The Scoutbees Home page displays the metrics from different types of Scouts in different views according to a selected time period.
You can apply different filters to adjust which Scouts are displayed. You can dive down into a specific Scout and view additional details and perform different actions.
ECU and Network Scouts
You can select to display different Scouts according to their type - ECU or Network.
Each Scout contains the following information:
- Test Overview graph
- Name. Click each Scout's Name field to dive down and view additional details about it and to perform different actions. For details, see the Scout Details section.
- URL address
- Health. Click the Health field to open the Tests tab displaying the relevant tests information for the selected Scout. For details, see the Tests tab overview section.
- Response Time
- Number of Successful Runs
- Additional options () - enables you to preform additional actions (see the List View section).
Click All Types button to display both EUC and Network Scouts.
All the information mentioned above is displayed with the exception of the Test Overview graph.
After selecting which Scouts to display according to their type, select a time period and adjust the display according to it.
This view displays Scouts according to the selected type and time period in a list with the information described in the ECU and Network Scouts section.
You can click on each column header to sort the list.
Each list entry contains additional test options that you can perform:
- Alert Policy - add a new alert policy to the Scout (see the Adding/Editing an Alert Policy section)
- Edit the Scout (See the Create Scout section for details.)
Use the checkboxes to select a Scout, multiple Scouts, or all the Scouts from the list. You can perform the following actions:
- Disable Scouts
- Delete Scouts
See the Scout Widget section.
The Filter scouts section enables you to adjust the displayed Scouts according to selected filters:
You can set filters based on information in the system on the Scout, or you can create your own labels and use those labels to filter your views.
Create Filter Labels
You can create new filters using labels, when you create a new Scout or when you edit an existing one.
To create new filters using labels, perform the following steps:
- Click the Create Scout button or the Edit option.
The Add New Scout Window or the Edit Scout Window appears:
- Click the Add Label option. The Labels section appears.
- Enter a label name as a Key.
- Enter a Value. You can enter multiple values for the same key.
- Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add additional labels.
Enter useful terms for the Key and Value fields that others can identify. For example, enter 'environment' as the key name and give it values such as 'production', 'QA', etc.
To implement one filter or more, perform the following steps:
- Click the Filer scouts field.
A list of available Filters appear:
- Click a filter, for example, Type:
A list of available values appear:
- Select a value from the list, for example, PING:
The filter is added and the Scouts are filtered
- If necessary, add more filters as described in steps 1 to 3.
Click a Scout name to display the Scout details page. The page enables you to view the Scout details and to perform different actions.
The Scout details page contains the following sections:
- Details and actions. Displays information about the Scout and enables you to perform different actions, see example below:
For details,see the Scout Actions section.
- Tests. Displays information about the Scout tests according to a selected time period. For example:
Click the View all Tests option to open the Tests tab displaying the relevant tests information. For details, see the Tests tab overview section.
- Failure Rate. Displays the Scout tests failure rate or a message indicating no failures exist. For example:
- Specific Scout Information. Displays information that varies from Scout to Scout according to the Scout type. For example:
You can perform the following actions:
- Add or edit an Alert Policy
- Delete a Scout
- Edit a Scout
- Disable a Scout
Adding/Editing an Alert Policy
You can see if a Scout has an alert policy by looking at the alert policy icon:
- an alert policy already exists
- no alert policy exists
For details on working with alerts, see the Alert Policies section.