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Create Historical CPU or Memory Reports

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Created by Roengen Mendoza, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article provides steps on how to create a report for CPU Load - last month using the report writer.




  • NPM version 10
  • NPM version 11
  • NPM version 11.5




  1. From the Orion Web server machine, open the Orion Report Writer.
  2. Go to Orion Report Writer and double-click the  Historical - CPU Load and Memory. The Report Designer appears on the right side of the screen containing the default template for this report.
  3. You can change the Name your report from the general tab's Report Title Section.
  4. On the Select Fileds Tab  of Report Designer, you can add or delete fields which will reflect on the report.
  5. On the Filter Results tab, add conditions to set filtering on the reports:
    • Top XX tab allows you to:
      • Show All Records
      • Show only the Top X NUMBER OF Records
      • Show the Tops X PERCENT of Records
    • Time Frame tab allows you to select timeframe for this report.
    • Summarization Tab allows you to automatically summarize historical values into easy-to-use periods. Result can be summarized by hour, date, month, week., quarter, year, or day of the week.
    • Field Formatting allows you to format the selected fields
    • Report Grouping tab allows you to group together your fields and records.
    • You can preview your report using the Preview button on the Report Designer window.
    • You can extract the equivalent SQL command that populates this report. You can do this by doing the following:
      • Click Reports menu.
      • Click Show SQL.
      • The SQL Tab is added on the Report Designer showing the SQL command for this report.

Note: Extracted SQL command is useful in creating custom/advance SQL filtering

   6. To save your report, click the File menu and save.





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