Documentation forNetwork Performance Monitor
Monitoring network performance is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Network Performance Monitor (NPM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and NPM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Create a custom report for NPM showing availability of devices in the last 30 days

You can combine any SolarWinds Platform Web Console resource or chart into a report. The following example illustrates a custom report for the New York IT team that provides information on the availability of devices for the last 30 days, open alerts, and an infrastructure map.

Are you interested in custom reports created by your peers or do you need peer advice when creating custom reports? Visit the NPM content exchange on THWACK. Click Reports in the Labels menu to filter out reports.

You can also watch a video on creating and editing reports (14:22).

  1. Click Reports > All Reports > Manage Reports > Create New Report.

  2. On the Layout Builder panel, click Add Content. You may be prompted to add content as soon as you click Create New Report.

  3. Select the first resource to add to the report and click Select and Continue.

    Some resources require you to choose a specific object to report on. For example, if you want to track how many people use a specific application, you must choose the application when adding the resource.

    The Layout Builder view is displayed with the selected resource added.

  4. In the Content area, add resources and sections to the report. You can also modify the layout.

    1. Click Add content to add resources to your report. For more information, see Adding Content to a Web-Based Report Column.

    2. Click Add section to add more rows of content to this report.

  5. To filter a resource to include a specific set of data, click Edit Resource. Not all resources can be filtered.

  6. Filter the resource and click Submit.

    Each resource has different filter options.

  7. After adding and filtering the resource, enter a report name, and click Next.

  8. On the Preview panel, click Next.

  9. Add report properties, such as categories, custom properties, or limitations, and click Next.

  10. To schedule the report, click Schedule this report to run regularly, create a new schedule or assign a schedule, and click Next.

  11. You can schedule a report to be generated, emailed, saved, or printed.

  12. Review the Summary and click Submit to save the report.

The following example shows the completed New York monthly report.