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EMC Data Protection Advisor

Version 5.8

Report User Guide


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Contents

Chapter 1

Getting Started
Launching the GUI ................................................................................................... 8 Launching the GUI from a browser ................................................................. 8 Launching the GUI from NMC ........................................................................ 8 Changing a password in the GUI ........................................................................ 10 The user interface.................................................................................................... 11 Changing views ..................................................................................................... 12

Chapter 2

Using the SLM Workspace


Introduction ............................................................................................................. The SLM Workspace............................................................................................... Service tree......................................................................................................... Process view ...................................................................................................... Details view ....................................................................................................... Recoverability gaps ................................................................................................ Administrative .................................................................................................. Replication configuration ................................................................................ Application recovery........................................................................................ Protection configuration .................................................................................. Disaster recovery host configuration............................................................. Execution gaps .................................................................................................. SLA ..................................................................................................................... Backup mode scenarios ................................................................................... 14 15 15 18 21 25 25 27 29 31 32 35 37 40

Chapter 3

Working with Reports


Running a report ..................................................................................................... Selecting a time period..................................................................................... Selecting a node ................................................................................................ Selecting a report .............................................................................................. Running reports from groups ......................................................................... Running comparison reports ............................................................................... Running predictive reports ................................................................................... Converting to a table report............................................................................ Predictive reporting requirements................................................................. Scheduling a report ................................................................................................ Scheduled Report Editor ................................................................................ Scheduled Report Wizard................................................................................ Drilling down report data .....................................................................................
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Drilling down within trend charts.................................................................. 53 Drilling down within summary tables .......................................................... 55 Drilling down within detailed tables ............................................................. 56 Drilling down within bubble charts............................................................... 57 Drilling down within control panels.............................................................. 57 Displaying previous reports ........................................................................... 57 Cutting and pasting from table reports................................................................ 58 Moving and resizing reports ................................................................................. 59 The report toolbar ................................................................................................... 60 Adding reports to the Favorites menu................................................................. 61 Adding a report to favorites ............................................................................ 61 Running a favorite report ................................................................................ 61 Organizing favorites ......................................................................................... 61 Modifying the appearance of a report ................................................................. 62 User preferences ...................................................................................................... 63 Specifying preferences...................................................................................... 63 Configuring the report appearance ............................................................... 64 Printing reports........................................................................................................ 65 Saving reports .......................................................................................................... 66 E-mailing reports..................................................................................................... 67 Adjusting time zones ............................................................................................. 68 Running a report from the GUI ...................................................................... 68 Running a scheduled report ............................................................................ 70 Exporting a report ............................................................................................ 70

Chapter 4

Customizing the Appearance of a Report


The Report Appearance toolbar ............................................................................ 72 Report types....................................................................................................... 72 Modifying common report parameters................................................................ 73 Modifying the title of a report......................................................................... 73 Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report......................................... 74 Modifying table-based reports .............................................................................. 75 Configuring the colors and fonts used in tables .......................................... 75 Configuring which fields to display in a table ............................................. 77 Configuring the cell styles in a table .............................................................. 78 Configuring a summary row in a table ......................................................... 78 Configuring a right-click menu for a table.................................................... 79 Configuring column links in a Summary table ............................................ 79 Modifying Report Card reports ............................................................................ 81 Configuring field mappings in a report card................................................ 81 Configuring table styles on a report card ...................................................... 82 Configuring the color of items based on status ............................................ 83 Configuring a menu from a report card cell ................................................. 84 Modifying chart-based reports ............................................................................. 85 Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart........................................... 85 Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart............ 86 Configuring when a legend appears on a chart ........................................... 87 Configuring a right-click menu for a chart ................................................... 87 Configuring the Y-Axis on a chart .................................................................. 88 Configuring the X-Axis on a chart.................................................................. 88 Configuring chart labels for bars .................................................................... 89 Modifying trend chart reports............................................................................... 91 Configuring data views on a trend chart....................................................... 91

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Modifying area chart and stacked area chart reports........................................ 94 Modifying bar charts and stacked bar chart reports ......................................... 95 Configuring 3D Bar options ............................................................................ 96 Configuring the X-axis for a bar chart ........................................................... 96 Modifying horizontal bar chart reports............................................................... 98 Modifying bubble chart reports............................................................................ 99 Configuring the Y-axis label of a bubble chart ........................................... 100 Configuring chart data................................................................................... 100 Modifying candle chart reports .......................................................................... 101 Configuring candle field mapping............................................................... 101 Modifying pie chart reports ................................................................................ 103 Configuring pie chart fields .......................................................................... 103 Configuring 3D pie chart options ................................................................ 104 Modifying 3D surface chart and 3D bar chart reports .................................... 105 Configuring the Z-axis for a 3D chart.......................................................... 105 Configuring 3D rendering options............................................................... 106 Configuring rotation properties ................................................................... 106 Modifying the Health Status Renderer.............................................................. 107 Configuring how the Health Status Renderer displays reports .............. 107 Modifying the Topology Renderer ..................................................................... 109 Configuring topology styles ......................................................................... 109 Configuring right-click menus for topology reports................................. 110

Chapter 5

Creating Reports
Report creation overview .................................................................................... Creating reports .............................................................................................. Modifying an existing report .............................................................................. Viewing the objects dependent on a report ................................................ Creating a simple report ..................................................................................... Creating report content ........................................................................................ Customizing data sources ............................................................................. Customizing operators .................................................................................. External data sources ..................................................................................... Report terminology .............................................................................................. 112 112 115 115 117 121 121 127 128 130

Appendix A

Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts............................................................................................... 132

Appendix B

DPA Report Listing


Backup Application Reports ............................................................................... Data Domain reports ............................................................................................ VMware reports .................................................................................................... Database reports ................................................................................................... Ionix ControlCenter reports ................................................................................ HP Command View EVA reports ....................................................................... ACSLS reports ....................................................................................................... Recoverability Analysis reports.......................................................................... RecoverPoint reports ............................................................................................ Celerra reports....................................................................................................... Network Appliance reports................................................................................. Virtual Tape Library Reports............................................................................... Tape Library reports ............................................................................................. Fibre Channel switch reports ..............................................................................
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IP Switch Reports .................................................................................................. 181 Xsigo device reports.............................................................................................. 182 System reports ....................................................................................................... 184 Analysis Event reports ......................................................................................... 187 DPA reporting........................................................................................................ 188

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Getting Started

This chapter describes how to start using EMC Data Protection Advisor (DPA), a sophisticated reporting and analytics platform that provides you with full visibility into the effectiveness of your data protection strategy. This chapter includes the following sections:

Launching the GUI........................................................................................................... 8 Changing a password in the GUI ................................................................................ 10 The user interface ............................................................................................................11 Changing views.............................................................................................................. 12

Getting Started

Getting Started

Launching the GUI


The graphical user interface (GUI) can be launched directly from a web browser or from within the NetWorker Management Console (NMC) user interface.

