@JGStew

My random thoughts.


Edit Datatables Console Dashboard

Objectives:

  1. Edit and Use a JQuery DataTables Dashboard
    • Steps 1 through 7
    • Optionally Steps 8 & 9
  2. View the Dashboard as a Custom Web Report
    • Step 10

Prerequisites:

  1. Open BigFix Console Presentation Debugger
  2. Debug a Dashboard In the BigFix Console

Steps:

  1. Put Dashboard Files in Folder
  2. Open the Debug Menu
  3. Select “Load Wizard…”
  4. Load Dashboard into Console
    • Navigate into temp folder ( _tmp_Dashboard )
    • Select the OJO file
    • Click Open
    • Load Dashboard
  5. View the Dashboard:
  6. Try Searches in the Dashboard
    • Example: block ie x64 2008 r2 sp1
    • Search Dashboard
  7. Edit the GenericDataTables.ojo file
    • Open GenericDataTables.ojo in Visual Studio Code or similar editor
    • Edit Line 30 changing bes tasks to bes computers
      • '( html concatenations of tds of (name of it; id of it as string) ) of bes computers'
    • Save the file ( Ctrl + S )
    • Reload the Dashboard to see the changes
    • Reload Dashboard
  8. Edit the GenericDataTables.ojo file further
    • Edit Line 30 to add operating systems
      • '( html concatenations of tds of (name of it; id of it as string; operating systems of it) ) of bes computers'
    • Save the file ( Ctrl + S )
    • Reload the Dashboard to see the changes
  9. Experiment with other changes
  10. Copy the Dashboard <HTML> into a Web Report
    • Copy Lines 18 through 67 from the GenericDataTables.ojo
    • Open Web Reports
    • Paste Lines 18 through 67 into the Custom Web Report
    • Paste Source
    • Scroll Down and Click the Preview button on the far right
    • Web Reports Preview Button
    • Scroll Up and Click the Hide Source link on the top left
      • This will show what the Custom Web Report will look like normally
    • View the Web Report
      • Experiment and Compare the Functionality to the Dashboard
    • View Web Report

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