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Inventory Management System—Reports

Description

Use the Inventory Management System Reports page to select the type of inventory report you want to generate. You can use the Report Result window tools to manipulate data for your specific needs. You can view reports in XML, Excel, PDF, and text output formats.

Inventory Management > Reports.

Permissions

Superuser, read-write, read-only

Data Sources

A data source is a database from which you can view inventory report information. The Inventory Management System provides two report data sources:

Report Categories

The Inventory Management System provides the following report categories:

Report Types

Each report category provides three types of inventory reports (except for Inventory Events, which provides two: All and Search).

Report

Description

All

Displays all inventory records stored in the database.

Search

Lets you search for specific inventory records by one or more attributes.

Summary

Displays a summary of records with a total.

Report Tools

The Report Results window provides the following tools.

Tool

Description

Sort

Arranges inventory records by selecting one of the predefined sort orders from the drop-down list box, or you can define your own sort order.

Advanced Query

Queries report records to display only those based on the criteria that you specify. You can show the query as columns or rows.

Configure Column

Changes the order in which columns appear in an inventory report.

Save Custom Report

Saves a report with the customizations you specified in a file with a unique name that you specify.

Reset

Clears all previously set customized controls such as sort, advanced query, and configure column, then regenerates the report with the default controls.

XML

Displays a report in XML format.

Excel

Displays a report in Microsoft Excel

PDF

Displays a report in Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Text

Displays a report in text format. You can view reports in text format for all report types except Hardware Inventory Summary and Licensing Inventory Summary.


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