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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating custom widgets

Custom widgets can be created and added to custom dashboards in FortiView Monitors.

To create a custom widget:
  1. Go to FortiView > Monitors.
  2. Go to a previously configured custom dashboard and click Add Widget.
    For information on creating and managing dashboards, see Customizing the Monitors dashboard
  3. Click the add icon in the Custom Widgets field.
    The Custom Widget Dashboard opens.
  4. Configure the following information for your widget.
    Name Enter a name for the widget.
    Data Source

    Select a data source for the widget. The following data sources are available:

    • soc-sources
    • soc-destinations
    • soc-threats
    • soc-sdwan-stats
    Time Frame

    Select the time frame.

    You can specify a custom time frame by clicking Custom..., choosing the start and end date, and clicking Apply.

    Chart Type

    Choose how the data is presented in the widget from one of the following options:

    • Bar Chart
    • Line Chart
    • Pie Chart
    • Donut Chart

    X Axis

    Select the source type for the X axis. The sources available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    X Axis is only available when the chart type is Bar or Line.

    Y Axis

    Select the source type for the Y axis. The sources available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    Y Axis is only available when the chart type is Bar or Line.

    Category

    Select the data category. The categories available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    Category is only available when the chart type is Pie or Donut.

    Value

    Select the data value. The values available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    Value is only available when the chart type is Pie or Donut.

    Show Top

    Select the number of results that are displayed in the widget.

    Options include the top 10, 20, 50, and 100 results.

  5. Click Preview to preview the widget based on the information selected.
  6. Click Create to save your changes.
    After the widget has been created, you can select it in the Add Widget window to add it to your dashboard.
    For information on managing your dashboard, see Using the Monitors dashboard.
To edit a custom widget:
  1. In any custom dashboard, select Add Widget.
  2. Right-click on the custom widget that you want to edit, and click Edit
  3. Edit the widget's settings, and click Update.
To delete a custom widget:
  1. In any custom dashboard, select Add Widget.
  2. Right-click on the custom widget that you want to delete, and click Delete.

Creating custom widgets

Custom widgets can be created and added to custom dashboards in FortiView Monitors.

To create a custom widget:
  1. Go to FortiView > Monitors.
  2. Go to a previously configured custom dashboard and click Add Widget.
    For information on creating and managing dashboards, see Customizing the Monitors dashboard
  3. Click the add icon in the Custom Widgets field.
    The Custom Widget Dashboard opens.
  4. Configure the following information for your widget.
    Name Enter a name for the widget.
    Data Source

    Select a data source for the widget. The following data sources are available:

    • soc-sources
    • soc-destinations
    • soc-threats
    • soc-sdwan-stats
    Time Frame

    Select the time frame.

    You can specify a custom time frame by clicking Custom..., choosing the start and end date, and clicking Apply.

    Chart Type

    Choose how the data is presented in the widget from one of the following options:

    • Bar Chart
    • Line Chart
    • Pie Chart
    • Donut Chart

    X Axis

    Select the source type for the X axis. The sources available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    X Axis is only available when the chart type is Bar or Line.

    Y Axis

    Select the source type for the Y axis. The sources available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    Y Axis is only available when the chart type is Bar or Line.

    Category

    Select the data category. The categories available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    Category is only available when the chart type is Pie or Donut.

    Value

    Select the data value. The values available for selection depend on the data source selected.

    Value is only available when the chart type is Pie or Donut.

    Show Top

    Select the number of results that are displayed in the widget.

    Options include the top 10, 20, 50, and 100 results.

  5. Click Preview to preview the widget based on the information selected.
  6. Click Create to save your changes.
    After the widget has been created, you can select it in the Add Widget window to add it to your dashboard.
    For information on managing your dashboard, see Using the Monitors dashboard.
To edit a custom widget:
  1. In any custom dashboard, select Add Widget.
  2. Right-click on the custom widget that you want to edit, and click Edit
  3. Edit the widget's settings, and click Update.
To delete a custom widget:
  1. In any custom dashboard, select Add Widget.
  2. Right-click on the custom widget that you want to delete, and click Delete.