Impact View

The Impact View displays the interactive Service Impact graph of a service model and provides several views and tools.

Figure 9. Impact View with views and tools identified
Aspect views: Availability, Performance
Use aspect views to display and filter on availability or performance states in the graph.
To access filter controls, right-click and choose Toggle Filters. After choosing states, click Filter.
In the Availability view, use filter controls to choose nodes by the following availability states:
  • UP
  • DOWN
In the Performance view, use filter controls to choose nodes by the following performance states:
Specify a string to select nodes that contain the string in their names.
To increase or decrease the size of tiles in the graph, use the mouse wheel or drag the Zoom control in the upper right corner of the view.
Node tools
To see a summary of a node in a Service Impact graph, hover the pointer over its tile. Summary information includes the node name, availability state, performance status, production status, and type.
To display the following menu options for a node, position the pointer over it and right-click:
Toggle Children
Hide or display the node's child and descendent nodes.
Edit Impact Policies
Display the Impact Policies dialog box. See Impact Policies dialog box.
Graph and filter tools
To display the following Impact View menu options, position the pointer in the primary view area and right-click:
Fit Graph to Window
Adjust the size of the graph so that its dimensions match the display area.
Show All
Display all nodes in the graph, including those that are automatically added by ZenPacks.
Collapse All
Display only the top-level node of the graph.
Compact View
Display only the service model members that you have manually added and the immediate children of a service or service group.
Toggle Rainbows
Display colored tabs at the right edge of the node, indicating the number of critical, error, and warning events associated with the node.
Toggle Filter
Hide or display the filter controls.
Export Graph Image
Creates a file of the graph image with the default name graph.png.