Best practices for generating PDF reports and custom
reports on the Panorama™ management server.
The Panorama™ management server provides a
way for you to centralize and aggregate all information across your
firewall deployment to generate PDF reports and create custom reports.
Identify and classify all SaaS
applications used by your organization as
and managed firewalls consider any application without the sanctioned
tag as unsanctioned for use on the network. Unsanctioned SaaS applications
can cause an exposure to threats and loss of private and sensitive
data. It is important to classify your SaaS applications to better
investigate network activity.
your finance department is storing a large amount of data in GitHub.
Leveraging user groups in your user activity and SaaS application
usage reports allows you to more easily identify this suspicious
behavior. Otherwise, this suspicious behavior may have gone unnoticed
if the report is run for the whole organization.
Configure purpose-driven and specific custom reports and limit
the number of columns to what is necessary.
parameters allow you to more easily identify network activity that
When creating a custom report, use the
Query Builder when possible to rapidly narrow down the results.
For example, a targeted report for one office location
is far more efficient and actionable than a report for all office
locations. If you need to a report that encompasses multiple offices,
it is better to run a few different reports with specific queries
for each office.