Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report in Skype for Business Server 2015

Summary: Learn about the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report in Skype for Business Server 2015.

The Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report returns detailed information about a peer-to-peer session. For example, if you select an instant messaging session, the report will tell you the number of messages sent by each of the two users in the session.

Accessing the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report

The Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report can be accessed from any of the following reports (all of which can be accessed from the Monitoring Reports home page):

  • IP Phone Inventory Report

  • User Activity Report

  • Call Admission Control Report

  • Failure List Report

From within the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report you can access the Diagnostic Report in Skype for Business Server 2015 by clicking the Diagnostic Report (Details) metric. You can also access the Top Failures Report by clicking either of these two metrics:

  • Response

  • Diagnostic ID

Making the Best Use of the Peer-to-Peer session Detail Report

The Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report includes a large number of metrics, many of which might not be familiar to system administrators. Often-times, however, you can view a tooltip that offers a brief description of that metric simply by holding your mouse over the metric label.

Note that the actual metrics shown on a given report will depend on the type of peer-to-peer session you selected. An audio/video session will report a different set of metrics than an instant messaging session.

You can also hold your mouse over the Response code and Diagnostic ID metrics in order to obtain a description of those values:

Filters

None. You cannot filter the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report.

Session Information Metrics

The following table lists the information provided in the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report for each session.

Session Information Metrics

Name Description
Pool FQDN
Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the Registrar pool or Edge Server involved in the session.
Invite time
Date and time the session invitation was originally sent.
Response time
Date and time that the invitation acceptance was received.
From user
SIP address of the user who initiated the session.
From user agent
Software used by the endpoint of the user who initiated the session.
Is From user internal
Indicates whether the user who initiated the session was logged on to the internal network.
Is From user integrated with desk phone
Indicates whether the endpoint used by the user who initiated the session is integrated with his or her desktop phone.
Session Priority
Priority assigned to the session. Valid priorities are: Unknown; Non-Urgent; Normal; Urgent; and Emergency.
Response code
SIP response code sent when the session failed.
Front end
Name of the Front End Server used in the conference.
Capture time
Date and time that the session information was recorded.
End time
Date and time the session ended.
To user
SIP address of the user who was invited to the session.
To user agent
Software used by the endpoint of the user who was invited to the session.
Is To user internal
Indicates whether the user who was invited to the session was logged on to the internal network.
Is To user integrated with desk phone
Indicates whether the endpoint used by the user who was invited to the session is integrated with his or her desktop phone.
Is retried session
Indicates whether the session is an attempt to retry a session that previously failed.
Diagnostic ID
Unique identifier (in the form of an ms-diagnostics header) attached to a SIP message that often provides information useful in troubleshooting errors. Hold the mouse over the ID number to view additional information about that ID.

Metrics for Modalities

The following table lists the information provided in the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report for each session modality.

Metrics for Modalities

Name Can you sort on this item? Description
Modalities
No
Modalities used in the session. For example, instant messaging (IM) or file transfer.
From user messages
No
Number of messages sent by the user who initiated the session.
To user messages
No
Number of messages sent by the user who was invited to join the session.

Metrics for Diagnostic Reports

The following table lists the information provided in the Peer-to-Peer Session Detail Report for each diagnostic report.

Metrics for Diagnostic Reports

Name Can you sort on this item? Description
Detail
No
When you click this item, the report shows the Diagnostic Report for the session.
Report time
No
Date and time the report was recorded.
Request
No
SIP request type. For example, INVITE or BYE.
Diagnostic ID
No
Unique identifier (in the form of an ms-diagnostics header) attached to a SIP message that often provides information useful in troubleshooting errors.
Content type
No
Type of media content used in the conference. For example, a common content type is Application/sdp. Session Description Protocol (SDP) is a standard Internet protocol used for session announcements, session invitations, and other forms of multimedia session initiation.
Reported by
No
Computer (that is, client or server) that reported the problem.