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Foglight Capacity Management 5.7.5 - User Guide

Reports Tab

The Reports tab allows you to create, copy, and edit reports created from predefined templates. This tab provides the following sections:


From Tasks you can:

The Create New Report wizard allows you to name reports, choose report templates, add required services, and select time ranges to tailor capacity management reporting requirements.

Click Create New Report.
For details on using Foglight™ for VMware report templates or using Foglight™ for Hyper-V report templates, see the Foglight for VMware User and Reference Guide or the Foglight for Hyper-V User and Reference Guide.
Edit—displays the Edit-time Range dialog.
Time Range Type—sets the time range type.
Last N—the last type of time range used (hour, day, week, etc.).
Calendar Aligned—the time range aligns itself with the previous time ranges.
Custom—displays a calendar allowing you to set a customized time range period.
Unit—sets the unit of the time range (Year, Month, Week, Day, Hour, Minute, Second).
Number—sets the time range length.
Granularity—sets the granularity level of the time range, for example 5 minutes.
Change to Null—changes the time range to a null value.
Click Next.
Scheduled Report—name assigned to the report.
Report—report template chosen in the previous dialog.
Schedule—when the report runs.
Retained—the number of reports retained.
Enabled—enables the report to run on its selected schedule.
Report—allows you to select a report format: PDF, Excel, or XML.
Email—email addresses are separated by a comma; do not use semi-colons. To receive the reports in email, configure the email server parameters in the Administration dashboard (Administration > Setup & Support > Email Configuration).
Click Finish.

The Copy Existing Report option allows you to create a new scheduled report by copying an existing one and changing one or more of the report settings.

Click Copy Existing Report.
Click Next.
Click Finish.

This view allows you to edit report settings, for example report schedule or format.

Click Edit Existing Report.
Click Next.
Click Finish.

Recent Report History

The Recent Report History table lists all of the the most recently run reports.

Select the default viewing application or select Other to view the report in another application.
Click Save File.
Click OK.

About Reports

This section displays tooltip help topics on the creation of capacity management reports.

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