How to display historical data in any MainView Explorer

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    MainView Infrastructure


    MainView Explorer


    Mainview Explorer 6.1 or higher


    How to display historical data in MainView Explorer



    Below is an example on how to display historical data in MainView Explorer. This Knowledge Article will explain the steps to navigate and display historical data in a view.

    For example, below is the CFLOW view from MainView for CICS
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    Use the blue left arrow to go backward one interval and the right blue arrow to go forward one interval. Use the light blue in between to go directly to current interval.

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    In the bottom of the screen you can see the timestamp of the current display.

    The default interval for this view is 15 minutes. To show data for 3 hours you click the Properties button (third from left)

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    Click the Time tab. Change duration to 3 and choose hours instead of intervals. Click Apply.
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    Double click on the Workload column to sort descending.
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    To see how much history is retained in your configuration, display the historical datasets allocated by issuing the DSLIST command:
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