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Creating Reports

Updated: May 22, 2009

Applies To: Operations Manager 2007 R2, Operations Manager 2007 SP1

Operations Manager 2007 collects large amounts of data from your environment. By using the Reporting feature, you can create reports based on this data that provide additional information about the health of your environment. For example, you can create a report that shows the amount of time it takes between an alert being raised to its being written in the Operations Manager database. This report can help you identify any network delays and isolate trouble spots. Based on the data in this report, you can then take corrective action.

Before you can use the Reporting feature, you need to install the required reporting components, as described in the Operations Manager Deployment Guide, available at

The following sections provide information about the Reporting component and procedures for creating reports: