Report Definitions

This topic provides definitions for data contained in each section of the server performance and usage reports.

Server Performance Report

The following tables define data in the server performance report.

Server Specifications

 

Type of data Description

Operating System

Specifies the name and version of the current operating system, including any service pack versions.

Processor

Specifies the type of processor installed on the computer.

Frequency

Specifies the speed of the current processor(s).

Amount of RAM

Specifies the amount of random access memory (RAM) installed on the computer.

Performance Summary

 

Column heading Description

Performance Counters

Lists the commonly monitored performance counters, which provide a quick status of server resources.

Today

Lists the performance counter value for the day.

  • Memory in use. Specifies the average amount of memory used over the past 24 hours.
  • Free disk space. Specifies the amount of free disk space available in the most recent sample recorded in the database.
  • Busy disk time. Specifies the average percent of time the disk was busy over the past 24 hours.
  • CPU use. Specifies the average percent of CPU use over the past 24 hours.

Last Month

Lists the performance counter activity for the last month.

  • Memory in use. Specifies the average amount of daily memory used over the last month.
  • Free disk space. Specifies the amount of free disk space recorded in the database one month ago.
  • Busy disk space. Specifies the average percent of time the disk was busy one month ago.
  • CPU use. Specifies the average percent of CPU used one month ago.

Rate of Growth

Specifies the difference in percentage between the Today and Last Month values.

Top 5 Processes by Memory Usage

 

Column heading Description

Process Name

Specifies the name and ID of the active processes.

Memory Usage

Specifies the megabytes (MB) being used for this process.

Relative Memory Usage

Specifies the percentage of total available memory being used for this process.

Top 5 Processes by CPU Usage

 

Column heading Description

Process Name

Specifies the name and ID of the process being monitored.

CPU Time

Specifies the percentage of total available CPU time being used for this process.

Backup

 

Column heading Description

Result

Provides a brief summary of the results from the latest Windows Small Business Server 2003 backup.

Occurrence

The most recent date that Windows Small Business Server 2003 Backup was run.

Auto-started Services Not Running

 

Column heading Description

Service Name

Lists services that have been configured to start automatically, but are not running.

Critical Alerts

 

Column heading Description

Issue

Lists the critical alerts that have occurred during the last 24 hours.

Last Occurrence

Specifies the date and time of the most recent occurrence of this alert.

Total Occurrences

Specifies the total number of times the alert occurred during the last 24 hours.

Critical Errors in the Event Logs

 

Column heading Description

Source

Specifies the name of the service or application that recorded this error in the event log.

Event ID

Specifies the Event ID for this error as recorded in the event log. The Event ID can be helpful in searching for troubleshooting information.

Last Occurrence

Specifies the date and time of the most recent occurrence of this error.

Total Occurrences

Specifies the total number of times the error occurred during the last 24 hours.

Server Usage Report

The following tables define data in the server usage report.

Web Activity by Computer

 

Column heading Description

Computer Name

Lists the computers that made at least one connection to the Internet during the specified reporting period.

Total Active Hours

Specifies the total number of hours spent on the Internet during the specified reporting period. Each five-minute time period of the day is counted as active if there are one or more hits during that time period.

Average Active Hours per Day

Specifies the average number of hours spent on the Internet per day during the reporting period.

Web Traffic by Hour

 

Column heading Description

Hour

Lists hourly intervals for the reporting period specified in the usage report.

Total Connections

Specifies the total number of connections made, by hour, to the Web, during the reporting period.

Average Connections per Day

Specifies the average number of connections made, by hour, to the Web each day.

E-mail sent

 

Column heading Description

User Name

Lists all user names that sent at least one e-mail during the reporting period.

Internal E-mail

Specifies the total number and size of e-mail messages sent to an internal address during the specified reporting period.

External E-mail

Specifies the total number and size of e-mail messages sent to an external address during the reporting period.

Total E-mail Sent

Specifies the total number and size of e-mail messages sent during the reporting period.

