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Specify what a Custom Object resource displays

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Magdalena.Markova on Dec 12, 2016

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Custom Object resources can display performance data for any monitored objects.

You can graph data for multiple objects on the same chart, such as memory usage on all storage devices. The resource can include a sum of all the series.

  1. Click Edit in the resource.
  2. Edit the resource Title and Subtitle.
  3. Select an object type in Choose Object Type.
  4. Select objects to be displayed in the resource:
    1. Click Select Object.
    2. In the Group By: field, select a grouping criterion.

      Defined custom properties are listed for all grouping types.

    3. Select objects (either a group, or expand a group and select individual child objects), and click the arrow to move the objects into the pane on the right.
    4. Click Submit.

      The selected objects will appear on the Edit Custom Object Resource page, together with appropriate options.

  5. Select a Chart to include in your custom object resource.
  6. If you want to automatically display nodes related to the current view, select the option in Select Object.
  7. To limit the number of data series in the resource, select Limit Series, and select the number of series to allow.
  8. Select whether or not you want to Show Sum in Data Series.
  9. Select the Time Period and Sample Interval.
  10. To automatically hide the resource when there is no data for it to report, select Yes for the Auto-Hide Resource option.
  11. Click Submit.
 
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