Customization in Unified Intelligence Center
This chapter describes the different aspects of developing and
customizing a report in Unified Intelligence Center.
Ensure that you have adequate permissions to create or modify the
reports, report definitions, value lists, and collections.
Understand how permissions are set for categories, sub-categories, and
imported components. You can do either of the following:
Contact the administrator.
If you have access to the
Security drawer, see
to understand the permissions structure of Unified Intelligence Center.
If you are creating or designing reports for any particular application,
be aware of the specific guidelines for accessing data from the application.
See the respective application's reporting guide for detailed information.
What Can You
components of a Unified Intelligence Center report can be customized are
described below. Each section describes the level of customization available
for each of the components of a report.
Report Definition affects the kind of data present in the report.
You can configure
the query used to fetch data from the data source. The fields are then created
on the basis of the query. Each field can be configured to hold a particular
type of data. The field can also be formatted on the basis of the type of data
present in the field.
A single Report
Definition can be used by multiple reports.
you to create links from one report grid to another so that you can launch a
sub-report from within the current report window. You cannot drill-down to a
chart or a gauge. You can create a drilldown for any field in a report that is
not a grouped field.
The main advantage
of drill-downs is that you do not have to configure a query to fetch a
particular piece of data and format it if it is already present in another
You can create any
number of drill-downs for a particular Report Definition.
Value lists are
based on database queries and contain all reportable items of the same type.
subsets of Value Lists that can be created to control the amount of data shown
to specific users and user groups.
A view is a data
presentation. A report can have multiple views using the same or different
fields. To know more about how to view help of a report, see the
Create a Grid View.