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Report Configuration Options

Aruba Central allows you to create various types of reports based on your network requirements. For information about each type of report, see Report Categories.

The types of report categories supported by Aruba Central are:

  • Clients
  • Infrastructure
  • Security Compliance
  • Applications

Sections in Reports

Context

Allows you to select the context for which you want to create the report. Select one of the available options from the following:

  • Groups—Allows you to generate the report for the devices attached to a group.
    • Filter By—Select either Roles or SSIDs to filter the devices within the selected group(s) based on their roles or SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network..
    • Roles—Select a device from the list of roles for which you want to generate the report.
    • SSIDs—Select a device from the list of SSIDs for which you want to generate the report.
    • Trends—Select a trend or multiple trends from the list for which you want to generate the report. Select All to generate the report for all the available trends in the list. Allows you to generate the report to view the data for one year for trends such as Unique clients per day, Clients per SSID, Unique client sessions per day, Average client sessions per day, Average clients per day, and Usage over time.
    • Top N Widgets—Select a widget or multiple widgets from the list for which you want to generate the report. Select All to generate the report for all the available widgets in the list. Allows you to generate the report to view the data for one year for widgets such as Top clients by usage, Top OS by usage, Top APs by usage, Bottom APs by usage, Top sites by WLAN usage, and Bottom sites by WLAN usage.
    • Audit Report—Select Show Overrides to include the override data of the devices within the group in the Configuration & Audit report.
    • Device Inventory—Select Offline to include the details of the offline devices within the group in the Infra Inventory report.
    • Threshold—Select the Same as AP threshold check-box to set the same threshold as the AP. Allows you to set the percentage of the CPUCentral Processing Unit. A CPU is an electronic circuitry in a computer for processing instructions. and the memory thresholds for APs, switches, and gateways within the group.
    • Criteria—Select Used/Unused Ports and/or PoE to include the data regarding the used ports, unused ports, and/or PoEPower over Ethernet. PoE is a technology for wired Ethernet LANs to carry electric power required for the device in the data cables. The IEEE 802.3af PoE standard provides up to 15.4 W of power on each port. usage in the Switch Capacity Planning report. When you select Used/Unused Ports, the Switch Port Summary report is generated. When you select PoE, the Switch PoE Usage Summary report is generated. The individual port details are available only in the .csv export of the Switch Port Summary report.
    • Subnet/SSID List—Select Subnet/SSID List to generate the report based on the CDE SSIDs or CDE subnetsSubnet is the logical division of an IP network..
    • CDE SSIDs—Select an SSID from the list for which you want to generate the report.
    • CDE Subnets—Select a subnet from the list for which you want to generate the report.
  • Label—Allows you to generate the report for the devices attached to a label.
    • Label—Select a label or multiple labels from the list for which you want to generate the report. Select All to generate the report for all the available labels in the list. The search bar allows you to filter a label from the list.
  • Site—Allows you to generate the report for the devices attached to a site.
    • Site—Select a site or multiple sites from the list for which you want to generate the report. Select All to generate the report for all the available sites in the list. The search bar allows you to filter a site from the list.
    • Detailed Report—Select Show Detailed Report to include the client session details for each client within the site in the Client Session report.

Transport Type

Select one of the available options from the following:

Report Order

Select either Best Performing or Worst Performing to include the details of the best or worst performing WAN interfaces in the report.

Top N Count

Enter the range in the Top N for the number of results you want the include in the report. The Top N range should be between 1 to 250.

Classify On

Select either web category or web reputation to include data about the total usage of each device based on the web reputation or web category in the report.

Report Subtype

Select either summary report or blocked urls report to include the summary or blocked urlsUniform Resource Locator. URL is a global address used for locating web resources on the Internet. details in the report. A blocked URLs report will contain blocked URL Information along with the number of attempted session count.

Optional Widgets

Select the required options to include in the CSVComma-Separated Values. A file format that stores tabular data in the plain text format separated by commas. format of the RFRadio Frequency. RF refers to the electromagnetic wave frequencies within a range of 3 kHz to 300 GHz, including the frequencies used for communications or Radar signals. Health report:

  • RF Details (CSV)—Select RF Details (CSV) to include the radio details in the CSV report.
  • IAP Uplink Usage (CSV)—Select IAP Uplink Usage (CSV) to include the usage details of an IAP uplink in the CSV report. The IAP Uplink Usage information is available only for Instant APs with Advanced license.

Content

Select the required options to be included in the CSV and PDF formats of the Outdoor Clients report:

The other options cannot be selected when All is selected.

Report Period

Specify the time period for which you want to create the report. Select one of the available options from the following:

  • Last day—Select Last day to generate the report for the last day.
  • Last 7 days—Select Last 7 days to generate the report for the last 7 days.
  • Last 30 days—Select Last 30 days to generate the report for the last 30 days.
  • Last year—Select Last year to generate the Summary report for the last year.
  • Custom range—Select Custom range to generate the report for a time period within the last 90 days. When you select Custom range, the Date Range option is displayed. In the Date Range window, select a time period within the last 90 days for which you want to create the report.

The Custom range for the Summary report is available for the last one year, except the current date (today). All other reports are available for 90 days.

The Report Period for the Outdoor Clients report consists only the Custom Period. The options available are two-week time ranges that begin one week after a recommendation was updated in the Outdoor clients are impacting Wi-Fi performance AI Insights. For more information, see The AI Insights Dashboard.

Recurrence

Select Recurrence to schedule the report. Select one of the available options from the following:

  • One time (Now)—Select One time (Now) to schedule the report generation once for the current time.
  • One time (Later)—Select One time (Later) to schedule the report generation once for a later time. When you select One time (Later), the Run Day and Run Time options are displayed. In the Run Day window, select the date for which you want to schedule the report. In the Run Time window, select the time for which you want to schedule the report.
  • Every day—Select Every day to schedule the report generation for every day. When you select Every day, the Run Time option is displayed. In the Run Time window, select the time for which you want to schedule the report.
  • Every week—Select Every week to schedule the report generation for every week. When you select Every week, the Run Day and Run Time options are displayed. In the Run Day window, select the day for which you want to schedule the report. In the Run Time window, select the time for which you want to schedule the report.
  • Every month—Select Every month to schedule the report generation for every month. When you select Every week, the Run Day and Run Time options are displayed. In the Run Day window, select the date from the Day drop-down list for which you want to schedule the report. In the Run Time window, select the time for which you want to schedule the report.

Report Information

Allows you to add a title, an email address, and specify the format of report to receive the email. Enter the following information:

  • Report title—Enter the title of the report.
  • Email to—Enter an email address to receive the report over an email.
  • Email Format—Select PDF and/or CSV to specify the format of the report to receive the email.