Compare Devices feature lets the user Compare multiple devices for the same time period or Compare the same Device over different time periods. eg: Every Day Report, Every Hour Report, Every Week Report, Every Month Report.
The report type could be one of :
as the case may be.
When the Report Type is chosen as - Compare Multiple Devices over the same time period, the available Periods are Last Hour, Last 6 Hour, Today, Last 24 Hours, Yesterday, Last Week, Last Month, Last Quarter or Custom Selection. Custom Selection lets one choose the time period for which one desires the report to be generated.
When the Report Type is chosen as -Compare same device over different time periods, the available Periods are Every Day Report, Every Hour Report, Every Week Report, Every Month Report.
|Select Device(s)||This allows the user to select the device( if the same device is to be compared over various time periods) or the set of devices ( that are to be compared for a single time period). The Select Devices option allows the user to select the devices in terms of Interface or IP Group ( By default the top 10 interfaces or IP Group by utilization are chosen) which can be modified by clicking on the Modify button|
The Generate Report invokes the report for the defined criteria.
Report Options: The Report Options could be chosen to be one of
|Maximize||When the Generate Report option is invoked, the filter condition frame is minimized to offer a better view of the graph ( report ) without scrolling. The filter frame can be restored by using the Maximize button.|
|Minimize||The Minimize button can be used to minimize the Filter Frame for a better view of the report (graph) generated without scrolling|