Managing Reports in Network Director
Reports are generated from a report definition. These definitions establish the type of report, when it is run, and how the report output is presented and preserved. You create, modify, or delete these report definitions from the Manage Report Definition page.
This topic describes:
How to Locate and Manage Reports
The Manage Report Definition page is available from the Report Tasks pane while the Report mode is selected. To locate this page:
- Select Report in the Network Director banner. The Report Tasks pane opens displaying the tasks available in the Report mode.
- Select Manage Report Definitions in the Tasks pane. The Manage Report Definition page opens displaying all existing report definition files.
- Use the Manage Report Definition page to review existing
report definitions, create new definitions, or change a definition.
Create a new report definition by clicking Add. See Creating Reports for help using the Report wizard.
Modify an existing report definition by selecting a report definition in the table and clicking Edit.
Delete an existing report definition by selecting a report type in the table and clicking Delete.
View details of the report composition, the scope, and perspective of the report definition by clicking Details.
Managing Report Definitions
Use the Manage Report Definition page to review existing report definitions, or follow the Report wizard to create new report definitions, delete definitions, or see report details.
Existing report definitions are listed on the page in the format discussed in Table 1. The reports created from these definitions are found under the Manage Generated Reports task.
Table 1: Manage Report Definition Fields
The name of the report definition. Specify a name that indicates the purpose of the report.
The format or file extension of the report output; the final rendering of the output. Valid values are:
(Optional) Where the generated report is sent. Valid values are:
(Optional) When the report is scheduled to run.
Last Updated By
The userid of the last person to modify the report definition.
Last Updated Time
Time when the report definition was last updated.
Click Run Now to run the report.