Business Services View shows no data - How to troubleshoot INCLUDES VIDEO

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    In TSCO Console, I installed the Business Services View.  I then configured it following the documentation. 
    For example, I created an ETL based on Generic - Object Relationship CSV Parser and I created relationships in my Domain between the Business Service and the service pools.

    When I look at my Business Services View in TSPS Console, there is no data displayed.


    This 'How to' video explains the way the View can be configured:

    There are special pre-requites and best practices in order for the view to properly appear and populate.

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    (1) Tags for business services

    Here specifically, the Tags on the Business Services are mandatory.  With out tags on the Business Services, the view will be empty. The way it works is that the tag can have a category named "Importance", the tag might be have a value like "high", "medium" or "low". Make sure the Business Service is properly tagged, see this documentation for more details

    These are other steps to check to make sure the View and elements are in compliance with the requirements:

    (2) Supported system types

      0    Generic
    25    Virtual Machine - VMware
    26    Virtual Machine - Solaris Zone
    27    Virtual Machine - AIX LPAR
    28    Virtual Machine - Xen
    29    Virtual Machine - Hyper-V
    30    Virtual Machine - HP Integrity
    49    Virtual Machine - Solaris LDOM
    62    Virtual Machine - Solaris Dynamic System Domain
    63    Virtual Machine - AIX Shared Processor LPAR
    67    Virtual Machine - KVM
    114   Virtual Machine - AIX VIO LPAR
    324   Virtual Machine - AWS
    328   Virtual Machine – Azure
    358   Virtual Machine - Google Cloud

    (2) Technologies and necessary tags


    As follows there are technologies and ETLs that supported by the View.



    Server TypeData sources for configuration and performance dataData sources for business service and Application hierarchyTags for service poolsTags for service category
    AWS EC2 instance

    AWS CloudWatch Agent (via CloudWatch API ETL)
    Service tag in AWS
    (via AWS ETL)
    Set corresponding Tag in AWSOpen ETL (CSV/SQL)
    Capacity AgentDynatraceTagging rule based on name or conf metricManual
     ServiceNowOpen ETL (CSV/SQL) 
     BMC DiscoveryManual 
     Open ETL (CSV/SQL)  
     Custom ETL  
    Azure VM instanceAzure API with Guest OS diagnostics (via Azure API ETL)Service tag in Azure (via Azure ETL)Set corresponding Tag in AzureOpen ETL (CSV/SQL)
    Capacity AgentDynatraceTagging rule based on name or configuration metricManual
     ServiceNowOpen ETL (CSV/SQL) 
     BMC DiscoveryManual 
     Open ETL (CSV/SQL)  
     Custom ETL  
    VMware vSphere VMvCenter (via vCenter ETL)BMC Atrium CMDBTagging rule based on name or conf metricOpen ETL (CSV/SQL)
    Capacity AgentDynatraceOpen ETL (CSV/SQL)Manual
     BMC Discovery  
     Open ETL (CSV/SQL)  
     Custom ETL  

    (3) Make sure these indicators are populated on the systems under the business service

       These indicators above also have subresources populated, it is important to check if those subresources have values.  

    (4) Settings on Business Services view

    When you select the domain Service creation, when you select the domain, be sure to select the father domain of the Business Services you want to analyze. The domain selected here cannot be a Business Service 

    The tags should be manually added (drag and drop) to the section on the right, this allows information to be displayed appropriately. Make sure the category matches with the tag configured on the Business Service to add it to the proper section.

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    (5) No data displayed on View

       Trigger an automatic execution of Hierarchy rules 127 & 128 by hitting the "refresh views" button in the View settings. The data may take several minutes be populated; at the end the bubble charts will be populated with the data related to indicators that were computed by the AFS in TSCO. If this does not help then check the hierarchy rules and AFS logs for updates and possible errors.


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