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1. Connecting to the CAST Application Analytics Dashboard

To connect to the CAST Application Analytics Dashboard, browse to the URL provided to you by your CAST Administrator. This will usually be in the following format:

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The login page will then be displayed:

2. Logging in to the CAST Application Analytics Dashboard

To login to the Application Analytics Dashboard, you need to enter a username and password and then click the Log In button.

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2. 1 Requesting access or a password

If you need to access the CAST Application Analytics Dashboard but:

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The following columns are displayed in the XLSX file:

Columns
Description
Type
Occurs
Element TypeWhether this object is a Data Function or a TransactionString1
Object NameFull nameString1
Nb of FPsNumber of Function Points for this OMG-compliant Automated Function Points FunctionInteger1
TypeOMG-compliant Automated Function Points Function typeString0..1
DETData Element TypeInteger0..1
RETRecord Element TypeInteger0..1
EIFExternal Interface FileInteger0..1
ILF Internal Logical FileInteger0..1
FTRFile Type ReferencedInteger0..1
Object TypeType of this OMG-compliant Automated Function Points FunctionString1
Module nameName of a functional module containing this OMG-compliant Automated Function Points FunctionString1
TechnologyTechnology to which this OMG-compliant Automated Function Points Function belongsString1

Exporting to CSV instead of XLSX

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The following columns are displayed in the CSV file:

Columns
Description
Type
Occurs
Element TypeWhether this object is a Data Function or a TransactionString1
Object NameFull nameString1
Nb of FPsNumber of Function Points for this OMG-compliant Automated FunctionInteger1
FP detailsDetails on the Function Points for this OMG-compliant Automated FunctionString1
Object TypeType of this IOMG-compliant Automated FunctionString1
Module nameName of a functional module containing this OMG-compliant Automated FunctionString1
TechnologyTechnology to which this OMG-compliant Automated Function belongsString1

Zoom feature for multi column display

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In every screen in the dashboard, the icons shown above are displayed. When clicked they will behave as follows:

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This icon will take you back to the "home" page.
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This icon will load this current help page in your browser.

User name button

In every screen in the dashboard, a username button will be visible displaying the user's username. Clicking the button will display a drop down menu whose contents depends on the role granted to the username (see User Roles in Installing and configuring the CAST Application Analytics Dashboard):

Role granted to the usernameAvailable options
noneOnly the Logout button is displayed. By default, when clicking the button, a confirmation message will be displayed prompting the user whether they really want to log out. This confirmation message can be deactivated by CAST administrator - see CAST-AAD - Dashboard wide configuration options in json).
ROLE_ADMINIn addition to the Logout button (see above), if the username has been granted the ROLE_ADMIN role, then a link to the Tags Administration page will be displayed. See CAST-AAD - Tag and category management for more information.

Snapshot selection

By default, the CAST Application Analytics Dashboard will always display data from the most recent snapshot available for all Applications. In other words:

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