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Monitor Business Activities

After adding, editing or deleting the BAs, KPIs and BVs, the objects linked to Centreon BAM, go to Configuration > Poller, generate the configuration files, and push them to the Centreon central server.

After you have loaded the configuration and checked the services linked to the KPIs, the BA will be up to date and available under Monitoring > Business Activity > Monitoring.

Interpret real-time data

Main page

A table on the main page lists all the essential information concerning the live status and health level of the BAs.

Non-admin users can only see the BAs associated with BVs linked to their access group:


Current LevelCurrent level in %
Business ActivityName of the BA
DescriptionDescription of the BA
DurationDuration of the current status
Reporting PeriodDefault reporting period used for that BA

You can view the evolution of BA health level by hovering your mouse over the name or description of the BA, and a pop-up appears displaying all the KPIs and status information.


Click the name of the BA to bring up a detailed live view.

Detailed View

The detailed view is divided into seven parts:


  1. List of KPIs that impact the BA level
  2. Table containing the BA health level and alert thresholds
  3. Tab containing the BA impact tree. You can open a sublevel, zoom in and out and move the tree.
  4. Tab containing the health level graph of the BA
  5. Tab containing a list of all KPIs.
  6. Dropdown list to change the BA
  7. Link to the reporting page.

The list of KPIs displays real-time information on their status and also their impact on the BA:


The Trend tab panel displays four graphs -- daily, weekly, monthly and annual, showing the BA level and status over time: