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Getting Started with Dashboards

Last update August 31, 2017

The Dashboard portlet is installed by default with UMP and appears as a page you can select.


Dashboards display data in graphic elements, such as gauges, charts, tables, images, or shapes. These elements can display data from several types of data sources, and can be customized with a wide range of colors, fonts, and sounds.

Create a Dashboard Overview

To create a graphical display of metric data that you and others can use to monitor data sources, create a dashboard using the steps below.

Follow these steps:

  1. Prepare the canvas.
  2. Add a widget.
  3. Create and assign a data source.
  4. Set properties for a widget.
  5. Save a dashboard.
  6. Publish a dashboard.

Video Tutorial

The Create a Dashboard video tutorial walks you through the steps of creating a dashboard.

Click here to view the video:

Create a Dashboard video

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