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Wireless Security Alarms Report


The Wireless Security Alarms report is a standardized report generated in Network Director to show security alarm activity. It provides information about alarms for unauthorized wireless networks, denial of service (DoS) attacks, and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). These alarm types alert you to possible network security issues. The applicable scope for this report is My Network.

There are two portions of the report: a report header and the report body. The contents of the report header are described in Table 1.

Table 1: Wireless Security Alarms Report Header




The type of report; in this case, the Wireless Security report.

Generated On:

The date and time the report ran. The date format is: [Day of the Month] [Month] [Year]. The time format follows the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). For example: 07 December 2013 11:35 PM PST.

Generated By:

The username of the user that generated the report.

Report Name

The name of the report assigned when the report was created.


The report is generated from this view and node in the network.

  • Perspective—Can be a Logical View, Location View, or a Device View of the network.

  • Node—Represents the selected object on which the report is based.

The report body contains these sections:

  • Unauthorized Networks—Contains a table and chart of detected unauthorized networks, divided into network types.

  • DoS Alarms Summary—Contains a chart of active DoS security alarms.

  • Detected Networks—Contains the following:

    • A line chart of detected devices over time.

    • A line chart of security alarms over time.

    • A table showing the number of active security alarms of each type.