DashboardController Class

A dashboard controller that handles interactions between client and server sides.

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardWeb.Mvc

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v21.2.Web.Mvc5.dll


public abstract class DashboardController :


You can verify the trust level and specify which actions a client can initiate to execute them on a server side. If you use Restricted mode, you can prevent inadvertent or unauthorized modifications to dashboards stored on the server. A list below describes the Web Dashboard’s specifics when it operates in the Restricted mode:

  • Only dashboards stored in dashboard storage can be processed on the client. The designer mode does not work.

  • Calling the IEditableDashboardStorage.AddDashboard and IDashboardStorage.SaveDashboard methods leads to an exception.

  • Information about data sources contained in a dashboard xml definition is not passed to the client when you request a dashboard xml file.

You can do one of the following to prevent inadvertent or unauthorized dashboard modifications and protect dashboards stored on a server:

See the following example for information on how to create and use a restricted dashboard controller in an ASP.NET MVC app:

View Example: How to create a restricted dashboard controller

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