Administration Operations

Overview

You can use the Administration page to do the following tasks:

Specify the number of days to retain information in the database.

Test the new notification settings to review Insight log files.

Store reports offline using the SCP Secure Copy Protocol. SCP is a network protocol that supports file transfers between hosts on a network. (Secure Copy Protocol) or SFTP Secure File Transfer Protocol. SFTP is a network protocol that allows file access, file transfer, and file management functions over a secure connection. (Secure File Transfer Protocol) file transfer protocols.

To access the Administration page:

1. From the Insight navigation pane, click Administration.

The Administration page appears.

Figure 1  Administration Page

Support Information

Insight database migration is supported.

Configuration migration is not supported.

Database retention default: 30 days

Report retention default: 60 days

CSV Comma-Separated Values. A file format that stores tabular data in the plain text format separated by commas. report limit: 5,000,000 rows

File Transfer Settings Configuration

You can specify the file transfer settings for uploading generated Insight reports to a FileStore.

To configure the file transfer settings:

1. Navigate to the Administration page.

Figure 2  Specifying the Insight File Transfer Settings

2. In the File Transfer Settings section, enter the appropriate values as described in .

3. When finished, click Save.

Insight File Transfer Parameters

Parameter

Action/Description

Host

Specify the IP address of the destination host FTP File Transfer Protocol. A standard network protocol used for transferring files between a client and server on a computer network. server.

Protocol

Specify the protocol to be used to upload the generated reports to a FileStore. You can select from the following protocols:

SCP (Session Control Protocol)

SFTP (SSH Secure Shell. SSH is a network protocol that provides secure access to a remote device. File Transfer Protocol)

Port

Specify the destination port number.

The default destination port is 22.

Username/Password

Enter the username and password of the host FTP server.

Timeout

Specify the timeout value in seconds.

The default value is 30 seconds.

Remote Directory

Specify the location where the generated reports are to be copied.

If the remote directory location is same as default root of FTP, you can leave this field blank.

NOTE: To copy reports to a remote directory, you must enable the Reports > Create New Report > Enable remote copy option.

Testing File Transfer Configuration

When you have configured the Insight file transfer settings, you can then test to see if file transfer is operational.

To test the Insight file transfer configuration:

1. Review the File Transfer Settings to ensure they are correct.

2. Click the Test button.

You see the message: File Transfer Settings testing in progress...

Then the following screen opens:

Figure 3  Successful File Transfer Test

You are now ready to commence transferring Insight files to the FTP server as needed.

Database Settings Configuration

To configure the Insight database parameters:

1. Navigate to the Administration page.

The Database Settings section is at the bottom of the Administration page.

Figure 4  Specifying the Insight Database Settings

2. In the Database Settings section, enter the appropriate values as described in Table 1.

3. When finished, click Save.

Table 1: Insight Database Parameters

Parameter

Action/Description

Database Retention

Specify the number of days to retain the database.

The supported range is from 1 to 730 days. The default value is 30 days.

Report Retention

Specify the number of days to retain the generated reports.

The supported range is from 1 to 365 days. The default value is 60 days.

CSV Report Limit

Specify the number of rows for a CSV report.

The supported range is from 1 to 5,000,000 rows. The default value is 50000 rows.