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Backup Jobs Report

Created: 27 May 2014 | 6 comments

I am looking for a report that lists all of my backup jobs and the details for the job (selections, schedule, storage, retention, etc.) but I don't see one.  Am I not seeing it?

I am looking to generate some paper documentation of our backup jobs.



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lmosla's picture


have you tried creating a custom report see:

you can also check out the following link to see if this will give you the information you want.    

hope this helps

Raymond Duncan's picture

Thanks for the suggestions.

I looked at custom reports but the fields I am interested in are not available (even with "Show Advanced Fields" checked).

The CatTools utility, as I understand it, only reports on jobs that are completed.

pkh's picture

Unfortunately, there is no such report.  You would have to compile the information that you want manually.

Raymond Duncan's picture

Thanks, I was afraid that was the answer.

So I have to ask, what are others doing to document their backup plan?

pkh's picture

We go by what we see on the console. If you want take a lot of screenshots of the console. This is probably the easiest way to document your jobs

Raymond Duncan's picture

Certainly I can and do look at the console but a specific part of my job is to document and BE does not make this easy.

My "request" seems like it should be a basic report function that already exists in what is supposed to be a top of the line solution.