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Create a custom chart for Bandwidth Utilization

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Created by Mark Aliola, last modified by Rodim Suarez on Mar 06, 2017

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The following procedure is meant for creating basic custom chart resource for Bandwidth Utilization.


Orion Platform with NPM


  1. Login to your Orion Web Console.
  2. Go to Home > Summary > Customize Page.
  3. Select from Column 1 or Column 2 or you may also create a new Column if needed.
  4. Click on the green plus sign button and search for the "Custom Chart" and then add the selected resource.
  5. Click Done to save the changes.
  6. You should be redirected to your Home > Summary page again, scroll down and look for the added Custom Chart.
  7. Click Edit. Provide a name and select the appropriate Time Period then click Select Datasource.
  8. Select Specific Objects (static selection).
  9. Select the 2 Interfaces that you need to monitor for Bandwidth Utilization and then click Update Data Source.
  10. For the left Y-Axis, ADD DATA SERIES > go to Interface > Interface Traffic History > Average Receive bps > clck ADD DATA SERIES to save changes.
  11. For the right Y-Axis, do the same steps but select Average Transmit bps.
  12. Click Submit to save the changes.
  13. You should be back on the Orion Web Home page. Scroll down and verify the Custom chart.

The above selected DATA SERIES name are meant to display the absolute number per bps, if you need to change it to percentage utilization you may try changing it to "Received Percent Utilization" and "Transmit Percent Utilization".



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