Job Activity > Client Count

Article:HOWTO71904  |  Created: 2012-02-08  |  Updated: 2012-02-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO71904
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Job Activity > Client Count

This report provides a summary of backup client counts across products, domains, clients, policies and business level views. There are three display options to see this report. Historical report view shows the total number of unique clients backed up per day for the last two weeks, for each master server. It can help in highlighting potential problems by showing any variations in the number of clients that needs to be backed up and how many are actually getting backed up.

Figure: Client Count Report (Historical) shows a sample view of Client Count Report.

Figure: Client Count Report (Historical)

Client Count Report (Historical)

Ranking view shows the top ten environments by listing the number of unique clients that got backed up per each media server during the last two weeks.

Figure: Client Count Report (Ranking) shows a sample view of Client Count Report.

Figure: Client Count Report (Ranking)

Client Count Report (Ranking)

Distribution view gives you breakdown by each master server of the number of unique clients that got backed up in the last two weeks.

Figure: Client Count Report (Distribution) shows a sample view of Client Count Report.

Figure: Client Count Report (Distribution)

Client Count Report (Distribution)

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

Figure: Client Count Report (Tabular) shows a sample view of Client Count Report.

Figure: Client Count Report (Tabular)

Client Count Report (Tabular)

The following are the details that are associated with the Client Count report:

Report Name

Client Count

Report Category

Backup

Where to Locate

All Reports > Report Templates > Backup > Job Activity > Client Count report.

Report Purpose

Customizable report that shows total number of unique clients backed up per day during last two weeks, by each master server.

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 reports for the selected parameter value. These reports are available for NetBackup and NetBackup appliance.

Example: For ranking type of report, you can view four levels of drill down reports: Level 1: Client Name, Level 2: Job Type, Level 3: Schedule/Level Type, Level 4: Policy Name

Can be scheduled

Yes

Supported formats

PDF, CSV, TSV, XML, HTML

Mapping with VBR report

All Reports > Standard Reports > Backup > Activity Planning > Client Count

You can edit the Client Count 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 Client Count 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 Client Count 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 Client Count 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 Client Count 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.

  • 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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