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Job History - Online Help

Admin Job History Filter

Use this dialog box to establish filtering options for the Admin Job History window. The available options are:

Job Type

Displays only those jobs that correspond to a specified job type. Select one of the following:

All job types listed below are available from the CommCell level. However, from the client level, only install related jobs are available for selection.

  • All

    Displays a history of all administration jobs.

  • Auxiliary Copy

    Displays a history of Auxiliary Copy jobs.

  • Catalog Media

    Displays the history of the Catalog Media jobs.

  • CommCell Export

    Displays the captured/exported metadata records associated with the clients that you wish to migrate to another CommCell.

  • CommCell Import

    Displays the merged/imported metadata records associated with the clients that you wish to migrate in the new CommCell.

  • Data Aging

    Displays a history of data aging jobs

  • Data Verification

    Displays a history of Data Verification jobs.

  • DDB Verification

    Displays a history of deduplicated data verification jobs.

  • Disaster Recovery Backup

    Displays a history of Disaster Recovery backup jobs.

  • Disk Library Maintenance

    Displays a history of Disk Library Maintenance Jobs.

  • Download/Copy Software

    Displays the history of the download/copy Software jobs.

  • Drive Cleaning

    Displays a history of drive cleaning jobs.

  • Erase Backup/Archived Data

    Displays a history of Erase Backup/Archived Data jobs.

  • Erase Spare Media

    Displays a history of Erase Media jobs.

  • Export Media

    Displays a history of Media Export jobs.

  • Information Management

    Displays a history of Information Management jobs.

  • Install/Remove Updates

    Displays a history of Install Updates jobs.

  • Install/Upgrade/Remove/Repair Software

    Displays the history of the Install/Upgrade/Remove Software jobs.

  • Inventory

    Displays a history of Library Inventory jobs.

  • Log Monitoring

    Displays the history of jobs performed by monitoring policies.

  • Media Refreshing

    Displays the media refresh jobs that replaced the media associated with an existing storage policy copy.

  • Move Partition

    Displays the history of deduplication database (DDB) jobs when changing the location or MediaAgent of the DDB.

  • Offline Content Indexing

    Displays a history of Offline Content Indexing jobs.

  • Reconstruct Deduplication Database

    Displays the history of the deduplication database reconstruction jobs.

  • Reports

    Displays the history of all report related jobs.

  • Send Log Files

    Displays the history of Send Log File jobs.

  • Stamp Media

    Displays a history of stamp media jobs.

  • Storage Validation

    Displays a history of storage validation jobs

  • Virtualize Me

    Displays the history of the Virtualized jobs.

  • VM Management

    Displays the history of the VM Management jobs.

  • Workflows

    Displays the history of jobs triggered by the Workflow process.

Specify Time Range

If enabled, displays those jobs that occur within a specified time zone and time threshold. The following options are available:

  • Time Zone - Lists the time zones. To change the time zone, click one in the list.
  • Start Time, End Time - Lists the date and time. To specify the time threshold, select a start day and time and an end day and time.

Job ID

  • Job ID

    The job id that you want to include in the history window.

  • Job ID Range

    The start and end jobs that you want to include in the history window.

Job Status

Displays those jobs that correspond to a specified job status. The following options are available:

  • All

    Specifies that all jobs should be included in the history window.

  • Completed

    Specifies that jobs that were completed and completed with one or more errors should be included in the history window.

  • Failed

    Specifies that system killed and system failed jobs (including backup jobs that failed to start) should be included in the history window.

  • Killed

    Specifies that user killed jobs should be included in the history window.

Number of Jobs

Displays only a specified number of jobs. Select one of the following:

  • View All Jobs

    Displays all the jobs.

  • Desired Number of Jobs

    Displays only the number of jobs that you specify.

Include Aged Data

Includes data from jobs that have already been pruned.

Admin History Details (General)

Use this dialog box to view the operation details of an administration operation.

Job ID

A unique number allocated by the Job Manager for the administration operation.