E-mail received

 

Column heading Description

User Name

Lists all user names that received at least one e-mail during the reporting period.

Internal E-mail

Specifies the total number and size of e-mail messages received from an internal address during the specified reporting period.

External E-mail

Specifies the total number and size of e-mail messages received from an external address during the reporting period.

Total E-mail Received

Specifies the total number and size of e-mail messages received during the reporting period.

Mailbox size

 

Column heading Description

User Name

Lists all user names with a mailbox.

Starting Size (MB)

Specifies the size of a user's mailbox at the start of the reporting period.

Ending Size (MB)

Specifies the size of a user's mailbox at the end of the reporting period.

Rate of Change

Specifies the percentage of increase or decrease in the mailbox size from the start to the end of the specified date range.

Outlook Web Access Activity by User

 

Column heading Description

User Name

Lists all user names that visited the Outlook Web Access site at least once during the reporting period.

Visits

Specifies the number of visits a user made to an Outlook Web Access site during the reporting period. Each five-minute period of the day is counted as one visit if there are one or more hits during that time period. The list includes only users who sent at least one e-mail message during the reporting period.

Average Visits per Day

Specifies the average number of visits per day, by user, to an Outlook Web Access site.

Outlook Web Access Usage by Hour

 

Column heading Description

Hour

Lists the hourly intervals for the reporting period specified in the usage report.

Total Visits

Specifies the total number of visits to an Outlook Web Access site for all users during the specified reporting period.

Average Visits per Day

Specifies the average number of visits per day, by hour, to an Outlook Web Access site. For each user, each five-minute period of the day is counted as one visit if there are one or more hits during that reporting period.

Remote Connection Activity by User

 

Column heading Description

User Name

Lists all user names that established a remote connection to the server at least once during the reporting period.

Total Connections

Specifies the total number of connections made to the server, by user, during the reporting period.

Average Time

Specifies the average duration of connections made during the reporting period.

Average Connections per Day

Specifies the average number of connections made to the server per day, by user.

Remote Connection Activity by Hour

 

Column heading Description

Hour

Lists the hourly intervals for the reporting period specified in the usage report.

Total Connections

Specifies the total number of connections made to the server, by all users, by hour, during the reporting period.

Average Connections per Day

Specifies the average number of connections made to the server per day, by all users, by hour.

Faxes Sent

 

Column heading Description

To

Lists all fax numbers to which at least one fax was sent during the reporting period.

Total Faxes

Specifies the total number of faxes sent to a particular number during the specified time period.

Average Size (Pages)

Specifies the average number of pages per fax sent to a particular phone number during the reporting period.

Average Time

Specifies the average duration of each fax sent.

Averages Faxes Sent per Day

Specifies the average number of faxes sent per day to a particular number.

Faxes Received

 

Column heading Description

From

Lists all fax numbers from which faxes were received during the reporting period.

Total Faxes

Specifies the total number of faxes received from a particular number during the specified time period.

Average Size (Pages)

Specifies the average number of pages per fax received from a particular phone number during the reporting period.

Average Time

Specifies the average duration of each fax received from a particular phone number during the reporting period.

Averages Faxes Received per Day

Specifies the average number of faxes received per day from a particular number.

Faxes Sent by User

 

Column heading Description

User Name

Lists all user names that sent at least one fax during the reporting period.

Total Faxes

Specifies the total number of faxes each user sent during the reporting period.

Average Size (Pages)

Specifies the average number of pages per fax sent by each user during the reporting period.

Average Time

Specifies the average duration of each fax sent.

Average Faxes Sent per Day

Specifies the average number of faxes each user sent per day.

Fax Traffic by Hour

 

Column heading Description

Hour

Lists the hourly intervals for the reporting period specified in the usage report.

Total Faxes

Specifies the total number of faxes sent and received during the reporting period.

Average Faxes per Day

Specifies the average number of faxes sent and received each day, by hour.

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