A report that is scheduled to run on a regular interval, making it a type of scheduled search. Scheduled reports typically initialize one or more alert actions each time they run, such as sending the results of the report run to a set of recipients, logging and indexing custom log events, or adding the results to a CSV lookup.
You can also use scheduled reports to populate summary indexes.
For more information
In the Reporting Manual:
In the Search Manual:
In the Knowledge Manager Manual: