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Home > Success Center > Log & Event Manager (LEM) > LEM Administrator's Guide > Ops Center view in the LEM console

Ops Center view in the LEM console

Updated: September 15, 2017

Choose Ops Center in the LEM console to open the Ops Center view. Use this view to monitor network and system events using widgets. Widgets provide special dashboard functionality, such as displaying real-time information, or providing tools for investigating events and related details.

 

This topic provides page-level help for the Ops Center view in the LEM console.

See also: LEM widgets and the Ops Center: Visually monitor network events in LEM

 

This screen capture shows the Ops Center view in the LEM console:

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The following table describes the default UI elements on the Ops Center view page:

Name Description

Widget Manager

Opens and closes the Widget Manager. The Widget Manager includes the Categories and Widgets panes.

Getting Started Tips and shortcuts to get you started configuring and exploring LEM.
Node Health A status view of each device monitored by LEM.
thwack Community & Support Access to useful information from the thwack community.
Top 10 Events Displays the top 10 events in the selected time range.
Help Links to different resources to help you learn more about LEM
What's New in LEM A list of items added or improved in this version.
Events per Minute Displays the total count of events per minute for the past 15 minutes.
Custom Widget Displays an example of what you can create on a custom widget.
Top 10 Nodes by # of Events Displays the top 10 most active nodes (by number of events).
Top 10 Users by # of Events Displays the top 10 users with the most events in the selected time range.
Network Events by Source Machine Displays the top 10 machines generating network events.
User Logons by Source Machine Displays the top 5 user logons by source machine.
Data Simulator Plays back different kinds of simulated network data.
Top 10 Rules by Number of Rules Fired Displays the top 10 most commonly triggered rules and how many times each rule was triggered over a selected time period.

The User Details widgets

In the "Top 10 Users by # of Events" widget, click a user to open the User Details page. Every user has a User Details page that displays all related information, including all events for the selected user.

This screen capture shows the User Details page, which contains the "User:Details" and "User:All Events" widgets.

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The User: Details widget

This widget displays detailed user information, such as user name, Manager, user type, and so on.

The User: All Events widget

This widget displays all event statistics generated by the selected user with a corresponding graph. Click an event to see the Event Details page for the selected event.

The User:All Events menus allow you to:

  • Filter events by event group
  • Switch between Grid and Details views
  • Filter events by date and time

Color-coding allows you to easily locate events that may need attention. A green line on a graph represents informational events. A yellow line represents warning events. And a red line represents critical events.

The Node Details widgets

In the "Top 10 Nodes by # of Events" widget, click a node to open the Nodes Details page. This page displays an overview about every device monitored by LEM.

This screen capture shows the Nodes Details page, which contains the "Node: Details," "Node: Connectors Applied," and "Nodes: All Events" widgets.

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The Node: Details widget

This widget displays detailed information about the specified node, such as node IP, node name, last event, and so on.

The Node: Connectors applied widget

This widget provides a list of connectors configured for the selected node and whether the connectors are enabled or disabled. You can also turn the connectors on or off and configure new connectors.

The Node: All events widget

This widget lists all events generated by the selected node and displays statistics of the events in a graph. Click an event to view the Event Details page for the selected event.

Using this widget, you can filter events by event group, switch between Grid and Details views, and adjust the view from the last ten minutes to last week.

Color-coding allows you to highlight events that may need attention. A green line on a graph represents informational events; a yellow line represents warning events; and a red line represents critical events.

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