Import Report Dialog

In Import Report dialog, you can import groups containing subgroups and reports from other instances of NetWitness into Report Groups panel. Reports must be in a valid binary file that was exported from another NetWitness instance.


This workflow shows the procedure to manage reports or report groups.


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Administrator / Analyst

Configure Reporting Engine

For more information, see "Step 3: Configure Reporting Engine Data Sources" topic in the Reporting Engine Configuration Guide

Administrator / Analyst Create a List or List Group/Create or Deploy a Rule/Test a Rule Configure a Rule

Administrator / Analyst

Create and Schedule a Report

Create and Schedule a Report

Administrator / Analyst View a report or list of all reports View a Report
Administrator / Analyst Investigate a Report Investigate a Report
Administrator / Analyst Manage/Access Control for lists, Rules or Reports* Manage Lists, Rules or Reports

*You can complete these tasks here.

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To access the Import Report dialog:

  1. Go to Reports.

    The Manage tab is displayed.

  2. Click Reports.

    The Report view is displayed.

  3. In the Reports Groups panel, select a folder to import the file.
  4. Do one of the following:

    • In the Reports Groups panel, click netwitness_110_list_options_button.png > Import to import a group.
    • In the Reports toolbar, click netwitness_110_list_options_button.png > Import to import a report.

The following table lists the features of the Import Report dialog.

Feature Description
Browse This option displays a view of the local file system so that you can select the report to be imported.
Delete This option deletes an imported report from the list of imported reports.
File Name Displays a list of report files that will be imported to your Reports module when you click Import.
Overwrite? Allows you to select the option to overwrite an existing version of the report you are importing. If you do not select the Overwrite option, a duplicate file is imported and no error message is displayed.
Close This option closes the dialog. If you select a report and not clicked Import. The reports are not imported, and are not saved in this dialog.
Import This option imports the selected reports to your Reports module.