
    3. Enter a new name for the copy of the dashboard, and click Save.