Working with reports for Personal Computer (PC)

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Working with reports for Personal Computer (PC)

Small Office Security 2

Working with reports for

Personal Computer (PC)


Kaspersky Small Office Security 2

Table of content

Table of content ............................................................................................................................... 1

Working with reports for Personal Computer (PC) ........................................................................ 2

Creating a report for the selected component ........................................................................... 2

Data filtering .............................................................................................................................. 4

Events search ............................................................................................................................ 5

Saving a report into a file ........................................................................................................... 6

Storing reports ........................................................................................................................... 7

Clearing the application reports ................................................................................................. 8

Logging non-critical events ........................................................................................................ 9

Configuring the reminder of report availability ........................................................................... 9

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Working with reports for Personal Computer (PC)

Events that occur during the operation of the protection components or when the KSOS 2 tasks for

personal computer (PC) are run, are logged in reports. You can:

► create a detailed report for each protection component or task and configure display of

data in the most convenient form;

► filter data and use search through all events included in the report;

► save report data to a text file;

► clear the reports, containing the data which are useful no more, and adjust the settings for

creating and storing reports.

Creating a report for the selected component

You can obtain a detailed report about events which occurred during the operation of each of the

KSOS 2 components or during execution of its tasks for PC.

To work with the reports conveniently, you can change the data display on the screen: group

events by various parameters, select the report period, sort events by column or by importance

and also hide columns.

In order to create a report on a certain component or a task, perform the following steps:

1. Open the main application window.

2. Click the Report link to switch to the reports window.

3. On the Report tab click the Detailed report button.

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4. In the top left part of the Detailed report window, select in the dropdown list a component

or task, for which a report should be created. Once you select the Protection Center item,

report will be created for all protection components.

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Data filtering

You can filter events in the KSOS 2 reports for PC in the alphabetic or reverse order or filter an

event by one or several values in the report columns (for example, you can filter records by an

application) and also define complex data filtering conditions (for example, filter records in a

specific time interval).

To filter events by a specific value, perform the following steps:

1. Open the main application window.

2. Click the Report link to switch to the reports window.

3. In the Report window click the Detailed report button.

4. In the Detailed report window move the mouse pointer on the value by which you

want to filter the data and right-click it to open the filter menu.

5. In the filter menu select the Filter by value item.

6. Repeat the procedure for another column, if necessary.

To specify a complex filtering condition, perform the following steps:

1. Open the main application window.

2. Click the Report link to switch to the reports window.

3. On the Report tab click the Detailed report button.

4. In the Detailed report window, right-click the appropriate report column to display

the context menu for it.

5. In the menu select Filter by this field.

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Events search

6. In the Custom filter window specify the filtration conditions.

► Define the query limits in the right part of the window.

► In the left part of the window select from the Condition dropdown

list the necessary query condition (e.g., is greater or less, equals or

does not equal the value specified as the query limit).

► If necessary, add the second condition. If you wish your data query

to satisfy both specified conditions, select AND. If only one of the two

conditions is required, select OR.

You can search a report for the necessary event using a special search window.

To find an event using a search window, please do the following:

1. Open the main application window.

2. Click the Report link to switch to the reports window.

3. On the Report tab click the Detailed report button.

4. In the Detailed report window right-click to open the context menu of the appropriate

column header and choose Search.

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5. Specify the search criteria in the Search window that will open:

► Enter in the String field the search keyword. For example,

Kaspersky.

► Select in the Column dropdown list the name of the column which

should be searched for the defined keyword. For example, program.

► If necessary, check the boxes for additional search settings: Match

case or Match whole word only.

6. Click the Find next button.

Saving a report into a file

The report obtained can be saved to a text file.

In order to save the report to file, perform the following actions:

1. Open the main application window.

2. Click the Report link to switch to the reports window.

3. On the Report tab click the Detailed report button.

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Storing reports

4. In the Detailed report window create the required report and click Save.

5. In the Save as window select a folder into which you wish to save the report file, and

enter the file name.

The default maximum report storage duration is 30 days. Then the reports will be deleted. You

can cancel the time-based restriction or change the maximum report storage duration.

Besides, you can also define the maximum report file size. By default, the maximum size is 1024

MB. Once the maximum size has been reached, the content of the file is replaced with new

records. You can cancel any limits set on the report's size, or enter another value.

To modify the report maximum storage time:

1. Open the main application window.

2. In the top part of the window, click the Settings link.

3. In the left part of the window, in the General Settings section, select the Reports

and Storages subsection.

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5. In the right part of the window, under Storage reports, check the Store reports no

longer than box and specify maximum report storage duration.

To configure the maximum report file size, check the Maximum file size box and

specify maximum report size.

Clearing the application reports

You can clear the reports containing data that you need no longer.

To clear the reports, please do the following:

1. Open the main application window.

2. In the top part of the window, click the Settings link.

3. In the left part of the window, in the General Settings section, select the Reports

and Storages subsection.

4. In the right part of the window, in the Clear reports section, click the Select button.

5. In the Clearing reports window check the boxes for the reports you wish to clear.

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Logging non-critical events

By default, the product does not add to its reports non-critical events, registry and file system

events. You can add such records to the protection reports.

To include an entry into a log of non-critical events, please do the following:

1. Open the main application window.

2. In the top part of the window, click the Settings link.

3. In the left part of the window, in the General Settings section, select the Reports

and Storages subsection.

4. In the right part of the window, under Include in the reports, check the Non-critical

events box.

Configuring the reminder of report availability

You can create a schedule, according to which KSOS 2 for PC reminds you about report

readiness.

To create a schedule, please perform the following actions:

1. Open the main application window.

2. Click the Report link to switch to the reports window.

3. On the Report tab check the Notify about the report box and open the schedule

settings window by clicking the link with the time setting.

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5. In the Report schedule window that opens, specify the schedule settings.

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