Re: Custom Report in Grid Control has Issue with MS Outlook

  • From: "Niall Litchfield" <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: david.barbour1@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 18:37:58 +0000

Is word set as the email editor? I ask because I've known word behave like
that with installation reports (think series of screenshots).

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 5:27 PM, David Barbour <david.barbour1@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> 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
> application.
> Anybody had a similar experience with emailed Grid Control reports?

Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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