Report Publishing

MOM Reporting allows you to publish reports in several ways. These reports can be made available through the MOM Administrator Consoles and the Web Console, or from another location using Internet Explorer. You can also configure Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 (MOM) to automatically generate and publish reports to HTML files or to a printer.

MOM provides flexible components that allow you to setup your configuration groups in many ways. To support report generation and publication, the default configuration values are set for configurations where MOM Reporting, the Web Console server, and DAS are installed on the same computer. Microsoft IIS must also be installed on that computer.

As a best practice, install MOM Reporting on a separate node from Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 to prevent memory and CPU usage by Access from impacting performance.

The MOM installation program creates directories and sets several configuration values to support HTML report generation and publication: