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Installing the Acquia App and viewing the Dashboards

This page provides instructions on how to install the Acquia App, as well as examples of each of the dashboards.

This page provides instructions on how to install the Acquia App, as well as examples of each of the dashboards. The App pre-configured searches and Dashboards provide easy-to-access visual insights into your data. 

Install the App

This section shows you how to install the Sumo Logic App for Slack. 

To install the app, do the following:

Locate and install the app you need from the App Catalog. If you want to see a preview of the dashboards included with the app before installing, click Preview Dashboards.

  1. From the App Catalog, search for and select the app. 
  2. To install the app, click Add to Library and complete the following fields.
    1. App Name. You can retain the existing name, or enter a name of your choice for the app.

    2. Data Source. Select either of these options for the data source.

      • Choose Source Category, and select a source category from the list.

      • Choose Enter a Custom Data Filter, and enter a custom source category beginning with an underscore. Example: (_sourceCategory=MyCategory).

    3. Advanced. Select the Location in Library (the default is the Personal folder in the library), or click New Folder to add a new folder.
  3. Click Add to Library.

Once an app is installed, it will appear in your Personal folder, or other folder that you specified. From here, you can share it with your organization. 

Panels will start to fill automatically. It's important to note that each panel slowly fills with data matching the time range query and received since the panel was created. Results won't immediately be available, but with a bit of time, you'll see full graphs and maps. 

Acquia - Overview dashboard

The Acquia - Overview dashboard provides a high-level view of the activity and health of the environment. Dashboard panels display visual graphs and detailed information on visitor geographic locations, traffic volume and distribution, responses over time, as well as time comparisons for visitor locations and server hits.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Understand the traffic distribution across servers, to provide insights for resource planning through analysis of data volume and bytes served.
  • Gain insights into traffic origin locations by region to better allocate compute resources for regions according to their needs.
  • Monitor high severity threats and scan attacks.
  • Identify and troubleshoot configuration issues.
  • Identify ways to fine tune your product based on your data analysis.

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Acquia - Errors Overview dashboard

The Acquia - Errors Overview dashboard provides a high-level view of events by log level, time comparisons, and trends. The panels also show the geographic locations of clients and clients with critical messages, new connections and outliers, client requests, request trends, and request outliers.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Track errors by Drupal module.
  • Monitor Varnish cache hit and miss rates.
  • Track critical error messages from the various components of the Acquia stack.

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Acquia - FPM Overview dashboard

The Acquia - FPM Overview dashboard provides insights for analysis of the performance of FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) in the Acqauia environment, including memory and CPU usage, status codes and response time outliers.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Identify trends for consumed resources over time.
  • Monitor status codes over time.
  • Monitor response time latency.

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Acquia - Drupal Request Overview

The Acquia - Drupal Requests Overview dashboard provides insights for analysis of the performance of the Drupal platform. The panels show response time anomalies, response codes and breakdowns of slow urls and queries.

Use this dashboard to:

  • Review trends for slow URLs and slow queries
  • Monitor status codes over time
  • Monitor response time latency

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