Add Archiver as a Data Source to Reporting Engine

This topic provides instructions on how to add Archiver as a data source to Reporting Engine to generate reports for the data collected by Archiver.

Prerequisites

Ensure that you have:

  1. Installed the Archiver host in your network environment.
  2. Installed and configured a Log Decoder in your network environment.
  3. Verified that Reporting Engine and Archiver services are active.

Procedure

To associate an Archiver data source with Reporting Engine:

  1. Go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Services, click netwitness_filericon.png, and select Reporting Engine.
  2. In the Actions column, select View > Config.
    The Services Config view of Reporting Engine is displayed with General tab open.
  3. Select the Sources tab.
  4. Click add_icon.png and select Available Services.

    The Available Services dialog is displayed.

    Available Services dialog is displayed.

  5. Select the Archiver that you want to add as data source to the Reporting Engine and click OK.
    The Service Information dialog is displayed.
  6. Type the username and password for the Archiver.
  7. Click OK.

    The selected Archiver is listed in the NWDB Data Sources category.

    The selected Archiver is listed in the NWDB Data Sources category.

You can now create reports on the data collected by Archiver.