Veritas NetBackup™ OpsCenter Reporting Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.2, 8.1.2)
  1. Reporting in OpsCenter
    1. About OpsCenter reports
      1.  
        OpsCenter reporting user interface
      2.  
        Report creation wizards in OpsCenter
      3.  
        Reports > Report Templates
      4.  
        About custom reports in OpsCenter Analytics
      5.  
        About custom SQL query in OpsCenter Analytics
      6.  
        About supporting OpsCenter custom reports and custom SQL queries
    2. About managing reports in OpsCenter
      1.  
        Save report and email report dialog boxes
      2.  
        Saving an OpsCenter report
      3.  
        Exporting an OpsCenter report
      4.  
        File formats available in OpsCenter
      5.  
        Emailing a report in OpsCenter
      6.  
        Configuring number of rows in a tabular report for email or export
      7.  
        Adding email recipients to an OpsCenter report mailing
      8.  
        Add email recipients dialog box options
    3. About managing My Reports
      1.  
        Creating a report using the My Reports tab
      2.  
        Deleting a saved report using the My Reports tab
      3.  
        Viewing a saved report using the My Reports tab
      4.  
        Editing a saved report using the My Reports tab
      5.  
        Exporting a saved report
      6.  
        Emailing a saved report
    4. About managing My Dashboard
      1.  
        Reports > My Dashboard options
      2.  
        Adding reports to a dashboard
      3.  
        Modifying a dashboard section
      4.  
        Deleting a dashboard section
      5.  
        Emailing dashboard sections
      6.  
        Refreshing My Dashboard
    5. About managing reports folders in OpsCenter
      1.  
        Reports > Manage Folders options
      2.  
        Adding a reports folder in OpsCenter
      3.  
        Editing a reports folder in OpsCenter
      4.  
        Deleting reports folders in OpsCenter
      5.  
        Deleting reports from a folder in OpsCenter
    6. About managing report schedules in OpsCenter
      1.  
        Reports > Schedules options
      2.  
        Viewing report schedule details in OpsCenter
      3.  
        Using report schedules in OpsCenter
      4.  
        Report Schedule Wizard
      5.  
        Creating a report schedule in OpsCenter
      6.  
        Editing a report schedule in OpsCenter
      7.  
        Deleting a report schedule in OpsCenter
      8.  
        Enabling or disabling a report schedule
    7. About managing time schedules in OpsCenter
      1.  
        Reports > Schedules > Create or Edit Time Schedule options
      2.  
        Viewing time schedule details
      3.  
        Creating a time schedule
      4.  
        Editing a time schedule
      5.  
        Deleting a time schedule
  2. OpsCenter reports
    1. Report Templates in OpsCenter
      1.  
        About report filters in OpsCenter
      2.  
        Creating an OpsCenter report using a Report Template
      3. Using report formats
        1. About report formats
          1.  
            About viewing data in a graphical report
    2. About Report Templates descriptions
      1. About Audit reports
        1.  
          Audit Reports > Audit Trails Report
      2. About Backup reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Deduplication > Deduplication Rates by Master Server
        2.  
          Deduplication > Deduplication Rates by Policy Type
        3.  
          Deduplication > Deduplication Size Factor
        4.  
          Deduplication > Pre vs. Post Deduplication Size report
        5.  
          Deduplication > Deduplication Size Savings
        6.  
          Variance > Throughput Variance
        7.  
          Job Activity > Variance > File Count Variance report
        8. Job Activity > Variance > Backup Duration Variance report
          1.  
            About client jobs for selected time frame report
        9. Job Activity > Variance > Backup Job Size Variance report
          1.  
            Client backup jobs
        10.  
          Job Activity > Backup Window > Job Count report
        11.  
          Job Activity > Backup Window > Job Size report
        12.  
          Job Activity > Backup Window > File Count report
        13.  
          Job Activity > Job Count
        14.  
          Job Activity > Job Size
        15.  
          Job Activity > Client Count
        16.  
          Job Activity > Job Duration
        17.  
