Configuring a vGW Series Report

You can configure the vGW Security Design VM to produce reports on various aspects of your vGW Series environment. You can create executive summary, firewall, network activity, security, Introspection, Compliance, and AntiVirus reports.

When you add a new report, you must specify general, destination, and report schedule information. as explained in this procedure. For details on information that you configure for individual reports, see the particular topic.

From the vGW Security Design VM Reports module:

  1. Click Add beneath the table that identifies existing reports. Enter the following information in the Add Report pane that is displayed. See Figure 79 and

    Figure 79: Adding a vGW Series Report Using the Reports Module: Part 1

    Adding a vGW Series Report Using the Reports
Module: Part 1

    Figure 80: Adding a vGW Series Report Using the Reports Module: Part 2

    Adding a vGW Series Report Using the Reports Module:
Part 2
  2. In the General section, specify the following information:
    1. In the Name field, give the report a name to identify it. This is the name that is displayed in the Name column of the reports table.
    2. Add a description that identifies the report content. This description is displayed in the Description column of the reports table.
    3. In the Scope of report field, specify the VM groups that you want the report to cover. Click Edit to display a list of configured VM groups.
    4. In the Maximum number of entries in report field, specify the record number limit.
    5. In the Time period for report field, specify the range of data to select. Select Day, Week, or Month.
    6. In the Report format field, select the option button for either pdf or csv to specify how you want the data formatted, as a PDF file or a CSV file.
  3. In the Report Destination section, specify the following information:
    1. Whether to save the report file locally or send it to one or more recipients using e-mail.

      If you select the Mail report option button, specify the source address and the addresses of recipients that you want the report mailed to.

      Figure 81: Configuring the Report Destination and Generation Schedule

      Configuring the Report Destination and Generation Schedule
  4. Configure the report schedule.
    • To generate the report now, select the Instant report option button.
    • To generate a daily report, select the Daily at option button. In hours and minutes, specify the time when you want the report to be generated.
    • To generate a weekly report, select the Weekly on option button. Specify the day, week, and hour and minutes when you want the report to be generated.
    • To generate a monthly report, select the Monthly on option button. Specify the day of the month, and the time in hours and minutes.
  5. In the Report Selection section, select the type of report to generate. You can configure the system to generate one or more types of reports. See Figure 82.

    Figure 82: Configuring the Types of Reports to Generate

    Configuring the Types of Reports to Generate

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