Palo Alto Networks Knowledgebase: How to Receive Custom Reports via Email

How to Receive Custom Reports via Email

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Created On 09/25/18 17:30 PM - Last Updated 09/25/18 23:10 PM
Categories:  Reporting and Logging

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To receive notification via email about custom reports, do the following:

  1. Create E-mail Server Profile
  2. Go to Monitor > Custom reports to set report settings
  3. Go to Monitor > PDF Reports > Report Groups, to add the custom report to the report group
  4. Go to Monitor > PDF reports > Email Scheduler for recurrence settings

 

Email Server Profile

Go to Device > Server Profile > Email, Click Add and complete the required information (see example):

  • Name: Enter a name for the email settings
  • Server: Enter a name to identify the server (1-31 characters)
  • Display name: Email Server
  • From: Enter the From email address
  • To: Enter the email address of the recipient
  • Cc: Optionally, enter the email address of another recipient
  • Gateway: Enter the IP address or host name of the Simple Mail Transport Protocol

 

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Custom Reports

Go to Monitor > Manage Custom Reports  and complete the required information (see example):

  • Name: Enter a name for the custom report
  • Database: Choose the database to use as the data source
  • Scheduled: Enable this option
  • Time Frame: Choose a fixed time frame
  • Select the columns that need to appear in the custom report
  • Set the query builder, if necessary

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Report Group

Go to Monitor > PDF Reports > Report group and add the custom report to the Report group (see example):

 

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Email Scheduler

Go to Monitor > PDF reports > Email Scheduler and complete the required information.

  • Name: Enter a name for the email scheduler profile.
  • Choose the report group and email profile created from the above steps.
  • Set the recurrence event according to the requirement.

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Commit the configurations. The custom reports are mailed to you, depending upon the preferences set.

 

owner: ppatel

 

 

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