Status Monitor Page

The Status Monitor page provides details on how your Metric Insights system is functioning, as explained below.

Version 6 - Access Admin > Status Monitor

  1. Setting the Notifications to off stops all system notifications (Alerts, Bursts, Favorite Digests; described at My Notifications (Overview, Set up, turn on / off) from being sent to any User.

The tiles which are colored in red represent certain error and should be fixed.

Number assigned on a screen Title Description
1

Setting the Notifications to off stops all system notifications (Alerts, Bursts, Favorite Digests; described at My Notifications (Overview, Set up, turn on / off) from being sent to any User. 

2 Elements with Errors Elements that are throwing errors during data collection. Fix recommendations: Elements with Error
3 Aborted Data Collection Data collection processes were aborted due to timeout or DB/Server crash. To find out which of the Data Collection processes have been aborted, click See Details. To increase the data collection timeout, access Data Collection Editor > Trigger Configuration > Expire data collection after _ minutes.
4 Elements running The elements where data is currently collected.
5 Overdue Triggers Check out the Data Collection Triggers to see Fix recommendations: Overdue Trigger
6 Email server Metric Insights can both send and receive emails. To set up both of them, go to Admin > Utilities > Config Variablesand enter the following keywords for the respective result:
  • RECV_MAIL - 6 variables
  • SEND_MAIL - 6 variables
7 Notifications ON/OFF system-wide Know who changed them and when system-wide Notifications changed. For more details: My Notifications (Overview, Set up, Turn on / off)
8 Queued Emails Even if caused by one common event (Alert, Report, etc.), email notifications are not sent all at once. They are sent in portions with up to a couple of minutes intervals. The number of emails queued for sending are displayed on this tile.
9 LDAP Enabled To set up LDAP in Metric Insights, refer to: Configuring LDAP Authentication
10 Hostname Hostname variable at Admin > Utilities > Config Variables should correspond to the actual hostname.
11 Logging Indicates whether the logging is performed correctly.
12  MySQL Parameters These are the key MySQL parameters which indicate server activity. These parameters may be requested by the Metric Insights support team.
13 Tableau If you are using Tableau, test that your Tableau instance is setup correctly for Trusted Auth
14 Nodes Link to open the Nodes tab
15 Node Monitoring Service  An external service for monitoring all nodes that comprise a full Metric Insights environment. This tool is most useful when dealing with an orchestrated deployment that has a multiple of the web node.
16 Mounted Volumes All mounted volumes needed for Metric Insights to operate.
Version 5 - Access Admin > Status Monitor
  1. Setting the Notifications to off stops all system notifications (Alerts, Bursts, Favorite Digests; described at My Notifications (Overview, Set up, urn on / off) from being sent to any User.

The tiles which are colored in red represent certain error and should be fixed.

Number assigned on a screen
Title
Description
2
System load average
An estimate of system load across CPU, disk, and other resources. Values are generated from Linux's “load average” data and can be monitored in the console by running the “uptime” command. Higher numbers represent a problem or an overloaded machine.
3
Elements running
The elements where data is currently collected.
4
Overdue Triggers
Check out the Data Collection Triggers to see Fix recommendations: Overdue Trigger
5
Aborted Data Collection
Data collection processes were aborted due to timeout or DB/Server crash. To find out which of the Data Collection processes have been aborted, click See Details. To increase the data collection timeout, access Data Collection Editor > Trigger Configuration > Expire data collection after _ minutes.
6
Queued Emails
Even if caused by one common event (Alert, Report, etc.), email notifications are not sent all at once. They are sent in portions with up to a couple of minutes intervals. The number of emails which queud for sending is displayed in this tile.
7
Email server
Metric Insights offers an ability to send and receive system emails on different servers. To set up both of them, go to Admin > Utilities > Config Variables and enter the following keywords for the respective result:
  • RECV_MAIL - 6 variables
  • SEND_MAIL - 6 variables
8 Elements with Errors
This box informs you how many of your elements are throwing errors during data collection. Fix recommendations: Elements with Error
9 Notifications are ON / OFF
Know who and when changed the system-wide settings for Notifications last. For more details: My Notifications (Overview, Set up, Turn on / off) 
10 Hostname
Server name. Hostname variable at Admin > Utilities > Config Variables should correspond to the actual hostname.
11 Cron
Make sure that the task scheduler is running. 
12 LDAP Enabled
To set up LDAP in Metric Insights, refer to: Configuring LDAP Authentication
13 Logging This tile indicates whether the logging is performed correctly.
14
INode State
Defines whether there is enough space for file name descriptors.
15 MySQL Parameters
These are the key MySQL parameters which indicate server activity. These parameters may be requested by Metric Insights support team.