About different methods of accessing the reporting functions
|Article:HOWTO27599|||||Created: 2010-01-09|||||Updated: 2010-01-20|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO27599|
Reporting runs as a Web application within the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console. The application uses a Web server to deliver this information. You can access the reporting functions, which are located on the Home page, Monitors page, and Reports page, from the console.
You can also access the Home, Monitors, and Reports page functions from a stand-alone Web browser that is connected to your management server. You can perform all the reporting functions from either the console or a stand-alone Web browser. However, all of the other console functions are not available when you use a stand-alone browser.
The information that is provided in this document assumes that you use the console to access reporting functions rather than a Web browser. Procedures for using the reporting functions are similar regardless of how you access reporting. However, procedures specific to how you use reporting in a stand-alone browser are not documented, except for how to log on using a stand-alone Web browser.
Also, you can also use the console or a Web browser to view reports when logged in through a remote terminal session. Report pages and log pages always display in the language that the management server was installed with. To display these pages when you use a remote console or browser, you must have the appropriate font installed on the computer that you use.
To access reporting from a Web browser, you must have the following information:
When you use a Web browser to access reporting functions, no pages or page icons are in the display. All the tabs that are located on the Home, Monitors, and Reports console pages are located across the top of the browser window.
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