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MessageStats 7.6 - Report Pack for Lotus & IBM Notes User Guide

About the Lotus and IBM Notes Report Pack Preparing for Installation Configuring the Report Pack Database Management Setting Task Default Properties Creating Gathering Tasks Using the Reports Console Lotus and IBM Notes Report Descriptions Report Filter Definitions

Configuring the Report Pack

Setting Up the Report Pack for Lotus and IBM Notes

To perform your first successful gathering of Lotus Notes or IBM Notes information, you must do the following steps:

Introducing the MessageStats Console

This section contains information about how to use the MessageStats Console. It describes the kind of information MessageStats gathers, how to configure a default gathering, how MessageStats stores the collected data, and how to view reports based on the gathered information.

The MessageStats Console consists of an MMC (Microsoft Management Console) client console, a scheduler service, and task processors. Like all MMC consoles, the MessageStats Console consists of a window divided into two panes:

For information about MMC, please see the online help provided by Microsoft.

The MessageStats Node

By default, the Quest Software folder is expanded to show the MessageStats node. If you right-click the MessageStats node, the following options are available:


Provides version and copyright information about the product.


Opens the Connect to MessageStats dialog box, allowing you to connect to one or more MessageStats Servers.

New Window from Here

Launches a secondary window. This option is a MMC menu default.


Allows you to refresh the MessageStats Console view. You can use this to update the view if you add new objects or tasks to the tree.


Opens the online help. The online help and the MMC online help are available from the same system.

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