Creating a report


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Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition (Cloud)




When you run a report, it is available on the Reports page when generated and selected users receive a copy by email.

You can run these reports on your Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition cloud activity:

  • General reports

    • Alert History: Shows the history of alerts for computers you select.

    • Security Audit: Shows the access activity for the account. The audit includes logons, jobs run, and modifications made.

    • Computer Status Summary: Shows a summary of the overall status for all computers.

    • Mac Computer Summary: Provides a summary of unmanaged Mac computers.

  • Endpoint Protection reports

    • Firewall History: Provides a summary of firewall events for one or more computers.

    • Risk Detection: Details the numerous types of risks that are detected in one or more computers.

    • Security Overview: Provides a summary of the overall security of all computers.

    • Endpoint Summary: Provides a summary of the current health and security settings for one or more computers.

To create a report

  1. In the SEP SBE Management Console, click Reports.

  2. On the left pane, click a report-type to open the Report Wizard.

  3. Specify the report settings:

    Report Selection

    Report Name: A default name is provided for all reports, however, you may enter a report name better suited to your requirements. The name is useful for identification if you want to save the report as a template to run again.

    Report Type: You can change the report type from here.

    Report Details

    Specify the time frame that you want the report to cover:

    • Last __ Days (default value is 7 days)


      When the last X days are specified, X days are calculated: current_time - X days.

    • Current Month

    • Previous Month

    • Date Range (Start Date - End Date)

    Depending on the report type, the following options are displayed:

    • Show Details provides a more exhaustive report.

    • Active users only excludes users who are suspended.

    • Active computers only excludes computers that are offline.

    • Mac computers includes unmanaged Mac computers.

    • Report by Computers list enables you to pick computers.

    • Report by Groups list enables you to pick groups.


    Select the format for the report:

    • PDF generates the report as an Adobe postscript file

    • HTML generates the report as a hypertext markup language file

      Mozilla Firefox requires an extension to be installed to read and write MHT files. Many such extensions are freely available.

    • XML generates the report in an Extensible Markup Language file

    Would you like to save these settings as a report template?:

    • Select the check box to save the settings as a report template that you can run again or run on a schedule.

    Report Delivery

    • Email Recipients: Specify the people you want to notify of the report upon completion.

    • Email the report as an attached file: Activate the check box to include a PDF, XML, or HTML copy of the report in the notification email.

  4. Click Build Report to begin report generation.

    When the report is completed, report notifications are sent to the specified email recipients. Unless you attached a copy of the report, they must log in to their SEP SBE cloud account to see it.