Manage Metric Families

Metric families show their association with device collections, vendor certifications, and monitoring profiles.
HID_View_Metric_Families
Metric families show their association with device collections, vendor certifications, and monitoring profiles. You can control how to monitor your devices by understanding the relationships between metric families, device collections, and device types. You can also determine whether you need more metric families to monitor your environment sufficiently.
Follow these steps:
  1. Hover over
    Administration
    ,
    Data Sources
    , and then click the data aggregator data source.
    The
    Monitored Devices
    page appears.
  2. Under
    Monitoring Configuration
    , click
    Metric Families
    .
    The
    Metric Families
    page appears.
  3. Click the heading columns to sort the metric family columns, as needed.
  4. Select the metric family that you want to manage from the list.
  5. Click a tab to get more information:
    • Metrics
      tab
      View the metrics that are included in the selected metric family and various properties for each metric:
      • Name
      • Polled
      • Min
      • Max
      • Percentiles
      • Projections (Days)
      • Projections Percentile
      • Baseline
      • Rollup Strategy
      • Standard Deviation
    • Vendor Certification Priorities
      tab
      View a list of device collections that are associated with the selected metric family. Typically, a metric family is associated with a single device collection. When you select a device collection, a prioritized list of MIB sources (vendor certifications) appears. This information shows the order in which the vendor certifications are applied to that device collection for the metric family.
    • Monitoring Profiles
      tab
      View a list of the associated monitoring profiles and their poll rates.