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3 Enter the criteria for the filter based on criteria such as a report name, template, schedule (such as “day” for end of day reports), or enabled (True or False).

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Click Find to output the reports that match the filter condition.

If you want to apply another filter, click Clear and repeat steps 2 to 3.

Managing Generated Reports

Reports that have generated appear in the Generated reports view in both the Reports dashboard and Report Manager dashboard. The Generated reports view contains reports that were generated when clicking Run Report and Schedule Report icons.

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Viewing a Generated Report

As a convenient way of visualizing the data, you can view report details or reports can be output to a PDF on a ongoing basis. Operators can view and output a generated report in the Reports dashboard. Advanced operators can access the Report Manager dashboard to view report details or produce a PDF output of a generated report.

To view PDF reports, Adobe Acrobat Reader version 7.0.9 or later is preferred.

To view a report that has been generated:

1 In the navigation panel, under Dashboards , click Reports > Report Manager . If you do not have access to the Report Manager dashboard, click Reports >

Reports .

• To view details of a generated report, hover over Report Details or PDF .

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2 To view the PDF output of the report, click the PDF link next to the report.

3 Click .

The PDF output of the report is displayed.

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Applying a Filter to Generated Reports

Creating a filter on a generated report helps you find reports based on criteria such as the report name, template, schedule or the date range for which the report was run.

To apply a filter to a generated report:

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1 In the navigation panel, under Dashboards , click Reports > Report Manager . If you do not have access to the Report Manager dashboard, in the navigation panel, under Dashboards , click Reports > Reports .

In the Generated Reports view, click Report Filter Not Set .

In the Report Filter Not Set dialog box, enter the criteria for the filter such as report name, template, schedule (such as “day” for end of day reports), or specify a time range for the report on the Date Run fields.

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• If you select the Earliest Available check box, enter the period end date in the

To fields.

• If you select the Current Date check box, enter the start date in the From fields.

To have the report filter generate manually, select the True check box.

Click Find to output the reports that match the filter condition.

If you want to apply another filter, click Clear and repeat steps 2 to 5.

Deleting a Generated Report

To delete a generated report:

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In the navigation panel under Dashboards , click Reports > Report Manager . If you do not have access to the Report Manager, in the navigation panel, under

Dashboards , click Reports > Reports .

In the Generated Reports view, click the check box beside the report(s) that you want to delete.

3 For generated reports, click Delete from the menu.

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A dialog box asks you to confirm the deletion.

Click Delete to delete the report from the list of generated reports.

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Scheduling a Generated Report

You can re-schedule or add another schedule to a report that has generated.

To schedule a generated report:

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In the navigation panel under Dashboards , click Reports > Report Manager . If you do not have access to the Report Manager, in the navigation panel, under

Dashboards , click Reports > Reports .

In the Generated Reports view, click the check box beside the report(s) that you want to schedule.

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Click PDF for the generated report you want to schedule.

In the dialog box that appears, click Schedule Report :

Now you can attach a new schedule or re-schedule the report. To schedule the

report, see “ Scheduling a Report ” on page 194.

Adding Your Own Logo to Reports

You can add your own company logo or a logo of your choice to replace the Vizioncore logo that appears on the top-left corner of reports. This section shows how you can replace the logo for out-of-the-box, pre-defined reports.

To add your own logo to out-of-the-box reports:

1 From the Generated Reports view of the Reports dashboard or Report

Manager dashboard, click the PDF for the report to view it. As an example, you will change the default logo that appears on the out-of-the-box report: Rolling

CPU Utilization.

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2 To edit the image on the top left of the report, click Configuration > Definitions on the left-hand panel. In the content page, expand Reports and click Canned

Reports . From the list of Views in the lower left-hand pane, select CPU

Utilization (Rolling N Month Summary).

3 Scroll down on the right-hand pane for the CPU Utilization (Rolling N Month

Summary) view and click the hyperlink for the embedded view Header: Logo,

Title, Time Range.

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The Header Logo view opens.

4 To upload the image you want to use for your reports, return to the lower lefthand pane and click the Files tab. Click Add and then click Browse...

to upload the image.

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5 Click the Header: Logo, Title, Time Range tab. Click Edit and select the

Configuration tab.

6 Select the drop-down icon next to the Value for the row Left Image. Select the

Image Reference link.

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7 In the pop-up window, locate the image you just uploaded. It should be located under Reports > Canned Reports.

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Click Save to keep this change and the Header: Logo, Title, Time Range view.

Select the tab showing CPU Utilization (Rolling N Month Summary) and click the Test PDF button.

The new report appears with the image you recently uploaded.

Note Most of the reports share 1 or 2 header views. These headers can all be edited directly by expanding vFoglight > Reporting in the upper left-hand content pane of the Definitions view.

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