Template Settings Dialog

The Template settings dialog is used to define the settings used for a new template, or a template selected from the Select and edit templates dialog:

You can use the Template settings dialog to:

  • Name a new template using the General tab and specify who is allowed to use and edit the template by selecting the Private, Published, or Shared options.
  • Choose whether the template is used to generate reports automatically on a periodic basis by setting the parameters in the Schedule tab and selecting Generate scheduled reports.
  • Specify complex selection and display settings for the template by using the Advanced View with the Query & Output tab.
  • Schedule the production of periodic reports using a template using the Schedule tab.
  • Define the format of scheduled reports using the Schedule tab.
  • Choose who you want the reports to be e-mailed to using the Schedule tab.
  • Execute the query specified by the template and display the results in the main Log Explorer window.
  • Save the changes made to the template settings.
  • General Tab
    The General tab is displayed by default when the Template settings dialog opens and is used to define general template use conditions.
  • Simple Query Tab
    The Simple Query tab is displayed by default when the Template settings dialog opens and is used define simple template query conditions.
  • Schedule Tab
    The Schedule tab is displayed by default when the Template settings dialog opens and is used scheduling report generation.
  • Scheduling a Report
    Using a template, you can schedule automatic report generation by specifying the report frequency and report recipients.
  • Criteria
    You specify the criteria you want to use for a particular template using one or more context-dependent Criteria dialogs.
  • Specify Criteria Type
    You can view the device access event types by specifying log entry Type criteria.
  • The Advanced View
    You can use Query & Output tab to perform queries, with more complex criteria and specifications.
  • Create a Complex Query
    You select Advanced View from the Simple Query tab to change the tab name to Query & Output and create complex queries.

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