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Custom Reports - Top Users based on Bandwidth
Posted by Jim Giseburt, Last modified by Jim Giseburt on 12 April 2017 09:32 AM

Custom Reports are created on the Notifications page and can be automatically dispatched on either a daily or weekly basis.

Problem:  We would like an automatic report run daily listing the top 20 users based on bandwidth.


  1. On the Notifications page, select Add Report at the bottom of the page.

    An Add Custom Report window should be displayed.

    Add Custom Report Window

  2. Enter the name of the report:  Top Users for the Day.

  3. Enter the description of the report:  Top Users for the Day based on Bandwidth.

  4. Enter the following text for the report:

        SUM(downloadk) AS "Download in KbS" , username AS "Username"
    LEFT JOIN users USING (userid)
        timestamp > NOW() - INTERVAL '1 day'
        "Download in KbS" DESC
    LIMIT 20

    Top Users for the Day Window

  5. Click the Add Report button in the edit window to save the report.

  6. To dispatch this report:  

    1. Select the appropriate e-mail address in the E-mail Addresses section of the page, and

      E-mail Address Section

    2. Select the Daily option for this report in the Report Notifications section of the page.

      Report notifications section

Daily reports are dispatched Monday through Friday at 6 PM.  Weekly reports are dispatched Monday at 12:01 AM.


This report is specified as a daily report.  If you would like to utilize this report as a weekly report make the following changes:

  1. In the text of the report, change INTERVAL '1 day' to INTERVAL '1 week', and

  2. Select the Weekly option for this report in the Report Notifications section of the page.

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