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Setting up a Report.Compare.Two files activity

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Activity tab:

Create a new Activity and select Report.Compare.Two files as the Activity Type:

 

Time tab:

If you wish to run the Activity at a scheduled time set it here.

 

Devices tab:

This type of Activity does not run against any devices.

 

E-mail tab:

Set preferences for reporting on this Activity.

 

Options tab:

 

Source File: The first file for the comparison to use. This can be thought of as the new file.

 

File to compare against: The second file for the comparison to use. This can be thought of as the original file.

 

Ignore Text: Should the new file contain any lines of text that are likely to different from the original file every time the comparison is run (such as a timestamp) and you would like to ignore these lines, they can be added here. More information is available on the Ignore Text field.

 

HTML compare report: If you would like the results shown in HTML format then indicate here where the report should be saved.

 

Text summary diff report: If you would like the results shown in Text format then indicate here where the report should be saved.

 

Only notify by e-mail if differences found: Check this option to receive emails reporting any difference found between the new and old files.

 

Attach reports to email: The email you receive is only notification that differences were found. If you would like to see what those differences are then choose which reports you would like attached.

 

Zip Attachments: The name of the zip file into which the reports will be added. Path is not necessary as this zip file is emailed not saved.

 

Password protect Zip file: A password to encrypt the Zip file if the Zip attachments option has been selected.

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