How to manage Power Search reports?

Power Search Manager

Click or press CTRL+J to open the Power Search Manager window.

Power Search Manager is broadly classified into two sections namely:
  1. Built-in Templates


  2. Saved Reports
Built-in Templates:

Built-in Templates comprises of most commonly searched permissions in Active Directory. It cannot be edited or deleted. Also you cannot create a new template, as the templates are generated by ARKAD itself.

Run a Built-in template:

          

To run a Built-in template, select the template to be run from Built-in Templates section and click 'Run' button. The Configuration Settings will appear on the screen which will allow you to select a domain and a corresponding domain controller. The report window will be launched after the domain and the selected domain controller are validated.

Saved Reports:


Saved Reports are the reports which can be created by the user. Using Saved Reports you can perform the following operations:

  1. Create a new Power Search report
  2. Edit a Power Search report
  3. View settings configured for Power Search report
  4. Delete a Power Search report
  5. Run a Power Search report immediately

Create a new Power Search report
  • To create a new Power Search report, click 'New' button in the 'Power Search Manager'  window's Saved Reports section. The Power Search Wizard will appear on the screen.
  • Follow the steps 1 through 3 as outlined in How to perform a new Power Search?.
  • In step 4, enter a suitable search name to save the new search.
  • Edit a Power Search report
    To edit a Power Search report, click 'Edit' button in the Power Search Manager window's Saved Reports section. The Power Search Wizard will appear on the screen which will guide you through the edit operation. During edit operation, you can modify the list of settings for a report except for the report description. Refer Additional note.                 
    View settings configured for Power Search report
    To view the details of a saved Power Search report, select a report and click 'View Details' button in the Power Search Manager window's Saved Reports section. The saved report name, description and the list of settings and their values defined for the selected Power Search report will be displayed in Power Search Details window. 
                                      
                                                         

    Delete a Power Search report

    To delete a Power Search report, select the report to be deleted and click 'Delete' button in the Power Search Manager window's Saved Reports section.

    Run a Power Search report immediately
    To run a Power Search report, select the report to be run and click 'Run' button in the Power Search Manager window's Saved Reports section. Refer Additional note.

    Additional note:
    Power Search Wizard will show the 'Connect to domain controller' dialog when it is unable to connect using the credential specified during the creation of Power Search report that is being edited/run.

              

    If the credential is not set to store in ARKAD's Profile Manager, the application will prompt for password while you try to edit or run a Power Search report. You can save the credentials in Profile manager by checking the 'Store the above user credentials in Microsoft Windows Stored User Name and Passwords applet' check box in the Configuration Settings.