Sun Management Center 3.5 Performance Reporting Manager User's Guide

Common Custom Report Fields

The fields that can be common to both performance and system configuration reports are:


Select the desired category from the Category drop-down menu. New categories you create also appear in the drop-down menu. This field determines where in the hierarchy view the saved report request appears.


The Subcategory field is optional. Select the desired subcategory from the drop-down menu. New subcategories that you create also appear in the drop-down menu.

Report Request

Provide the name of the report request. This name appears as the title in the report request. The name also appears in both the report summary and the hierarchy views in Report Manager.

Report Title

The Report Title field is optional. This field provides a description of the report that then appears as the title. This description appears in the report summary of Report Manager. The report summary is displayed when the name of the report is selected in the hierarchy view.

Data Properties

Select the data properties to be included in the report in the Data Properties field. Click Edit to make your selections from the Select Data Properties dialog box. There are some differences between the Select Data Properties dialog box that is displayed in the performance or system configuration report templates. The correct dialog box automatically launches for you. Only the data properties currently being logged on the hosts return data. For more information, see Data Properties.

Selected Hosts

Specify the hosts and corresponding port that you want to include in the report. Only agent machines that have the software installed, that are in the server's topology, and are linked to the server context return data. If no port is specified for a host, the default port 161 is assigned. The following list describes the host choices:

Output Mode

Choose the desired format of the report from the Output Mode drop-down menu. The available options depend on the type of report request you are creating. The following list describes the possible options:

For more information about the report formats available, see Output Format Options For Reports.


The Customize field is optional. You can further customize the look of a graph report through the Customize dialog box. For more information, see Customizing the Appearance of Reports.