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Event Correlation

The Event Correlation widget displays events from multiple data sources on a single display with one timeline, for easy correlation. The data is displayed in the dashboard as soon as it is available from its source.

Some data sources may have a time delay based on their origin (for example, log events). However, they will appear on the dashboard timeline under the time they actually occurred on the original host/application, normalized to GMT time. All events on the Event Correlation widget are displayed in GMT time, as shown at the bottom of the widget.

Event Correlation Widget

To stay current, the display scrolls to the right in real time as time passes and events arrive. The vertical blue line on the correlation display indicates the current time.

Event Correlation Widget

WB Event Correlation Widget.png

Further navigation is possible in the Event Correlation widget using the control buttons at the bottom right of the widget:

  • Place the cursor over the widget display area, and the display scrolling pauses, allowing you to hover or select/click on a particular event
  • ”Grab” the display and drag it left or right to see events in an adjacent time period
  • Click the pause button at the lower right of the widget to pause the scrolling. Then click the plus or minus button to adjust the zoom so you can see a different time segment on the screen. When you’re done investigating, click the play button to resume the display scrolling in real time.

Each event, or group of events, reported by Workbench on the Event Correlation widget is represented by a colored dot. You can get more information about an event in several ways:

  • Hover the mouse over an event dot to see summary information.
    • If the dot represents a single event, a summary of the event text is displayed in the hover text.
    • If the dot represents multiple events, only a count of how many events are included is displayed in the hover text.

Hovering Over an Event in (Configuration) Changes

WB Event Correlation Widget hover.png

  • Single click on the event to see a Correlations pop-up diagram that indicates other events which might be correlated to the selected event. This pop-up only appears if there are correlated events to display. Otherwise, the hover text “No Correlated Events” will be displayed.

Single Click on an Event displays a Correlations pop-up

WB Event Correlation Widget popup.png

  • Double-click to open an additional "widget" with detailed information about the event selected. The details widget type will vary based on the type of event selected (Alarms, Changes or Log Events). Select the Alarms, Changes or Log Events tab on this page for additional information on these event types and the associated widgets.

You can also double-click on a "dot" (event) in either the main Event Correlation widget display or the small Correlations pop-up graphic.

Click on a Dot (Event) in the Correlations pop-up to the left or in the Event Correlation

WB Event Correlation Widget DoubleClick.png

Alarms data

In the Event Correlation widget, you can hover and drill down on an event in the Alarms data row. The details "widget" appears when you double-click on an alarm event. It displays various properties of the alarms including priority, status, and arrival time. In addition to showing details in bold for the selected event, the details widget also shows information about surrounding alarm events to give additional context.

Details that appear when double-clicking an Alarms event

WB Alarm Details Widget.png

Configuration Changes data

In the Event Correlation widget, you can hover and drill down on an event in the Changes data row. The details "widget" appears when you double-click on a configuration change event. Various properties of the configuration changes will display including the object changed, the new value and the user who made the change. In addition to showing details for the event selected, this details widget also shows information about surrounding change events to give additional context.

Details that appear when double-clicking a Changes event

WB Configuration Changes Details Widget.png

You can filter by Changed Item and other fields to see previous changes and values for a particular option (see below for an example).

Configuration Change Event Details

WB Configuration Changes Details Widget filter.png

Log Events data

Log events collected by the Workbench Log Extractor appear on the Log Events row in Event Correlation widget. Hover on a dot in the Log Events row to see high-level information about that event.

Hovering on a Log Event

WB Log Events Details.png

When you double-click on a dot in the Log Events row of the Event Correlation widget, the Log Analysis console opens in a new browser tab, and it displays the corresponding log file and highlights the details about that log event in red.

The Log Analysis console allows you to see other events surrounding this log event in the log file, and perform additional log analysis. For additional information on this view, please see the Log Analysis section in this guide.

Double-click to view Log Analysis (with details for that log event in red)

WB Log Analysis.png

Note: To allow Log Analysis by clicking on a log event in the Event Correlation widget, you must have previously configured the Workbench Server application to have connections to the Workbench Log Extractor applications. For steps on how to do this, please go to Deployment and view the Provisioning Workbench Server section.

Supported Genesys Application Logs

The following Genesys application logs are currently supported in the Log Events row of the Event Correlation widget:

  • SIP Server component
  • T-Server components (for 8.1 supported T-Servers)
  • GVP Components:
    • CCP (Call Control Platform)
    • CTIC (CTI Connector)
    • MCP (Media Control Platform)
    • PSTN connector
    • Resource Manager

Events that are tracked and displayed in the Log Events row of the Event Correlation dialog include the following general errors from all supported components:

  • 404 Not Found
  • 405 Method Not Allowed
  • 480 Service Unavailable
  • 500 Server Internal error
  • And most other 400 & 500 range errors

Additionally, some specific errors from certain components are also captured and displayed as a Log Event.

  • Resource Manager
    • Unable to find physical resource for servicetype
    • RequestResource failed
    • Unable to allocate source resource %s
  • Media Control Platform
    • POST request failed due to unsupported URL
    • <event name="msml.conf.recording.failure" id=”*”/>
  • CTI Connector
    • Error: TMOperationNetworkDisconnect
    • Error: text="Result=FAILURE&reason=FeatureNotSupported"

This list of supported application logs and events will evolve over time with subsequent Workbench releases.

This page was last edited on February 23, 2018, at 14:37.


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