Launching the GUI from a browser

To launch the standard Data Protection Advisor user interface: 1. Open a web browser, type http:\\<DPA_servername>:9002 in the Address field, and press Enter. The Data Protection Advisor launch page appears. 2. Click Standard UI to start loading the web client. 3. Type your username and password. If this is the first time you are logging in, type administrator for your username and administrator for your password. Data Protection Advisor opens at the Welcome screen as shown in Figure 1 on page 8.

Figure 1

Data Protection Advisor welcome screen

Launching the GUI from NMC

If you are using EMC NetWorker, and Data Protection Advisor was integrated with NetWorker Management Console (NMC) during the installation of the product, it is possible to launch the Data Protection Advisor user interface directly from within the NMC interface.
Note: If you are using Java 1.6, you must launch Data Protection Advisor directly from the web browser. You cannot launch Data Protection Advisor from NMC if you are using Java 1.6.

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To launch the standard user interface from within NMC: 1. Open a web browser, type http://servername:9000 in the Address field, and press Enter. This launches the NMC launch page as shown in Figure 2 on page 9.

Figure 2

NMC launch page

2. Click Start to launch the NMC user interface. The login dialog box for NMC appears. 3. If this is the first time you are using Data Protection Advisor, log in to NMC as the administrator user. The default password for administrator is administrator. Click OK. The user interface appears as shown in Figure 3 on page 9.

Figure 3

NetWorker Management Console user interface

4. Select Start > Data Protection Advisor to launch Data Protection Advisor as shown in Figure 3 on page 9.

Launching the GUI

Getting Started

Changing a password in the GUI


You will be prompted to change the password the first time you log in. To change the password for a user after logging in for the first time, change an entry in the user preferences. To change the password: 1. Select File > Preferences. The Preferences dialog box appears as shown in Figure 4 on page 10.

Figure 4

Changing the password

2. In the Password field, type a new password. 3. Retype the password in the Verify field. 4. Click OK.

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The user interface


After logging in to Data Protection Advisor, the user interface appears. There are four main areas of the user interface as shown in Figure 5 on page 11.

Figure 5

User interface

The user interface includes the following components:

Navigation tree Left panel that displays various devices within the enterprise. These devices are grouped together in a hierarchy called a View, which provides you with a view of your enterprise. An administrator can create multiple views of the environment and permit access to one or more of those views. Report display Middle panel that displays reports when they are run. You can view multiple reports at the same time and minimize or resize them within the Report Display window. Report toolbar Buttons that can be used to perform various functions on reports that are running. "The report toolbar" on page 60 contains more details on the Report toolbar buttons. Window panel Pull-down menu that allows you to specify the period of time against which reports should run. "Running a report" on page 42 contains more details on the Window panel.

Note: Configuration updates performed in one active user interface are propagated to other user interfaces as soon as they occur. The user interface does not have to be restarted for these changes to appear.

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Changing views
DPA can contain multiple views of an enterprise. When you log in to the application, the default view is displayed. Before running a report, select the view in which to run the report. To change the current view: 1. Select View from the menu bar. A list of available views appears as shown in Figure 6 on page 12. 2. Select the view you want to display by selecting a view from the list. The navigation tree displays the nodes in that view.
Note: If only one view is defined, or the user only has access to one view, the View menu is not available.

Figure 6

Changing the view

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Using the SLM Workspace

Data Protection Advisor includes a unique workspace in the GUI for performing recoverability analysis on your data protection environment. This chapter describes how to use the Service Level Management (SLM) Workspace to visualize the recoverability space. This chapter is divided into the following sections:

Introduction .................................................................................................................... 14 The SLM Workspace ...................................................................................................... 15 Recoverability gaps........................................................................................................ 25

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Introduction
Recoverability analysis is available in two forms: normal DPA reports available from the reporting menu, and the Service Level Management (SLM) workspace, which is a GUI workspace that shows a graphical representation of recovery points and gaps in the data protection environment. The reports available from the navigation tree provide an overall view of the replication environment, summarizing the exposures, exclusions, unprotected nodes and obsolete recovery points. The SLM workspace is used to drill down and view the status of replication operations and the storage mapping for nodes and individual arrays, file systems, and applications. To view recoverability reports, right-click on the host or subnode in the navigation tree. If the appropriate data gathering requests have been assigned to the node, the recoverability reports are available from the reporting menu under Recoverability. To open the SLM workspace, select Tools > SLM Workspace from the menu. The EMC Data Protection Advisor Administration Guide describes how to configure recoverability data gathering for applications, hosts, and storage arrays. The EMC Data Protection Advisor Report Reference Guide describes the Recoverability reports available for DPA.

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The SLM Workspace


The SLM Workspace allows you to view the details, status, and mapping of all of the primary storage nodes and replicas in the environment. Unlike the reports and Control Panels that you can run in the report display window, the SLM Workspace cannot be scheduled, exported, or saved in any format. Figure 7 on page 15 shows an annotated example of the SLM Workspace.

Process View

Service Tree Details View

Figure 7

SLM Workspace

The areas of the SLM workspace are:

Service tree Mirrors the DPA navigation tree. It lists all of the servers, applications, and storage devices configured in DPA. Select nodes in the tree to see the storage topology in the Process view and details in the Details view. Icons in the service tree indicate at a glance whether a node has any recoverability gaps.

Process view Graphical representation of how the node selected in the Service Tree is replicated throughout the environment. Details view Provides details on the object selected in the Process view.

