View health reports in SharePoint 2013


Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Summary: Learn to view SharePoint 2013 health reports from the SharePoint Central Administration website.

This article describes how to view health reports in SharePoint 2013.

Health reports are pre-built reports in SharePoint 2013 that use usage data to analyze various aspects of sites and site collections such as slowest pages and top active users.

You cannot use Windows PowerShell to view health report data.

Because SharePoint 2013 runs as websites in IIS, administrators and users depend on the accessibility features that browsers provide. SharePoint 2013 supports the accessibility features of supported browsers. For more information, see the following resources:

You can view health reports only by using Central Administration.

To view health reports by using Central Administration
  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this operation is a member of the Farm Administrators SharePoint group.

  2. In Central Administration, on the home page, click Monitoring.

  3. On the Monitoring page, in the Reporting section, click View health reports.

  4. On the report page, in the Quick Launch, click the name of the report that you want to view.

  5. To view report data, select the data criteria, and then click Go.

  6. To sort rows, click the column name.