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Purpose

This document describe how to create a Report Schedule.

Introduction

The Scheduling tab lets you schedule reports to be sent out based on either a target selection or by a report template.

Create a Report Schedule

Click New to display the Maintaining Report Schedule presenting the following options:

 


Option

Description

Name

Name of the scheduled report.

Report Type

Define the report type:

  • Vulnerability
  • Group Vulnerability
  • Trend
  • Group Trending
  • Delta
  • Group Delta
  • Solution Task Report
  • Solution Target Report
  • Dashbord
  • Target Discovery

Schedule Timing

Option

Description

Next Report

The next date and time, this report should be sent to the recipient.

Report Frequency

How often the report if scheduled.

  • Once
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Bimonthly
  • Quarterly
  • Fortnightly
  • Daily

Settings Tab

Schedule Settings

Not active until Schedule Timing has been set.

OptionDescription
Day in Week/Month
  • Day of week
  • Day of month
  • Day of week in month
Run UntilEnd date

Report Settings

Option

Description

Report Level

Select which level of detail the report should be in.

  • Management
  • Summary
  • Detailed

Period


Length

Include Information

Select what kind of information that will be included in the report. (one or more can be selected)

  • Target Information
  • Scan Modification
  • Listed Targets Information

Send reports without vulnerabilities

Select this feature to send the reports even if there are no vulnerabilities present in it.

Target Group Depth

Selects the depth on how deep the summary of the target group will go.

For example: Groups with 10 levels  and the Target Group Depth set to 5, will only show the first 5 levels in the summary, omitting the results from level 6-10.

Include report in PDF format

Attach the report as a PDF file.

Include report in XLS format

Attach the report as a XLS file.

Include report in XML format

Attach the report as a XML file.

Compress attachments (zip)

It allows you to create a zip attachment which decreases its size.

Password

Enter a password if you wish to export the report password protected.

Note

The XML format does not support password protection and need to be compressed into a ZIP-file by selecting the Compress attachments (zip) option, where as the PDF and XLS can be password protected as directly without compressing.

Recipient

Recipients can be set as Email, Managed Report, and Database.

Option

Description

TypeDirect the report to either Email, Managed Reports, and Database (HIAB only).
Email


When set as email the report will be sent to address specified under Recipient.

Option

Description

TypeSet as Email

Recipient

Provide a name to whom you wish to send the report. Custom is only available if you have super user privileges.

E-mail PGP Public Key

Add a PGP Public Key file to be used for encryption, when emailing the report or select unencrypted.

Subject

Enter a custom subject for email.

Add text

Custom text which will be included in the email.

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Managed Reports

When set as Managed Report the report can be viewed in the Managed Reports tool in Main Menu > Managed Reports.

Option

Description

TypeSet as Managed Reports

Title

Set a title to the report

TokenSet a token. See Access Tokens for more information.
Report GroupSelect report group where the report will be displayed in Managed Reports tool
Database

HIAB can integrate with databases and use it as a recipient for the reports.

Note

To use Database as a recipient, it first need to be integrated. See Database Connector for more information on how to set up Database integration on your HIAB.

To use the Database recipient: 

  1. Select Database in the type drop-down menu in the Recipient area
  2. Enter the table name you have set up in the Database Connector integration.

Report Template Grid

Choose which Report Template you wish to use:

Option

Description

Target Groups Grid

Choose which Target Group you wish to include in the report.

Target List

Enter specific targets you wish to include in the report.

Scan Schedules

Choose which Scan Schedules you wish to include in the report.

Comment Tab

This is an optional value where additional comments can be added to the Report Schedule grid under the Comments column. 

To send a report immediately, select the scheduled report and click Send Now.


Steps to Modify and Delete a Schedule

Option

Description

Delete

Will allow you to remove the report schedule that you have currently selected.

Edit

To edit a schedule, right-click on it and select Edit.

Reference

Reporting Tools