This help page is for version 3.5. The latest available help is for version 5.5.

Group Report Settings and Delivery

The Group Report Settings and Delivery dialog allows you to change some attributes of Group Reports. The Group Report is the display that is shown when you select a group item in the navigation pane. (The group item labeled "Servers/Devices" is the default group and always exists.)

To display the Group Report Settings and Delivery dialog, select the "Report Settings and Delivery" command item for the group whose group report options that you wish to work with, as shown.

Next, you will see the Group Report Settings and Delivery dialog displayed, as shown.

You may now change the appearance and some characteristics of the Group Reports displays.

Server Group Summary Report Setup Dialog

The Group Status Report Detail Level dialog is displayed when you choose the Server Group item in the list and press the Edit Report Settings button. The following figure shows the appearance of this dialog.

The option that is available for the Group Status report is the amount of detail that is displayed for all monitored servers that are in the report. The lower level of detail, "Server Status", is similar to the All Servers Summary report, except that individual lights display the status of every monitor. A hint balloon will display on top of any light that explains its status if you hover the mouse cursor over the light. "Server status plus monitor status" displays one status light for each monitor, and a table that explains failure, if any, at each monitor thoroughly. The third available option, "Fit on screen", will select either level of status display that can fit in the status display window without scrolling.

Status Map Editor Dialog

The Status Map Editor dialog is displayed when you choose the Visual Status Map item in the list and press the Edit Report Settings button. It is shown below.

You should understand the following in order to make the best use of the Status Map feature.

The functions provided by the Status Map editor are as follows.

The following report display for a properly configured Status Map is typical. In this example, the map indicator and background map display was configured using the settings shown in the Status Map Editor figure above.

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