Creating Bandwidth Report Definitions
Use the Reports page to create bandwidth analysis report definitions. Bandwidth reports helps in analyzing the bandwidth usage of an application or an user. It gives you important information on bandwidth usage and helps you in identifying top applications and top users consuming more bandwidth.
Before You Begin
Read theReports Overview topic.
Review the Reports main page for an understanding of your current data set. See Report Definition Main Page Fields for field descriptions.
Configuring Bandwidth Report Definitions
To configure a bandwidth analysis report definition:
- Select Reports> Report Definitions.
- Click Create and then select Bandwidth Report Definition.
- Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in the Table 1.
- Click Preview as PDF to review the configuration.
- Click OK to save the report definition.
- Click Send Report Now to send the report through e‐mail to the recipient immediately.
A new bandwidth analysis report definition with the defined configurations is created. You can use the created policy definition to identify the issues with the bandwidth usage.
Table 1: Bandwidth Report Definition Settings
Enter a unique name for the report definition that is a string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. No spaces are allowed and the maximum length is 29 characters.
Enter a description for the report definition; maximum length is 1024 characters.
Select the number of top records to be displayed in the generated report. Valid range is 1 to 1000.
Select a period in Minutes/Hours/Days/Weeks/Months or select a time range to generate reports.
Type of Bandwidth
Choose the type of bandwidth report that you want to generate:
Click Add Schedule.
Select the type of report schedule that you want to use:
Select the recurring schedule for report generation. The available options are:
Click Add Email Recipients
Note: The reports are not sent if a specified recipient does not have permission for a device or domain included in the report configuration when the report is generated.