Job Type

Displays the type of operation, either Data Aging, Export Media, Auxiliary Copy, Inventory, Disaster Recovery Backup, Data Verification, Erase Media, Erase Backup/Archived Data, Drive Validation, Drive Cleaning, Content Indexing, or Stamp Media.

Report Type

When the job type is a report, this displays the type of report that was generated.

Status

Displays the Job Status of the administration operation.

Job Started From

Indicates where this administration operation originated from, either from the CommCell Console, from a schedule, or a third party interface.

Job Started By/User Name

The name of the CommCell user who initiated this operation.

Start Time

The date and time on the CommServe when the administration operation started.

End Time

The date and time on the CommServe when the administration operation ended.

Description

Describes the details of the administrative operation.

Reason For Job Failure

Describes the reasons why the administration operation may have failed.  Click on the Error Code to review troubleshooting articles available from the customer support website.

(The detail information below is displayed only for Download Software operations)

Total Files to Download

The total number of files that needed to be downloaded.

Files Downloaded

The number of files that were downloaded during the operation.

Size of Files Downloaded

The total size of files that were downloaded during the operation .

(The detail information below is displayed only for Disaster Recovery Backup operations)

Database

The database containing the metadata that was backed up during the Disaster Recovery backup operation.

Backup Level

The type of Disaster Recovery backup operation that was conducted, either full or differential.

Destination

The location of the Disaster Recovery backup data.

(The detail information below is displayed only for Export Media operations)

Library

The library for which media was exported during an immediate export media operation.

Successfully Exported

The number of media that were successfully exported.

Failed to Export

The number of media that the export media operation failed to export.

Total Media Count

The total number of media that were successfully exported by the operation.

(The detail information below is displayed only for Inventory operations)

Library

The library of the inventory operation.

Inventory Type

The type of inventory operation, either Full, Quick, Search, Discover, Verify.

(The detail information below is displayed for Auxiliary Copy and Content Indexing operations)

Storage Policy

The storage policy to which the administration operation was directed.

Copy Name

The storage policy copy used by the administration operation.

Total Data Size

The amount of data that was transferred.

(The detail information below is displayed only for Auxiliary Copy)

Data Transferred on Network

The amount of data transferred on the network.

(The detail information below is displayed only for Content Indexing operations)

Total Items Processed

The number of items associated with the job to which a content indexing operation was performed.

No. of Failures

The total number of items associated with the job that failed.

No. of Skipped

The total number of items associated with the job that were skipped.

Embedded Objects

The total number of embedded objects associated with the job.

Admin History Details (Attempts)

Use this dialog box to view the phase attempts for this administration operation.

Phase

Identifies the phase of this operation.

Status

Displays the job status for this job phase.

Server Started

The date and time of the CommServe when that attempt of this operation started.

Server End

The date and time of the CommServe when that attempt of this operation completed.

Elapsed Time

The duration of time consumed by that phase of this operation (hh:mm:ss).

Transfer Time

The time taken for the data to be transferred.

Admin History Details (Data Transfer)

Use this dialog box to view the amount of data (in bytes) that was transferred for this administration operation (only applicable for auxiliary copy and offline content indexing operations).

Copy Name

The storage policy copy of this administration operation.

Data Size

The amount of data that has been transferred.

Admin Job History Details (Client Status)

Use this dialog box to view the update status of clients.

  • Client

    Lists the clients that have been updated within the time range specified.

  • Status

    Displays the current update status for the specific client.

  • Reason

    Displays the reason for the current status for the specific client.

Total Clients

The total number of clients that have been updated.

Clients Already Up-To-Date

The total number of clients that have been up-to-date before the update operation.

Successful Clients

The total number of clients that have been successfully updated.

Pending Clients

The total number of clients that are waiting to be updated.

Failed Clients

The total number of clients that failed to be updated.

Clients Partially Successful

The total number of clients that have been partially updated.

Clients In Progress

The total number of clients that have not completed the update operation (still running).