Service tree
Vnx/CLARiiON in the Service Tree

The Service tree displays all the discovered replication nodes. VNXCLARiiON storage arrays (listed by array name) and subnodes are found in Storage > Disk Storage > EMC VNX/CLARiiON. Under each array can be found one or more of the following nodes:
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MirrorView Session Storage Group MirrorView Consistency Group

EMC Symmetrix in the Service Tree

Symmetrix storage arrays and subnodes are found in Storage > Disk Storage > EMC Symmetrix. Under EMC Symmetrix can be found each discovered storage array, and the following nodes:

Consistency Groups Device Groups

Under each array node can be found one or more subnodes. A nodes entry - All the nodes (initiators) that have masking information. The node is displayed as the user-defined node (from the 'display name' field) or as the node WWN retrieved from the Symmetrix. A Masking View entry - The Masking entry will include all the masking views with its information (Storage groups, nodes). The RDF Groups node includes the RDF groups. The Device Groups includes all the DGs that are configured with devices on the defined Symmetrix. The DG includes also the name of the connector that retrieved the DG or the GNS Symmetrix name (because two different DGs with the same name can exist). The "CG Group" node includes all the consistency groups that are configured with some of the Symmetrix devices (The same CG may exist on different arrays and should be the same one displayed to the user in the reports, SLM and any editor). The CG includes also the name of the connector that retrieved the CG or the GNS Symmetrix name. Node initiators in the Service Tree Under Storage > Disk Storage called "Node Initiators", as shown in Figure 7 on page 15. Node initiator nodes can be edited in the Node Editor. This section contains all of the application hosts connected to the storage arrays. The hosts are displayed in the Process View by Host Bus Adaptor identifier. In Figure 9 on page 19, there is a HBA replicated to a storage array and a storage group.

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Viewing node replication status

The service tree displays a status indicator to the right of every client, application, or storage object, showing the recoverability status for the node and subnodes. The indicators are described in Table 1 on page 17.
Service tree recoverability indicators Indicator Description A green tick indicates that there are one or more Recovery Points associated with this node or subnodes. One or both of the following apply: No recoverability gaps or exposures were found. All the exposures that were found were excluded by the user. A red cross indicates that there are one or more Recovery Points associated with this node or subnodes, and some recoverability gaps or exposures were found for at least one of them. A half-green question mark indicates that no recovery points were found for some of the subnodes, or an error has occurred in the discovery process and an Administration Gap has been issued. Recovery points were found for the other subnodes. A half-red question mark indicates that for some of the subnodes there were no recovery points, or an error has occurred in the discovery process and an Administrative Gap has been issued. At least one invalid recovery point (gaps or exposures) was found for the other subnodes. A yellow indicates that there are one or more SLA gaps or exposures associated with this node or subnodes.

Table 1

A half-yellow question mark indicates that for some of the subnodes there were no recovery points, or an error has occurred in the discovery process and an Administrative Gap has been issued. At least one SLA gap or exposure was found for the other subnodes. A gray question mark indicates that there are no Recovery Points associated with this node, and there are no rules that assert otherwise. It can also indicate that there has been an error in the discovery process and an Administration Gap has been issued

The service tree also displays the replication status of MirrorView sessions (EMC CLARiiON) and RDF Groups (EMC Symmetrix). The indicators are described in Table 1 on page 17.
Table 2 Service tree recoverability indicators Indicator Description The replication has one or more issues.

There is an SLA exposure on the replication.

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Table 2

Service tree recoverability indicators Indicator Description The continuous replication has no issues.

The PIT replication has no issues.

There is no replication associated with this node, and no rules that assert otherwise.

Process view

The Process view shows the primary storage and all existing recovery points for a file system or logical storage unit selected from the Service tree. Only one file system or logical unit can be viewed at a time in the view. Figure 8 on page 18 shows a file system, E:\, replicated from primary storage to three local RP groups by Clone job, SNAP, and BCV, and also replicated to a fourth remote RP group by SRDF/S. In the example, each RP group contains only a single recovery point instance.

Figure 8

Process view

If the object is replicated and has recovery points, arrows will lead from the primary storage to icons that represent recovery point groups (RP group). An RP group is a group of all the recovery points created using the same facility, for example, a Clone, or remote SRDF/S replication. Each primary storage and RP group is contained inside the storage array (for example, an EMC CLARiiON or Symmetrix) in which it is physically located. A timestamp accompanies each RP group showing the date and time that the initial replica was created (or derived from another replica).

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At the top left of each storage array container is the identifier for the storage array (usually the serial number). In the example, all three local RP groups are stored inside the storage array "00190300519." Figure 8 on page 18 shows an example of a replicated application host under Storage > Disk Storage > Node Initiators, whose point of origin in the topology is displayed as a HBA.

Figure 9

Process view node initiators

Moving objects in the Process View

You can zoom in and out of the Process view, use the overview map to shift the structure in the view, and minimize and maximize components. Right-click anywhere in the view to see the following options, as described in Table 3 on page 19.

Table 3

Process view options Menu option Zoom in Zoom out Actual Size Fit Content Hide Overview or Show Overview Auto Arrange Action Zooms closer to the recovery point mapping. Zooms out of the recovery point mapping. Zooms the viewer to a default setting. Zooms in or out to fit all of the mapping into the viewing space. Hides or reveals the overview in the left corner. Re-arranges the mapping structure to the default setting.

To minimize a container or recovery point, double-click the title bar. To move a container, click anywhere in the container space and drag. To move the entire structure, click anywhere in the overview in the left corner and drag. Retrieving Recovery Point details in the Process View An RP group with no bad recovery points is indicated by one of the icons listed in Table 4 on page 20. Placing the mouse over an RP group brings up a tooltip summary of recovery information for that RP group. Figure 10 on page 20 shows an example of a tooltip for a valid recovery point.

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The tooltip provides only a summary of the recovery information for that RP group. For a complete description of the RP group, select the RP group with the mouse and look at the Gaps and Mapping tab of the Details view, as described in "Details view" on page 21.

Figure 10

Recovery point group tooltip

Table 4 on page 20 provides a list of all possible RP group statuses that can appear in the tooltip.
Table 4 RP group statuses Icon RP status Valid PIT RP Description A valid Point-In-Time Recovery Point is a set of one or more images, such that when the images are restored the application will be restored to the time the RP was taken.

