Session Activity Report
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    New Data Pipeline

    This article covers this report as you see it from the new data pipeline. Some features described are visible only when viewing the new report format. For details, visit VDI and DaaS Reports.
    You can view On-Premises reports and Top Insights reports only in legacy format.
    The Session Activity report shows historical information about user sessions. Use the report to answer questions such as:

    • Which sessions had the highest CPU usage?
    • Which users had the slowest logon times during the past month?
    • What was the average application load time during a user session?
    • Which sessions did a certain user initiate yesterday?

    To learn more about the Session Activity report, watch our video.

    Grid Presets

    The report grid has presets to display different kinds of user session information. Select a preset at the top-right of the report grid. By default, the grid is sorted by logoff time in descending order.

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    New Column Presets

    Session CVAD, Session UX, Session Client, and Session Horizon are new column presets added to this data pipeline report.

    • Session Activity shows information related to the initiation and duration of the session, such as logon duration and total session duration.
    • Session Client shows information that indicates how the session performed for the client, such as NIC speed of the client.
    • Session CVAD shows information related to the initiation and duration of a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, such as logon duration and profile load time.
    • Session Horizon shows information related to the initiation and duration of a VMware Horizon session, such as logon duration and profile load time.
    • Session Resources shows the resource usage of the session, such as CPU, RAM, and IOPS.
    • Session UX shows information that indicates how the session performed for the end user, such as protocol latency and application load time.

    Filter Results

    To filter the list of user sessions:

    • Select a folder in your ControlUp organization tree. The report shows user sessions on machines only in the folder that you select. By default, data for your entire organization is shown.
    • Select a time range using the date picker.

    Column Descriptions

    Known Issue

    We are currently working to resolve the following known issue:

    • You can't filter the Initial Client IP column.

    The Session Activity report contains the following columns. The columns that appear in the report depend on which grid preset you select to view. You can click any user name to display the details of the selected user session in the User Session Details report.