          Job Activity > File Count
        18. Job Browser > Tabular Backup Report
          1.  
            Skip File Details
        19.  
          Planning Activity > Capacity Planning > Forecasted Size report
        20.  
          Planning Activity > Capacity Planning > Historical Size report
        21.  
          Planning Activity > Forecast > Job Count report
        22.  
          Planning Activity > Forecast > Job Size
        23.  
          Planning Activity > Scheduled Job > Scheduled Job report
        24.  
          Changing the Planning Activity > Scheduled Job > Scheduled Job report parameters
        25.  
          Planning Activity > Scheduled Job > Job Count Scheduled Vs Actual report
        26.  
          Excluding manual jobs from the actual jobs in the Job Count Scheduled Vs Actual report
        27.  
          Planning Activity > Scheduled Job > Job Count within Backup Window report
        28.  
          Planning Activity > Scheduled Jobs > Job Details Scheduled Vs Actual report
        29.  
          Modifying the Planning Activity > Scheduled Jobs > Job Details Scheduled Vs Actual report
        30.  
          Planning Activity > Scheduled Job > All Jobs report
        31.  
          Planning Activity > Stored Backup Images > Valid Backup Images report
        32.  
          Planning Activity > Stored Backup Images > Duplicate Copies report
        33.  
          Planning Activity > Stored Backup Images > Stored Backup Images > Stored Backup Images on Media
        34.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Failed Job Count report
        35.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Partially Successful Job Count report
        36.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Successful Job Count report
        37.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > All Failed Backups report
        38.  
          Status > Consecutive Failures
        39. Status & Success Rate > Status > Week At A Glance report
          1.  
            Week at a Glance Detail report
        40.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Backup Window Failures report
        41.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Partially Successful Job Details report
        42.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Skipped Files Summary report
        43. Status & Success Rate > Status > Job Attempt Status Detail report
          1.  
            Job details by attempt status
        44.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Job Details report
        45.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Job Summary by Status report
        46.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Job Status > Historical report
        47.  
          Status & Success Rate > Status > Job Status > Distribution report
        48.  
          Status & Success Rate > Success Rate > Success Rate - All Jobs report
        49.  
          Status & Success Rate > Success Rate > Advanced Success Rate report
        50.  
          Status & Success Rate > Success Rate > Success Rate - All Attempts report
        51.  
          Status & Success Rate > Success Rate > Success Rate - First Attempt report
        52.  
          Status & Success Rate > Success Rate > Success Rate - Line report
      3. About Catalog reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Cold catalog backup report
      4. About Chargeback reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Deduplication Chargeback report
        2.  
          Cost Tabular report
        3.  
          Backup Chargeback report
      5. About Client reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Risk Analysis > Client Risk Analysis report
        2. Risk Analysis > Client Coverage report
          1.  
            About CSV formats
          2.  
            About comparison of clients listed in CSV and OpsCenter
        3.  
          Risk Analysis > Recovery Point Objective report
        4.  
          Clients Not Backed up report
        5. Virtual Client Summary report
          1.  
            Virtual Client Job Details
        6. Job Success by Client report
          1.  
            Job Details by Client
        7.  
          Job Success by Client (Tabular) report
        8.  
          Client summary dashboard report
        9. BMR client configuration backup failures report
          1.  
            Jobs by application report
        10.  
          SAN client jobs report
      6. About Cloud reports
        1.  
          Job Success Rate report
