The following procedure is an example of how you create an availability report for a managed computer. The procedure presented here is applicable to creating other types of availability reports. In this example procedure, you generate a report for the entire week.

Operations Manager 2007 Reporting must be installed before you can run an Availability report.

To create an availability report

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for the Operations Manager 2007 management group.

  2. In the Operations console, click the Monitoring button.

  3. In the Monitoring pane, expand Monitoring, and then click Computers.

  4. In the Computers pane, click the row, or rows, that represent the computer for which you want to run an availability report.

  5. In the Actions pane, under Windows Computer Reports, click Availability.

  6. In the Report view, in the Parameter area, click the down arrow in the From box, point to This week, and then click Sunday.

  7. Click the down arrow in the To box, point to This week and then click Saturday.

  8. Click Use business hours.

    You can further specify the timeframe for the report in the additional options in the Parameter area.
  9. When you have specified the timeframe for the report, click Run to display the Availability Report.

  10. For a more detailed report, such as a report showing a graph for every day, click the horizontal bar graph under Availability Tracker.

  11. In the tool bar, click View, point to Go To, and then click Back to Parent Report, to return to the original report.

  12. Click Close to close the report.

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