OpsCenter 4.1 User Guide

Using forecasting

Use forecasting to predict trends in graphs based on past performance.

Procedure

  1. In the Performance section of the OpsCenter web interface, locate the graph you'd like to forecast and click the Forecast icon.


  2. In the Forecast dialog, enter the date and time you'd like to use for the end of the trend prediction.
    The end date and time must be a minimum of two days into the future and a maximum of one year.


  3. Click the Forecast button.

    A predicted trend using polynomial curve fitting against historical data displays.



    The forecast above shows that our node will be at 60% disk usage in a month, so we should probably start thinking about adding capacity now.

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