Filter Insights dashboards

With New Relic Insights, you can filter dashboard data on one or more attributes to drill down into and to gain multiple perspectives on your data.

Add a filter

You can add a filter when creating a new dashboard or editing an existing dashboard:

  1. On the dashboard, select Edit.
  2. Select Filter disabled or the blue gear icon.
  3. Select Enable filter.
  4. Select one or more Event types from the Event type dropdown.
  5. To restrict filtering to specific attributes, select one or more attributes from the Select attribute dropdown.
  6. Select Filter enabled or blue gear icon again to close the filter menu.
  7. To save your changes to the dashboard, select Done editing.
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insights.newrelic.com > (selected dashboard) > Edit: Enable filtering on a dashboard to make it easier to drill down to important facets of the data.

Apply a filter

Filtering does not apply to any agent metric widgets on the dashboard.

Insights groups existing dashboards on the dropdown list by attribute. To apply a filter:

  1. Inside the Search or Filter text box, begin typing, or select from a dropdown of possible values.

    OR

    Use a LIKE query: Select the contains option that is the first selectable option for each attribute in the list.

  2. Repeat to add additional filters as an active filter next to the Search or Filter text box.
  3. If the dashboard does not auto-refresh when adding a filter, press enter or return.

To remove a filter setting, select the X for the active filter.

Filter on multiple event types

If your dashboard reports on multiple event types, some widgets may show no results when filtering. This may occur because:

  • The attribute being filtered on is not part of the event type for that widget.
  • The widget is for metric data. You cannot filter on metric widgets.

If you have more than one attribute enabled for filtering, apply multiple filters to further refine your view.

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insights.newrelic.com > (selected dashboard) > Edit > Filter: Here is an example of multiple filters. Both attributes being filtered against are from PageView, but the Busiest Days widget is reporting on Transactions.

Disable the filter

To disable the Insights dashboard's filter:

  1. On the dashboard containing the filter you want to delete, select Edit.
  2. Select Filter enabled or blue gear icon.
  3. Select No filter.
  4. Select Filter disabled or blue gear icon again to close the filter menu.
  5. To save your changes to the dashboard, select Done editing.

Filter incompatibilities

Dashboard filters are not applied to:

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