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Reports need to provide option to roll up data by Session Date (not datetime/timestamp)

The usability of Guardium Insights is severely limited by the lack of option to display data grouped by date. Currently only option is to use Application Event Date. As it stands, Application Event Date could be blank for systems that do not send such info in the TDS packets. Session Date is already available in Guardium Data Protect. Insight should allow group by "SESSION DATE" date to be used in the reports. Also Session (Start and end date) are critical elements of tracking a transaction session. Without having the ability to group data by such a date function, the result set for a typical weekly report becomes unmangeably large and hence useless for all prasctical purposes. To be more valuable, the report should also allow group by session Datetime (both start and end).

  • Guest
  • Aug 4 2022
  • Planned for future release
  • Admin
    JOSHUA KLAHN commented
    4 Aug 06:48pm

    This is a great suggestion! We'll target this for our next software release (v3.3) and come to you for feedback once it's under development/design.

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