Novell File Reporter lets you easily schedule reports to be generated according to the parameters and frequency you specify. Regularly scheduled reports can benefit an organization by providing a timely analysis of such things as file access, growth, and what types of files have been saved since the last scheduled report. This helps you determine what actions, if any, to take.
In the Scan region of NFRAdmin, browse down to the level of the file system that you want to include in the report, right-click the scan, directory, subdirectory, then select the report type you want to generate.
In the report dialog box that appears, specify any applicable additional criteria in the Additional Criteria region.
Click. In the dialog box that appears, specify your filter parameters or open a saved filter through .
Do one of the following:
The Report Schedule dialog box appears.
The dialog box displays the scan schedule for the storage resource to help you avoid generating a report during the scheduled scan. To get the most accurate report, schedule the report after the scheduled scan.
In thefield, specify a description of the report to make it easily identifiable. For example, “Owner Report Volume: Engineering” or “Prohibited Files Report Volume: Akron.”
In thefield, specify the time of day (in twenty-four hour time) you want the report generated.
In thefield, specify the number of days you want the report available for viewing.
In the Recurrence region of the dialog box, select the recurrence option you want.
A message appears that a new report has been added.
To view the newly scheduled report, click thetab in NFRAdmin, then click . The newly scheduled report is appended to the list of other scheduled reports.