Job History Filter

Use this dialog box to establish filtering options to view the job history associated with the following operations:

  • Data Management Operations which include backup, archive, recovery point creation or CDR data verification.
  • Data recovery operations, which include browse and restore, recovery, retrieve, and stub recalls.

Data Management

This option is available when the history is viewed for data management and resource management operations from the CommCell, Client or Client Computer Group level.

Specifies that the history window should display those jobs that correspond to the specified data management operations. The following options are available:

  • Backup

    Specifies that backup operations should be included in the history window.

  • Archive/Compliance Archive

    Specifies that archive/compliance archive operations should be included in the history window.

  • Recovery Point Creation/CDR Data Verification

    Specifies that recovery point creation operations should be included in the history window.

Data Recovery Operations

This option is available when the history is viewed for data recovery operations from the CommCell, Client or Client Computer Group level.

Specifies that the history window should display only those jobs that correspond to the specified data recovery operations. The following options are available:

  • Browse and Restore

    Specifies that only restore operations should be included in the history window.

  • Recovery/Retrieve

    Specifies that only Recovery/Retrieve operations should be included in the history window.

  • Stub Recall

    Specifies that stub recall operations should be included in the history window.

Specify Time Range

If enabled, displays those jobs that occur within a specified time zone and time threshold. The following options are available:

  • Time Zone - Lists the time zones. To change the time zone, click one in the list.
  • Start Time, End Time - Lists the date and time. To specify the time threshold, select a start day and time and an end day and time.

Job Status

Displays those jobs that correspond to a specified job status. The following options are available:

  • All

    Specifies that all jobs should be included in the history window.

  • Completed

    Specifies that jobs that were completed and completed with one or more errors should be included in the history window.

  • Failed

    Specifies that system killed and system failed jobs (including backup jobs that failed to start) should be included in the history window.

  • Killed

    Specifies that user killed jobs should be included in the history window.

Backup and Archive History Filter

Use this dialog box to establish filtering options to view the job history associated with the backup or Oracle archive operations.

Backup Type

Specifies that the history window should display only those backup jobs that correspond to the specified type.

  • All

    Specifies that all backup/content indexing jobs should be included in the history window.

  • Full

    Specifies that jobs associated with full backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Synthetic full

    Specifies that jobs associated with synthetic full backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Differential

    Specifies that jobs associated with differential backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Incremental

    Specifies that jobs associated with incremental backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Automated System Recovery

    Specifies that jobs associated with automated system recovery backups only should be included in the history window.

Job Status

Displays those jobs that correspond to a specified job status. The following options are available:

  • All

    Specifies that all jobs should be included in the history window.

  • Completed

    Specifies that jobs that were completed and completed with one or more errors should be included in the history window.

  • Failed

    Specifies that system killed and system failed jobs (including backup jobs that failed to start) should be included in the history window.

  • Killed

    Specifies that user killed jobs should be included in the history window.

Specify Time Range

If enabled, displays those jobs that occur within a specified time zone and time threshold. The following options are available:

  • Time Zone - Lists the time zones. To change the time zone, click one in the list.
  • Start Time, End Time - Lists the date and time. To specify the time threshold, select a start day and time and an end day and time.

Advanced

Click to select additional filtering options.

Restore History Filter

Use this dialog box to establish filtering options to view the job history associated with the restore operations.

Destination Client Computer

Specifies that only jobs that were restored/recovered/retrieved to the specified client computer should be included in the history window. To change the destination client computer, click one from the list.

Specify Time Range

If enabled, displays those jobs that occur within a specified time zone and time threshold. The following options are available:

  • Time Zone - Lists the time zones. To change the time zone, click one in the list.
  • Start Time, End Time - Lists the date and time. To specify the time threshold, select a start day and time and an end day and time.

Job Type

This option is available when the restore history is viewed for an iDataAgent.

  • Recovery/Retrieve

    Specifies that only Recovery/Retrieve operations should be included in the history window.

  • Stub Recall

    Specifies that stub recall operations should be included in the history window.