Invalid PIT

The Point-in-Time Recovery Point may not be recovered due to the gap described for the specified RP. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Valid Continuous RP

The Recovery Point may be restored. The RP is a continuous RP, meaning that the data is refreshed consistently synchronously or asynchronously. The time of the RP is the time the information was retrieved; the actual time of the replica may be more current than displayed. The Continuous Recovery Point may not be recovered due to the gap described for the specified RP. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Invalid Continuous RP

Valid Range RP (CDP)

The Recovery Point may be restored. The RP may be restored to more than one point in time, depending on the period (range) specified for the RP and according to the RP granularity.

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RP group statuses Icon RP status Invalid Range RP (CDP) Description The Range Recovery Point may not be recovered due to the gap described for the specified RP. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Missing RP

According to the defined Data Protection Policy a Recovery Point should exist for the specified component, but is missing.

Dirty RP

The Recovery Point is marked as dirty by the Data Protection policy and should not be considered a valid RP.

In Progress RP

The Recovery Point is in the process of being created.

PIT RP With at Least One SLA Exposure

The Point In Time Recovery Point may not be recovered due to at least one SLA gap. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Continuous RP With at Least One SLA Exposure

The Continuous Recovery Point may not be recovered due to at least one SLA gap. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Range RP (CDP) With at Least One SLA Exposure

The Range Recovery Point may not be recovered due to at least one SLA gap. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Invalid Diskless Replica

The Diskless Replica Recovery Point may not be recovered due to at least one gap. "Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of the gap.

Valid Diskless Replica

The Recovery Point may be restored. The recovery point was created in diskless mode.

Deleted RP

The Recovery Point was deleted.

Details view

The Details view provides more detailed information on the object selected in the Process view and displays information on:

Gaps
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Storage Mapping

Gaps tab

The Gaps tab contains a sortable list of all the recoverability gaps and exposures found for a particular recovery point, including Administrative issues related to system functions such as discovery and security. The details displayed depends on the node selected, but usually includes:

Severity Gap category Gap name Client The object (file system or logical object) inside the client The path to the object Time of discovery The storage engine on which the RP resides The facility used to create the RP

"Recoverability gaps" on page 25 provides a complete description of all recoverability gaps that could appear in the Gaps tab. Figure 11 on page 22 shows an example of the Gaps tab.

Figure 11

Details viewGaps

Detailed gap information Right-click on a row in the Gaps matrix and select Gap Details to view detailed information about the gap, including resolution information. The Gap Details dialog box is shown in Figure 12 on page 23.

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Gap details

Excluding a gap Right-click a row in the Gaps matrix and select Exclude to exclude a gap from recoverability analysis. Excluding a gap removes it from recoverability reporting and alerts. If the only gap for an RP group is excluded, DPA considers the RP group to have no bad or missing recovery points. Remote Replication RPO tab The Remote Replication RPO tab displays a graph The Overtime report tab will display a chart of the replication time over a period of 24 hours. In case that the link was down there will be a gap in the chart. The report will display additionally the required RPO time if exists - 2 * Cycle time or 2 *

representing RPO compliance for MirrorView sessions and RDF groups, according to Host Replication Cycle Compliance settings chosen in File > System Settings > Processes > Illuminator.

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Storage Mapping tab

The Storage Mapping tab displays the host physical devices for the backup object, allowing you to determine the local or remote storage system for the object, and whether it has been replicated at all. The mapping view provides the following additional information for each file system and application:

The source host physical array and device name. The Replication facility used. The recovery point target physical array and device name. Logical Volume name, if any. Volume Group name, if any. Product ID and Vendor name, which will allow you to identify the type of device. You want to protect an unprotected application or file system, and you need the physical details of host and storage volumes to configure the replication. You want to know the details of host physical devices, logical volumes, volume groups, and storage volumes. This information is needed, for example, when you are planning migrations, or when you need to validate data from other sources.

The above information can help identify issues with missing recovery. For example:

Figure 13 on page 24 shows an example of the Storage Mapping tab.

Figure 13

Details viewStorage mapping

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Recoverability gaps
This section describes all of the types of recoverability gaps reported by DPA and their possible causes.

"Administrative" on page 25 "Replication configuration" on page 27 "Application recovery" on page 29 "Protection configuration" on page 31 "Disaster recovery host configuration" on page 32 "Execution gaps" on page 35 "SLA gaps" on page 37

Administrative
Table 5 Gap name Application discovery last run failed Client last run failed Engine discovery last run failed File-System discovery process failed

Table 5 on page 25 lists the administrative type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Administrative gaps Description in DPA Application last run failed. Explanation The last run of the application discovery process failed. Possible causes Application or host authentication was changed, or the application is not available or not running.

An error occurred in the last discov- The last run of the client discov- The client is down, or authentication was ery process. ery process failed. changed or incorrectly supplied. Engine {Engine} last run failed, Missing information. The last run of the engine discovery process failed.

An error occurred in the last discov- An error occurred in the last ery process during the file -systems discovery process during the file systems discovery phase. discovery phase. The process failed to retrieve the file system list. Failed to retrieve information for file-system {File System Name}. An error occurred in the last discovery process during the file systems discovery phase. The process failed to retrieve file system information. An error occurred in the last discovery process during the volume group discovery phase.

File-System discovery process failed

Volume groups discovery process failed Volume groups discovery process failed

Failed to retrieve the volume groups.

Failed to retrieve information for vol- An error occurred in the last ume group {VG Name}. discovery process during the volume group discovery phase for volume group. Failed to retrieve information for LV {LV Name} on VG {VG Name}. An error occurred in the last discovery process during the logical volume discovery phase for a volume group. An error occurred in the last discovery process during the HBA discovery phase.

Logical groups discovery process failed

HBA discovery process failed

Failed to retrieve the host ports WWN.

