You can use the vdmadmin command with the -I option to list the available reports of View operation and to display the results of running one of these reports.

Syntax

vdmadmin -I [-b authentication_arguments] -list [-xml] [-w | -n]
vdmadmin -I [-b authentication_arguments] -report report -view view [-startdate yyyy-MM-dd-HH:mm:ss][-enddate yyyy-MM-dd-HH:mm:ss] [-w | -n] -xml | -csv

Usage Notes

You can use the command to display the available reports and views, and to display the information that View has recorded for a specified report and view.

You can also use the vdmadmin command with the -I option to generate View log messages in syslog format. See Generating View Event Log Messages in Syslog Format Using the ‑I Option.

Options

Table 1 shows the options that you can specify to list and display reports and views.

Table 1. Options for Listing and Displaying Reports and Views
Option Description
-enddate yyyy-MM-dd-HH:mm:ss Specifies a upper limit for the date of information to be displayed.
-list Lists the available reports and views.
-report report Specifies a report.
-startdate yyyy-MM-dd-HH:mm:ss Specifies a lower limit for the date of information to be displayed.
-view view Specifies a view.

Examples

List the available reports and views in XML using Unicode characters.

vdmadmin -I -list -xml -w

Display a list of user events that occurred since August 1, 2010 as comma-separated values using ASCII characters.

vdmadmin -I -report events -view user_events -startdate 2010-08-01-00:00:00 -csv -n