Reporting: View a Chart Panel

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In the View a Chart panel, you can view and manage charts. There are options for filtering and sorting the information in the chart, as well as options for the type of chart, the number of items to chart, and charting values or totals. When viewing a chart, you can open the charted sessions in the Investigation module and save the chart as a PDF.

Associated procedures are described in Working with Charts in the Reporting Module

To access this view:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, click Administration Reports.

    The Manage tab is displayed.

  2. Click Charts.

    The Chart view is displayed.

  3. Click show_button_104.png > View.

The following figure is an example.

The View a Chart panel has the following panels:

  • Charts Toolbar
  • Charts Output
  • Charts Calendar
  • Charts Options
  • Charts Executed List

Charts Toolbar

The Charts toolbar has options that allow you to investigate, and view the chart on another screen.


The following table lists the options in the Charts toolbar.

investigation_icon.png InvestigateInvestigates the chart details.
openInNew.png Full ScreenDisplays the chart on a full screen.

Charts Output Panel

The Charts Output panel displays the chart with the sortBy on the Y-axis, time on the X-axis and legends.

Note: You can save the chart as PDF using the 104_save_as_PDF.png icon. 


Charts Calendar Panel

The Charts Calendar panel filters the list of charts based on the date you select from the Calendar, as shown in the following figure.


Charts Options Panel

The Charts Options panel displays the time range, series, and chart type fields to configure the chart is displayed.


The following table lists the fields in the Charts Options panel.

Time Range

The default time range is Last 3 Hours. However, you can select a different value from the drop-down list, for example, Last Hour, or Last 6 Hours which are the preset values. Or you can customize by selecting Last N Days or the Custom option.

Note: The time range selected by you for a chart will be saved. When you open the same chart the next time, the time range that is saved will be displayed. This behavior is not applicable for the custom option.

FromThe start date and time. (only for custom option)
ToThe end date and time. (only for custom option)
SeriesThe series field provides the user with two options:
  • Chart Values over Time: Renders the chart for the entire time range selected.
  • Chart with Totals: Renders the summary of data for the selected date range.
Items to PlotThe maximum number of events the user wants to view on the chart.
Chart TypeThe type of chart to be rendered either area, bar, column, line, step line, step area, spline area or spline.

Charts Executed List Panel

The Charts Executed List panel displays all the executions for a particular chart for the selected date. Double-clicking on any chart execution loads the chart on the Charts Output panel. By default, the last executed chart is displayed in the Charts Output panel.


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