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Table 5 Gap name

Administrative gaps Description in DPA Activation times failed Extra SO failed Explanation An error occurred in the last activation times retrieval process. An error occurred in the last ap- A failure occurred during the extra SO replication discovery process dur- trieval process. ing the retrieval of the additional required files discovery phase. During the analysis process, additional information such as, Activation Times or Archive Logs could not be retrieved. DPA is unable to locate a previous image for replication on source device. Application or host authentication was changed, or the application is not available or not running. Consider the following scenario: An Oracle filesystem resides on storage 0001 and is replicated to storage 0011 at 10:00 a.m, and then replicated to 0021 at 11:00 a.m. Then, 0001 is replicated again to 0011 at 1:00 p.m. DPA scans at 2 p.m. and cannot determine the time of the 'base' image for 0021, since 0011 was already overwritten by a new replication. An attempt was made to complete this information from the audit log, but this information was not available. Possible causes

Activation times retrieval process last time failed Additional required objects retrieval process last time failed

Retrieve Application information last run failed

Retrieve Application information last run failed, Missing information.

Missing Previous Replication Info

Missing information to determine Recovery point time for facility {Facility} and hop {Hop}.

Missing information

Missing information on {SO} due to monitoring error.

{Application} cannot be monitored due to an error.

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Replication configuration
Table 6 Gap Name Partially Replicated

Table 6 on page 27 lists the replication configuration type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Replication configuration gaps (page 1 of 2) Description in DPA {Storage Object} is partially replicated by {Engine}/{Facility} Explanation At least one of the logical volume or volume group storage devices were not replicated, while others were replicated. Possible causes One or more of the storage object's devices: Was not replicated. Was not replicated by using the same facility as the other devices (for example BCV/Clone/Snap). Was not replicated with the same state as the other devices (for example Split/Sync). Was not replicated in the same time (60 seconds grace by default in the Grace Time Images system setting).

Partially Replicated

{Storage Object} protection configuration is invalid at {Engine}/{Facility} {Storage Object} has invalid image at {Engine}/{Facility}

One or more of the physical devices of the storage object, filesystem/volume group were not replicated. One or more of the application's One or more of the application's filesystems: file systems have no suitable Was not replicated. image, or one of the storage ob- Was not replicated by using the same ject's devices has an invalid imfacility as the other filesystems. age. Was not replicated with the same state as the other filesystems. Was not replicated in the same time (15 minutes grace by default in the recovery point span system setting). One or more of the storage objects devices has an image in an invalid state. Storage object not protected. The entire application component is not protected. Extend {Engine}/{Facility} protection to cover the storage object.

Invalid Replica

Image Exception

{Storage Object} not protected by {Engine}/{Facility}

Not Protected Logs

{Storage Object} is not protected

One or more of the archive logs devices: One or more of an Oracle archive logs storage devices Was not replicated. needed to recover the applica- Was replicated by using a different facility tion by using this RP has no imtype than the application devices. age. One or more of an Oracle arOne or more of the archive logs devices: chive logs storage devices Was replicated before all the necessary needed to recover the applicaarchive logs were created. tion by using this RP were miss- Was replicated after the required archive ing (or suspected as missing) logs were deleted from disk. from replication. Was replicated successfully, as needed, but is suspected as missing because during the time that DPA was sampling the required archive logs, the logs had been already deleted from disk.

Logs not on Disk

{Storage Object} is not found on disk, may not be protected by {Engine}/{Facility}.

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Table 6 Gap Name

Replication configuration gaps (page 2 of 2) Description in DPA The application's files were not replicated in the same consistency action. Explanation While the database was up, an applications logical volumes or volume groups were not replicated in the same consistency action. Consistency action means that the replication actions included the consistency option, and each action has a different consistency ID as described in the gap details. For example, replication was executed by two different SYMCLI commands. At least one of the storage object devices was not replicated in the same consistency action as the other devices. Consistency action means that the replication actions included the consistency option, and each action has a different consistency ID as described in the gap details. For example, replication was executed by two different SYMCLI commands. Possible causes The application's logical volumes or volume groups were not replicated in the same consistency action. For example: e:\oradata\orcl10\example01.dbf was replicated by action {ConsistencyId1} from audit log. However, the g:\oradata\orcl10\datafile_on_g.dbf was replicated by action {ConsistencyId2} from audit log.

Different Consistency Violation

Different Consistency Violation

The storage object devices were not replicated in the same consistency action.

At least one of the storage object devices was not replicated in the same consistency action as the other devices. For example (assuming /data resides in devices 000A, 000B): Device 000A was replicated by action {ConsistencyId1} from {Engine}. However, device 000B was replicated by action {ConsistencyId2} from {Engine}.

Consistency Violation

{EL} Not part of an enabled Consis- At least one of the RP devices tency group. replicated using SRDF were part of an enabled consistency group.

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Table 7 Gap name Application Consistency Violations Table 12 on page 40 provides more information on the possible recovery point scenarios for Consistency Violations.

Table 7 on page 29 lists the application recovery type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Application recovery gaps (page 1 of 2) Description in DPA Inconsistent Recovery Point: application not in backup mode during recovery point creation {BaseImageEndTime} Explanation The backup mode gap is issued whenever the application was not in the correct state while the copy was taken. The state depends also on the copy type, meaning that in case the copy was taken for a synchronous replication, there is no requirement that the application will be in a specific state and therefore for synchronous replication no backup mode gap will be generated. Not all of the application's components were in the same state while they were replicated. Part of the application was replicated by using one method, and the other was replicated by using a different method. Possible causes The application's devices were replicated by using inconsistent PIT replication while: None or part of the application's components were in backup mode. The application was running without using consistency technology. Specifically, per application type: For Oracle - database was up and was not put in backup mode. For SQL Server - database was up and VDI, VSS were not used. For Exchange Server - server was running and VSS was not used. The application's devices were replicated with two different methods: Some of the application's components were replicated by using PIT replication while the application state was in backup mode, and the other part was replicated by using PIT consistent replication when the application state was up. or Some of the application's components were replicated by using PIT replication while the application state was Down and the other part was replicated by using continuous replication when the application state was Down. or Some of the application's components were replicated by using PIT replication while the application state was in backup mode and the other part was replicated by using continuous replication when the application state was in backup Mode. For example: /oradata1/orcl10/example01.dbf was in a state up, replicated as a PIT consistent image, for a Restartable RP. /oradata2/orcl10/example02.dbf was in state Backup Mode, replicated as a PIT image, for a Recoverable RP.

Mixed Replication Methods

Application files were not replicated by using the same method.

