Alerts Widget

Visualization Options for this widget type include: map, heat map, and ticker. The map option is currently limited to AWS integrations. Map alerts can be grouped via element or policies. See the Capacity Monitoring documentation for a full explanation of alerts and their relationship to policies. Scope Set the scope by inputting an element name or choosing an element tag or attribute. Group By Group your alerts by element or policy.

Copy a Dashboard

Copy a Dashboard A quick and easy way to create a customized dashboard is to copy a defaulted one and edit it. Navigate to Dashboards > Select Dashboard Name. Click on > Copy. Rename the Dashboard. Edit the widgets by clicking … > Settings or Delete.

Cost Explorer Widget

Visualization Options for this widget type include: period comparison, service total, and doughnut. Options Top Limit: Set a limit on the number of services represented in the visualization Grouped By: Choose between AWS Service, Account Id, or Availability Zone Time Range Selecting a Time Range defines a scope in time the visualization uses to measure cost. Using the Period Comparison visualization enables you to select a current timeframe (day, month, 6 months, etc) and compare its previous timeframe interval.

Duration & Refresh Intervals

Adjusting the dashboard’s Duration or Refresh Interval affects the data displayed in widgets on your dashboard. Change Duration Edit the Duration setting for the dashboard in the sub navigation menu. Choose a Duration (past) value. Select an Ending value (default is Now). The data then automatically reloads to reflect your changes. Change Refresh Interval To edit the Refresh Interval for the dashboard, click Ending Now. A modal appears with a dropdown for Refresh Interval.

Edit Display Mode

Edit Display Mode Navigate to Dashboards > Dashboard Name. Click . A modal with all display options appears. Toggle any setting active (green) to enable. Shared: Makes dashboard public for each of the users under a tenant; users can edit and delete the dashboard if they wish without affecting the original dashboard. Fullscreen Mode: Fullscreen: Fullscreen Mode makes your dashboard(s) take up the entire screen.


Favorited dashboards display as a drop-down list under Dashboards in the main top navigation menu. Favorite a Dashboard Navigate to the Dashboard menu (or Dashboard > Manage Dashboards). A list of all the dashboards available in your tenant appears. Click next to a dashboard to favorite it. Unfavorite a Dashboard Repeat the above process and click to unfavorite the dashboard. This removes the dashboard from your quick drop-down list in the top navigation menu.