        2.  
          Data Expiring in Future
        3.  
          Cloud Metering
        4.  
          Average Data Transfer Rate
        5.  
          Cloud Metering Chargeback
      7. About Disk and Tape Device Activity reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Disk and Tape Device Activity > Current Disk Pool Usage Report
        2.  
          NetBackup Disk Pool Capacity report
        3.  
          NetBackup Disk Pool Size vs. Percentage Full report
        4.  
          Library Summary report
        5.  
          Library Capacity Forecast report
        6.  
          Disk and Tape Device Activity > Tape Drive Throughput
        7.  
          Disk and Tape Device Activity > Tape Drive Utilization Report
        8.  
          Disk Usage report
        9.  
          Storage Unit Usage report
      8. About Media reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Media Reports > Media State
        2.  
          Available Media report
        3.  
          Drives in Use report
        4.  
          Full Media Capacity report
        5.  
          Media Summary by Media Server report
        6.  
          Media Reports > Media Utilization
        7.  
          Tape Count report
        8.  
          Tapes Expiring in Future report
        9.  
          Tapes Expiring Now report
        10.  
          Vault Media Usage report
        11.  
          Media Reports > Media Expiration Schedule
      9. About Performance reports in OpsCenter
        1. Master Server Job Throughput report
          1.  
            Total Jobs of a Server report
          2.  
            Successful Jobs of a Server
        2.  
          Media Server Job Throughput report
        3.  
          NetBackup SAN Client Performance report
      10. About Policy reports in OpsCenter
        1. Top 10 Policies Using Most Server Space report
          1.  
            Job Details for Policy
        2.  
          Job Success Rate by Policy Type report
        3.  
          Policy Change report
        4. Policy Summary Dashboard report
          1.  
            Total Jobs for Policy
          2.  
            Successful Jobs for Policy
          3.  
            Partial Jobs for Policy report
          4.  
            Failed Jobs for Policy
      11. About Restore reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Restore > Restore Job Attempt Summary by Job Count
        2.  
          Restore > Restore Job Attempt Summary by Volume Restored
        3.  
          Restore > Restore Job Details
        4.  
          Client Restore report
      12. About Storage Lifecycle Policy reports
        1.  
          About SLP and Auto Image Replication
        2.  
          SLP Status report
        3.  
          SLP Backlog report
        4.  
          SLP Status by SLP report
        5.  
          SLP Status by Client report
        6.  
          SLP Status by Image report
        7.  
          SLP Status by Image Copy report
        8.  
          SLP Status by Destinations report
        9.  
          SLP Duplication Progress report
        10. Limitations of SLP reports
          1.  
            About storage lifecycle policy retention
          2.  
            About data collection from EMM
          3. SLP reporting limitations
            1.  
              Issues associated with initial data collection
            2.  
              Issues associated with periodic data collection
            3.  
              Known Issues with SLP reports
      13. About Workload Analyzer reports in OpsCenter
        1.  
          Workload Analyzer report
        2.  
          Workload Analyzer subreports: Job Count, Size, Queue, and Throughput
        3.  
          Workload Analyzer report template options
        4.  
          Generating a Workload Analyzer report
        5.  
          About exporting and emailing the Workload Analyzer report
  3. Custom reports in OpsCenter Analytics
    1. Creating a custom report in OpsCenter
      1. About Custom Report Wizard parameters
        1.  
          Configuring timeframe parameters
        2.  
          Selecting and using filter parameters
        3. About display options
          1.  
            About Historical view display options
          2.  
            About Ranking chart display options
          3.  
            About Distribution chart display options
          4.  
            About Tabular display options
          5.  
            Defining report conditions
    2.  
      Creating an OpsCenter report using SQL query

