The report template can contain layout options such as a cover page, table of contents, and footer.

Where You Add Layout Options

To create or edit report templates, in the menu, click Dashboards, and then in the left pane click Reports. On the Report Templates toolbar, click the New Template icon to add a template or the Edit Template icon to edit the selected template. From the New Template or Edit Report Template dialog box, in the workspace, on the left, click Layout Options. If you create a template, complete the required previous steps of the template.

Table 1. Layout Options in the Report Template Workspace



Cover Page

Can contain an image up to 5 MB.

The default report size is 8.5 inches by 11 inches. The image is resized to fit the report front page.

Table of contents

Provides a list of the template parts, organized in the order of their appearance in the report.


Includes the date when the report is created, a note that the report is created by VMware vRealize Operations Manager, and page number.