Navigate the Explore Interface

This section helps you navigate the Explore menu in the Sysdig Monitor UI.

Switch Groupings

Sysdig Monitor detects and collects the metrics associated with your infrastructure once the agent is deployed in your environment. Use the Explore UI to search, group, and troubleshoot your infrastructure components.

To switch between available data sources:

  1. On the Explore tab, click the My Groupings drop-down menu:

  2. Select the desired grouping from the drop-down list.

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Groupings Editor

The Groupings Editor helps you create and manage your infrastructure groupings.

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Use Drill-Down Menu

Sysdig Monitor users can drill down into the infrastructure by using the numerous dashboards and metrics available for display in the Explore UI. These displays can be found by selecting an infrastructure object, and opening the drill-down menu.

Sysdig Monitor only displays the metrics and dashboards that are relevant to the selected infrastructure object.

Metrics

Sysdig Monitor users can view specific metrics for an infrastructure object by navigating the drill-down menu:

  1. On the Explore tab, open the drill-down menu.

  2. Navigate to Search Metrics and Dashboard.

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  3. Select the desired metrics.

    The metric will now be presented on the Explore UI, until the user navigates away from it.

    The scope of the metric, when viewed via the drill-down menu, is set to the infrastructure object that you have selected.

Troubleshooting Views

The drill-down menu displays all the default dashboard templates relevant to the selected infrastructure object. These Troubleshooting Views are broken into the following sections:

The scope of the Troubleshooting View, when viewed via the drill-down menu, is set to the infrastructure object that you have selected from the drill-down.

To navigate to the Troubleshooting Views:

  1. On the Explore tab, select an infrastructure object.

  2. Open the drill-down menu and select the desired infrastructure element

  3. Navigate to Search Metrics and Dashboard.

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  4. Select the desired troubleshooting view.

    The selected dashboard will now be presented on the screen, until you navigate away from it.

Pin and Unpin the Drill-Down Menu

  1. On the Explore tab, select an infrastructure object.

  2. Open the drill-down menu.

  3. Click Pin Menu to pin the menu to the Explore tab.

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    To unpin the menu, click Unpin Menu at the bottom of the menu.