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Create a report and export to an Excel file

Created by Verwin Ubana, last modified by Rodim Suarez_ret on Sep 15, 2016

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This article describes how to create a report using Report Writer and export the report to a Microsoft® Excel® file.  


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Create a report in the Orion Report Writer. When completed, export the report in Excel format.

Create a report in Orion Report Writer

  1. Log in to your Orion server.
  2. Click Start and select SolarWinds Orion > Alerting, Reporting, and Mapping > Report Writer.
  3. Select the report template, and click OK. 
  4. In the Orion Report Writer window, click each tab (including General, Select Fields, and Filter Results) and complete the tab fields and selections as required. 

  5. Click Preview to view the report.

    If you find an error, click Design and update the tab fields as required.

  6. Save the report. 

Export the report in Excel format

  1. Log in to the Orion Web Console.
  2. Under Alerts & Reports, click Manage Reports. 
  3. In the Report Manager tab, select the checkbox next to the report you created.  
  4. Click Schedule Report and select Create New Schedule. 
  5. Complete the Properties tab selections as required, then click Next.

  6. Complete the Frequency tab selections, then click Next.
  7. In the Action tab under File type, select the Excel checkbox and click Next.

  8. Complete the Summary tab selections, then click Next. 
  9. Click Save Changes.
  10. Click Run Now. 



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