How to Run a Report


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

Use the following procedure to run a report from the Reporting workspace. In this example, you will run an availability report.

To run a report from the Reporting pane

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Report Operators role.

  2. In the Operations console, click Reporting.

  3. In the Reporting workspace, expand Reporting and then click Microsoft Generic Report Library.

  4. In the Reports pane, right-click one of the reports (for example, Availability) and then click Open.

  5. In the Report view, in the Parameter area, click the down arrow in the From box, point to This week, and then click Sunday.

  6. Click the down arrow in the To box, point to This week and then click Saturday.

  7. Click Use business hours.


    You can further specify the timeframe for the report in the additional options in the Parameter area.

  8. Click Add Object.

  9. In the Add Object dialog box, in the Object Name text box, type the computer name for a computer that you want to report availability, and then click Search.

  10. In the Available items list, click the computer you want to run a report for, click Add, and then click OK.

  11. Click Run to display the Availability Report.

  12. For a more detailed report, such as a report showing a graph for every day, click the horizontal bar graph under Availability Tracker.

  13. In the toolbar, click View, point to Go To, and then click Back to Parent Report to return to the original report.

  14. Click Close to close the report.