How to use Real⁠-⁠Time Metrics

Real-Time Metrics provides real-time access to metrics through charts. Charts exhibit data as soon as your applications and other products begin to have incoming accesses and traffic.

go to Real-Time Metrics reference

Configuring products and a data interval

Section titled Configuring products and a data interval

Access Real-Time Manager (RTM) and select Products menu > Real-Time Metrics on the OBSERVE section.

To analyze your metrics, you first need to select a product and configure a data interval:

  1. Select one of the three available categories on the dropdown menu:

    Build Secure Observe
  2. Select a tab according to the product you want to view:

  • Build

    Edge Application L2 Caching Edge Functions Image Processor
  • Secure

    WAF Intelligent DNS
  • Observe

    Data Streaming
  1. On Time range, select a time period from the options to fetch the data that’ll be exhibited on the charts:

    Last Hour Last 24 Hours Last 7 Days Last 30 Days Last 6 Months
  2. If you want to use a different date from the options, click the calendar fields and select a beginning and ending date and time.

  3. If you’ve selected the Edge Applications product tab, select between one of the four subtabs:

    Data Transferred Requests Status Codes Bandwidth Saving

All charts from all tabs are automatically refreshed after applying a time range.

Once you’ve selected a tab to view charts, you can:

  • Add filters.
  • Choose a data interval.
  • Use the Get help tags to learn more about each chart.

To analyse a chart:

  1. Navigate through the page to see all available charts.
  2. Hover over the points of the charts to view the specific data and time range.
  3. Zoom in and out on the chart by scrolling up and down.
  4. Use the Context menu to copy the chart’s query, export the points in a .CSV file, enable the chart’s mean line, or enable the chart’s mean lines per series.
  5. Take a look at the Variation tag to see how your data is behaving relative to the previous corresponding data interval.
  6. Copy the URL path to share the filters you’ve applied with other RTM users.

If you’re looking to complement your analysis with more extensive and detailed information on the metrics you viewed on the charts, you can explore Real-Time Event’s logs.

go to Real-Time Events reference