What

Once you get the hang of the elements that are provided for you automatically, you may want to take the next step and start creating custom dashboards of your own.

When/Why

FileWave supplied dashboards will only take you just so far.  As soon as you want to know specific information about your environment and your deployments you are going to want to create your own dashboards with your own dashboard elements.

How

The contents for customization are broken into two parts.  In the first (this section) we'll look at the components of dashboards and show you how you can build your own simple custom dashboards.  In the next section, we'll get much more detailed and advanced.