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2279296 - How To Run Report Distributor: Offline, Send to FTP or to E-mail


You want to run the Report Distributor:  Offline, send to File Transfere Protoclol (FTP)or send to Email.

This document guides you on how to do it. You have three options available to choose from:

  1. Send to E-mail: Content will be sent to the recipients set up for this bundle.
  2. Run Offline: Download link will be made available on the Job Status page when content is ready.Content will remain for 7 days
  3. Send to FTP: Content will be sent to the FTP server setup for the organisation.



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


  1. Sent to Email: Select Destination >> E-mail >> Edit Recipeints >> Add Recipients



Use the Wildcard Search option to search for people to be add to recipeints


  1. Run Offline: Select Destination >> Run Offline >> Show Job Status page

Please Note: Bundles that have been run offline can only be seen by the user who created them. The files will only be available for seven days.


Job Status has three status:

  1. Running
  2. Finished
  3. Runtime failure


  1. Send to FTP: Select Destination >> File Transfer Protocol(FTP) >> Go to FTP set up



You need to fill in all your server details: e.g

  • IP Address/Hostname:
  • Username: Pass123abc
  • Password: your password
  • Diretory: Give it a name
  • File Transfere Protocol: FTP or SFTP


See Also

2276603 - Report Distributor How to Schedule it?


  1. Report Distributor 
  2. Run Report Distibuted by FTP
  3. Run Report Offline
  4. Report Distributed by E-mail
  5. Define the Recipeint
  6. Online Report Designer Schedulled Job
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