Using reports and scheduling notifications
You can configure the appliance to run reports and send notifications to administrators when specified criteria are met.
About reports and notifications
The appliance enables you to create and schedule a variety of reports and notifications. Reports collect information about inventory items, and notifications enable the appliance to alert you by email when specified criteria are met.
The appliance includes many standard reports for software, hardware, Service Desk, and other items.
If the Organization component is enabled on your appliance, you can create and run reports for each organization and for the System-level separately. System-level reports include consolidated reports that aggregate information from all organizations, as well as standard reports for various appliance components.
Notifications are email messages the appliance sends to administrators when devices, scan results, and assets meet specified criteria.
For example, if you want to notify administrators when devices approach disk space limits, you can set up alerts based on disk usage. Notifications are sent when devices meet the specified criteria.
The appliance checks inventory against the criteria in the notification schedules at the specified frequency. When an item meets the criteria, the appliance sends email to the specified recipients.
By default, the appliance checks inventory every hour. To change the frequency, edit the notification schedule. See Edit notification schedules.