Built-in Reports

Built-in Reports feature offers a set of reports to retrieve frequently accessed significant information about web sites and virtual directories across domain(s)/server(s) in the enterprise. This feature supports applying filters to the report(s), to view part of the information that is of more significance. You can either have the report printed or exported to a file in various formats (HTML/CSV/MDB).
 

The Built-in Reports can be grouped under the following categories:
Web Site Reports
Virtual Directory Reports
 
Web Site Reports
Web Site reports provide the frequently viewed significant information about the web sites available in the web servers.

The built-in reports that are grouped under Web Site reports are given below:  
Web site state - STARTED / STOPPED / PAUSED
Web site operators
Web sites with their access permissions - Read / Write / Directory browsing
Web sites with their connection settings - LIMITED/UNLIMITED
Web sites with their Content Expiration settings - Enabled / Disabled
Web sites with their execution permissions - None / Scripts / Executables
Web sites with their application protection settings - HIGH / MEDIUM / LOW
Web site Authentication Methods - ANONYMOUS / BASIC / INTEGRATED WINDOWS
Web site with their IP address and domain name restrictions
Web sites with their default documents
Web site size
Web site permissions
Virtual Directory Reports
Virtual Directory reports provide the frequently viewed significant information about the virtual directories under the each web site available in the web servers.

The built-in reports that are grouped under Virtual Directory reports are given below:
Virtual directories with their access permissions - Read / Write / Directory browsing
Virtual directories with their Content Expiration settings - Enabled / Disabled
Virtual directories with their execution permissions - None / Scripts / Executables
Virtual directories with their application protection settings - HIGH / MEDIUM / LOW
Virtual directory Authentication Methods - ANONYMOUS / BASIC / INTEGRATED WINDOWS
Virtual directories with their IP address and domain name restrictions
Virtual directories with their default documents  
Virtual directory size
Virtual directory permissions
 
How to use Built-in Reports Wizard
Select      or       from toolbar
 
The Built-in Reports wizard will be loaded as shown below.
 

 
Step 1: 

Select any one of the listed reports under Web Site or Virtual Directory Report category. You can specify the Report title in the Report Title textbox. e.g. For "List all web sites whose state is STARTED / STOPPED / PAUSED" report, you can have the Report Title as 'Report by status'. Click Next to proceed.
 

 

Step 2:

Select the Domain(s)/Server(s) for which the report needs to be generated. The different server selection options are given below:

All Domains Generate the report for the entire enterprise.
Selected Domain(s)/Server(s) Generate the report for the selected domain(s)/server(s).
Favorite Servers Generate the report for the servers in the favorite-list.
Server Generate the report for a given server.
 
Note: All Domains option will be selected by default. e.g. To get the report for the servers in the favorite-list, select Favorite Servers option. You can change the favorite-list by clicking Browse button  Click Next to proceed.
 

 
Step 3:

This step is optional. You can specify report criteria to view the part of the report that is of significance. e.g. to get the list of web sites whose state is started, add criteria as "[State] = 'Started'". If you rather prefer to view the entire report, leave the criteria as empty. Click Next to proceed.
 

 

Step 4:

This steps shows the summary information of the report settings. You can review the report settings specified in the previous steps. If you need to change any of the settings, click Back.

Click Finish to generate the report.  


 
Data collection status dialog: During the report generation, the Data collection status dialog will be displayed as shown below.

 
The data collection process will enumerate the servers' list and collect data for the enumerated servers. This process can be canceled at any time by clicking Cancel button. However, the cancellation process will be performed only after completing the current server.
 

 
If you had canceled the report collection process, the data collected so far would be displayed. After collecting data for all listed servers, the dialog will display the collection status and total duration of the report generation. You can view the collection status against each server in this dialog.

 
Click OK to view the report. If you rather want to close the window, click Close.  The report window will be displayed as shown below.

 
The operations that can be performed in the Report window are
To view the part of the displayed report, by specifying the report criteria.
To recollect the entire data from the specified servers.
To export the displayed report in various formats.
To view the print preview of the displayed report.
To print the displayed report.
To close the report window.