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Table 7 Gap name

Application recovery gaps (page 2 of 2) Description in DPA The application's files were not replicated in the same activity window. Explanation The application has changed its state during the backup process. The state change means that during the devices replication process, the application was started up, shut down, or switched to backup mode. Possible causes The application's devices were replicated in two different activation windows. Part of the application's components were replicated while the application was down. Then, after starting up and shutting down the application, the other part of the application's components were replicated. or Part of the application's components were replicated while the application was in Backup Mode. Then, after ending Backup Mode and shutting down the application, the other part of the application's components were replicated. For example: The following list includes one file from each activity window: Tablespace1 was replicated in activity window: 10:00-10:02 Tablespace2 was replicated in activity window: 10:03-10:04

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Protection configuration
Table 8 Gap name Missing RP

Table 8 on page 31 lists the protection configuration type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Protection configuration gaps Description in DPA RP was not created on {Engine}/{Facility} per protection rule {Rule}. The storage object devices were not replicated by using a consistency technology. Explanation {SO} has missing recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility}, Schedule: {Schedule} At least one of the storage object devices was not replicated by using a consistency technology. The following devices were not replicated by using consistency technology: {Devices} Not all RP devices are in the same enabled consistency group. Possible causes The replication was not taken in the configured time (as configured in the protection rule). The storage object's devices (filesystems) were not replicated by using a consistency option (for example, a split command without the -consistent option). Refer to support matrix regarding limitations caused by using older versions of SE. Part or all of the applications or SO's devices were replicated by using an SRDF facility without using consistency group. or The consistency group is not enabled. Notes: The engine should be imported from the host where the consistency group is defined. If the engine is discovered by another host, this gap will be created even though there is a consistency group. Refer to support matrix regarding limitations caused by using older versions of SE.

Consistency Violation

Consistency Group Violation

Not all RP devices are in the same enabled Consistency group

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Disaster recovery host configuration


Table 9 Gap name Not Mapped

Table 9 on page 32 lists the Disaster Recovery host type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Disaster Recovery host configuration gaps (page 1 of 3) Description in DPA Device not mapped to Fibre Adaptor (FA) port. Explanation One or more of the destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} are not mapped to the FA port. Possible causes The application or SO devices were replicated successfully, but part or all of their destination devices are not mapped to any FA port. For example: An Oracle filesystem resides on object 0011 and is replicated to object 1122. However, object 1122 is not mapped to any FA port. The application or SO devices were replicated successfully but part or all of their destination devices are not masked to any HBA.They may be mapped to an FA port. For example: /oracle filesystem resides on object 0011 and is replicated to object 1122. Object 1122 is mapped to FA 1B:0. Object 1122 is not masked to any HBA WWN. The application / SO devices were replicated successfully and part or all of their destination devices are mapped to an FA port and masked to the HBA through a different FA port. For example: /oracle filesystem resides on object 0011 and is replicated to object 1122. Object 1122 is mapped to FA 1B:0. Object 1122 is masked to the HBA WWN through port 16B:1.

Not Masked

Device not masked to HBA.

One or more of the destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} are not masked to an HBA.

Map/Mask information does not match

FA port in device mapping does not match the FA port in device masking.

One or more of the destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} have a mismatch in mapping or masking configuration.

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Disaster Recovery host configuration gaps (page 2 of 3) Description in DPA Parts of RP connected to different hosts. Explanation The destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} are split between hosts, or not all of the destination devices are mapped to a single host. Possible causes The application / SO devices were replicated successfully but part or all of their destination devices are visible to one host while other devices are not visible to the host or are visible to a different host. Visible to host means that the devices exist as physical disks in the host. For example: /oracle resides on 0011 and 0012 and is replicated to 1122 and 1123 1122 and 1123 are mapped to FA 1B:0. 1122 is masked to host01 HBAs and visible to that host. 1123 is masked to host02 HBAs and visible to that host.

RP-to-Host connection error

RP is not connected to Host

Host mapped and masked to RP, but RP is not accessible.

Host is mapped or masked to RP destination devices, but end-to-end path cannot be verified.

The application / SO devices were replicated successfully. Part or all of their destination devices are mapped and masked correctly but are not visible to the host. Visible to host means that the devices exist as physical disks in the host. HBA details of the DR host client were discovered by Illuminator. For example: /oracle resides on 0011 and 0012 and is replicated to 1122 and 1123. 1122 and 1123 are mapped to FA 1B:0 1122 is masked to host01 HBA and visible to the host (exist as /dev/sdg in the host). 1123 is masked to host01 HBAs but not visible to the host (does not exist as a physical disk).

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Table 9 Gap name

Disaster Recovery host configuration gaps (page 3 of 3) Description in DPA Explanation Possible causes The application / SO devices were replicated successfully. The destination devices are mapped and masked correctly. However, the DR host, which those devices are masked to, was not discovered by Illuminator or its HBA information could not be retrieved. For example: /oracle resides on 0011 & 0012 and is replicated to 1122 & 1123. 1122 and 1123 are mapped to FA 1B:0 1122 and 1123 are masked to host01 through FA 1B:0. Client discovery was not performed on host01. or Client discovery on host01 finished with warnings regarding HBA discovery.

RP could not be associated to a host

RP masking does not match any RP masking of the destination managed host scanned by Illumina- devices does not match any tor. managed host scanned by Illuminator

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Execution gaps
Table 10 Gap name Application Consistency Violation Execution gaps

Table 10 on page 35 lists the execution type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Description in DPA Application has changed state during the replication on the application files.

Explanation The application state changed during the replication of the application files. All application files should be replicated while the application is in the same Down/Backup-Mode state throughout the process. This means that all application files should be replicated within the same application Down/Backup-Mode operation. The file: {Storage Object) is not protected. The file is required for recovery. Storage object is not found on disk, may not be protected by {Engine}/{Facility}. One or more of an Oracle archive logs storage devices needed to recover the application by using this RP were missing (or suspected as missing) from replication.

Possible causes When checking the dependency type "within activation times", this applies to only the case where all storage objects were backup up in the "Cold" state but not in the same activation time.

Not Protected Logs

Inconsistent Recovery Point: {Storage Object} is not protected. {SO} is not found on disk, may not be protected by {Engine}/{Facility}.

One or more of the archive logs devices was not protected and is not part of the recovery point. One or more of the archive logs devices: Was replicated before all the necessary archive logs were created. Was replicated after the required archive logs were deleted from disk. Was replicated successfully, as needed, but is suspected as missing because during the time that DPA was sampling the required archive logs, the logs had been already deleted from disk.

