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Information on the Date Ranges Used in Reports

Version: 5.x
Deployment: All deployments

This topic covers the dates covered when specifying Date Ranges when running reports so as to avoid any confusion in regards to what dates the reports should contain in AlienVault USM Appliance.

When generating reports the following Date Ranges can be specified:

Custom range: User can specify a start and end date range

Current week: From Monday of the current week up to the current second

Current month: From the 1st day of the current month up to the current second

Current year: From the 1st day of the current year up to the current second

Today: From 00:00:00am in the current day up to the current second

Yesterday: 00:00:00am to 23:59:59pm the previous day

The remaining "Last X" options will produce different results depending on the USM Appliance version.

Versions up to and including version 5.2:

Last 7 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 7 days before the current day and ends at 23:59:59pm the day before the current day (excludes current day).

Last 15 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 15 days before the current day and ends at 23:59:59pm the day before the current day (excludes current day).

Last 30 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 30 days before the current day and ends at 23:59:59pm the day before the current day (excludes current day).

Last 60 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 60 days before the current day and ends at 23:59:59pm the day before the current day (excludes current day).

Last 90 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 90 days before the current day and ends at 23:59:59pm the day before the current day (excludes current day).

Last 365 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 365 days before the current day and ends at 23:59:59pm the day before the current day (excludes current day).

Example: If the current date is September 20th, 2015 and you specify Last 7 Days as the date range for your report, it will include the following dates and times:

00:00:00am on September 13th (day 1) up until 23:59:59pm on September 19th (day 7) i.e. 7 full days excluding the current day

Version 5.2.1 and newer:

Last 7 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 6 days before the current day and runs right up to the current second of the 7th day.

Last 15 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 14 days before the current day and runs right up to the current second of the 15th day.

Last 30 Days: Startsat 00:00:00am 29 days before the current day and runs right up to the current second of the 30th day.

Last 60 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 59 days before the current day and runs right up to the current second of the 60th day.

Last 90 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 89 days before the current day and runs right up to the current second of the 90th day.

Last 365 Days: Starts at 00:00:00am 364 days before the current day and runs right up to the current second of the 365th day.

Example: If the current date is September 20th, 2015 and you specify Last 7 Days as the date range for your report, it will include the following dates and times:

00:00:00am on September 14th (day 1) up until the current second on September 20th (day 7) i.e. 6 full days prior to the current day and up until the current second of the 7th day