The report action displays a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager report in the Configuration Manager console.

The following attributes and elements are specific to an action that opens a report box:

An alternative method to load a report is to use the executable action to launch the report's URL. This will display the report in a new window rather than in the Configuration Manager console.

Sample Report Action XML

The following XML demonstrates how to display a report, identified by its GUID, in the Configuration Manager console:

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<ActionDescription Class="Report" DisplayName="Test Action (report)" MnemonicDisplayName="Mnemonic" Description="Description"> <ShowOn> <string>DefaultContextualTab</string> <!-- RIBBON -->  <string>ContextMenu</string> <!-- Context Menu -->   </ShowOn> 
 <ReportDescription ReportName="05874720-1D08-4CF7-B182-5F9D065BEAE5">

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