System Administration with the Fusion UI
- System Dashboard
- Other System Menu Items
The Fusion UI provides information for system administration and lets you configure system components.
The REST API provides equivalent functionality. See System Admin APIs.
To access the system dashboard, click System > System.
You need to be logged in as
admin to access the full feature set.
The System Overview tab shows an overview of the collections and their states in the cluster. Click a specific collection to view the core name, collection name, Solr memory, system memory, and swap space usage.
The API Insight tab shows the available REST API endpoints in the system.
The Configurations tab provides read access to all of the global property settings of the system. The UI allows you to filter the list of configuration items by terms and choose the node of the cluster to examine. If you need to change any configuration item, you should use the Configurations API.
The History tab shows the start and stop times of all services.
The Heartbeat Data tab shows you the information that would be sent to Lucidworks as part of the System Usage Monitor, an optional program to report information about your system. You can enable or disable sending the data in this screen, by checking the box next to Report Heartbeat.
The Metrics tab provides access to the metrics indexed in the
system_metrics collection, if enabled.
In Fusion 4.2 and above, this metrics collection implementation is deprecated in favor of the
For details, see System Metrics.
The Threads tab shows the details of each active thread in the system. This is the same information returned by the threads endpoint of the System API.
Other System Menu Items
In addition to the System Dashboard, the System menu includes several tools for configuring and managing your Fusion deployment. Among them are the Messaging Services and Solr Clusters items.
Log viewer dashboards
Fusion includes some dashboards to view and analyze events in Fusion logs. You can also customize existing dashboards or create new ones. To access these dashboards, click System > Log Viewer. See Dashboards.
The Messaging Services menu lets you configure system notifications, log messages, and alerts to external applications. Several messaging services are available. See Messaging Services.
The Solr Clusters menu provides controls for both reporting on and configuring Solr servers. When using Fusion with an existing Solr cluster, this provides a single point of access for both systems.