Search Reports can be used to generate reports specific to the user. This is especially useful in finding out the bandwidth utilization of a specific host or application. Click More Reports and select Search Reports to set the criteria and view reports. In the pop-up window that opens up, click the Select Devices link to select the routers and/or interfaces whose traffic needs to be analyzed.
Under Report Criteria, you can specify a maximum of three filtering criteria:
The From and To boxes let you choose custom time periods for the report. Use the icon to select the date and time easily. Use the IN/OUT box to display values based on IN traffic, OUT traffic, or both IN and OUT traffic. The Show box lets you choose how many results to display. You can set this value from the Settings page.
Once you select all the desired criteria, click the Generate Report button to display the corresponding traffic report. The report can be exported as csv also.
The default report view shows the IP addresses of the hosts. Click the Resolve DNS link to see the corresponding DNS values. You can also choose to print this report by clicking the icon or the Print link.
|Search Reports are different from Troubleshooting Reports. You can troubleshoot only one interface at a time, whereas Custom Reports can be generated across interfaces. Data for Troubleshooting reports is taken directly from raw data, whose maximum retention period can be set from Settings. But data for Custom Reports is taken from aggregated data in the database.|