Monitor > Manage Custom Reports

You can create custom reports to run on demand or on schedule (each night). For predefined reports, select MonitorReports.
After the firewall has generated a scheduled custom report, you risk invalidating the past results of that report if you modify its configuration to change its future output. If you need to modify a scheduled report configuration, the best practice is to create a new report.
Add a custom report to create a new one. To base the report on an existing template, Load Template and select the template. To generate a report on demand, instead of or in addition to the Scheduled time, click Run Now. Specify the following settings to define the report.
Custom Report Settings
Description
Name
Enter a name to identify the report (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Description
Enter a description for the custom report.
Database
Choose the database to use as the data source for the report.
Scheduled
Select this option to run the report each night. The report then becomes available by selecting MonitorReports.
Time Frame
Choose a fixed time frame or choose Custom and specify a date and time range.
Sort By
Choose sorting options to organize the report, including the amount of information to include in the report. The available options depend on the choice of database.
Group By
Choose grouping options to organize the report, including the amount of information to include in the report. The available options depend on the choice of database.
Columns
Select Available Columns to include in the custom report and add ( plus-symbol.png ) them to Selected Columns. Select Up, Down, Top, and Bottom to reorder selected columns. As needed, you can also select and remove ( interface_delete_icon.png ) previously selected columns.
Query Builder
To build a report query, specify the following and click Add. Repeat as needed to construct the full query.
  • Connector—Choose the connector (and or or) to precede the expression you are adding.
  • Negate—Select this option to interpret the query as a negation. In the previous example, the negate option causes a match on entries that are not in the past 24 hours or are not from the untrust zone.
  • Attribute—Choose a data element. The available options depend on the choice of database.
  • Operator—Choose the criterion to determine whether the attribute applies (such as =). The available options depend on the choice of database.
  • Value—Specify the attribute value to match.
For more information, see Generate Custom Reports .

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