Viewing a Change Details report
The Change Details report displays the changes between two configurations. Event occurring before the change (for example, who made the change) and after the change (for example, impact of change) are included in the report.
To view and interpret the Change Details report
- Launch a report such as the Change Summary Report and then, click the View Change Details Report
(Optional): Perform one of the following tasks by using the menu options that are available on the Change Details Report page:
- Select one of the following radio buttons:
- Difference Only View: To view only the differences between the files (default).
Full View: To view all configuration lines, side-by-side.
Review the legend information as shown in the following table to interpret the results:
Description of legend information
Added (<, >)
Lines that are in one file, but not in the other file, are shown with a red background. The > or < symbol points to the file with the added line(s).
Lines that are in both files, but differences are shown with a blue background.
Lines that are ignored are shown in grey italics. These lines were modified by the device itself.
When comparing a Template to a full Configuration, these Configuration file lines are hidden as they are not applicable to the comparison.
Shows when lines are skipped to focus on the differences between the items being compared.
Shows the first line of a block (for example, interface) where a difference is found to show context.