(Optional) Add Collection as Data Source to Reporting Engine

You must configure Collection, to be able to use data from Collection data source to generate Reports, Charts, and Alerts:


Make sure that you have:

  • Installed a Workbench service on a Reporting Engine host.
  • Backed up data in a known location on your local host, if you are adding a collection using the data restored from the backed up data.

To associate a Collection as a data source with Reporting Engine:

  1. Go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Services.
  2. In the Services list , select a Reporting Engine service.
  3. Click netwitness_ic-actns.png > View > Config.

    The Services Config View of Reporting Engine is displayed.

  4. Select the Sources tab.
  5. Click netwitness_add.png and select Available Services.

    The Available Services dialog is displayed.


  6. Select the Workbench service and click OK.

    ​​The Service Authentication dialog for the selected service is displayed.


    Note: The services with the Trust Model enabled must be added individually. You are prompted to provide a username and password for the selected service.

  7. Enter the username and password for admin credentials for the service.
  8. Click OK.

    The add collection dialog is displayed.


  9. Select a collection from the drop-down list and click OK.

    The workbench service is now added as a data source to the Reporting Engine.