Deduplication > Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report
The Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report gives the comparison between the total number of bytes that exist on all the backups as if they were normal full backups and the number of bytes that have changed and therefore needed to be transferred. This report shows only deduplication jobs. The default Report On parameter for this report is All Master Servers. This report is available in a line-chart format.
Figure: Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size Report shows a sample view of Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size Report.
Figure: Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size Report
The following are the details that are associated with the Deduplication Size Factor report:
Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report
Where to Locate
Report > Report Templates > Backup > Deduplication > Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report.
Historical trending report of pre vs. post deduplication size.
Symantec NetBackup, Symantec NetBackup Master Appliance, Symantec PureDisk
Master Server, Client
Drill down report
Can be scheduled
PDF, CSV, HTML, XML, TSV
Mapping with VBR report
All Reports > Standard Report > Backup > Deduplication > Protected size vs. Backed up size
You can edit the Pre vs. Post Deduplication 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 Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report and how you can use these filters to view specific data in the report.
Select a view to show data for the selected view in the report. By default All My Views is selected.
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 .
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.
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 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.
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 Transport Type
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 Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report for a specific client to view details for the specific clients.
The following report enhancements have been made for the Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report:
The following filter enhancements have been made for the Pre vs. Post Duplication Size report:
New columns Job Status (Complete Only) and Job Status(Complete and Partial Only) are added to the Report On parameter.
UNKNOWN has been added as a value for Policy Type column in the Policy filter. You can now filter report data for policy types that are UNKNOWN.
Job types which are not applicable for this report are removed from the filter. The supported job types are Backup, Archive, Restore, Catalog Backup, Backup from Snapshot, Snapshot, Duplicate, and Replication.
Symantec Enterprise Vault, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager,EMC NetWorker, Symantec Backup Exec, and CommVault Galaxy have been removed from the list of values for column Product Type under Job filter.
Selecting Report on Storage Unit name in OpsCenter does not result in any data for Symantec PureDisk because Storage Unit is not present in PureDisk .In VBR, jobs data collected from PureDisk puts the storage unit name incorrectly as "SPA".
As compared to VBR, the unit of data for Y axis/Y1 axis is one unit lower. For example: Unit GB in VBR matches up with unit MB in OpsCenter. OpsCenter shows the correct data.