Insight Analytics Flow Dashboard
While in the Insight Analytics Flow dashboard you navigate through FLOW functions including, Connections, Traffic, DFM, Report and Custom Tags.
Insight Analytics Flow Connections Dashboard
Insight Analytics Flow Search & Filtering
Insight Analytics Flow Search
A Search box function provides a useful method of searching for connections related information using an auto-populate feature based on previous searches.
You begin by entering an IP address, e.g., 10.9. and a drop down list appears highlighting the search criteria along with source and destination IP addresses.
Select and entry by clicking the desired IP address in the drop down list and the information is auto-populated in the search box.
Clicking on the desired IP address initiates the search.
The Connections related information displayed in the graphical interface is updated with data from the search criteria and the filter information is highlighted in the filter bar.
Multiple searches populate the filter bar. Source and destination search criteria when entered is displayed in additional filter bars.
You also search using the IP address and the /XX netmask format.
A filter Actions drop down menu is enabled by clicking the arrow and a list of available filters selected to refine the search results:
Insight Analytics Flow Filter Actions
Insight Analytics Flow Filter Actions Selected
- Enable – Enables the designated filter
- Disable – Disables the designated filter
- Pin – Pins the designated filter to the Dashboard interface
- Unpin – Unpins the designated filter from the Dashboard interface
- Invert – Invert the designated filter
- Toggle – Switch between filters
- Remove – Removes the designated filter from the Dashboard interface
The designated filter is highlighted in the filter bar shown in the figure.
Insight Analytics Flow Filter Actions Rollover
Moving the mouse over the filter bar reveals an editing menu providing additional functionality including a query editor as shown in the figure below.
Insight Analytics Flow Query Editor
Retrieve Search history by selecting the Clock Arrow.
Delete prior search history criteria by clicking on Clear History as shown below in the figure below.
Insight Analytics Flow Search Prior History
The Search box feature is available is through the Connections, Traffic, DFM, Report, and Custom Tags feature and is used in the same manner for each.
The information displayed is updated based on the selected sampling time which you select by clicking on the Time link from 5 seconds to 24 hours.
Insight Analytics Flow Search Time Link
Data collection is stopped using the (Pause) icon and restarted using the (Play) icon.
Alternately, turn off updates as desired.
Historical information is displayed by clicking on the Last (time) icon and can display information from current day up to the last 5 years.
The updated time sampling and historical selection is displayed in the tool bar.
Quick, Relative and Absolute time drilldown monitoring is achieved by selecting the appropriate icon.
The Quick method displays data from current day up to the previous year.
Insight Analytics Flow Search Time Range with Top Talkers
In some cases, the Time Range selection will not include Top Talkers as illustrated below.
Insight Analytics Flow Search Time Range - Quick
The Relative and Absolute methods provide an expanded and finer level of granularity for selecting data from specific date ranges as illustrated below.
Insight Analytics Flow Search Time Range - Relative
Insight Analytics Flow Search Time Range - Absolute