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  1. FortiSerial A very simple PropertySource to display a Fortigate Devices' Serial Number on DeviceProperties This is retrieved via SNMP from the OID - 1.3.6.4.1.12356.100.1.1.1 LmLocator Code: 9FGLK3
  2. Many thanks for posting on here Nate. As a support guy, I do agree it's quite useful to have this information available displayed on the Collector page without explicitly requiring to look on the collector debug or on the individual collector device monitoring graphs.
  3. Hey Carlo, thanks for posting the request on here. To explain the use-case: Currently expanding graphs on the Device View is done per Datasource/Instance Branch: To have one button to rule them all - i.e. to toggle all graphs at one go, would be mighty useful. Many thanks for taking a look at this request.
  4. Often times we receive LM Administrators and Users requesting for a method to share dashboards with a target internal or external audience. ‘Share’ in the LM Vocabulary may take on two meanings: I. Sharing Dashboards II. For the sake of article – Dashboard Shares These terms might not be as conspicuous to the actual objective. For clarity – let us briefly describe each key-functionality: I. Sharing Dashboards This is explained in our article: https://www.logicmonitor.com/support/dashboards-and-widgets/managing-dashboards/sharing-dashboards/ An example - Sharing a Static 'System Uptime' Dashboard Key components of this function - Snapshot view, Reports To further explain, it is much alike to the Reports Generation Feature, and literally a static snapshot view of the Dashboard. So we’ve been getting users on our email and chat channels asking for a more interactive Dashboard view, and while our support page briefly mentions this here: II. Shared Dashboards https://www.logicmonitor.com/support/dashboards-and-widgets/managing-dashboards/how-are-dashboards-created/ Therefore the key components are; live Dashboards, interactive, require the setup of role-based access credentials to log in. A further discourse on this method, this requires a User to be setup with Role Adjustments accordingly set for the target user/audience. This requires a credential or a login to the portal. A scenario would be for MSPs - You may set this to a read-only user for a target customer who may not require management or modification level settings. think . e.g( Extranet, or DMZ). This, however, requires the User/Customer to still access the LM Portal, and, login to be able to view the Dashboards. Furthermore, this might be an impediment if you’d like to set the Dashboard on a Display/ Monitor Screen where you might not be able to enter the User Credentials at any time / at all. An extension or workaround to this is in the utilization of inline frames (iframes); it is briefly discussed on this page: https://www.logicmonitor.com/support/dashboards-and-widgets/overview/what-are-dashboards/ This post would further explain, and demonstrate this method for the benefit of our Users and their corresponding internal/ external audience. Steps: 1) Role Based Setup: Firstly we'll need to create a 'View-Only' Role/User on this setup. In this case - we'll be creating a role that has a 'View' only access to the Dashboard - in our example- the 'Tutorial' Dashboard. Subsequently, we'll likewise need to create a User and assign on this ‘view-only’ role View permissions for Dashboards. See example below: Note that the email provided should be one where the external customer does not have access. 2) The inline iframe setup method. 2a) Declare the credentials on the embedded URL - https://portalname.logicmonitor.com/santaba/uiv3/dashboard/index.jsp?c=portalname&u=XXX&p=YYY#dashboard=14 where: c=company(portalname) u=username (in our case XXX) p=password (in our case YYY) dashboard= dashboard ID number ( in our example id =14) - see below screenshot to determine the Dashboard ID 2b) Paste that URL into a browser to interpret the URL. 2c) User would have a live display of the Dashboard, and can toggle the time-range, but with no rights/ability to edit the configuration, ( and, doesn’t require a login!). N.B. Note that Device or Alert specific data will appear if the user is given permissions to view on that particular Device Group. i.e. if User has permissions to view Device Group A, the Dashboard will only display with Data specific to Device Group A.
