Customizing the Search Results Display on the Log Monitoring Dashboard

After performing a search operation, you can customize the way search results are displayed. For example, you might want to hide the Time Line chart if you are only interested on the Event Log table.

The following table lists the operations to customize your search results from the Search page.

Goal Action
Change the scale (linear or log) of the Time Line chart You can view the information of the Time Line chart represented on a linear scale or a logarithmic scale. Above the chart, click Linear Scale or Log Scale.
Change the type of Chart For instructions, see Changing the Chart Type on the Log Monitoring Dashboard.
Hide or show the Time Line chart To hide or show the Time Line chart, below the search bar, click Hide Time Line or Show Time Line.
Hide or show search history To hide or show the Recent Search and Saved Search tables, below the search bar, click Hide History or Show History.
Modify the View of the Event Log table You can view the information displayed in the Event Log table in several different ways:
  • To view a list of events as a series of lines from the indexed files, click Raw View .

    This is the default view.

  • To view the events as a table with column headings, click Table View .
  • To select the columns that appear in the Table View, click Choose Columns .
  • To view the events in a two-column table that includes the log line and the corresponding number of times the event occurred, click Summary View .
Update the time range of the Time Line chart You can update the time range of the Time Line chart in the following ways:
  • In the time range list on the left of the search bar, select a time range.

    The chart reloads and displays data for the time range that you selected.

  • To view a wider time range, click Zoom out.
  • To view a narrower time range, select one of the bars, and then click Zoom to selection.

    If you chose an hour, then zooming in will provide a minute-by-minute analysis of activity. The smallest unit of time you can zoom into is a second.