Site to Site Reports

Site to Site reports enable you to view volumes of data between two or more sites. Sites can be defined as a collection of subnets that can also be discontiguous.
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Site to Site reports enable you to view volumes of data between two or more sites. Sites can be defined as a collection of subnets that can also be discontiguous.
Use Site to Site reports to compare bytes in, rate in, bytes out, and rate out between pairs of sites. You can export the displayed data to a file in comma-separated value (CSV) format.
The reports can be configured for:
  • Sites involved in the report (including creation of site definitions)
  • Report schedule (scheduled or on demand)
  • Time period
  • Selecting data granularity (1-minute or 15-minute data)
You can use saved report definitions to generate an updated report at any time. As the number of reports grows, use the folder management system to keep the reports organized and accessible.
Scheduled Reports
You can schedule a Site to Site report over a particular duration of time. These duration reports are the only reports which can be scheduled to repeat. You can email a report on a scheduled basis, but the same report is emailed every time unless someone manually runs the report for a different time period.
A scheduled report begins the next scheduled report at the
scheduled_next
value in the database. This value is visible as the 
Next run
 in the 
Reporting Period
 when editing a Site to Site Report. When the report starts this value is set as the 
End Time
 of the report. 
The
scheduled_last
value in the database is updated with this value. This time is the last time the report, which is currently running, was scheduled to run.
Using the report time zone, this time is converted to Unix Time and all further calculations are done in Unix Time. A scheduled report displays the results in GMT regardless of the time zone used to specify the start time for the report.
If a time filter is specified it will alter the data which is displayed but not the duration of the report. The time filter allows the user to create a report with shows data only for a time period of interest. That portion of the reporting period which falls outside the time period of interest has no data displayed.
A scheduled report can be saved or saved and queued. If the report is saved, it first runs at the next scheduled time for the report. If the report is saved and queued, the first run starts immediately and covers the duration specified in the report, with the end time the point in time when the report was queued, not the scheduled time of the report.
Adding information about the duration, time filters, interfaces, protocols, etc. into the description of the report will be descriptive text to help a person reviewing the report understand the data being presented.