Setting System Variables

Metric Insights utilizes a series of "config parameters" that control the behavior of your application. Changes to a configuration parameter are made using the UI on the System Variables screen.

NOTE: Only System Admins can access and configure System Variables.

Name changed from Configuration Variable to System Variable (6.x Release)

1. Access the Variables Page

Access Admin > System > System Variables

To locate specific Variables, limit the display by:

  1. Function using a drop-down
  2. Name/Description using the Search function

2. View Definition of Parameter/Change Its Value

  1. Hover over the parameter name to view the definition and default Value
  2. Select the Edit gear to change the parameter Value

3. Assign a New Value

Depending on a Variable, a new Value can be assigned either by selecting it from a drop-down or manually entering it.

4. Commit Changes

For changes to take effect, click [Commit Changes]