LogScale User Interface

LogScale User Interface

Figure 8. LogScale User Interface


The primary interface to LogScale is through a web-based UI. This provides access to the repositories, where data is stored, and administration and control functions for LogScale.

Repositories and Views

Repositories and Views

Figure 9. Repositories and Views


It's in the User Interface that you'll set up and find respositories of the data containing your server logs and metrics. You can also configure views of repositories which allow to view the data from multiple repositories, filter data or limit access based on your interests and security needs. See the Repositories and Views documentation for much more information on how to create and use repositories.

Dashboards

Dashboards

Figure 11. Dashboards


You can store often used searches in dashboards, a significant component of the LogScale User Interface. They are a great way to get an overview of your systems. They are composed of widgets that you create to view server activities in the form of various graphs and tables of relevant data.

Actions and Alerts

Alerts

Figure 12. Alerts


Trigger actions can be configured to generate alerts when identified events match or exceed set parameters. Go to Alerts documentation page for information on how to create and manage alerts and actions.

Parsers

Parsers

Figure 13. Parsers


To extract fields from ingested events, parsers can be configured to extract the values into named fields. You can create and configure parsers through the UI, see Parsers for more information.

Files

Files

Figure 14. Files


The Files tab is used for importing metadata that can be joined with events at search time. You can manage CSV files that can be used together with the match() query function.

Settings

Settings

Figure 15. Settings


The Settings tab is where you configure some basic information about a repository or view, as well as create and manage authentication tokens for ingesting data, the settings in this tab are a mixture of global settings, like managing Packages and settings related to the repository or view you are interacting with at that time. Go to Repository Settings or View Settings for more information on what you can do from settings.

Keyboard Shortcuts

LogScale supports a number keyboard shortcuts that make it easier to navigate around the user interface, and also make editing queries and text easier, go to the dedicated documenation for more details Keyboard Shortcuts.

Manage Your Account, Organization Settings, Cluster Administration and Dark/light Mode

LogScale offers a range of settings global and account specific settings by clicking on the account icon in the top right corner of the UI, more specifically:

  • You can manage account settings, like API tokens and appearance from the Manage your Account menu item, see Managing your Account for information.

  • You can manage your users, groups and roles from the Organization Settings menu item, see Authorization for more information on managing authorization in LogScale.

  • You can administrate your cluster nodes, kafka and zookeeper clusters, monitor queries, set query quotas and more. See Cluster Management for more information.

Fleet Management

Fleet Management

Figure 16. Fleet Management


The Fleet Management page allows you to access: