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Metalogix Diagnostic Manager 4.15 - User Guide

Copyright Welcome to Metalogix Diagnostic Manager Getting Started The Diagnostic Manager Home Page Configuring your Deployment Using Alerts Viewing and Reporting on the Performance of SharePoint Farms, Server Group, and Office 365 Tenants Monitoring SharePoint and Web Pages Viewing the Health of a Farm Monitoring StoragePoint Timer Job Performance Viewing ULS Log Entries for a Farm Viewing the Status of Data Collection Jobs Viewing a Content Summary Using the Web Dashboard to View Performance Data from Within a SharePoint Site Reporting Managing Metalogix Diagnostic Manager Setting the Collection Service Options About Us

Viewing Pre-Defined Report Definitions

To view a pre-defined report definition:

Use one of the following options:

·In the Management Console tree, select Reports, then in the Reports view select the report you want to view.

Note that reports are grouped by subject matter.

Reporting Landing Page

·In the Management Console tree, expand the Reports node and select the report you want to view. The tree groups reports by subject matter. You can click the plus (+) symbol beside a group name to expand it.

Active Alerts Report

The Reports view displays the report that you selected. The Reports view includes additional information about the report and the information that the report contains.

After you select the appropriate parameters, you can you can run the report.

Creating and Using Metric Status Reports

You can create a report for a single metric for which Metalogix Diagnostic Manager collects data. You can select from almost 200 metrics, and include multiple farms, Server Groups, and servers in the report.

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NOTE: Only one report can be created per metric.

To create a Metric Status Report:

1.In the Management Console tree, expand the Reports node.

2.Select Metric Status Report.

3.Either:

§right-click and choose Add metric status report.

Metric Status Report ADD

OR

§From the Metric Status Reports section of the ribbon choose Add.

4.In the Select Report Metrics dialog box, enter a unique name for the report in the Report name field.

5.Select the metric for whose status you want to report.

Metric Status Report SELECT

6.Click [OK].

The new report displays in both the Management Console tree and the Reports - Metric Status Reports view.

To run a  Metric Status Report:

1.In the Management Console tree, expand the Reports node.

2.Either:

§Select the Metric Status Reports node, then in the Metric Status Reports view, choose the report you want to run.

OR

§Expand the Metric Status Reports node, then select the report you want to run.

3.In the Report view, select the report filters from the drop-down lists.

Metric Status Report PARAMETERS

Now you can run the report.

To edit a Metric Status Report name:

1.In the In the Management Console tree, expand the Reports node.

§Select the Metric Status Reports node, then in the Metric Status Reports view, choose the report you want to edit.

§Expand the Metric Status Reports node, then select the report you want to edit.

2.Do one of the following:

§Right-click and choose Edit metric status report.

OR

§In the Custom Report section of the ribbon, select the report whose definition you want to view/edit, then choose Edit.

3.In the Select Report Metrics dialog, update the Report name then click [OK].

To delete a Metric Status Report:

1.In the Management Console tree, tree, expand the Reports node.

2.Select Metric Status Reports.

3.In the Metric Status Reports view, select the report you want to delete.

4.Do one of the following:

§In the Metric Status Reports section of the ribbon, choose Delete.

OR

§Right-click and choose Delete Report.

Creating and Using Custom Reports

Every environment has unique reporting needs. If the standard reports that  Metalogix Diagnostic Manager provides do not meet your needs, you can create custom reports.

A custom report can include up to 10 metrics, each of which is presented in its own line chart. You can include any combination of metrics. When you run the report, you specify the server to include in the report, along with the range of data to include and the granularity of the data. You can also choose to include or omit the tabular data that makes up the chart in the report.

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NOTE: Currently, you cannot schedule custom reports nor export them to CSV.

To create a custom report:

1.In the Management Console tree, expand the Reports node.

2.Select Custom Report.

3.Either:

§right-click and choose Add custom report.

OR

§From the Custom Reports section of the ribbon choose Add.

4.In the Add Custom Report dialog, enter a unique name for the report in the Report name field.

Custom Report CREATE

5.Select the metrics to add to the report. You can Control-Click to select multiple metrics.

Custom Report METRICS

6.When you have selected the metrics to include, click [OK].

The new report displays in the Management Console tree and the Reports -Custom Reports view.

To run a custom report:

1.In the Management Console tree, expand the Reports node.

2.Either:

§Select the Custom Reports node, then in the Custom Reports view, choose the report you want to run.

OR

§Expand the Custom Reports node, then select the report you want to run.

3.In the Custom Reports view, select the report filters from the drop-down lists.

Custom Reports FILTERS

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NOTE: Use the Sample filter to specify the intervals at which data should be mapped.  If you want to Show Tabular Data along with the chart(s), check this box.

Now you can run the report.

To edit a custom report definition:

1.In the Management Console tree, double-click Reports to open it.

2.Do one of the following:

§In the Management Console tree, select the custom report whose definition you want to edit, right-click and choose Edit Report.

OR

§In the Custom Report section of the ribbon, select the report whose definition you want to edit, then choose Edit Report.

Now you can update the Report name, change the order in which metrics are displayed in the report, and/or add/remove metrics.

To delete a custom report:

1.In the Management Console tree, tree, expand the Reports node.

2.Select Custom Reports,

3.In the Custom Reports view, select the custom report you want to delete.

4.Either:

§In the Custom Report section of the ribbon, choose Delete.

OR

§Right-click and choose Delete custom report.

 

Running a Report

Once you have created a report and selected filters, you can:

·run the report immediately (by clicking the Run icon (Run Report Icon ) in the Reports section of the ribbon.)

OR

·schedule the report to run at a later time and/or on a recurring basis.

If you chose to run the report immediately, from Report results you can do the following:

·Click the First Page, Previous Page, Next Page, and Last Page buttons to view the report pages.

·Click the Refresh icon (refresh icon) to refresh the report.

·Click the Print icon (Print icon) to print the report.

·Click the Print Layout icon (Print Layout icon) to view the print layout for the report.

·Click the Page Setup icon (Page Setup Icon) to change the page size, orientation, margins, and paper source in the printer.

·Click the Export icon (Export Icon) to export the report as an Excel, PDF, or CSV file.

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NOTE: If you select the CSV option, only tabular—not graphical—data will be output. For reports that include graphical data (such as Statistics or certain Summary reports) that you want to output to CSV, tabular data will be included regardless of whether the Show Tabular Data box is checked.

Live Report Tabular Data

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