Exporting To Different File Types From a Generated Report

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    Purpose


    Generating a report from Shavlik Protect can be an extremely useful tool in your organization. The Report functionality has a lot of capability and this guide will show you how to get the most out of this feature and to export it into the various file types already built-in to the Report Generator.  


    Description


    Whether it is a Licensing, Scanning, Patching, Threat, Asset or Power function, the Report generator can list a myriad of information to allow you to know what is being seen within your own organization. To utilize this, please follow the instructions below:


    • Go to Tools and click on Create report. (Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+E)

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    • When the Reports box pops up, under Select a report to view, click on [Select a Report] and find the report that you wish to output.
    • Under Pick Filter Options, you have two options:
      1. Keep View Current Status box checked. This will automatically place the Scan to report on [All Scans] and the report generated will compile all past scans information into it.
      2. You can select the scans that you recently ran to appear on the report.
        1. Uncheck View Current Status and in Scan to report on, navigate to the scan that you want the report to generate the information from.
    • (Optional) If you wanted to use an advanced filter, you can click on the check box for Use Advanced Filter. This will pop up a second advanced filter box after you have clicked on Generate Report.
      1. With View Current Status checked, you can use some options in the Advanced Filter, if you want to select Patch Criticality or the Products to report on.
    • Click on Generate report. Verify that all the machines you want in your report are there. If not, revise your filters.
    • When the report is generated, click on Export in the upper toolbar.

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    • When the Export box pops up, under Export Format, click on the box for Export Format, and then select the format that you want the Report generated into.
      1. Shavlik Protect can export into these formats:
        • Portable Document Format (PDF)
        • Microsoft Excel Worksheet (XLS)
        • Tab Separated Values (TSV)
        • Comma Separated Values (CSV)
        • XML (XML).

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    • Select the options on how you want it to be exported to the format that you chose prior.
    • Click on Export. Verify that all content was exported as desired.


    Affected Product(s)


    Shavlik Protect, All Versions