What does the red asterisk mean on my viewlets and dashboards? The red asterisk appearing immediately to the left of viewlet and dashboard names signifies an unsaved viewlet or dashboard. See How can I save my viewlet and How can I save my dashboard for information on saving. Related articles How can I save a dashboard? How do I change my existing host's IP address for Apache services (or any other web, application or database server)? Specifying your default dashboard What does the green line on my dashboard tab mean? Can I undo updates I make in viewlets?