Viewing Information and Details of an Event Mesh

You can view the details of an event mesh that's been created after you've created it in Mesh Manager. To view the details of an event mesh, you require the correct role assigned to your user profile. For more information about roles required, see Considerations for Working with Event Meshes in PubSub+ Cloud.

To view information or details about an event mesh, you can perform the following tasks:

Before view an event mesh, we recommend that you review the considerations. For this information, see Considerations for Working with Event Meshes in PubSub+ Cloud.

Checking the Progress of an Event Mesh

The process to create, update, or delete an event mesh takes up to five minutes. The time varies based on various factors (e.g., size of the event mesh, regions of your event broker service, network connectivity speeds). When you choose to create, update, or delete an event mesh, you get a brief notification on the page to indicate that the operation has started. To check on the progress of the operation, you can navigate to the event mesh and see its status. You may need to refresh the view or discover the event mesh if you've just created it. For more information, see Discover New Event Meshes.

For example, if you started creating an event, you can select Mesh Manager from the navigation bar in the PubSub+ Cloud Console, and on the Mesh Manager: Event Meshes page, you'll see the progress of creating an event mesh as shown below:

Discover New Event Meshes

You may have manually created an event mesh or have existing event meshes that you've created that aren't shown. You can discover these meshes by performing a scan that refreshes your view of event meshes in your account (Workspace). To do this, use the following steps:

  1. Log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console if you have not done so yet.

  2. Select Mesh Manager from the navigation bar.
  3. On the Mesh Manager: Event Meshes page, click Mesh Actions beside the Create Mesh link and select Scan for Event Meshes.

After a few minutes, the cards representing the event meshes refresh. If an event mesh is in the process of being created, updated, or deleted, you can see its progress. For more information, see Checking the Progress of an Event Mesh.

Refreshing the View for an Event Mesh

After you create, add, or remove links from an event mesh, you can refresh the visual representation for the event mesh. To do so, you can run a scan to refresh your view of your event mesh to see any link or topology changes to your event mesh. Only a single scan can occur at one time. To refresh the view for your event mesh, use these steps:

  1. Log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console if you have not done so yet.

  2. Select Mesh Manager from the navigation bar.
  3. On the Mesh Manager: Event Meshes page, on the card for the event mesh your want to refresh, click Mesh Actions, and then do one of following steps:

    • select Scan Event Mesh

    • select View Details , on the Mesh Map page click Mesh Actions, and then click Scan Event Mesh

Depending on the size of your mesh, updates to the visual representation of your mesh appear. A Scan completed notification pop-up notification appears on the bottom of the page and you may need to refresh your web page to see the changes reflected in the user interface.

Viewing the Event Mesh and Event Broker Service Details

There are a number of views that you can use to find out information about your event mesh and services in Mesh Manager. Event meshes that are available appear in Mesh Manager on the Mesh Manager: Event Meshes page. You can see the status of an event mesh see details about the event mesh and event broker service details. For example, on the event mesh card, you can see that it's Healthy:

On the event mesh card, you can also:

Viewing the Status of a Health Check and Links in an Event Mesh

You can view the status of a Health Check and the status of links within the event mesh using the following steps:

  1. Log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console if you have not done so yet.

  2. Select Mesh Manager from the navigation bar.
  3. On the Event Meshes page, click Mesh Actions and select View Details for the event mesh you want more information about.

  4. On the Event Mesh Details panel, on the Event Mesh Details panel for the service, you can:
    • See that status of the links in the event mesh.
    • Expand Latest Heath Check and either:
      • Click View Details to see the Health status of each event broker service. You can expand each service to see status of each link as show below in the Event Mesh Health Check Dialog; click Return to Mesh when you're done viewing the details:

      • Expand Latest Health Check and click Run Health Check that runs a Health Check on the event mesh. For more information about running a Health Check on the event mesh, see Running Health Checks.

      If a Health Check failed, at times the testing artifacts are cleaned up properly and you must manually clean-up the event broker services. For more information, see Handling Failed Health Checks.

Finding Information About an Event Broker Service

There are multiple ways to find out more information about an event broker service. The following steps provide an overview of how to see information about event broker services that are part of your event mesh.

  1. Log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console if you have not done so yet.

  2. Select Mesh Manager from the navigation bar.
  3. On the Event Meshes page, click Mesh Actions and select View Details for the event mesh you want more information about.
  4.  Select the an event broker service using one of the following actions:
    • on the Event Mesh Details panel, click on a service under Services
    • on the map representing the event mesh, click on the icon representing the service which you want to see
  5. On the card for the service, click the Service Actions and select one of the following options:

Advanced Interactions with Event Mesh from the Map View

The event mesh you create is shown as a visual representation geographical view of your event mesh.

From the Mesh Manager page, if you click Mesh Actions on your event mesh, and select View Mesh, you can interact with the Mesh Map page in the following ways:

  • zoom in and zoom out (use the scroll button your mouse, or pinch and expand on touch-enabled devices)
  • navigate the map (drag with your mouse, or tap and drag on touch-enabled devices)
  • hover on an event broker service (node)
  • click on an event broker service in your event mesh to update the focus on in the right panel