|1. From the left-hand panel click on Reports > Patch & Automation Feedback Report|
|The Patch & Automation Feedback page displays.|
2. Optionally select and filter report parameters to return specific results:
3. Check the Exclude retired devices box, to exclude devices no longer in use from your report.
Note: To define a 'retired device', go to Admin > Settings > Devices. Learn more about defining a retired device.
4. Click Generate
|The Patch & Automation Feedback Report displays.|
|Summary Information Explained:|
| The first section of the report displays summary information, this is explained below:
Profiles in Report: The number of IT Automation Profiles included in the report.
Tasks Run: The total number of Tasks run in the reporting period.
Agents in Report: The total number of discreet Agents included in the reporting period.
Task Success Rate: The total percentage of tasks that were completed successfully in the reporting period.
Failed Actions: The total number of tasks in the reporting period that ran, but failed to achieve the desired result.
Not Executed Actions: The total number of tasks in the reporting period that never ran for various reasons including the device being unreachable (agent offline, connectivity issue, firewall etc.)
|Task Specific Information Explained:|
| The task specific information is sorted chronologically (newest first), then ordered by
Profile > Task Type > Task > Agents
The lower half of the report displays Task specific information, this is explained below:
A: Automation Profile Name
B: Task Type
C: The Name of the Action within the Category
D: Task Success Result - A green tick displays for a successfully completed task, a red X displays for a task completed with errors
E: Click to view Agents
F: Unsuccessful Task displays PC Name and Company Name
G: If Status is unknown, unreachable Agents are displayed
H: For Patch Management tasks each Patch is displayed sequentially
To better understand the most common reporting errors and how to resolve them, see this article.
5. Optionally export the report data to Excel or PDF by clicking the Export dropdown
Note: This is the report that displays when clicking the latest-run automation report link on automation profile pages.
The Patch and Automation Feedback report provides feedback on the tasks completed via IT Automation profile(s). These tasks include patch management, scripts, IT tasks, maintenance tasks, and more.
The feedback process includes both an email sent automatically once a task is completed and the report below that is useful for validating in detail that scheduled profile tasks have been completed successfully (e.g. Microsoft patch successfully installed or *.bat script successfully run).
For more information on the automated email see this article.
To run the report follow the steps below:
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