How to customize a log table with the Azion plugin on Grafana

With the Azion data source plugin on Grafana, you can customize your own dashboard to visualize the data you need.

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Customizing a dashboard on Grafana

After installing a Grafana instance locally on your machine and authorizing the Azion plugin, open it.

Follow the next steps:

  1. On the left-side menu, click on Dashboards. The dashboard page opens.
  2. Next to the search bar, click New > New Dashboard.
  3. Select Add visualization.
  4. On the second section of the page, below the preview, on Data source dropdown menu, select Azion.
  5. On the code box, add the query you want to use.

The five fields below can be used to complete your setup depending on what type of visualization you’re using and what you want to see on your graphs:

  • Data path: add the value Events.
  • Time path: inform a timestamp. The field is dot-delimited.
  • Time format: inform a time format in moment.js format.
  • Group by: use the field you want to use to group your data aggregation.
  • Alias by: use to change the value and name of a field shown in the legend.
  1. On the right side of the page, on the Visualization list, select the visualization type you want to use.
    • To analyze raw logs with a large amount of data or top X queries, it’s recommended to use the Table type. You can combine it with other type of charts and graphs.
  2. On the upper-right corner, click Save to apply your configurations.

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