Create a New Data Source

This topic describes how to create a new data source based on the existing data connection.

Prerequisites

The Web Dashboard requires data connection to be provided beforehand in code. Refer to the topics below for detailed information:

Create a Data Source for a New Dashboard

The New page allows you to specify a title for a dashboard and bind the dashboard to a data source. If the control does not have predefined data sources, you need to create a new data source based on the predefined data connection.

Click the Create data source... button to invoke the Dashboard Data Source Wizard.

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Select the data source type. The wizard guides you through the steps needed to configure a new data source.

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After that, you can connect a dashboard to the created data source.

See Manage Data Sources for information on how to create a new data source based on the predefined data connection for the existing dashboard.

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