How to generate and view the different types of Authentication Reports?

Reports

WiFilan provides admin to view different types of reports for authentication.

To view different types of reports

  1. Click Authentication drop down link (in the left pane).
  2. Click Reports link. Report Index page will be displayed.

Reports

There are 5 types of reports.

  • Online User Report
  • Device Usage Report
  • Accounting Report
  • Daily Logins Report
  • Summary Report

Online User Reports

Online User report displays a summarized and detailed view of the online users. It provides a real-time view of the current users on the network.

Administrators can select one or more devices from the list and view a detailed view of the online users. Each table listed in the detailed view displays the online users on the selected gateway.

To view Online User Reports

  1. Click Authentication drop down link (in the left pane).
  2. Click Online User Reports link (in the Reports Index table) under Reports link (in the left pane). Online Users page will be displayed (list of all current online users).

 Current Online Users

Current Online Users Table

Fields and Buttons

Description

Username

Username field displays the Username of the User.

Full Name

Full Name field displays the full name of the user.

IP Address

IP Address field displays the IP Address of the user.

Address

Address field displays the address of the user.

Device Usage Report

Device Usage Report allows admin to view user sessions, bandwidth usage and total time usage for the devices defined in the system. Administrators can also view comparative graphs by selecting multiple devices for a particular report.

To view Device Usage Report

  1. Click Authentication drop down link (in the left pane).
  2. Click Device Usage Reports link (in the Reports Index table) under Reports link (in the left pane). Device Usage Report page will be displayed.

 

Device Usage Report

Device Usage Report Table

Fields and Buttons

Description

Report Type

Select type of report from the Report Type drop down menu. (Types of Report are explained in the next table).

Time Interval

Select the dates from the calendar in the Time Interval field. On which the report needs to be generated.

Display Type

Select the type of format you want to view the report. The options are:

·         Graph

·         Tabular

Time Unit

Select the time unit from the Time Unit drop down menu. The options are:

·         Day

·         Week

·         Month

·         Year

Select Hotspot

Select the hotspot (location) from the Select Hotspot drop down menu.

Include Autologin

Select Include Autologin check box to include the autologin users report in the Device Usage Report.

Report Type drop down menu Table

Fields and Buttons

Description

Number of sessions vs time

Number of sessions vs time displays a bar chart of total number of session against time axis

Downloaded bytes vs time

Downloaded bytes vs time displays total downloaded bytes against time

Uploaded bytes vs time

Uploaded bytes vs time displays total uploaded bytes against time.

Total Time Usage vs Time

Total Time Usage vs Time displays total time used vs time.

Number of sessions vs day of week

Number of sessions vs day of week displays the graph of number of sessions against the day of the week within the given time period.

Number of sessions vs hour of day

Number of sessions vs hour of day displays the graph of number of sessions against hour of the day within the given time period. Helps in understanding the usage trends in the day.

Number of unique users vs hour of day

Number of unique users vs hour of day displays graph of unique users against hour of the day within a given time period.

Number of sessions vs Session Duration

Number of session’s vs Session Duration displays a graph of number of sessions against session duration. Helps in understanding how long users typically use the service.

Number of users vs total

Number of users vs total displays number of users against total usage time.

Accounting Report

The Accounting Report displays all accounting records in descending order of their start time. The records are displayed in a tabular format. The administrator can click on the username to get more detailed accounting information for the specific user. Even the administrators can search for particular accounting records based on the username or start and end time for user sessions.

To view Accounting Report

  1. Click Authentication drop down link (in the left pane).
  2. Click Accounting Report link (in the Reports Index table) under Reports link (in the left pane). Accounting Report page will be displayed.

 

Accounting Report

Accounting Report Table

Fields and Buttons

Description

Username

Enter username in the Username field.

Select Date

Select date duration of the report to be generated from the calendar.

Client MAC Address

Enter clients Mac address in the Client Mac Address field.

Open Session

Select Open Session check box to view the users who are in open session.

Hotspot

Select hotspot from the Hotspot drop down menu.

 

 

Search

Click Search button, the report will be generated below in table.

Records of Accounting Report Table

Session Start

Session start date field displays the session start date.

Session Stop

Session Stop date field displays the date when the session ends.

Mac Address

Mac Address displays the Mac address.

IP Address

IP Address field displays the IP address.

Duration

Duration field displays the duration of the session.

Upload/Download

Upload/Download field displays total bandwidth usage of the session.

Location

Location field displays the location (hotspot).

 

Daily Logins Report

The Daily Logins Report displays session count of the users. Administrators can select up to 3 devices from the list, and view their detailed report.

To view Daily Logins Report

  1. Click Authentication drop down link (in the left pane).
  2. Click Daily Logins Report link (in the Reports Index table) under Reports link (in the left pane). Accounting Report page will be displayed.

Daily Logins Reports

 

  3. Select hotspot from the Select Hotspot drop down menu.

  4. Click Display Report button. The report will appear in a table below.

Daily Logins Reports table

Fields and Buttons

Description

Hotspot

Hotspot field displays the name of the hotspot.

Daily Unique Users

Daily Unique Users field displays the name of the user.

Daily Session Count

Daily Session Count field displays the count of number of sessions of the user in a day.

Monthly Session Count

Monthly Session Count field displays the count of number of sessions of the user in a month.

Summary Report

Summary Report displays location Summary report of particular device for particular time.

To view Summary Report

  1. Click Authentication drop down link (in the left pane).
  2. Click Summary Report link (in the Reports Index table) under Reports link (in the left pane). Summary Report page will be displayed.

Summary Report

  3. Select time interval from the calendar the report will be generated.
  4. Select hotspot from the Select Hotspot drop down menu.
  5. Click Display Report button. The report will appear in a table below.

Summary Report Table

Fields and Buttons

Description

Location Name

Location Name field displays the name of the hotspot (location).

Sessions Information

Sessions

Sessions field displays the total number of sessions.

Total Online Time

Total Online Time field displays the total time the user was online.

Bandwidth Information

Total Download

Total Download field displays the total size of the users download.

Total Upload

Total Upload field displays the total size of the users upload.

 

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