Planning Activity > Forecast > Job Size

Article:HOWTO71907  |  Created: 2012-02-08  |  Updated: 2012-02-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO71907
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Environment

Subject


Planning Activity > Forecast > Job Size

This report shows you the total number of backup jobs for each day in specified time frame. A linear regression forecast is also performed to show you how many backups you can expect for the next three days based on the current data.

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

Figure: Job Size - Forecast Report (Historical)

Job Size - Forecast Report (Historical)

This report is also available in tabular format.

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

Figure: Job Size - Forecast Report (Tabular)

Job Size - Forecast Report (Tabular)

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

Report Name

Job Size - Forecast report

Report Category

Planning Activity

Where to Locate

Report > Report Templates > Backup > Planning Activity > Forecast > Job Size - Forecast report.

Report Purpose

Provides forecast of future backup job sizes across products, domains, clients, policies and business level views.

Supported products

Symantec NetBackup, Symantec NetBackup Master Appliance

Applicable View

Master Server, Client

Report Display

Historical

Drill down report

Yes. Drill down reports can be viewed at following five levels for the selected parameter value. Level 1: Master Server, Level 2: Client Name, Level 3: Job Type, Level 4: Schedule/Level Type, Level 5: Policy Name

Can be scheduled

Yes

Supported formats

PDF, CSV, HTML, XML, TSV

Mapping with VBR report

All Reports > Standard Report > Backup > Activity Planning > Forecast > Job Size - Forecast

You can edit the Job Size - Forecast 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 - Forecast 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 - Forecast report for a specific client to view details for the specific clients.

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

  • 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 unit Years has been added for Relative Timeframe selection. You can now view data for the last X years. You can also select Year from the top-right corner of the report.

  • Drill down reports for following five levels have been added in OpsCenter.

    • Level 1: Master Server

    • Level 2: Client Name

    • Level 3: Job Type

    • Level 4: Schedule/Level Type

    • Level 5: Policy Name

  • 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

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

  • CommVault Galaxyand Enterprise Vault have been removed from the list of values for Product type column under the Job filter.

  • 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.

  • The default unit for Y1 axis is now GB.

  • Value SAN is removed from the Job Transport Type filter.


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