Viewing Reports Online
Reports are generated from predefined or previously saved searches. They can be viewed online or downloaded as a PDF. When a report has been generated you can refine the search by adding filters or changing the conditions of the search. You can store your changes as a new search or replace a previously stored search.
Click the Reports tab to display the Reports page. Alternatively, in the Reports menu, click Reports.
Searches do not include time period information so you must provide this each time you generate a report. In the Time Zone drop-down list, choose a time zone. The default is UTC.
In the Time Period drop-down list, choose a predefined time period. The predefined time periods are:
Select the Auto Run Report check box to run the search as soon as the report is opened. Alternatively, clear the check box to prevent the search running automatically.
Click a folder to show or hide the searches for that folder.
In the View as drop-down list, choose a chart type. The available charts depend on the type of report and may include:
Click Launch Search to generate and view a report. Alternatively, click the Download icon to download the report in PDF format.
What to do next
When the report has been generated, you can click one of the icons for the available report types to change the way the report is displayed. The available icons depend on the type of report being viewed.
The grid chart is the default way of viewing reports. From here you can change the data that is displayed in the other charts.
The first line of the table always displays the overall totals for all data, not just that included in the report.
Viewing Grid Data
Choose the number of results to display per page from the Show list. The available options are:
Navigate through the pages using the first, prev, next and last buttons.
You can refine your search by clicking entries in the attribute columns. Click an entry, then click is equal to to include only that entry in the report. Alternatively, click is not equal to to exclude the entry. When you have made your changes, click Launch search to display the refined report.
Adding and Removing Metrics
Click the +|- button to display the Choose which columns you would like to see dialog.
For each list entry click hide or show, as required. The following metrics are available:
Click Close to close the dialog.
Sorting Grid Data by Attribute
The first column displays the primary and secondary attributes. Click the primary attribute name to sort by the primary attribute. Click the secondary attribute name to sort by the secondary attribute within the primary attribute sort order.
Changing the Sort Metric
Click any of the other columns to change the sort metric and re-run the report. For reports with two attributes, only the secondary sort metric is changed.
There are four types of graphical charts:
Click the hyperlink at the top of the chart to change the sort metric. The available metrics are:
- Bandwidth (Bytes)
- Browse Time (Min)
- Bytes Received
- Bytes Sent
Right-click the chart to print or download it.
Choose Print Chart to print the chart.
Choose Save as JPEG Image to export the chart as a JPEG image.
Choose Save as PNG Image to export the chart as a PNG image.
Choose Save as PDF to export the chart as an Adobe PDF.
The bar chart displays the data as horizontal bars.
The column chart displays the data as vertical bars.
The line chart displays time analysis data.
The pie chart displays the data as a 2D or 3D pie chart.
Additional commands are available when you right-click the pie chart.
Click Enable Rotation to enable the chart to be rotated by clicking and dragging the chart. You cannot move slices while you are rotating the chart.
Click Enable Slicing Movement to enable the chart’s slices to be moved by clicking them. You cannot rotate the chart while you are moving slices.
Click View 2D to view a two-dimensional representation of the chart.
Click View 3D to view a three-dimensional representation of the chart.