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Session History Report

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The Backup & Recovery Session History Report contains the information displayed in the Backup tab in an easy to access format. This Report contains a breakdown of all of the backup session for devices running Backup & Recovery along with graphical summaries for the selection, identifying the number of Session Type, Status of Backup and Plugin (Data Source).

 

To create the Session History Report:

 

1.Go to Reports
2.Click Session History Report to open the Session History Report dialog in a new browser tab
3.Use the filters to choose the target selection:

 

Filters

Notes

From

Choose the start date of the Report from the calendar drop-down

To

Choose the end date of the Report from the calendar drop-down

Clients

Select the Client from the drop-down list or choose All Clients

Sites

Where a specific Client is selected you can then choose All Sites or a specific site

Devices

Choose All Devices or a specific Device type Servers or Workstations

Sessions

Select All Sessions or the session type: Batch Backup or Restore

Plugin

Choose a specific Plugin (Data Source) or All Plugins

Status

Select All Statuses or a specific Status: Succeeded, Failed, Aborted etc

 

4.Click Generate to view the Report

 

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Columns

Use the Columns drop-down to provide a more targeted Report. Select or deselect the Report’s columns via the appropriate tick-box. The drop-down also displays the number of columns selected against those available. To re-order data, click the column heading.

 

Column

Notes

Description

Description entered for the device

Plugin

Selected Plugin (Data Source): Files and Folders, System State etc

Status

The state of the Backup Check: pass or fail

Start Date

Start date and time of backup or restore

End Date

End date and time of backup or restore

Type

Session Type: Batch Backup or Restore

Select Size

The size of all files in the selection

Select Count

The number of files in the selection

Changed Size

The size and count of all changed files in the selection

Changed Count

The number of changed files in the selection

Processed Size

The size of all files processed by the backup

Processed Count

The number of files processed by the backup

Error Count

The count of files that could not be backed up or other errors

Removed Files

The count of files removed from the selection, deleted files no longer being backed up (these will be available to restore for the next 28 days before being removed).

 

Export

Two export options are available when viewing the Report in the Dashboard:

 

CSV Export: saves the Report (includes hidden columns) as a CSV file in the format DATE_GENERATED-ReportName.csv 

 

Print: outputs the current Report view (excludes hidden columns) in a printable format (browser and computer dependant)

 

CSV Export: Backup Values

The CSV Exports list the backup values as Bytes.

 

For Megabytes, divide the backup value by 1048576 (or backup value/1024/1024)

For Gigabytes, divide the backup values by 1073741824 (or backup value/1024/1024/1024)