Interface Discards report reveals measurements for dropped or untransmitted network traffic across one or more network interfaces for each device or device group you specify. Packets can be routinely discarded due to policy, hardware faults, network outages, and so on.
To display additional measurements, click a column heading () for column selection (). You can also include:
Choose Device. Choose one or more host devices you want Interface Discards measurements for.
Choose time constraints. (,) Choose times for the Interface Discards. (For recently observed measurements, select Last Polled from the Date Range drop down list.)
Filter and reduce by row and by column. Sort and remove columns, group rows based on specific column values, and remove unwanted information from the table.
Chart, adjust output, and visualize. Fine tune report presentation and range of values displayed using the Report Setting dialog (optional).
Note: This report only returns Interface Discards metrics for devices that already have the appropriate WMI or SNMP credentials. For more information, see Using Credentials.
Note: To harvest data for this report, you must enable collection of Interface Utilization performance monitor data collection under Device Properties and ensure the Collect errors and discards data for all selected interfaces interface data collection configuration option is selected .
Report data can be exported from WhatsUp Gold, reused, and distributed in multiple formats. Select Expand () from the Dashboard Options () menu. After the report has been expanded, select the Export Data icon to access the following options:
Important: Current report data file format options are only applicable to export schedules created using WhatsUp Gold version 2021 and later. Any report data export schedule created using an earlier version of WhatsUp Gold will still result in a .PDF output until that schedule is removed from, then recreated in the Scheduled Reports Library using the latest version of WhatsUp Gold.