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 events and 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.

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.

Events Widget

Visualization Options for this widget type include: Heat Map and Ticker. Heat Map Options Status: Shows events from the past 5 minutes Summary: Shows events from the past hour Scope Set your scope by selecting an element type, policy, or category (such as warning). You can also use exclusion statements to filter out specific resources via tags and attributes. Widget Name Give your widget a name before selecting Save.

In-App Filtering

Learning the basics of in-app filtering enables you to easily create/edit widgets, reports, and policies—as well as filter metrics and alerts. Filter Types There are several types of filters used in CloudWisdom. Each one provides a unique perspective into your environment. Inclusion Filters Inclusion filters limit the scope of your search results to a set of items matching a given criteria, such as an element name or tag value. This filter is best used when you have a few, specific items you want selected.

Multi Metric Widget

Visualization Visualization Options for this widget type include: line, area, and stacked. Scope Set your scope by inputing a value in the Scope search field. You can narrow your scope further selecting specific elements, tags, attributes, or metrics. Grouping Metrics Select the Group by button next to your chosen widget. Update the Aggregation method by selecting an option in the dropdown. You cannot modify the Group by field value metric.

Range Metric Widget

Visualization Options for this widget type include: table, graph, bar. Scope Set the scope for your Range Metric Widget by inputting an element name, selecting an element type, or selecting tags and attributes. Display Choose the metric you want displayed. Choose the number of elements to be added to the range (top 10 by sum, average, max, or min). Choose a unit (optional). Widget Name Name your widget before selecting Save.

Single Metric Widget

Visualization Options for this widget type include: chart, gauge, value, and time series. Scope Set the scope by selecting an element type, attribute, tag, or by using exclusions. Element Choose the element you want to source a metric from. Display Choose a metric from the element you picked. Widget Name & Other Options Add a Widget Name. A Unit is chosen automatically, however you can choose a different one.

Table Widget

Visualization The Table widget has only one visualization: the table view. Scope Set the scope of your Table widget by inserting an element name or by selecting an element type. You can also define your scope using attributes, tags, and exclusions. Display Choose a metric to display (as a new column) for each element in scope using the dropdown. Give the metric you are tracking a Display Name. Select your preferred statistic (avg, min, max, cnt or sum).


This guide includes a list of all widget types available, their options, and the actions you can take. To take full advantage of widgets, you should strategize how to tag, group, and visualize the data in your environment. General knowledge on elements and the behavior of your metrics is strongly encouraged before making a custom dashboard. Move Widgets Hover over the widget’s title to select. The header turns gray and your cursor is replaced with when a widget is selected.