Manage Metric Families

Viewing a metric family shows its associations with device collections, vendor certifications, and monitoring profiles. Understanding the relationships between metric families, device collections, and device types helps you control how to monitor your devices. Also, you can determine whether you need more metric families to monitor your environment sufficiently. 
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Viewing a metric family shows its associations with device collections, vendor certifications, and monitoring profiles. Understanding the relationships between metric families, device collections, and device types helps you control how to monitor your devices. Also, you can determine whether you need more metric families to monitor your environment sufficiently. 
Follow these steps:
  1. Hover over
    Administration
    , and click the Data Aggregator data source.
  2. Expand
    Monitoring Configuration
    , and click
    Metric Families
    .
    Click the heading columns to sort the Metric Family columns, as needed.
  3. Select a metric family from the list.
  4. 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.