Job Status

Displays those jobs that correspond to a specified job status. The following options are available:

  • All

    Specifies that all jobs should be included in the history window.

  • Completed

    Specifies that jobs that were completed and completed with one or more errors should be included in the history window.

  • Failed

    Specifies that system killed and system failed jobs (including backup jobs that failed to start) should be included in the history window.

  • Killed

    Specifies that user killed jobs should be included in the history window.

Advanced

Click to select additional filtering options.

<Backup> Job Details (General)

Use this dialog box to view the job details of the history of this data protection operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

Job ID

A unique number allocated by the Job Manager that identifies this operation.

Client

The client computer to which the Subclient belongs.

iDataAgent/Agent Type

The agent on the Client Computer that performed this operation.

Database/Backup Set

The database or backup set to which the Subclient belongs.

Instance/Partition

The application instance/partition on the client computer for which this operation took place.

Subclient

The subclient that was included in this operation.

Job Started From

Indicates where this operation originated from, either from the CommCell Console, from a schedule, or a third party interface.

Job Started By

The name of the CommCell user who initiated this operation.

Storage Policy

The storage policy to which this operation was directed.

Backup Type

The type of backup operation that was performed for this job.

QR Policy

The QR policy that is associated with this QR Volume creation operation.

Backup Type/Operation Type

The type of operation that was conducted.

Used VSS

Indicates whether the operation used Volume Shadow Services (available on the Windows Server 2003, SQL Server and Exchange iDataAgents) or by legacy data protection methods.

Backup Level

The backup level that was specified in the Subclient Properties dialog for database agents that support multi-level incremental backups.

Completion Time

Displays the date and time when the operation was completed.

Next SCN

Displays the next System Change Number (SCN) for the specific operation.

Software Compression

Indicates the level of software compression (e.g., client, MediaAgent) used during the operation.

Status

Displays the Job Status of a particular job. For the storage policy copy level, displays the Job Status of the data protection operation on the storage policy copy.

System State

Indicates if system state was backed up during the operation.

Scan Type

Displays the type of scan used for this operation.

Scan Change Reason

Displays the reason for a scan change, if during the operation a change of scan type occurred.

Reason for Job Failure

Describes the reason why a operation may have failed.

Error Code

A unique number linking to troubleshooting and knowledgebase articles from the customer support website. This is useful if you wish to obtain information about job failure reasons.

Note that this error code only appears if the job has not completed successfully.

Completion Time

The log creation time for the last log file of max chain. This time is the client time and not the CommServe time.

Range of Log Files

For DB2, the minimum and maximum log sequence backed up by the job.

<Backup> Job Details (Details)

Use this dialog box to view the details of the history of this data protection operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

No. of Streams

The number of data streams through which the data was transferred in the operation.

Start Time

The date and time on the CommServe when this operation started.

End Time

The date and time on the CommServe when this operation completed.

Size of Application

The amount of application data that has been protected during this job. The amount of compression possible on the data is also displayed.

Data Written (Media Size)

Size of the data stored on the media. This is the size of the data after deduplication and compression, if employed.

This amount also includes metadata information, and therefore, in some cases could be larger than the actual size of the backed up data.

When viewing the jobs from the client level, the amount displayed is an uncompressed size and includes valid and invalid attempts of the backup jobs, and thus, may be larger than the size displayed when viewing the jobs from any other level.

Savings Percentage

Percentage of space saving due to deduplication and compression, if employed.

Data Transferred on Network

The amount of data transferred through the network calculated by adding all the data written attempts by this job. Enabling data deduplication or compression on the source reduces the amount of data transferred over the network.

If the job completed with multiple attempts or if the data included sparse files, metadata, etc, the data transferred may be larger than the application size.

Transfer Time

The time taken for the data transfer.

Throughput

The data transferred rate.

No. of Objects or No. of Files

The total number of items that were included in this operation.

Failures

Includes the number of files and folders that failed to be included in this operation.

Skipped Files

The number of files skipped during this operation.

