Collecting data from Chartbeat

This guide explains how to collect data from Chartbeat. To learn how to collect data from a different data source, go back to the Available data sources in Adverity overview.

Introduction

For a list of the fields that you can collect from Chartbeat, see Chartbeat.

  • Chartbeat can collect a maximum of 1 million rows per single report. To fetch more data than this, split your fetch into smaller date ranges in the Initial Fetch step of creating a datastream.

Creating a datastream to collect data from Chartbeat

The basics of creating a datastream to collect data from any data source are explained in our guide to Creating a datastream. This guide contains information about the specific steps to create a datastream to fetch data from Chartbeat.

Authorization: Allow Adverity to access Chartbeat

Before creating an authorization to give Adverity access to Chartbeat, perform the following actions:

  1. Ask your Chartbeat Account Manager for your API key.

To set up a new authorization to fetch data from Chartbeat, follow these steps:

  1. In the Authorization step of the datastream wizard, click Access Chartbeat using your credentials.

  2. Click Next.

  1. In Token, enter the API key that your Chartbeat Account Manager gave you.

  1. Click Authorize.

Configuration: Choose the data you want to collect from Chartbeat

To choose what data to collect and customize the Chartbeat datastream configuration, follow these steps:

  1. (Optional) Rename your datastream.

  1. In Report type, select the type of data to collect from Chartbeat.

  1. In Hosts, select the hosts for which to collect data. If you do not select any items in a drop-down list, Adverity collects data for all items in the drop-down list.

  1. In Dimensions and Metrics, change the list of fields that you want to see in your data extract.

  1. In Timezone, select the timezone in which the data will be reported.

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