Creating your first ad hoc report in Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server 5.0

Article:HOWTO77593  |  Created: 2012-08-10  |  Updated: 2012-09-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO77593
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Creating your first ad hoc report in Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server 5.0

Follow along with the instructions in this section to create a Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server ad hoc report quickly. While there are alternate ways to perform some of these tasks, this section provides only one method so that you can get going right away.

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This section provides step wise instructions on how to create a specific report. Other sections in this chapter describe how to use the features (including report schema)for all reports.

The report provides an answer to the following question: Show all my vendor-specific (such as EMC and Hitachi) arrays with undiscovered allocated capacity, and show the data by discovery state.

To create your first ad hoc report

  1. From the Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server console, click Create Report in the upper right corner and select Create Ad Hoc.

  2. In the Select a package view, select the Array Analysis package.

  3. In Query Studio, expand the Array Analysis tree.

  4. Expand Array Capacity Metrics to reveal specific metrics.

  5. If you use Internet Explorer, drag Total Array Capacity into the report workspace on the right. Otherwise, select the metric and click Insert.

    Drag-and-drop features operate only in Internet Explorer.

To add vendor and discovery state views

  1. In the namespace tree on the left, expand Array Analysis Views to reveal the views.

  2. Expand By Array Attribute to reveal the array attributes.

  3. Expand Array to reveal the array views.

  4. If you use Internet Explorer, drag Vendor to the left of Total Array Capacity. Otherwise, select the metric and click Insert.

  5. If you use Internet Explorer, drag Discovery Method to the right of Vendor. Otherwise, select the metric and click Insert.

To add a vendor only filter

  1. In the Query Studio page showing your report, right-click on the Vendor column in your report.

  2. Select Filter.

  3. In the Filter panel, check the vendors that you want to see; for example, EMC and Hitachi.

  4. Click OK.

To group the results by vendor

  1. In the Query Studio page showing your report, click the Vendor column.

  2. In the toolbar, click the Group icon.

    See Query Studio reporting options in Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server 5.0.

To add the Most Recent Metric and Inventory filters

  1. In the namespace tree on the left, expand the Array Analysis Filters section of the namespace tree to reveal filters.

    Typically, you should apply the Most Recent Metrics and Inventory filters to any report to obtain accurate results.

    See Using the Most Recent Metrics or the Most Recent Inventory filters in Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server 5.0.

  2. If you use Internet Explorer, drag the Most Recent Array Analysis Metrics filter to the report. Otherwise, select the filter and click Insert.

  3. In the Combine filters panel in the Summary tab, click OK.

  4. If you use Internet Explorer, drag the Most Recent Array Analysis Inventory filter to the report. Otherwise, select the filter and click Insert.

  5. In the Combine filters panel in the Summary tab, click OK.

To add a title

  1. In the Query Studio page showing your report, double-click the Title element in the report workspace.

  2. In the Edit Title Area panel, enter title and subtitle text.

  3. Click OK.

See Creating ad hoc reports in Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server 5.0

See About ad hoc reports in Veritas Operations Manager Enterprise Server 5.0


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