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Linked Reports

Updated: April 15, 2013

Applies To: System Center Operations Manager 2007

Reports in System Center Operations Manager 2007 analyze information stored in the data warehouse. In comparison, data included in views comes from the Operations Manager database. The data warehouse includes aggregated data over much longer periods of time.

Linked reports can be created using the Authoring console to provide customized versions of generic reports that are included with Operations Manager 2007. The following sections provide details of linked reports and processes for creating and including them in your management pack.

In addition to this guide, a video titled How Do I: Create a Linked Report in Operations Manager 2007? is available that provides an overview of linked reports including a walkthrough of creating two sample reports.

In This Section

Components of a Linked Report
Identifies the different components of a linked report that need to be defined for it to be included in a management pack.

Report Parameters
Defines report parameters and provides details for using parameters in different kinds of linked reports.

Report Controls
Defines report controls and provides details for using controls in different kinds of linked reports.

Generic Reports
Details on each kind of generic report that can be used as a base for a linked report.

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