Creating Bandwidth Report Definition
You can use the Create Bandwidth Report Definition page to create bandwidth report definitions and generate the corresponding bandwidth reports. Bandwidth reports are used to analyze the bandwidth usage of an application or a user.
To create a bandwidth report definition:
- Select Reports > Report Definitions > Security.
The Security Report Definitions page appears.
- Click Add > Bandwidth Report Definitions.
The Create Bandwidth Report Definition page appears.
- Complete the configuration according to the guidelines
provided in Table 1.
Fields marked with * are mandatory.
- Click OK to save the bandwidth report definition.
The report definition is saved and the Security Report Definitions page appears.
A confirmation message appears on this page, indicating that the bandwidth report definition was successfully created.
You can perform various actions on the report definition. See Scheduling, Generating, Previewing, and Sharing Security Reports.
Table 1: Fields on the Create Bandwidth Report Definition Page
Enter a unique name for the report definition.
The name can contain a string of alphanumeric characters and some special characters (colons, periods, dashes, and underscores); no spaces are allowed and the maximum length allowed is 63 characters.
Enter a description for the report definition; the maximum length (including spaces) allowed is 1024 characters.
Number of Top Logs
Specify the number of records that you want to retrieve and display for each section in the report.
Range: 1 through 20.
Time Span (Last)
Specify the duration (Custom, last 3 hours, last 6 hours, last 12 hours, or last 24 hours) for which you want the report to be generated.
If you select Custom, the Custom Time Range Selection page appears. You must specify the From date and time, and To date and time (in MM/DD/YYYY and HH:MM:SS formats).
Click Add Schedule to schedule the report generation.
The Add Report Schedule page appears.
Specify whether you want to generate the report immediately or schedule it for a later date and time:
The Create Bandwidth Report Definition page appears with details of the report generation schedule.
Add E-Mail Recipients
Click Add Email Recipients to add e-mail addresses of recipients to whom you want to send the Bandwidth report.
The Add Recipients page appears.