Metrics dashboard settings

You can configure your Monitoring dashboard to display the time zone of your choice, and the links of your choice.

To configure these settings you must have Manage Project Operations permissions.

Change the dashboard time zone

Introduced in GitLab 13.1.

By default, your monitoring dashboard displays dates and times in your local time zone, but you can display dates and times in UTC format. To change the time zone:

  1. Sign in as a user with Manage Project Operations permissions.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Operations, and scroll to Metrics Dashboard.
  3. In the Dashboard timezone select box, select User’s local timezone or UTC:

    Dashboard timezone setting

  4. Click Save changes.

Introduced in GitLab 12.0.

You can add a button on your monitoring dashboard that links directly to your existing external dashboards:

  1. Sign in as a user with Manage Project Operations permissions.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Operations, and scroll to Metrics Dashboard.
  3. In External dashboard URL, provide the URL to your external dashboard:

    External Dashboard Setting

  4. Click Save changes.

GitLab displays a View full dashboard button in the top right corner of your monitoring dashboard which opens the URL you provided:

External Dashboard Link