Job Activity > Job Size

Article:HOWTO71566  |  Created: 2012-02-08  |  Updated: 2012-02-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO71566
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Job Activity > Job Size

This report provides as a summary of backup job sizes across products, domains, clients, policies and business level views. There are three display options to see this report. Historical report view shows the total megabytes backed up each day during the last two weeks.

Figure: Job Size Report (Historical) shows a sample view of Job Size Report.

Figure: Job Size Report (Historical)

Job Size Report (Historical)

Ranking view shows the top 10 backup client ranking them on total megabytes backed up for that client for last two weeks. The report provides an overview of top consumers and whether those consumers are the expected ones.

Figure: Job Size Report (Ranking) shows a sample view of Job Size Report.

Figure: Job Size Report (Ranking)

Job Size Report (Ranking)

Distribution view gives a breakdown view about total megabytes they have been backed up in the last two week, for each media server. It shows a clear distribution of amount of data going to all the media servers and provides inputs if any type of load balancing is beneficial.

Figure: Job Size Report (Distribution) shows a sample view of Job SizeReport.

Figure: Job Size Report (Distribution)

Job Size Report (Distribution)

You can view historical, ranking and distribution report types in tabular format.

Figure: Job Size Report (Tabular) shows a sample view of Job Size Report.

Figure: Job Size Report (Tabular)

Job Size Report (Tabular)

The following are the details that are associated with the Job Size report:

Report Name

Job Size

Report Category

Backup

Where to Locate

All Reports > Report Templates> Backup > Job Activity >Job Size report

Report Purpose

Customizable report about the total megabytes backed up for each day during the last two weeks.

Supported products

Symantec NetBackup, Symantec NetBackup Master Appliance, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec NetBackup PureDisk, EMC NetWorker, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

Applicable View

Master Server, Client

Report Display

Historical, Ranking, Distribution

Drill down report

Yes. You can view drill down report for the selected parameter value. These drill down reports are available for NetBackup and NetBackup appliance.

Example: For ranking type of report, you can view three levels of drill down reports: Level 1: Job Type, Level 2: Schedule/Level Type, Level 3: Policy Name

Can be scheduled

Yes

Supported formats

PDF, CSV, TSV, XML, HTML

Mapping with VBR report

All Reports > Standard Reports > Backup > Activity Planning > Job Size

You can edit the Job Size report to show or hide the columns that you are interested in. All the columns are shown by default. You can also filter the report to view reports of specific master servers. The following table shows the filters for Job Size report and how you can use these filters to view specific data in the report.

Filter

Column

Description

View

 

Select a view to show data for the selected view in the report. By default All My Views is selected.

Master Server

Master Server

Select one or more master servers to view data for the virtual clients that are backed up by the selected master servers in the report. All master servers that are added to the OpsCenter console are shown in the Value drop-down list .

Media Server

Media Server

Select one or more media servers to view data for the selected media servers in the report. All media servers that are added to the OpsCenter console are shown in the Value dropdown list.

Client

Client Name

Client OS

Select one or more clients to view data for the selected clients in the report. All clients that are protected by the master servers in the OpsCenter console are listed.

Select one or more client OS to view data for the selected client OS in the report.

Policy

Policy Name

Policy Type

Policy Keyword

Policy Data Classification Name

Select one or more policy names to view data for the selected policies.

Select one or more policy types to view data for the selected policy types.

Select one or more policy keyword to view data for the policies having the selected keyword.

Select one or more policy data classification names like Gold, Silver, Bronze etc. to view data for the policies having the selected data classiciation names.

Schedule

Schedule/Level Type

Schedule Name

Select one or more schedule or level types to view the data for the configured schedules.

Select one or more schedule names to view data for the selected schedule names.

Job

Job Type

Product Type

Job Transport Type

Job Status

Select one or more job types as Archive, Backup, or Restore to view data for the selected job types.

Select one or more backup products to view data for the selected products.

Select one or more transport types like FT, LAN, or Unknown to view data for the jobs that have the selected transport type.

Select one or more job status like Failed, Successful etc. to view data for the selected job status.

Example of filter usage: You may run the Job Size report for specific policy data classification names to view details only for the specific policy classifications.

The following report enhancements have been made for the Job Size report:

  • The unit Years has been added for Relative Timeframe selection.

    You can now view data for the last x years.

  • The option Next has been removed from the drop-down menu for Relative Timeframe. You now cannot enter a relative timeframe like Next 2 weeks. This is because the report does not support any futuristic data.

The following filter enhancements have been made for the Job Size report:

  • UNKNOWN has been added as a value for Policy Typecolumn in the Policy filter. You can now filter report data for policy types that are UNKNOWN. In earlier versions of OpsCenter the unknown policy types were shown as blank. Now all static columns like job type, schedule type, policy type, etc. are shown as UNKNOWN as in VBR.

  • Symantec Enterprise Vault and CommVault Galaxy have been removed from the list of values for column ProductType under Job filter.

  • Job Transport Type column has been added to the Job filter. For example, you can view report data for jobs for which the Job transport type is FT or LAN.

  • The following options have been removed from TimeFrameGroupBy selection:

    • Days of week Average

    • Days of week Total

    • Hours of day Average

    • Hours of day Total

    • Minutes

    • Month of year Average

    • Month of year Total

    • Quarter of year Average

    • Quarter of year Total


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