Status & Success Rate > Status > Week At A Glance report

This report summarizes activity for a week by symbolically displaying the result of each job for each client under the day of the week. The symbols are the blue (Success) and yellow (Partial Success) men and failures that are denoted by a red "X". This report provides quick and comprehensive verification that all is well in the data protection solution using symbols. A drill-down capability to the job level details (i.e Job ID, Start/End Time, Size etc.) is provided. You can drill down to any server on any day and get the job level detail.

It can be reported on against any view or level within a view along with any of the key backup infrastructure components (backup server, media server) and attributes (policy, policy type, schedule, OS, product, transport type). Filtering is available on all components and attributes. The report provides a visualization of job status for the most current data and how that compares to the previous six days.

This report can be used for automated report generation and email features where different report filters can be used to show specific systems and then that data emailed to the relevant parties once a week. Veritas recommends that you use filters in large environments. This is because the report shows every master server and client by default.

Week at a Glance Report's performance declines as the data to be displayed in the report increases. For example, running a two-month report is slower than running a two-week report.

Note:

The Week at a Glance report displays icons when it is exported or emailed in an HTML format. Earlier in OpsCenter 7.0.x, the Week at a Glance report could not display icons when exported or emailed in an HTML format. This issue has been fixed in OpsCenter 7.1 and later versions.

Figure: Week at a Glance report shows a sample view of the Week at a Glance report.

Figure: Week at a Glance report

Week at a Glance report

This report shows that there were a number of failures and also quickly shows that most of the backups completed successfully. Using this report you can see if backups ran each day of the week and the status of that backup. This report can be scheduled to be emailed or exported weekly which saves a great deal of time.

The following are details associated with the Week at a Glance report:

Report Name

Week at a Glance

Report Category

Backup

Where to Locate

Report > Report Templates > Backup > Status & Success Rate > Week At a Glance

Report Purpose

This is a graphical report of the backup status for each protected client. A blue icon represents a successful backup, a yellow icon represents a partially successful backup, and a red icon represents a failed backup. A green background indicates a full backup. A light blue background represents an incremental backup.

Supported products

Backup Exec, NetBackup, NetBackup Master Appliance, NetBackup PureDisk

Applicable View

Master Server, Client

Report Display

Tabular

Drill down report

Week at a Glance Detail

See Week at a Glance Detail report.

The Week at a Glance Details report further drills down to Skip File Details.

Can be scheduled

Yes

Supported export formats

CSV, TSV, XML, HTML

Mapping with VBR report

Backups > Status > Week At a Glance

Deviations from VBR

If one client is backed up by two master servers, two rows are shown in OpsCenter while one row is displayed in VBR.

The following table shows the filters for Week at a Glance 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 selected master servers in the report. All master servers that are added to the OpsCenter console are shown in the Value dropdown list.

Media Server

Media Server

Select one or more media servers to view data for the specific media servers in the report. All media servers that are attached to the master servers in 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 Data Classification Name

Policy Keyword

Policy Name

Policy Type

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 policy keyword to view data for the policies having the selected keyword.

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.

Schedule

Schedule Name

Select one or more schedule names to view data for the selected schedule names.

Job

Job Status

Job Transport Type

Job Type

Product Type

Select one or more Job Status like Failed, Missed, Partially Successful etc. to view data for the selected job status in the report.

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 types like Archive, Backup, Restore etc. to view data for the selected job types.

Select one or more products like Backup Exec to view data for the selected products.

Example of filter usage: You may run the Week at a Glance report for a specific master server to view backup status for the clients protected by the specific master server. Further if you are interested in knowing about the status of say only Backup jobs (and no other jobs like Restore or archive jobs), you can use the Job Type filter and select Backup.

The following enhancements have been made in the Week at a Glance report:

Report Enhancements

The following report enhancements have been made:

  • The Week at a Glance report can now show the files and directories that are backed up for each client. The following checkbox has been added on the Modify Display Options pane when you edit the report:

    Show the files and directories backed up for each client

    If you check this option and click Run Report, you can view the client name and the backed up directory in the Client Name column of Week at a Glance report.

  • You can drill down from the Client Name column in the Week at a Glance report to view Week at a Glance Details report. This was also available earlier.

    Now an additional level of drill down is available from the Week at a Glance Details report. You can now further drill down from the Job Primary ID column in Week at a Glance Details report to view Skip File Details report.

  • The Client Name column in the Week at a Glance report is now sorted by default.

  • Earlier if you selected Rolling 8 days column in the Week Information filter, the Week at a Glance report displayed one day less than VBR. This issue has now been fixed.

Filter Enhancements

The following filter enhancements are listed:

  • For Week Information filter, the value list for Week of the year column has been updated. The values staring from 17 Weeks Ago to 30 Weeks Ago have been added. Earlier the value selections were limited from current week to 16 Weeks Ago.

    By selecting these additional values, you can view older data in the report.

  • 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. 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 like in VBR.

  • Schedule filter has been added to the list of filters for this report. You can now view report data for jobs that have a specific schedule name.