    ColumnDescription
    User NameUser name of the session owner.
    Active TimePercentage of time that the session was active, or idle for less than 30 minutes.
    Apps in UseFor an EUC session, the number of published applications running during the session.
    Avg App Load TimeAverage load time of the last recorded samples for selected user-mode applications running during the session. This metric is defined in the App Load Time tab of the Settings window.
    Client Packet LossPercentage of the total packets of data that didn't reach their destination after transmission.
    CPU UsageThe average percentage of CPU consumed by all processes during the session.
    CVAD Authentication DurationFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the total authentication duration in milliseconds.
    CVAD Brokering DurationFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the total brokering duration in milliseconds.
    CVAD Connected via Host NameFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the host name of the gateway, router, or client that the machine connected to.
    CVAD Connected via IP AddressFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the IP address of the gateway, router, or client that the machine connected to.
    CVAD Delivery GroupFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the name of the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops delivery group that the machine hosting the session belongs to.
    CVAD Group Policy Load TimeFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the timestamp of the group policy load time.
    CVAD Launched via Host NameFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the host name of the StoreFront server used to launch the session.
    CVAD Logon DurationFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the total logon duration in milliseconds.
    CVAD Profile Load TimeFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the total duration of the profile load time in milliseconds.
    CVAD Site NameFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the name of the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops site.
    CVAD Published Resource TypeFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the type of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops published resource (virtual desktops, applications, or data) used.
    CVAD UPNFor a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops session, the User Principal Name (UPN). Format example: username@domainsuffix​.
    Desktop Load TimeTime interval in seconds from the start of desktop initialization to when the desktop is available to the user.
    Disconnected TimePpercentage of time that the session was disconnected.
    Disk ReadNumber of KB per second read by all processes during the session.
    Disk WriteNumber of KB per second written by all processes during the session.
    Domain DNSDNS suffix of the machine hosting the session.
    Frames per SecondNumber of image frames sent to the client per second.
    GPU CPU UtilizationPercentage of the total GPU CPU utilized during the session.
    GPU Decoder UtilizationPercentage of the total GPU decoder utilized during the session.
    GPU Encoder UtilizationPercentage of the total GPU encoder utilized during the session.
    GPU Frame Buffer Memory UtilizationPercentage of the total GPU frame buffer memory utilized during the session.
    Group Policy Load TimeThe loading time in seconds of the user logon group policies, not including logon scripts.
    HZ PodFor Cloud Pod Architecture, the Horizon pod name.
    I/O ReadNumber of read I/O operations per second generated by all processes during the session. This metric counts all I/O activity, including file, network, and device I/Os.
    I/O UsageAverage total I/O usage per second for all processes during the session.
    I/O WriteNumber of write I/O operations per second generated by all processes write during the session. This metric counts all I/O activity, including file, network, and device I/Os.
    Idle TimePercentage of time that the session was idle for at least 30 minutes.
    Initial Branch NameName of the first branch or Organizational Unit (OU) associated with the client IP address during the session. You can configure the name in Settings.
    Initial Citrix Receiver VersionCitrix Receiver version used by the first machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial Client IPIP address of the first client machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial Client NameName of the first client machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial Client NIC SpeedNIC speed of the first client machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial Client OS NameOS type of the first client machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial Client OS VersionOS version of the first client machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial Client Public IPPublic IP address of the first client machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial HZ Agent VersionHZ Agent version used by the first machine connected​ to the session.
    Initial HZ Client Connection Server URLFor a VMware Horizon session, the URL of the connection server of the first Horizon Client.
    Initial HZ Client TypeFor a VMware Horizon session, the OS type of the workstation of the first Horizon Client.
    Initial HZ Client VersionFor a VMware Horizon session, the version of the first Horizon Client.
    Initial HZ Farm NameFor a RemoteApp or Remote Desktops session, the first VMware Horizon farm display name.
    Initial HZ Pool Display NameFor a VMware Horizon session, the first Horizon desktop pool display name.
    Initial HZ Pool NameFor a VMware Horizon session, the unique name of the first Horizon desktop pool.
    Initial HZ Security Gateway NameFor a VMware Horizon session, the first host name or DNS name of the security gateway. It is populated for security servers and Unified Access Gateway.
    Initial HZ Session Pool NameFor a VMware Horizon session, the first pool name of the session.
    Initial HZ Session Start TimeFor a VMware Horizon session, the first logon timestamp of the session.
    Initial HZ Session TypeFor a VMware Horizon session, the first session type.
    Initial HZ SiteFor a VMware Horizon session, the name of the first Horizon site.
    Initial ProgramIf applicable, the name of the first published application used during the session.
    Initial Protocol TypeFirst protocol type used by the session (HDX, RDP, Blast, PColP, Console).
    Initial Wi-Fi SSIDName of the first wireless network used by the client machine connected to the session.
    Internet LatencyLatency in milliseconds between the client machine connected to the session and the internet.
    LAN LatencyLatency in milliseconds between the client machine connected to the session and the local router.
    Local Router IPLocal router IP of the client machine connected to the session.
    Logoff TimeLogoff timestamp of the session. Displays Still Active if the session was still active when last detected by the agent. Displays a timestamp for the last recorded activity with an i information icon, if the exact session logoff time is unknown. For example, this can occur if a user establishes a ­session on a monitored laptop, and then the user takes the laptop offsite and logs off the session when the laptop isn't monitored.
    Logon DurationTime interval in seconds from successful user authentication to full desktop initialization, or when a published application started.
    Logon Duration OtherTime elapsed during the initialization of other logon components. This metric includes user initialization, logon scripts, and other components that delayed the logon process.
    Logon ServerName of the Active Directory domain controller first used to authenticate the user account during logon.
    Logon TimeLogon timestamp of the session.
    Machine NameName of the client machine hosting the session.
    Memory UsageTotal amount of memory consumed by all processes during the session.
    Memory (Private) UsageTotal amount of non-sharable memory consumed by processes during the session.
    Profile Load TimeTime elapsed during the process of loading the user profile (part of the logon duration period). The duration of Interactive Legal Notice (if configured) is subtracted from this metric.
    Protocol BandwidthFor an active RDP, Blast PColP, or ICA session, the average of the last 20 recorded bandwidth usage samples for incoming/outgoing protocol packets.
    Protocol Bandwidth - Limit AvgAverage protocol bandwidth limit during the session.
    Protocol Bandwidth - Limit MaxMaximum protocol bandwidth limit during the session.
    Protocol Bandwidth - Limit MinMinimum protocol bandwidth limit during the session.
    Protocol LatencyFor an active ICA or PColP session, the last reported protocol latency between the client and the server. If an ICA session is idle for over one minute, the column appears blank. For Blast and RDP/RDP-SxS sessions, the column displays the protocol latency of the TCP or UDP RTT session.
    RTTRound trip time from the user interaction to the graphical response appearing. Use this metric to measure the screen lag that a user experiences when connecting through a Blast or RDP protocol.
    Session DurationTime elapsed between the logon time and the logoff time.
    Session IDWindows identifier for the session.
    Total Session LatencyTotal session latency of the client machinein milliseconds, calculated from the second callback.
    User AccountName of the user account.
    User DomainName of the Active Directory domain that the user belongs to.
    User Full NameDisplay name of the user object in Active Directory.
    User OUName of the Organizational Unit (OU) that contains the user object in Active Directory.
    Wi-Fi SignalPercentage in dBm of the Wi-Fi signal strength of the client machine connected to the session.

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