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Schedule WatchGuard Cloud Reports

You can schedule reports to run for one or more Fireboxes. Each scheduled report can contain multiple reports. WatchGuard Cloud sends scheduled reports as a zipped PDF email attachment to recipients you specify. Recently generated reports are also available for download in WatchGuard Cloud.

Reports that are generated in CSV format are not available as scheduled reports.

For a description of all available reports, see WatchGuard Cloud Device Reports List.

Manage Scheduled Reports

To see and manage scheduled reports in WatchGuard Cloud:

  1. Log in to WatchGuard Cloud.
  2. Select Administration > Scheduled Reports.
    The list of scheduled reports appears.

Screen shot of the Scheduled Reports list

From the Scheduled Reports page, you can add, edit, or delete scheduled reports. You can also download recently generated reports.

Add a Scheduled Report

You can schedule reports to run daily, weekly, monthly, or immediately. For daily, weekly and monthly reports, the report frequency also determines the date range for data included in the report. For example a weekly report includes data from the most recent 7 day period.

Each scheduled report can contain multiple reports. The Executive Summary Report includes the reports from the Executive Summary and Security Summary dashboards in Device Manager. All other reports you can select are equivalent to the PDF reports available in Device Manager.

To add a scheduled report:

  1. Click Add Scheduled Report.
    The Create Schedule wizard appears. with the Report Description step selected.

The Create Schedule wizard, Report Description step

  1. In the Schedule Name text box, type a name for the report.
  2. In the Description text box, type a description for the report.
  3. Click Next.
    The Add Reports page appears.

Screen shot of the Add Reports page

  1. In the Fireboxes section, select the Fireboxes you want to include in the reports.
    1. To report on all Fireboxes, select All Fireboxes.
    2. To select specific Fireboxes to report on, select Individual Fireboxes and then select the check box for each Firebox or folder to include in the report. If you select a folder, the scheduled report includes individual reports for each Firebox in the folder.
  2. In the Reports section, select the check box for each report to run.
  3. Click Next.
    The Schedule Report page appears.

Screen shot of the Create Schedule wizard, Schedule Report step

  1. From the Frequency drop-down list, select how often to run the report. Select one of these options:
    • Daily — Runs daily and contains data for the past 24 hours
    • Weekly — Runs weekly and contains data for the past week
    • Monthly — Runs monthly and contains data for the past month
    • Run Now — Runs immediately and contains data for the date range you specify
  2. To select the time the report starts to run, in the Start Time text box, click .
    Or, in the Start Time text box, type the hour and minute of the day to start the report in 24-hour format HH:MM.
  3. For a Weekly report, specify the day of the week to run the report.
  4. For a Monthly report, specify the day of the month to run the report.
  5. Specify the Time Zone for the scheduled report.
  6. Select the Language for the report.
  7. Click Next.
    The Add Recipients step appears.

Screen shot of the Create Schedule wizard, Add Recipients step

  1. In the Report Recipients text box, type the email address for each report recipient. To separate multiple addresses, use a space, comma, or semicolon. Press Enter to add the specified addresses to the recipient list.
  2. To add yourself as a recipient, click Add me as a recipient.
    The email address associated with your WatchGuard Cloud account appears in the list.
  3. Click Next.
    The Finish page appears, with a summary of the scheduled report settings.
  4. Click Save Report.
    The report is added to the list of scheduled reports.

Screen shot of a scheduled report

Edit or Delete a Scheduled Report

You can edit and delete scheduled reports.

To edit a scheduled report:

  1. In the list of scheduled reports, click the report name.
    A summary of the report settings appears.

Screen shot of the Scheduled Report details page

  1. To edit the report description, click Edit Description.
  2. To edit the reports to run:
    1. Click Edit Reports.
    2. Select the Fireboxes you want to include in the reports.
    3. Select the check box for each report to include.
  3. To edit the report schedule:
    1. Click Edit Schedule.
    2. From the Frequency drop-down list, select Monthly, Weekly, Daily, or Run Now.
    3. Specify the day and time to start the report.
  4. To edit the report recipients, click Edit Recipients.
  5. To save your changes, click Update.

To delete a scheduled report:

  1. Click .
    A confirmation dialog box appears.
  2. Click Remove.
    The report is removed.

Download a Generated Scheduled Report File

WatchGuard Cloud stores scheduled report files for a limited time, which varies based on the report frequency.

To download a generated report:

  1. Select Administration > Scheduled Reports.
  2. Click the report name.
  3. In the History section, click the PDF icon.

For more information, see Download Scheduled Reports.

See Also

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