In continuation to our earlier post Non-intrusive & Real-time Monitoring of Corporate Users’ Internet Activity Part – I and Part – II, we will now show you how to monitor corporate users’ Internet activity with Firewall Analyzer – Advanced Search.

Use Case 2: Advanced Search

Get the corporate users’ internet activity reports faster.  View of top Internet users in your network with advanced search and save it as a report

Step 1:

Click the Advanced Search link in the Sub tab. The Advanced Search screen opens up.

Select Advance Search

Step 2:

In the Advanced Search screen, select a particular device for log search. Select Aggregated Logs Database in the Select From field. In the criteria, select Match all of the following option. Select User, is, Emiley in the criteria fields. Click Search button.

Advanced Search Screen

Select devices from the device list.

Select Devices for Advanced Search

Select Devices for Advanced Search

Step 3:

The search results will be displayed. Now, select the Server Traffic Details result. You will see the details of device, destination, hits, bytes sent, bytes received and total bytes consumed, for corporate user Emiley.

Server Traffic Details - Advancced Search

Step 4:

Next, select the Conversation Details of the result. You will see the details of device, host, protocol, destination, hits, bytes sent, bytes received and total bytes consumed, for corporate user Emiley.
After this, if you want to save the search result as Report Profile, click the Save As ‘Report Profile’ link on the right top corner of the results page.

Conversation Details - Advanced Search

Step 5:

The Save As ‘Report Profile’ page opens up.  In that, enter the report profile name. Select the Server Traffic Details and Conversation Details reports using check boxes. Optionally, associate a schedule like any other custom report. You can also schedule automatic generation at a later point in time. Click Save As Profile button.  

Save as report prifle - Advanced Serach

 

Now the report profile user based web usage gets saved under my reports.  Click on the report profile and view the report (both Server Traffic and Conversation) for user Emiley.

Advanced Search Result - Saved As Report


Advanced Search Results as Reports

In our next post we will show you how to monitor corporate users’ Internet activity using Custom Reports.

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