Custom Report in Grid Control has Issue with MS Outlook

  • From: "David Barbour" <david.barbour1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 12:27:06 -0500

This is probably a flippin' Windows question, but it's got me stumped at the
moment.  My manager had been having a recently departed member of our team
log CPU utilization details daily into a spreadsheet.  There are five
servers involved, a database server and 4 application servers.  Rather than
having the task rotate through the remaining members of our much shrunken
staff (including me), I 'mentioned' that I could email him a CPU report from
Grid Control.

So far, so good.

So I create the report.  It shows our Central Instance/Database Server (this
is SAP) and the 4 Application Servers.  Preview gives me 5 pretty little
graphs, properly labeled and everything.

So far, so good.

I email the report and when I get it in Outlook, the graphs and headers
change as I scroll!  So I end up looking at the Central Instance graph twice
and Apps Server 2 three times, which changes as I scroll up and down the
email to the Central Instance once, Apps Server 1 once, and Apps Server 3 a
couple of times. Actually as I scroll up and down, it's a toss-up as to what
will show up on the screen.

Not really sure it matters since I really doubt it'll ever be looked at
anyway (unless there's a problem), but just in case, and because I actually
care about my work ...................

If I email it it gmail, it works like a champ.

Looked in Metalink (My Oracle Support) and despite a number of creative
seraches (I do like the new search functionality - it's a lot better), can't
find any references.

Okay, it's probably me.  I've also messed around with my Outlook Settings
which merely served to temporarily disable and crash that whole

Anybody had a similar experience with emailed Grid Control reports?

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