Creating Monitoring Policy Data Sets


Use Monitoring Policy data sets to collect the information you use to build charts, tables, and dynamic inputs.

Before You Begin

  • Create a data set using Monitoring Policy in the CommCell Console.

  • To create an embedded data set, your CommCell user account requires a role with the following permissions and associations:

    • Add Report permission and an association with the CommCell entity

    • Query Datasource permission and an association with the Data Source entity that you will use

For more information on users, permissions, and associations, see User Administration and Security - Overview.


  1. On Web Console, click Reports.

    The Reports page appears.

  2. Create a new report, or open an existing report:

    • To create a new report, from the navigation pane, click Configuration > Reports and click New Report.

    • To open an existing report and add a new data set to it, from the navigation pane, click Configuration > Reports, and next to the Report Name under Actions, click Edit.

  3. On the Report Builder page, in the Report Name box, type a name for the report, and in the Description box, type a short description of the report.

  4. On the Data Sets tab, click Add .

  5. In the Add Data Set dialog box, on the Query tab, select Monitoring Policy.

  6. In the Source Type list, select the type of data source you want to use:

    • Monitoring Policy

    • Saved Search

  7. Select which monitoring policy or saved search to use for the data set:

    • If you selected Monitoring Policy, in the Policy Name list, select a monitoring policy.

    • If you selected Saved searches, in the Search Name list, select the name of a search.

  8. Click Preview to review the output.

  9. Click Done.

    The data set you created appears under Data Sets.

What to Do Next