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Orion Report writer business hours


This article describes how to set up business hours in a report using the legacy app-based Orion Report Writer.  

To learn how to configure business hours for web-based reports in the Orion Web Console for NPM 12.0 and later versions, see Business hours in the web-based Report Manager.


NPM 11.5.3 and earlier versions


You have the following options:

Create and apply specific filters

  1. Create filters under the Filter Results tab:

    1. Open Orion Report Writer, and create a new report.

    2. Select the report type. Fo example, Historical - Availability Details.

    3. In the Select Fields tab, click the square box.

    4. Select Add a new field.

    5. On Fields * “click on * symbol then Network Nodes”.-Node Details –node ID.
      ​Note: This is a required field.

    6. Choose other values required.


  2. Apply the filter:

    1. On the Filter Results tab, click on the square box.

    2. Select Add a new elementary condition.

    3. On “Records where * “click on * symbol Go to “Date/Time (Availability Filtering Only)”.

    4. Select Hour of Day (24 hour format).

    5. On “is equal to“ select and choose “greater or equal to”.

    6. Click on the value in this condition, and specify your time in a 24 Hour format.
      For example, 08:00AM =8 & 5:00PM =17.
       A filter has been created for Orion to send data to the report from 8.00AM onwards.

    7. Repeat the steps to create a new filter for your cut off time. For example, step e should be less than and your time should be 17. 

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