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Create Rule Analysis Report Definitions

The Rule Analysis report contains information about the rules applied to security policies and anomalies detected in the security policies.

Before You Begin

  1. Select Monitor > Reports > Report Definitions.
  2. Click Create, and select Rule Analysis Report.
    The Create Rule Analysis Report Definition page opens.
  3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
    Table 1: Rule Analysis Report Definition Settings




    Report Name

    Enter a unique string for the report name containing maximum 64 alphanumeric characters.

    The name can contain dashes.


    Enter a description containing maximum 900 characters for the report.



    Select the anomalies for Juniper Security Director Cloud to identify while analyzing the rules in a policy.

    • Shadowed

    • Redundant

    • Expired scheduler

    • Logging disabled

    • Unused rules

    Security policies

    Select the security policies to perform the rule analysis.


    Report Schedule

    Click Add Schedule.

    Select the type of report schedule to use:

    • Run now—Select this option to schedule and to publish the configuration at the current time.

    • Schedule at a later time–Select this option to schedule and to publish the configuration at a later time.

    Email Section

    Email Recipients

    Enable this option to send the report to specific recipients in an email.

    • Recipients—Enter or select the e‐mail addresses of the recipients. You can search e-mail addresses of users by their first name. You can also enter external email addresses.

    • Subject—Enter the subject for the e‐mail notification.

    • Comments—Enter the comments for the e‐mail notification.


    The report is not sent to recipients who do not have permissions to access a device or domain included in the report configuration.

  4. Click OK to save the report definition.

A new Rule Analysis report definition is created and displayed on the Reports Definitions page.