Filter the view of a Dependency Views map

You can filter a Dependency Views map to display specific types or categories of configuration items.

About this task

Use the filter panel to control which elements of the map are displayed and to save versions of a filter for later use.


  1. Navigate to Dependency Views > View Map.
  2. Click the Filters button in the map's header bar to open the filter panel. Filter groups and controls in the filter panel are contained within collapsible strips. Click a strip to expand or collapse it. Within each strip, you can select individual items.
    Filter panel strips and options Description
    Create New Filter Configure the desired filter settings and enter a name for the filter in this text box.

    Click Save and the filter will be available from the Load Saved Filter option.

    Load Saved Filter Apply a previously saved filter to the current map.
    Max Levels Designate how many levels from the root CI display on the map.
    Filter CIs by Depth Designate which levels of CI display on the map.
    Filter CIs by CI Type Designate what CI types display in the map.
    Filter CIs By Location Designate what CI locations display in the map.
    Filter CIs By CI Manufacturer Designate what CI manufacturers display in the map.
    Filter Relationship Types Designate what relationship types display in the map.
    Filter Task Types Designate what types of tasks display and get counted in the map.
    Remove Filtered Items Off: Gray out filtered items on the map.

    On: Do not display filtered items on the map.

    Run Layout Automatically On: The configured layout to the map is reapplied whenever the filter is changed.

    Off: The map layout remains static when the filter is changed.

    Fit to Screen Automatically On: The map magnification will increase or decrease automatically to display all CIs on the map.

    Off: The map magnification remains unchanged when the map is reloaded.