Standard page functions

Here is a summary of standard functions available when using the New Relic user interface, using New Relic APM as an example.

View drill-down details

After you select a specific app from the APM Applications list, your APM Overview page shows summary information about your app. From here, you can drill down to detailed information.

View additional app data with APM UI features
APM > (selected app): After you select an app from the Applications list, New Relic provides overview information in charts and tables. From here you can drill down to additional details.

Here is a summary of standard functions to drill down into detailed information on New Relic pages:

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View details on a chart

Mouse over the chart to see a pop-up box with more detail. On some charts, selecting a point on the chart will take you to a page with more information on that metric.

Hide or return chart elements

To hide or unhide a displayed chart element, select that element's name below the chart. The chart display will adjust to reflect the absence or presence of that element.

See more detail about a time range on a chart

Drag right or left on any area of the chart to zoom in on the selected range.

View page data for a specific time period

From the New Relic menu bar, select an available option from the time picker. (Default is the last 30 minutes, ending now.)

Switch between the APM Overview and Browser Overview

To switch, select App Server or Browser in the upper right corner of the Overview page's main response time chart.

Change your account settings, notifications, or user preferences To change settings or preferences related to your account, select the accounts dropdown.
Select a specific host running an app (if available)

Select a host by name from the Servers dropdown.

Share charts and data

Additional standard features help you easily share chart information:

Share charts and data Comments

Create a permalink to share chart details for a specific time period with a URL: At the bottom of the webpage, select Permalink, then copy the URL or select the Clipboard icon.

Permalinks are useful for sharing an interesting time window or for troubleshooting problems that occurred at a specific time. For example, include a permalink when you file a support ticket.

Embedded iframe chart Generate embed code for charts to share app performance visualizations with others.
Notes Add public or private notes to a chart. For example, if there is a spike in non-web transaction response time, add a note explaining what may have caused it.
Kiosk mode

You can hide menu bars during demos, advertisements, or trade shows.

  • To enable kiosk mode: At the bottom of the webpage, select arrows-alt Kiosk mode.
  • To disable kiosk mode: Select the arrow arrows-alt icon in the upper right corner.

Add charts to an Insights dashboard

Some charts added via the Add to Insights dashboard chart option may not support changing the value function. To change the value function for the metric, use the Metric Explorer to find and chart it.

To add any compatible chart to an Insights dashboard:

  1. Mouse over the chart.
  2. Select Add to an Insights Dashboard.
  3. Select a recently viewed dashboard (helpful when adding many charts to the same dashboard), search for an existing dashboard, or create a new dashboard. To pin to a dashboard in a different account, select the account from the Into account dropdown.
  4. Enter a chart name (maximum length: 255 characters).
  5. Select the green [check icon] check mark icon.

Once you have finished adding charts to a dashboard, you can jump directly to that dashboard by selecting the green Go There button.

Charts created with a custom time frame, regardless of their method of creation, cannot have their time frame edited at a later time.

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