Define a schema

Overview

This topic explains how to create a schema manually. If you are not familiar with schemas, see Schema overview.

You can also use a built-in Geneos command that generates a schema definition for you. See Propose a schema.

How to define a schema manually

To define a schema manually, perform the following:

  1. Open your Gateway Setup Editor.
  2. Navigate to the Publishing tab of the sampler you want to make a schema for.
  3. In Schema > Dataviews, click Add new.
    You must provide an entry for each dataview in the sampler that requires a schema definition.
  4. In the Dataview field, enter the name of the dataview.
  5. In the Schema field, choose data.
  6. Click Data.
  7. Add as many new Headlines and Columns entries as you require.
  8. In the Name field, add the name of the headline or column in the dataview.
  9. Under options, choose the type of data represented by the headline or column.
    If you choose Int32, Int64, Float32 or Float64, select the appropriate Unit of measure.
  10. (Optional) If the dataview is pivoted, tick the box by Pivot.
  11. Close the tab.
  12. Click Validate . Review any errors.
  13. Click Save .

For more information about types, units of measure, and pivoting, see Gateway integration technical reference.