Use this page to view a list of reports that have been configured and scheduled for generation. You can configure a new report by clicking Generate New Report or right-click an existing report to view, edit or delete it. The Software Vulnerability Manager reporting capabilities allow the user to schedule and fully customize the intended report.
To configure a report:
|1.||Choose between PDF and CSV as the format for the report.|
Note:When using the CSV option for the report format, unused options are disabled. For more information, see Select the CSV Option for the Report Format.
|2.||Choose between a One-time only report or a recurring one (daily, weekly, monthly) and click Configure to select the report distribution date or frequency schedule.|
|3.||Choose to include the Executive Summary Report which provides an overall summary with the general state of vulnerability and patch management.|
|4.||Choose the dashboard profile to be included in the report.|
|5.||Choose which sites should be included together with which statistics to include.|
|6.||Choose a Host Smart Group to be included together with which statistics to include.|
|7.||Choose a Product Smart Group to be included together with which statistics to include.|
|8.||Choose the email address of the person(s) receiving the report or, if you do not want to send the report via email, do not select any recipients.|
|9.||Choose the name for the PDF file, set the report title, and specify if you would like to include the report parameters in the report itself. All the reports available through this feature are provided in a PDF format and will be emailed to the defined email addresses in accordance with the schedule and recurrence specified. Once generated, a report can also be downloaded directly from the main page.|
Important:The emails containing the PDF reports will be sent from the Flexera Data Cloud - Be aware that the email server from the recipient may block/filter the email if, for example, the size of the attachment exceeds a certain pre-defined threshold. If no email is being received, please check the email Spam filter and/or the Junk folder in the email client.
When you select the CSV option for the report format, the following sections and options are disabled:
|•||Executive Summary Report, Dashboard Profiles, Site Level Statistics, and Overall Summary Statistics Check box for both Host Level Statistics and Product Level Statistics are disabled.|
|•||Insecure Installation Details for both Host Level Statistics and Product Level Statistics are enabled only when you select Add Product Details and Add Host Details respectively.|
|•||PDF Filename tab and Publish Report Parameters sections are disabled.|