Step 2: Configure the chart

Last updated: 2020-10-30 12:03:13

    This document describes how to configure a chart when creating a monitoring chart.


    1. Log in to the Cloud Monitor console.
    2. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard > Dashboard List to go to the dashboard list page.
    3. Find the dashboard for which you want to create charts, and click the dashboard name to go to the dashboard management page.
    4. Click > Create a Chart to go to the chart editing page and configure the settings as follows:
      • Basic info: includes the chart name and chart notes.
      • Chart type: can be a line chart, a bar chart, a dashboard, a pie chart, or a numerical chart. More chart types will be available in the future. For different chart types, the chart elements, thresholds, and legend configurations are different. For more information, see Use Cases of Different Chart Types.
    • Data link: defines whether to display a link when you double-click the chart. After adding a data link, you can click a certain period in the chart to be redirected to the custom link.
    • Chart link: defines the chart redirection link. After adding a chart link, you can click in the chart to be redirected to the custom link, as shown in the figure below:
    1. After configuring the settings, click .

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