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Active Sessions Search Form 

This section provides an easy and convenient active sessions monitoring tool. Upon access, you can see the full list of active sessions that are currently being processed by your switch.

Screenshot: Active Sessions section

If the data is grouped in the report, it will be shown initially collapsed. To expand or collapse data in your report, click the plus or  minus icons.

(warning)   Attention

Please note, this function requires RADIUS Accounting Start packets to be sent from your Gateway and the Track Active Events option enabled in the Gateways section.

Be advised that the Track Active Events option diminishes system performance. Please, activate it only if you use capacity control by billing and/or require active sessions status monitoring.

Creating an active sessions report

To create a report, fill in the query form with the parameters specified below, and click the Query button. A screenshot of a generated report is presented above. 

Information BlockField Description
Filters

On the Filters menu, select required parameters for the report. To cancel any filter, click on the delete  icon next to the filter.

You can start a quick search by typing filters' names in the field at the top of a drop-down menu with filters.

Group by

Select a grouping option. Here you can choose and swap columns, or change their order. There are the following accessible options to group data in the report:

  • Orig Client, Orig Account, Orig Code, Orig Code Name.
  • Term Client, Term Account, Term Code, Term Code Name.
  • Gateway.

Additional Filters

There are the following accessible additional filters:

    • Orig Client, Orig Account, Orig Code, Orig Code Name.
    • Term Client, Term Account, Term Code, Term Code Name.
Orig Client Define an origination client for the report
Orig Account

Enter an origination account for the report

Orig CodeSpecify an origination code for the report
Orig Code Name Indicate an origination code name
Term ClientDefine a termination client for the report
Term AccountEnter a termination account for the report
Term CodeSpecify a termination code for the report
Term Code Name Indicate a termination code name
Output



This form contains settings of the report output data.

Click the plus  icon next to Columns and select the required columns to add them to the Output information block. Also, you can cancel any chosen item.

Accessible columns in the report

There are the following columns to add in the report:

  • Total, Info, Originator, Terminator, Src Number, Dst Number, Duration.

Total

Total quantity of sessions in the database.

Info

By hovering over the Info icon, additional data about sessions will be displayed (see screenshot below):

  • Src and Dst Party ID
  • Code and Code Name
  • x ID
  • Session ID
  • Start Time and Gateway

Screenshot: Info


Originator

The name of the originator, orig gateway, account IP, Name or ANI.

TerminatorThe name of the terminator, term gateway, account IP, Name or ANI.
Src Party IDThe source number.
Dst Party ID

The destination number.

DurationSession duration, specified in seconds.
Other output settings
Order by

Select parameters to sort already grouped data in columns. Here you can sort data from highest to lowest values (or vice versa) and select different values.

Type

Choose a format of the report from a drop-down list: Web / CSV / Excel XLS / Excel XLSx

Also, select next to the Type field a look of table view:

  • Plain - a simple table view
  • Grouped - a table view with grouped data and possibility to collapse it

(warning)   Attention

Please note that the Grouped type of a table view is available only for Excel XLSx and Web formats, it doesn't work with CSV and Excel XLS.

LimitDetermine the number of rows that will be visible in the report. It is useful for displaying some top positions by a chosen parameter. It is available only for the Plain type of the report. 
Send to

You can send generated reports via email. Also, it is possible to specify several emails.


(warning)   Attention

This feature is available only for CSV/Excel XLS/Excel XLSx formats of the report, it doesn't work with Web.

Query templates

Also, you can create a template for reports and save specified parameters by clicking the Save Query button in the form. A pop-up window with settings will appear, and you will need to fill in the form. Detailed description on creating a template can be found in the Report Templates article in our User Guide.  

To load already existing templates while generating statistic reports, click the Load Query button and the  icon opposite a target template on the list.

Active Sessions buttons: reports, export, chart.

You can export data to a CSV or XLSx file, which contains only currently displayed data, with no automatic request to update data while exporting. Also, it is possible to create charts for illustrating crucial information easily. And you can generate a report using the same criteria in the Orig-Term Report and the xDRs List sections. 

 1. To set a reload interval of the report, click the respective Reload options button and select needed values in the Interval and Show Last fields.

Tip

The Show Last field defines the period, for which data is generated in a report. For example, if you want to display the data for 1 day, specify it in the Show last field

 2. To download a report in .csv, click on the Export to CSV button above the report.

(warning)   Attention

Please note, this button will be visible only when the Type of the output is Plain. For the Grouped output type it is not available.

3. To download an .xlsx report file, click the Export to XLSx  button above the report.

4. To create a visual chart, click the Show Chart  button above the report. There is more information available on this topic in the article How to create a statistic chart? in our Knowledge Base


Tip

If you want to create a proper Line chart for different clients, please follow these steps:

  • choose the Orig Client parameter in the Group by field.
  • click the Show Chart button and open the chart settings.
  • select the Date and Time parameters on the X Axis, and the Calls Total parameter on the Y Axis.
  • specify a line type of the chart and click on the Save button.

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