  5. Mosh, I'd totally agree, or we could potentially include an option to enable/disable the hyphen. Did come across a case where a user's senior management did not find the hyphen (before or after a missing value) particularly tasteful during a recent board meeting.
  6. Lovely stuff - totally importing this once it passes the security review.
  7. Thank you for posting Bastian - so if I could explain this as a use case: Use case: - Multiple teams managing different Device Instances, Instance Groups, and in this example VIP Statistics- would be the datasource, which has many instances, and they are already grouped according to a specific Datasource Instance Grouping - Team A requires alerting and visibility only for a subset of the instances/interfaces and, needs to ignore instances/interfaces irrelevant to them. - Team B would likewise require another subset of instances/interfaces. - At present - Disabling alerting or deactivating for those irrelevant instance/interfaces for one team tied to a Datasource Instance Group would affect another Team and vice versa. Regards, H
  8. Hey guys, I know this is quite an old thread from last year - but I thought I could point out a method devised by one of the Support Engineers:
  9. Time after (Up)time It’s one of the days that an unsung hero gets his chance to make a mark on the world.And who might this be? The floor function [x], also called the greatest integer function or integer value (Spanier and Oldham, 1987), gives the largest integer less than or equal to x. The floor function is not-normally implemented in the LM perspective – often brushed off, but it got its day when we had a user on chat who was looking on creating a dashboard which has server uptime in days instead of seconds. And so I tried devising a Big Number Widget that would include a virtual datapoint in it with the following calculation to display seconds into days: Fig1. Initial UptimeDays setup without the floor() function. UptimeSeconds/60/60/24 Where UptimeSeconds references a pre-calculated Complex Datapoint from the WinSystemUptime Datasource. Alas – this was not presenting days in a helpful manner. It was displaying days with a decimal point. Quoting from the chat : “that uptime display widget you created would be grand if it showed the days. it says 0,4 at the minute, does that meant 0.4 days?” And so we needed to figure on another method. A colleague of ours, a wizard from the magical realm of complex datapoints pointed out to us something powerful, that could display seconds, minutes and days even – And, with this, the second hand unwinds... By using the floor() function appended to the original expression – we could actually calculate: The day rounded to the nearest lowest integer. floor(UptimeSeconds/ 60/ 60 /24) For example if we had the result of 2.4 days from the UptimeSeconds/6000/60/24 calculation – it will present us the result as 2 – to the smallest following integer. Fig2. Complex Datapoints for Days, Hours and Minutes with the floor function And on the Hours Datapoint: floor((UptimeSeconds-(days*86400))/3600) Where 86400 represents the number of seconds in a day – 60 * 60 *24 = 86400. and 3600 represents the number of seconds in an hour - 60 * 60 =3600. This calculates the number of total hours (excluding the amount already converted and apportioned into the Days metric) , and again the floor function rounds the number hours to the smallest following integer. For example - 2.4 days - 0.4 is then carried over to the hours, which equates to 9.6 hours, and with the application of the floor function it will reflect 9 hours, with the balance of 0.6 hours to be calculated on the Minutes Datapoint. And lastly on the Minutes Datapoint: floor((UptimeSeconds-(days*86400)-(hours*3600))/60) Where 86400 represents the number of seconds in a day – 60 *60 *24 = 86400. and 3600 represents the number of seconds in an hour - 60 * 60 =3600. and 60 represents the number of seconds in a minute. This does the same again, number of total minutes excluding those previously factored in the days (*24) and and the hours (*60), rounded to the smallest following integer. And therefore, the floor() function has been very useful in this case to catch the Days, Hours and Minutes, have them precisely presented on the Big Number Widget - which the team could display on the dashboard to wait on -- Time after Time. Fig 3. Uptime Days,Hours and Minutes on the Big Number Widget References: https://www.logicmonitor.com/support/datasources/creating-managing-datasources/datapoint-expressions/ http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FloorFunction.html Credits to David Lee for pointing out on the powerful capabilities of the floor function.