There are three ways that table data can be filtered.
Filtering the Table
If you have a large report Nova might indicate that there are too many results to display them, like this:
Other times you might just want a subset of users, for example if you want users beginning with the letter D.
In these situations you can filter the data, by:
1.Clicking on Add Filter'
2.Choosing an appropriate field, like Display Name'.
3.Choosing an operator like Contains' or Begins with'
4.Entering the filter or search criteria.
You can see how to do it in this short video.
You can also do a global filter on a report to provide some helpful filtering to a user of the report.
To do this you:
1.Click Add report filters' at the top of the report
2.Click Add filter'
3.Give the filter a name.
4.Click on Add condition'
5.Enter the filter criteria, for example Display Name', contains', Dan'.
Now at the top of the report you will see the filter, and it can be applied at any time, and can also be disabled at any time; giving you extra flexibility.
Here is how a simple report might be customized. Not filtered:
Searching/Filtering after creating your report
On table data, you will also see filter/search boxes at the top of each column, so, on an existing report, you can quickly filter a working report to show just people in the Sales department for example:
And you can do that on any of the fields, or combine them to give you everyone in Sales in a particular country/region.
Check out some examples on how to filter your tables below:
Use the Schedule Center to see and manage the scheduled reports you currently have set up. Schedules you set up in Nova Reporting are automatically added to the Schedule Center.
To access the Schedule Center, click the Settings button (a gear) located in the top right of the Nova window, and then select Schedule Center, as shown below.
It shows a list of previously scheduled reports, as shown below.
You will notice an ellipsis next to each scheduled report. Use the Edit button to change a report schedule, as shown here:
This will bring you to the schedule screen, as seen in the images below.
Naming and describing the report
Scheduling the report (time, date and frequency)
Adding recipients for the report
Selecting the format for the report
Finalizing your scheduled report
For example, you could schedule a subscription overview report to be sent to the CTO at the beginning of each month, so they can see how many Office 365 licenses are being used and are available across the organization.
A video regarding the Schedule Center can be seen here.
The notification center is where you will see Nova-based alerts and notifications across your organization. Find an overview of your notifications by clicking the bell icon in the banner.
To be notified when a new alert is registered, click Enable, then Allow based on your browsers settings.
From here, you will see an overview of alerts, sorted by date and its critical status.
Going into detail on a notification
To see an alert in more depth, click on the notification bell, then click on an alert. You will see a screen similar to the one below.
From here, you will see:
·What the alert is about
·When the alert happened
·The reason for the alert
·The alert's current state
·When the alert was created
·When the alert was last modified
·Who modified the alert
·If the email was emailed out, sent by SMS or pushed within the application, depending on how you configured the settings.
By clicking on the bell icon, and then click See all alerts, it will take you to the Notification Center dashboard.
Here, you can see all alerts that have been registered since the beginning of your subscription. From the dashboard, you can:
·Sort by Severity, Alert Name, Alert Source, Alert State and Date Added.
oChoose the columns you would like in the dashboard by clicking the plus (+) icon in the top right corner, and select/deselect as appropriate.
·Mark each alert as in an Acknowledge, In Progress or Closed state by either:
oClicking on the ellipses and selecting the appropriate alert state.
oClicking on the check box to the left of the alert, clicking Manage, then selecting the appropriate alert state.
·Click on the ellipses and select Details to view the details of the alert, similar to above. You can also select your alert state from here.
Alert severity gives you information on the status of an alert, and if attention or action is needed:
·Informational: These alerts describe events that have occurred within your tenant that you do not need to take action on. An example of an informational alert is notifying you that a scheduled report has been successfully sent.
·Healthy: A healthy notification alerts you that a critical error has successfully been resolved.
·Degraded: A degraded alert arises when an error occurs that needs attention. An example is when a scheduled report is unsuccessfully sent. Viewing the details shows you specifically what the error is and why it failed.
·Critical: A critical alert is a notification that needs immediate attention.
Alert settings are where you can set up notifications to be sent via email, SMS or pushed to you within Nova. You can find alert settings by clicking on the bell icon, then My alert settings.
If you would like to be sent notifications via email and/or SMS, enter your details within the Personal Details tab.
In the Settings tab, you can set up alerts for a range of categories (Nova, Billing and Global), and customize notifications depending on what you need to be notified about. For example, you can set up SMS notifications for Degraded alerts and receive push notifications and emails for Critical alerts. View the image below for an example of how you can set up notifcations.
Alert sources are where your alerts are coming from. These sources are DPC, Radar, Reporting, Workflow, Accounting or Other.
Alerts have four stages that can be changed by a user. Those are:
·New: The notification has entered the system and has not been looked into by any user.
·Acknowledged: The notification has been opened by a user.
·In progress: A user is investigating the notification.
·Closed: The notification has been investigated.
To change an alert level, click on a notification as described above, and click on either Acknowledge alert, Set in progress or Mark as closed.
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