Using Dashboard Charts

Goal

This how-to describes how to use Microperimeter™ Dashboard Charts

Dashboard overview

Depending on the platform you are using: Kubernetes or Standalone Microperimeter™ Dashboard provides slightly different graphs which allow you to monitor your services.

Kubernetes

Dashboard for Kubernetes

Kubernetes offers Services protection, APIs Authorization, APIs Exposure and Services Transactions charts. Move your mouse over the i icon to get more info about a specific chart.

Charts Specific for Kubernetes

If you are interested in the security of particular service go to Services, select a service for example: friends-service.default.cluster.local and then you will see Service Analytics Page.

Kubernetes Service Analytics Charts

Services Transactions chart shows incoming traffic to your service protected by a Microperimeter™ Sidecar

Statuses:

  • success - sidecar policy validation succeeded
  • denied - sidecar policy validation failed
  • missed - endpoint does not exist

Move your mouse over the i icon to get more info about APIs Authorization and APIs Exposure charts.

For more details about Alerts chart go to Alerts section of this how-to.

Standalone

Dashboard for Standalone

Standalone offers Protected Services, APIs Authorization and APIs Exposure charts. Move your mouse over the i icon to get more info about a specific chart.

Standalone Specific Charts

Common Charts

Edge Gateway Transactions

Edge Gateway Transactions

The chart describes transactions Statuses of Microperimeter™ Edge Gateway within last 5 minutes (this is configurable via View options bar).

Statuses:

  • Successful - transaction accepted by Edge Gateway
  • Denied - transaction has been rejected by Edge Gateway due to policy failure
  • Unauthenticated - transaction has been rejected by Edge Gateway usually due to invalid or expired access token
  • Missed - transaction rejected by Edge Gateway, example: endpoint not exposed on Edge Gateway
  • Mitigated - transaction rejected due to policy failure but policy returned recovery, example: authentication/authorization succeeded but MFA is required

If you want to get a more detailed chart for Microperimeter™ Edge Gateway click on Edge Gateway link in the menu on the left.

Transactions per API

Alerts

This chart can be used to find out what endpoints are in use, how frequently they are utilized.

Alerts

This table contains alerts from Edge Gateway which occurred within last 5 minutes (this is configurable via View options bar).

Alerts

Alert details:

  • Date - date of the alert
  • Summary - human-readable description of the alert
  • Source - IP address of a client which made a call
  • Destination - the name of the service where alert endpoint belongs to or endpoint path if no service has this path
  • API - HTTP method with endpoint path

By default five alerts are displayed, click Alerts link in the menu on left to preview all of them.

Alerts Search

You can use Search bar and pagination to find for specific alerts you are interested in.