Team Center - How to improve the navigation in the map, creating custom perspectives?

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APP PERF MANAGEMENT CA Application Performance Management Agent (APM / Wily / Introscope) CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGER INTROSCOPE

Issue/Introduction

Your implementation has many applications that are composed of many components, which are distributed across many servers. As a result, your map has several hundreds of nodes (>700).
Using the default perspectives, the navigation is very slow, difficult and the nodes are not aggregated as you expect.
Also the UI continuous refreshes affect visibility and the overall performance of the Enterprise Manager.

You are looking for options about how to create better perspectives. For example, you need a perspective that aggregates the map based on Hostname, Agent Name and resource Type
 

 



Environment

Release: CEMUGD00200-10.1-Introscope to CA Application-Performance Management-Upgrade Mai
Component:

Resolution

To create a new perspective based on Hostname, AgentName and Type resource, proceed as follow:
1. By default, the Agentname does not exist as an Attribute. From the menu, click the Settings icon, click Attribute rules, define a new attribute rule as below:
 

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2. From the menu, select the first icon to go the map, click "Create a Perspective"

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Define the levels of the perspective as per your requirements, giving it a meaningful name:

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3. Review the results:
First level : all data in the map will be aggregated based on the hostname. Click the + to drill down to the next level

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Second level : all data in the map will be aggregated based on the hostname + agentname. Click the + to one of the nodes, to drill down to the next level

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Third Level: all data in the map will be aggregated based on the hostname + agentname + resource type

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Final level would be the resource type detail level. In this example, you will see all the webservices for the specific application.

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You might find useful to create the below additional perspectives:
a) Based on : Application + Hostname + Type

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b) Based on: Application + Type

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Additional Information

https://docops.ca.com/ca-apm/10-7/en/administrating/configure-enterprise-team-center/enterprise-team-center

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