Creating Log Report Definitions
Use this page to create log report definitions. Log‐based reports help you to schedule reports based on default reports and default filters defined. You can also generate reports with different data criteria, including filters, aggregation criteria, and time range.
Before You Begin
Read the Reports Overview topic.
Review the Reports main page for an understanding of your current data set. See Managing Report for field descriptions.
To configure a log report definition:
- Select Report > Report Definitions.
- Click Create and then select Log 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 log report definition with the defined configurations is created. You can use the created policy definition to identify the issues with the firewall rules.
Table 1: Log 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.
Use Data Criteria from Filters
Click Use Data Criteria from Filters.
Select the data criteria from the list of default and user‐created filters that are saved from the Events and Logs page.
The details of the filters displayed are:
Note: The default time stamp value is last 3 hours.
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.