Reports page (8.0)

SUMMARY

Reports page (8.0)

ISSUE

The Report page consists of a main interface that allows the user to select the report category, report type, and any related report configuration options.

Figure - Reports Page

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Categories and Available Reports

Each report category has a selection of report types available to generate on demand. Below are the categories and the list of available reports along with a description of the information each report contains.

Backup

  • Protection Summary - Includes summary information and graphs of all VM’s protection status and also both the Protected and Unprotected VM report tables.
  • Protected VMs - Includes all VMs that had a successful backup within the selected date range.
  • Unprotected VMs - Includes all VMs that did not have a successful backup within the selected date range.
  • Backup History - Includes all backup details for all VM backups within the selected date range.

Replication

  • Protection Summary - Includes summary information and graphs of all VM’s protection status and also both the Protected and Unprotected VM report tables.
  • Replication History - Includes details for all replications by VM within the selected time frame.
  • Replication Summary - Includes details for the most recent replication for each VM within the selected time frame.

Archive

  • Protection Summary - Includes summary information and graphs of all VM’s protection status and also both the Protected and Unprotected VM report tables.
  • Archive History - Includes details for all archives by VM within the selected time frame.
  • Archive Summary - Displays all archive activity over the selected time period.

Storage

  • Backup Storage - Includes details for all configured backup data stores.
  • VM Storage - Displays backup storage details per VM.

    Note: The stats within the VM Storage report are cumulative per VM. The calculations used for each column are as follows:
    • Per VM Data Read (after CBT) - all data across all backup storage.
    • Per VM Data Written - all data across all backup storage for retained backups.

    • Per VM Efficiency % = efficiency = (total_data_read * 100) / total_data_written for all backup jobs that resulted in a retained backup.

    • Per VM Compression Ratio = compression = total_freshbytes / total_data_written for all backup jobs that resulted in a retained backup.

    • Per VM Dedupe Ratio (after CBT) = dedupe = the sum of all the total storage / total_data_written for all backup jobs that resulted in a retained backup.

Virtual Appliances

  • Update Report - Describes updates for all Unitrends VBAs based on the selected date range.

 

After selecting the Report type, you can set the Date Range and then click User-added image

Figure - Generating a report

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Below is an example of a Backup Storage report generated.

Figure - Backup Storage report

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Some reports may include graphs with their results.

You can also select the number of rows you want to view per page by using the drop down located above the machine name.

Figure - Rows per page drop down

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To go back and generate another report, click User-added image at the top of the page.

Filtering Reports

To find specific reports within the table, you can filter them using the filter bar located at the bottom of the table.

Figure - Filter bar

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Created with dynamic filtering, this feature automatically filters the reports as you type in a specific field. Only those results will appear in the table. When you export the report, only the filtered results will appear in the file.

Exporting a Report

After a report is generated, you can export it as a PDF or Excel file by clicking  User-added image or User-added image at the top right side of the page. When you export a report as a PDF, you can save it locally to keep as a record or email it out to others. Exported as an Excel file, the report can be altered in Excel by adding calculations, re-organizing columns, or by any other adjustment the program allows.

 

Note: Any of the reports can be exported to PDF or Excel.

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