Description

Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

<Backup> Job Details (Attempts)

Use this dialog box to view the phase attempts of this data protection operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

Phase

Identifies the phase of this operation.

Status

Displays the job status for this job phase.

Server Started

The date and time of the CommServe when that attempt of this operation started.

Server End

The date and time of the CommServe when that attempt of this operation completed.

Elapsed Time

The duration of time consumed by that phase of this operation (hh:mm:ss).

Transfer Time

The time taken for the data to be transferred.

Size of Application

The amount of application data that has been protected during the operation.

Software Compressed Data

The amount of data (in compressed bytes) that was included during that attempt of this operation.

Throughput (GB/hr)

The data transferred rate during that attempt of this operation.

No. of Objects

The total number of items that were included during that attempt of the operation.

Library

The name of the library in which this operation was conducted.

MediaAgent

The name of the MediaAgent through which this operation occurred.

Drive Pool

The name of the drive pool that initiated this operation.

Storage Policy

The storage policy to which this operation was directed.

Copy

For a stream that writes the data, the copy to which data is being copied to. For a stream that reads data, the copy to which data is being copied from.

<Backup> Job Details (Job Retention)

Use this dialog box to view the job retention details. Note that all the options described in this help may not be available and only the options displayed in the dialog box are applicable to the agent for which the information is being displayed

Storage Policy Name

Displays the name of the Storage Policy being backed up.

Copy Name

Displays the copy type of the Storage Policy.

Retain Until

Specifies the date till which the copy will be retained.

Retained By

Displays the retention type selected for the copy.

Manually Pinned

Indicates if the job was manually pinned.

View RMAN Log

Click to display the RMAN log for the selected Oracle backup or restore job.

View BR Tools Log

Click to display the BRTools log for the selected SAP for Oracle backup or restore job.

<Backup> Job Details (Client Status)

Use this dialog box to view the phase attempts of this data protection/data collection/content indexing operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

Client Name

The client computer to which the Subclient belongs.

Status

Displays the Job Status of this operation

Reason

Describes the reason why an operation is in this status.

Job Details (Additional Details)

Use this dialog box to view the phase attempts of this data protection/data collection/content indexing operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

Compression Details

Indicates whether compression features are enabled.

Job Details (Virtual Machine Status)

For information on the Virtual Machine Status tab of the Job Details dialog box, see Job Details (Virtual Machine Status).

<Restore> Job Details (General)

Use this dialog box to view the job details of the history of this data recovery operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

Job ID

A unique number allocated by the Job Manager for this data recovery operation.

Operation Type

Restore, QR Volume Recovery, or Recovery.

Source Client

The client computer from which this data originated.

Destination Client

The client computer to which this data was restored/recovered.

iDataAgent/ Agent Type

The agent that conducted this data recovery operation.

Instance/Partition

The application instance/partition on the client computer for which this data recovery operation took place.

Database/Backup Set

The database or backup set on the source client computer from which this restore/recovery operation originated.

Job Started From

Indicates where this data recovery operation originated from, either from the CommCell Console, a schedule, or a third party interface.

Job Started By

The name of the CommCell user who initiated this data recovery operation. For DataArchiver stub recoveries from Outlook, the Exchange Mailbox Alias Name will be displayed.

Status

Displays the Job Status of this data recovery operation.

Reason for Job Failure

Describes the reasons why this data recovery operation may have failed.

<Restore> Job Details (Details)

Use this dialog box to view the job details of the history of this data recovery operation. Not all fields are applicable for all agents.

Server Start Time

The date and time on the CommServe when this data recovery operation started.

Server End Time

The date and time on the CommServe when this data recovery operation completed.

Duration

The duration of time of this data recovery operation.

Total Objects

The total number of items that were restored/recovered in this data recovery operation. (In the case of Image Level this is the number of extents.)

No. of Successes

The number of items that were successfully restored/recovered in this data recovery operation.

No. of Failures

The number of items that failed to be restored/recovered in this data recovery operation.

No. of Skipped

The number of items that were skipped from being restored/recovered in this data recovery operation.

