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Viewing an ACL Search report

The ACL Search Report enables you to search a set of device configurations for access control lists (ACL) and identify if and how they are assigned. The ACL Search Report is supported on a limited set of devices where ACL commands have been identified; see the Device Adapter Capabilities report and select "Supports ACL Management and Searches" for the specific device types. For other device types, use the Configuration Search report to search for ACLs.

To generate an ACL Search report

  1. Open the ACL Search Report wizard page by navigating to Reports > Search Reports > ACL Search.

  2. Enter the following information in the displayed fields:

    Field or link


    Network Span

    Select a network span for the report. Select one of the following options:

    • Entire Network
    • Realm: Select one of the defined realms.
    • Group: Select one of the defined realms, and then select a group.
    • Device: Select one of the defined realms, and then select a device.

    Filter Devices

    Click to open the Device Filter dialog box and select a specific device or set of devices.

    View Devices

    Click to view the selected devices after using the Filter Devices option.


    Select a configuration to search.

    Search For

    Select whether to search for all ACLs or for a specific ACL by name or number.


    Select the options for which devices to display (those matching and/or not matching the target ACLs), and which ACL-related command lines to find and display (for example, Show ACLs that are Defined by not Used).

  3. Click Next.

    The ACL Search report shows a summary of device configurations matching the search criteria:

  4. (Optional): Perform one of the following tasks by using the menu options that are available on the ACL Search Report page:

    Menu option
    BackReturn to the wizard to change report parameters.
    Print ViewPrint a copy of the report.

    Export the report to one of the following formats:

    • CSV
      Note: The Include All Details option is not available for this format.
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • RTF
    EmailEmail the report to one or more recipients in one of the export formats.
    HelpDisplay Help.
  5. Select any  icon to display the ACL Search Details report to show the ACL definition and use.
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