Backup Exec Best Practices
- Backup Exec Best Practices
Best practices for Backup Exec reports
Best practices include tips and recommendations to help you use the Veritas Backup Exec reports effectively. For more information about the Backup Exec reports feature, see the Backup Exec Administrator's Guide.
Backup Exec includes standard reports that show detailed information about your system. You can also create the reports that contain information to meet the specific requirements of your organization.
Reports can be viewed and printed in the following formats:
Microsoft Excel (XLS)
Comma Separated Value (CSV)
To properly format Backup Exec reports, you must configure a default printer in Windows even if you don't intend to print reports.
To print reports in HTML, PDF, or Excel format, use the printer's landscape orientation.
To create complex custom reports, you need a working knowledge of SQL and detailed information on Backup Exec's report database schema.