Reporting: Build Report View

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In the Build Report view, you can create a report, add text and rules, and schedule a report. Associated procedures are provided under Add a Report and Schedule a Report

To access this view:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, click Administration > Reports.

    The Manage tab is displayed.

  2. Click Reports.

    The Report view is displayed.

  3. In the Report toolbar, click run_config_add.png.

    The Build Report tab is displayed.

The following figure is an example of the Build Report view.


The Build Report view consists of the following panels:

  • Report
  • Text
  • Rules

Report Panel

The Report panel allows you to create a report by assigning a name to the report. The content in a report depends on the items selected from the Text and Rules panels.

When you add rules to a report, you can change the output format of these rules either to tabular, area, line or pie by clicking the  button.

The following table lists the features of the Report Panel and the description.

NameThis field allows you enter the name of the report.
OptionsThis field allows you to select the output format of the report such as Tabular, Area, Bar, Bubble, Column, Line, Pie, Step Line, Step Area, Spline Area and Spline.
Schedule Clicking this option generates the report.
SaveClicking this option saves the report.

Text Panel

The Text panel consists of a list of text elements that add to the look and feel of the report. You can use these text elements to format the report.

  • To add more structure to reports, you can use these headers defined in the Text panel to indent up to four levels. This allows you to identify specific sections in a report that can be included in the Table of Contents for easy navigation in the report result.
  • To add headers to the Report panel, drag and drop H1, H2, H3, or H4 onto the Report pane based on the desired level of indentation.

The following table lists the text elements used to format a report:

Text ElementsDescription
Header 1   The Header 1 element adds a first-level heading to the report definition.
Header 2  The Header 2 element adds a second-level heading to the report definition.
Header 3 The Header 3 element adds a third-level heading to the report definition.
Header 4 The Header 4 element adds a fourth-level heading to the report definition.
Table of Contents The Table of Contents adds table of contents to the report definition.
Body Text The Body Text element adds body text to the report definition.

The Comment element adds comments to the report definition.

Note: The Comment element is not displayed when you view all the reports.

Rules Panel

The Rules panel consists of a list of rules that are defined in the Rules panel. From the rules list, you can drag and drop rules onto the Report panel to associate those rules with the report.

You can search for a specific rule using search text box provided in the Rules panel.

The following table lists the features of the Rules Panel and the description.

TextThis option allows you to select the text elements you can use to format a report:
RulesThis option allows you select the rule you want to use to create the report.
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