How to generate and modify the Retention Compliance Details report

SUMMARY

This article describes how to generate and modify the Retention Compliance Details report.

ISSUE

The Retention Compliance Details report provides a comprehensive view of asset compliance with long term retention policies. By default, this report is generated monthly. 

RESOLUTION

To generate and view the Retention Compliance Details report: 

Step 1: Log in to your Unitrends appliance via SSH.
Note: A terminal emulator such as PuTTY can be used to establish an SSH connection from a Windows system. 

Step 2: Run the command ltr_compliance_report.php -t <report_type> [options..]

Usage instructions for the ltr.compliance_report.php script:

 -t <report_type> report type (required);                   
valid values: singleSource, multipleSources, allAssets

 -s <sources> comma-separated list of source names (optional);
applicable only on target system and when report_type is 'singleSource' or 'multipleSources'

 -f <use_html> report format - use HTML (optional);       
specify 1 for true, 0 for false

 -l <report_location> path of location to store the generated report (optional)
If any of the optional arguments aren't passed in, the corresponding settings in 'RetentionComplianceReport' section of master.ini are used.

Step 3: Retrieve the Retention Compliance Details report. By default, the report can be found in /usr/bp/reports.dir titled with the following naming scheme: <source_name>_retention_details_report
Note: To access the report more easily from a Windows system, use the mv command to move the report to /backups/samba, where it can be accessed at \\<appliance IP>\samba via your file browser. 


 

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