Size of Application

The amount of application data that has been protected during the operation.

Native Data

The amount of data (in uncompressed bytes) that has been transferred during this data recovery operation. (In the case of a File Level restore using the Image Level iDataAgent, this is the size of the extents involved in the restore.)

File

The File Archiver for Windows/Unix Agents display the name of the file for stub recoveries from disk media. The Exchange Mailbox/Public Folder Archiver Agents display a general statement that this is a message recovered from Outlook or OWA.

Description

Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

<Restore> Job Details (Attempts)

Use this dialog box to view the phase attempts of this data recovery operation. Not all fields are applicable to all agents.

Phase

Identifies the phase of this operation.

Status

Displays the job status for this job phase.

Server Started

The date and time of the CommServe when that attempt of this operation started.

Server End

The date and time of the CommServe when that attempt of this operation completed.

Elapsed Time

The duration of time consumed by that phase of this operation (hh:mm:ss).

Transfer Time

The time taken for the data to be transferred.

No. of Successes

The number of items that were successfully restored/recovered in this data recovery operation.

No. of Failures

The number of items that failed to be restored/recovered in this data recovery operation.

No. of Skipped

The number of items that were skipped from being restored/recovered in this data recovery operation.

Size of Application

The amount of application data that has been protected during the operation.

Advanced Filter Options/Restore History Advanced Filter Options

Use this dialog box to establish additional filtering options to view the history associated with backup or restore operations.

Number of operations

Specifies the number of operations that should be included in the history window. The following options are available:

  • All operations

    Specifies that all operations should be included in the history window.

  • Desired Number of Operations

    Specifies that only the specified number of operations should be included in the history window. Use the space to specify the total number of operations to be displayed.

Include Aged Data

Includes data from jobs that have already been pruned.

Include Backup Copy and Catalog Snapshot Jobs

Backup copy operations will be displayed in the Job History window.

Data Protection History Advanced Filter

Use this dialog box to establish additional filtering options to view the history associated with backup operations:

Backup Type

Specifies that the history window should display only those backup jobs that correspond to the specified type. The following options are available:

  • All

    Specifies that all backup jobs should be included in the history window.

  • Full

    Specifies that jobs associated with full backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Incremental

    Specifies that jobs associated with incremental/transaction log backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Synthetic full

    Specifies that jobs associated with synthetic full backups only should be included in the history window.

  • Differential

    Specifies that jobs associated with differential backups only should be included in the history window.

Operation Number

Specifies the number of operations that should be included in the history window. The following options are available:

  • View All operations

    Specifies that all operations should be included in the history window.

  • Desired Number of Operations

    Specifies that only the specified number of operations should be included in the history window. Use the space to specify the total number of operations to be displayed.

Include Aged Data

Includes data from jobs that have already been pruned.

Include Backup Copy and Catalog Snapshot Jobs

Backup copy operations will be displayed in the Job History window.

Data Recovery History Advanced Filter

Use this dialog box to establish additional filtering options to view the history associated with the restore operations.

Destination Client Computer

Specifies that only jobs that were restored/recovered/retrieved to the specified client computer should be included in the history window. To change the destination client computer, click one from the list.

Operation Number

Specifies the number of operations that should be included in the history window. The following options are available:

  • View All operations

    Specifies that all operations should be included in the history window.

  • Desired Number of Operations

    Specifies that only the specified number of operations should be included in the history window. Use the space to specify the total number of operations to be displayed.

DR Job History Filter

Use this window to establish filtering options for the DR Job History window. The available options are:

Specify Time Range

Displays only those DR jobs that occur within a specified time zone and time threshold. Select the following options:
  • Time Zone - Displays only those DR jobs that have occurred within a specified time zone.
  • Start Time, End Time - Displays only those DR jobs that occurred within the specified start and end times.

View All Jobs

Select to display all DR jobs.

Desired Number of Jobs

Select to display only the number of DR jobs that you specify.

Include Aged Data

Includes data from jobs that have already been pruned.