The Lansweeper cloud platform includes a new and intuitive reporting engine. All reports can be found under the
Reports menu of the cloud site and are split up into 5 main categories: Audit, Hardware, Security & Risks, Software and User. By clicking one of the categories, you can view just the reports in that specific category. While there are built-in reports, you can of course create your own as well. The underlying database of the cloud platform is MongoDB, and to query it GraphQL is used.
Create a new report
To create a new report, go to
Reports and then
Create new report. Provide a name for the report and select the category you want to save it in. Afterward, click
To add fields to the report, drag them from the available fields on the left to the
Columns section at the top of the report page or start typing the name of the field in the Columns section.
Fields can be removed by clicking on the x next to the field. Functions that are available for a field can be selected by clicking on the drop-down arrow next to it. The available functions depend on the field type that is selected.
Extra filters can be added by clicking
Add filter criteria. Multiple filters can be added. The available operands depend on the field type that is selected.
When a report is edited, a history of changes is stored. You can revert to a previously stored version of a report by clicking on
At the bottom of the report, when editing it, the GraphQL editor can be opened, to view the report query. The report query can also be altered using this GraphQL editor. Once you've done so, click
Execute to apply the changes.
When a report is finished, don't forget to save by clicking on the
Save icon in the top right corner of the page.
Duplicate an existing report
Built-in reports cannot be changed or deleted. They can be copied to a new report by clicking on the
Duplicate icon in the top right corner of the report.
After duplicating a report, it can be edited and changed by clicking on the
After applying changes in the report as described earlier in this article, don't forget to save the report by clicking on the
The cloud platform's reporting engine also offers charts. Reports can be displayed as visual charts by selecting the appropriate chart type in the upper right corner of the report editor. The following chart types are available: Data Table, Bar chart, Calendar Chart, Line Chart, Pie Chart, Scatter Plot Chart, Radar Chart. Below you can see an example of a pie chart that displays the number of assets per asset type.