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Reporting for Web Application Availability Monitoring

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

Web Application Availability Monitoring introduces to two new report tasks: Test Availability and Test Performance. The Test availability reporting shows measures reflecting how available the web application was over time. The Test Performance report shows selected objects and performance counter values over time to relate how well a web application has performed. These two reports directly reflect the web application monitoring for Web Application Availability is integrated into the Operations Manager console, you can run these two new reports just as you would run the other standard Operations Manager reports.

To run the Test Availability report

  1. You can run the Test Availability report from several locations:

    • In the Operations Manager console, in the navigation pane, click the Monitoring button, click Application Monitoring, click Web Application Availability Monitoring, and then click Active Alerts, Test State, or Web Application Status to display alerts or status for the category. Highlight one or more web applications, alerts, or test states, and then, in the Tasks pane, in the Report Tasks section, click Test Availability.

    • If you want to add more objects, click Add Object, and in the Add Object page, filter your search or just click Search to see all tests in for the web application that you have selected. Click the available items you want to include in your report and click Add. Click OK.

    • In the Summary Dashboard view, click to highlight an item in the Test Status, and then run the report task from the Tasks pane.

    • In the Details Dashboard, click to highlight an item, and then run the report task from the Tasks pane.

  2. In the Aggregation section of the Test Availability report configuration page, select how often you want information aggregated and a time and date range.

    noteNote
    The data warehouse only aggregates data hourly for 100 days. After 100 days, data are aggregated daily.

  3. Select the aspects, such as Unplanned Maintenance, that you would like to include in the report, and then click Run to generate the report.

  4. In the report, click a plus sign to see details. To see a graph of the data, click the Availability Tracker link.

To run the Test Performance report

  1. You can run the Test Performance report from several locations:

    • In the Operations Manager console, in the navigation pane, click the Monitoring button, click Application Monitoring, click Web Application Availability Monitoring, and then click Active Alerts, Test State, or Web Application Status to display alerts or status for the category. Highlight one or more web applications, alerts, or test states, and then, in the Tasks pane, in the Report Tasks section, click Test Performance.

    • If you want to add more objects, click Add Object, and in the Add Object page, filter your search or just click Search to see all tests in for the web application that you have selected. Click the available items you want to include in your report and click Add. Click OK.

    • In the Summary Dashboard view, click to highlight an item in the Test Status, and then run the report task from the Tasks pane.

    • In the Details Dashboard, click to highlight an item, and then run the report task from the Tasks pane.

  2. In the Aggregation section of the Test Performance report configuration page, select how often you want information aggregated and a time and date range.

    noteNote
    The data warehouse only aggregates data hourly for 100 days. After 100 days, data are aggregated daily.

  3. To generate the report, click Run.

  4. In the report, click a plus sign to see details.

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