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2276603 - Report Distributor How to Schedule it.


You want to know how to schedule a Reports using the Report Distributor. Under the Analytics/Reports/Reporting.

This KBA should help you to create a schedule report using the tool Report Distributor.


  • In addition to Email, reports be distributed by File Transfer Protole (FTP) or Run Offline;
  • File Formats Supported: PDF, Word, PowerPoint, Excel & CSV;
  • Tables within the application can now be added directly to new or existing bundles, or exported from within the main UI as Excel files;


  • Simplify integrations using FTP;
  • Burst Reports to Managers inboxes as file attachments;
  • Users are able to continue using the application while a report is running offline.


  • User must have access to Report Distributor;
  • To configure FTP address, User must have permission to FTP Configuration screen;


  • Online Report Designer Report Distributor
  • Report Distributor
  • Scheduled Report in ORD


To access the  Report Distributor with the Analytics tab, Go to : Home >> Analytics >> Analytics >>Tool.

To access the  Report Distributor with the Report Center enabled, Go to : Home >> Reporting >> View Schecules >> Switch to the Legacy Report Distributor Tool.


Create a New Bundle >> Give it Name >> Select the Export Format(PDF, MS Word & MS PowerPoint)



Add Items: You can either add a report, Excel Table or CSV Table


Define the Destination: You can choose from the three option available(Email, Run Offline or FTP)


Define the Recipients:



***The Recipient should be a BizX User for you to add them as Recipients

*** Note also that Report Distributor only looks at the WFA users, the user will need an Analytics permission.

Schedule Bundle:

  1. When do you want the schedule to start. e.g 12/23/2015
  2. What time do you want the schedule to start. eg 4.40AM
  3. How often do you want the schedule to run. e.g One time, Daily, Weekly or Monthly


Check the Status: There are three options

    1. Running
    2. Finished
    3. Runtime failure



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