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Collecting data and producing reports
Understanding data sources
Understanding data sources
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How to add a data source
How to assign a data source
How to edit a data source
How to delete a data source
How to force the transfer of network trending data
How to transfer older network trending data
How to determine disk space requirements for transferred trending data
Data source settings
Understanding business groups
Understanding business groups
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How to create a business group
How to nest a business group
How to filter a business group
How to halt a business group from retrieving data
Understanding dashboards
Understanding dashboards
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How to create a dashboard
How to promote a dashboard
How to let dashboards automatically refresh
How to enable DNS resolution
How to export a dashboard
How to import a dashboard
How to filter a dashboard
How to open On-Demand ADM
How to apply a business group or probe instance to dashboards
How to save a dashboard as PDF
How to share a dashboard view with others
How to delete a dashboard
Understanding tags
Understanding dashboard times
System dashboards
Additional Apex dashboards
Sites
Sites
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Creating a new site
Importing sites
Understanding thresholds
Understanding thresholds
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How to configure thresholds
Understanding threshold color bars in tables
Understanding widgets
Understanding widgets
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How to create a widget
How to add a widget to a dashboard
How to filter a widget
How to edit a widget
How to show DNS names in widgets
How to export a widget
How to import a widget
How to delete a widget
Understanding key fields
Widget properties
Widget types and categories
Widget types and categories
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Understanding status widgets
Time-based widgets’ plot point limits
Widget fields by data stream type and widget type
Understanding scheduled reports
Understanding scheduled reports
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How to create a scheduled report
How to edit scheduled reports
Scheduled report options
When added to business groups, data sources send packet statistics to Apex at regular intervals. The packet statistics are used by Apex to populate reports called dashboards. From dashboards, you can use and view widgets, set thresholds, and drill down into GigaStor packets.