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How to configure a scheduled report to not send an email if no results are found?

reswob4
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I have a search for an event and that search is saved as a report and that report runs every hour. But since that event doesn't happen very often, most of the time I get an email that says:

The scheduled report 'REPORT' has run.

Report:  'REPORT'

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No results found.

I don't particularly care if no results are found, I just want an email when the report contains results. How do I modify my report so that it doesn't send anything if no results are found?

Is there something on the Advanced Edit page that I can use?

Thanks.

I looked in the following posts, but they haven't been answered.

https://answers.splunk.com/answers/138956/how-can-i-configure-alerts-not-to-send-blank-empty-reports...
https://answers.splunk.com/answers/3343/how-to-not-send-out-empty-report-file-when-there-is-no-data-...
https://answers.splunk.com/answers/54762/no-data-reports-any-way-to-not-send-email.html
https://answers.splunk.com/answers/241836/why-is-my-scheduled-report-producing-emails-with-e.html

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reswob4
Builder

Turns out the best way to do this is to make it an alert. Then the actions only happen if results are > 0 (or whatever you set there)

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reswob4
Builder

Turns out the best way to do this is to make it an alert. Then the actions only happen if results are > 0 (or whatever you set there)

woodcock
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