Logs not on Disk

Logs on derived recovery point do not exist in source recovery point

{Storage Object} not found in source image for this recovery point.

One or more of an Oracle arOne or more of the archive logs devices chive logs storage devices may have been deleted by an earlier data needed to recover the applica- protection process. tion by using this RP were missing in the source recovery point. While the database was up, an applications logical volumes or volume groups were not replicated in the same consistency action. Consistency action means that the replication actions included the consistency option, and each action has a different consistency ID as described in the gap details. For example, replication was executed by two different SYMCLI commands. The application's logical volumes or volume groups were not replicated in the same consistency action. For example: e:\oradata\orcl10\example01.dbf was replicated by action {ConsistencyId1} from audit log. However, the g:\oradata\orcl10\datafile_on_g.dbf was replicated by action {ConsistencyId2} from audit log.

Consistency Violation

The application's files were not replicated in the same consistency action.

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Table 10 Gap name

Execution gaps Description in DPA The storage object devices were not replicated by using a consistency technology. Explanation At least one of the storage object devices was not replicated by using a consistency technology. The following devices were not replicated by using consistency technology: {Devices} While the database was up, an applications logical volumes or volume groups were not replicated in the same consistency action. Consistency action means that the replication actions included the consistency option, and each action has a different consistency ID as described in the gap details. For example, replication was executed by two different SYMCLI commands. Not all of the application's components were in the same state while they were replicated. Part of the application was replicated by using one method, and the other was replicated by using a different method. Possible causes The storage object's devices (filesystems) were not replicated by using a consistency option (for example, a split command without the -consistent option). Refer to support matrix regarding limitations caused by using older versions of SE. The application's logical volumes or volume groups were not replicated in the same consistency action. For example: e:\oradata\orcl10\example01.dbf was replicated by action {ConsistencyId1} from audit log. However, the g:\oradata\orcl10\datafile_on_g.dbf was replicated by action {ConsistencyId2} from audit log.

Consistency Violation

Consistency Violation

Application's files were not replicated in the same consistency action.

Mixed Replication Methods

Application files were not replicated by using the same method.

The application's devices were replicated with two different methods: Some of the application's components were replicated by using PIT replication while the application state was in backup mode, and the other part was replicated by using PIT consistent replication when the application state was up. or Some of the application's components were replicated by using PIT replication while the application state was Down and the other part was replicated by using continuous replication when the application state was Down. or Some of the application's components were replicated by using PIT replication while the application state was in backup mode and the other part was replicated by using continuous replication when the application state was in backup Mode. For example: /oradata1/orcl10/example01.dbf was in a state up, replicated as a PIT consistent image, for a Restartable RP. /oradata2/orcl10/example02.dbf was in state Backup Mode, replicated as a PIT image, for a Recoverable RP.

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SLA
Table 11 Gap name Missing RP SLA gaps

Table 8 on page 31 lists the SLA type recoverability gaps detected by DPA.

Description in DPA RP was not created on {Engine}/{Facility} per protection rule {Rule}. SLA Rule {Rule} RPO of {RPO} is not met by implemented data protection for Object. Actual RPO is {Actual RPO}. SLA Rule {Rule} Retention of {Retention} does not match implemented data protection for Object. SLA copies = X, Actual valid copies =Y. Device not mapped to Fibre Adaptor (FA) port.

Explanation {SO} has missing recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility}, Schedule: {Schedule} SLA rule for RPO was not met for the latest RP or all RPs.

Possible causes The replication was not taken in the configured time (as configured in the protection rule). The actual RPO is greater than the SLA rule RPO of the latest RP or all RPs according to the rule definition. The actual valid copies is less than the SLA rule copies.

RPO Violation

Retention Violation

SLA rule for Retention does not match the implemented data protection for the object.

Not Mapped

One or more of the destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} are not mapped to the FA port.

The application or SO devices were replicated successfully, but part or all of their destination devices are not mapped to any FA port. For example: An Oracle filesystem resides on object 0011 and is replicated to object 1122. However, object 1122 is not mapped to any FA port. The application or SO devices were replicated successfully but part or all of their destination devices are not masked to any HBA.They may be mapped to an FA port. For example: /oracle filesystem resides on object 0011 and is replicated to object 1122. Object 1122 is mapped to FA 1B:0. Object 1122 is not masked to any HBA WWN. The application / SO devices were replicated successfully and part or all of their destination devices are mapped to an FA port and masked to the HBA through a different FA port. For example: /oracle filesystem resides on object 0011 and is replicated to object 1122. Object 1122 is mapped to FA 1B:0. Object 1122 is masked to the HBA WWN through port 16B:1.

Not Masked

Device not masked to HBA.

One or more of the destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} are not masked to an HBA.

Map/Mask information does not match

FA port in device mapping does not match the FA port in device masking.

One or more of the destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} have a mismatch in mapping or masking configuration.

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Table 11 Gap name

SLA gaps Description in DPA Parts of RP connected to different hosts. Explanation The destination devices within the recovery point at {Engine}/{Facility} are split between hosts, or not all of the destination devices are mapped to a single host. Possible causes The application / SO devices were replicated successfully but part or all of their destination devices are visible to one host while other devices are not visible to the host or are visible to a different host. Visible to host means that the devices exist as physical disks in the host. For example: /oracle resides on 0011 and 0012 and is replicated to 1122 and 1123 1122 and 1123 are mapped to FA 1B:0. 1122 is masked to host01 HBAs and visible to that host. 1123 is masked to host02 HBAs and visible to that host.

RP-to-Host connection error

RP is not connected to Host

Host mapped and masked to RP, but RP is not accessible.

Host is mapped or masked to RP destination devices, but end-to-end path cannot be verified.

The application / SO devices were replicated successfully. Part or all of their destination devices are mapped and masked correctly but are not visible to the host. Visible to host means that the devices exist as physical disks in the host. HBA details of the DR host client were discovered by Illuminator. For example: /oracle resides on 0011 and 0012 and is replicated to 1122 and 1123. 1122 and 1123 are mapped to FA 1B:0 1122 is masked to host01 HBA and visible to the host (exist as /dev/sdg in the host). 1123 is masked to host01 HBAs but not visible to the host (does not exist as a physical disk).

