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Displaying the Metron Error Dashboard

Prior to displaying the Metron Error Dashboard, ensure that you have created an index template. See Creating an Index template for more information.

To display the error dashboard, you must navigate to it from the main Metron dashboard:

  1. In the main Metron dashboard, click (load saved dashboard) in the upper right corner of the Metron dashboard.

  2. Select Metron Error Dashboard from the list of dashboards.

  3. Click (timeframe tab) in the upper right corner of the Metron Error Dashboard and choose the timeframe you want to use.

The Metron Error dashboard receives the following information for all error messages:

  • Exception

  • Hostname - The machine on which the error occurred

  • Stack trace

  • Time - When the error occurred

  • Message

  • Raw Message - Original message

  • Raw_message_bytes - The bytes of the original message

  • Hash - Determines if there is a duplicate message

  • Source_type - Identifies source sensor

  • Error type - Defines the error type; for example parser error