Media Reports > Media Utilization

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Media Reports > Media Utilization

This report shows the number of media in use for a server per date. The columns in the table show assigned, unassigned, frozen, full, off-site, or suspended media states. The data for this report is only calculated once in a day. So the report shows the summary till the previous date. The data for today reflects in the report that you generate tomorrow. The table in the report is organized by date and server, and shows counts for each media state.

Figure: Media Utilization Report shows a sample view of Media Utilization Report.

Figure: Media Utilization Report

Media Utilization Report

The following are the details that are associated with the Media Utilization report:

Report Name

Media Utilization

Report Category

Media Reports

Where to Locate

Report > Report Templates > Media Reports > Media Utilization.

Report Purpose

Lists tabular details of media count by media status and media type.

Supported products

Symantec NetBackup, Symantec NetBackup Master Appliance

Applicable View

Master Server

Report Display


Drill down report


Can be scheduled


Supported formats


Mapping with NOM report

All Reports > Standard Report > Media and Devices > Media Utilization

You can edit the Media Utilization 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 Media Utilization 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.

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 .

Example of filter usage: Run the Media Utilization report for a one week timeframe and for a single master server.

The following report enhancements have been made for the Media State report:

  • 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.

  • 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.

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