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Home > Success Center > Log & Event Manager (LEM) > SolarWinds LEM 6.3 User Guide > Additional LEM Configuration and Troubleshooting Information > Creating a Custom Filtered Report

Creating a Custom Filtered Report

This procedure describes how to save and configure the properties of a filtered report so that it can be used as a custom report.

  1. Open the LEM reports application and launch a preferred report.
  2. Enter a desired time frame.
  3. Click Select Expert.
  4. Change the desired fields if a more refined report is desired.

Save the filtered report

  1. Use Select Expert to filter the report to show only the type of data you want to see in your custom report.

    For more information, see Using the select expert tool.

  2. Click Export.
  3. From the Format list, select Crystal Reports (RPT).
  4. Leave Destination set to Disk file, and then click OK.
  5. In the Save File window, navigate to the following folder:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds Log and Event Manager Reports\CustomReports

    This is the default location for 64-bit operating systems. If you are using a 32-bit operating system, the default folder would be C:\Program Files\SolarWinds Log and Event Manager Reports\CustomReports.

  6. In the File name field, type a name for your filtered report to identify the report by the file name under Custom Reports
  7. Click Save.

View the report in the Reports console

  1. In the Reports window, click the Settings tab.
  2. In the Category list, select Custom Reports.
  3. On the Quick Access toolbar, click the Refresh Report List icon or press F5.

    When the refresh completes, the new custom report appears in the list, displaying any changes made to its Properties.

  4. Launch your custom report for any time frame.
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16:31, 27 Jan 2017