RP could not be associated to a host

RP masking of the destination RP masking does not match any managed host scanned by Illumina- devices does not match any managed host scanned by Illutor. minator

The application / SO devices were replicated successfully. The destination devices are mapped and masked correctly. However, the DR host, which those devices are masked to, was not discovered by Illuminator or its HBA information could not be retrieved. For example: /oracle resides on 0011 & 0012 and is replicated to 1122 & 1123. 1122 and 1123 are mapped to FA 1B:0 1122 and 1123 are masked to host01 through FA 1B:0. Client discovery was not performed on host01. or Client discovery on host01 finished with warnings regarding HBA discovery.

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Table 11 Gap name Link Down

SLA gaps Description in DPA The link is down. Explanation Link for at least one of the target devices is down causing the continuous replication not to be up-to-date. Target devices on engine {Engine name} are not configured as star. All the devices in the current replica are configured for replication, but there is a configuration problem in one of the previous replicas in the chain. Different facilities are defined for the disabled link in the star environment. Possible causes The link status for a continuous application is down.

Incomplete Star Configuration

A problem was found in the star configuration. Not all devices are configured for replication.

The alternative link or a previous link in the chain is not complete or with different facilities.

Consistency Violation

A problem was found in the star configuration. {EL} Not part of an enabled Consistency group. Replication refresh time has been exceeded.

At least one of the Storage Ob- The alternative link or a previous link are not ject devices was not replicated part of an enabled consistency group. Asusing a consistency technology. sign all the devices to an enabled consistency group. The replication refresh time has exceeded twice the defined refresh time. The refresh time is defined in DPA under File > System Settings and is either: Maximim RPO for Mirrorview/A Maximum RPO for SRDF/A The network bandwith or the storage array performance is not sufficient to create the replication point within the defined window.

Replication Refresh Extension

Backup mode scenarios


Table 12 Array Symmetrix

Table 12 on page 40 lists the possible recovery states by storage engine and replication facility for backup modes.

Backup mode scenarios Facility BCV Clone Snap BCV Clone Snap SRDF / S SRDF / A SRDF / S SRDF / A Replication state Split / Activate RP Type Recoverable Backup mode scenario When the application was in backup mode during replication.

Split / Activate

Restartable

When the -consistent option was used during replication.

Synchronized, Consistent Split

Continuous Restartable Recoverable When the application was in backup mode during replication.

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Table 12 Array CLARiiON

Backup mode scenarios Facility Clone Clone Replication state Consistent, Synchronized Fractured RP Type Continuous Restartable Restartable When the application was not in backup mode, and the replication was done by using the -consistentfractureclones option. When the application was in backup mode during replication. When the application was in backup mode during replication. When the application was not in backup mode during replication. Backup mode scenario

Clone Snap Snap MirrorView/ S MirrorView/ A SAN Copy RecoverPoint RecoverPoint RecoverPoint

Fractured Consistent Consistent

Recoverable Recoverable Restartable

Complete Bookmark Bookmark CDP CRR

Recoverable Recoverable Restartable

When the application was in backup mode during replication. When the application was in backup mode during replication.

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Working with Reports

This section describes the basic reporting functions available in Data Protection Advisor. It contains the following:

Running a report ............................................................................................................ 42 Scheduling a report ........................................................................................................ 49 Running comparison reports........................................................................................ 45 Running predictive reports........................................................................................... 48 Drilling down report data............................................................................................. 53 Cutting and pasting from table reports ...................................................................... 58 Moving and resizing reports ........................................................................................ 59 The report toolbar .......................................................................................................... 60 Adding reports to the Favorites menu........................................................................ 61 Modifying the appearance of a report......................................................................... 62 User preferences ............................................................................................................. 63 Printing reports............................................................................................................... 65 Saving reports ................................................................................................................. 66 E-mailing reports............................................................................................................ 67 Adjusting time zones ..................................................................................................... 68

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Running a report
Running a report consists of: 1. "Selecting a time period" on page 42 over which to run the report. 2. "Selecting a node" on page 43 against which to run the report. 3. "Selecting a report" on page 43 to run.

Selecting a time period

To set the reporting time period:

Specify an existing reporting period. or Create a user-defined time period.

To specify a reporting period, select from the Window list. The Window list includes several common reporting periods. An administrator can modify this list to include customized reporting periods. After selecting a time window, the date and time displayed to the right of the Window field are updated to reflect the selection. To create a user-defined time period: 1. Click the Calendar icon to the right of the displayed time period. The Calendar dialog box appears as shown in Figure 14 on page 42. 2. Select a specific date and time from each calendar (for start and end dates), and select the hour and minute from the Hour:Minute fields. 3. Click OK. The display in the main window is updated to reflect the selected time periods.

Figure 14

Specify a date and time

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Selecting a node

Select a node in the navigation tree. If necessary, expand the navigation tree to find the node. When a node is selected, it is highlighted in the navigation tree. To search for a node in the navigation tree of the current view, select Edit > Search.

Selecting a report

To select a report: 1. Right-click the node on which to run the report. A menu displays the options as shown in Figure 15 on page 43.

Figure 15

Report selection Note: The contents of the menu that are displayed vary depending on the node that is selected. In addition, an administrator may have customized this menu so that it looks different to the one displayed in Figure 15 on page 43.

2. Select a report or Control Panel from the menu: Reports Individual reports are denoted by the Control Panel A collection of reports contained in a single window. These are denoted by the icon. 3. While the report is running (it may take a few seconds), the report display indicates that the report is in progress. When the report completes, the report is displayed in the Report Display window. 4. You can run and display multiple reports at the same time as shown in Figure 16 on page 44. icon.

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Figure 16

Displaying multiple reports

Running reports from groups

It is possible to run reports from group objects in the navigation tree. When generating a report for a group object, the results include the data for all hosts within that group. For example, to display a summary of all backup Jobs run on all the backup servers defined for a Backup Servers group, select Data Protection > Overviews > Job Summary from the navigation tree for the Backup Servers group.

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Running comparison reports


Run comparison reports to compare the performance of one object to another object. Select multiple objects using Ctrl + Click from the navigation tree. The resulting report displays a comparison of these two objects for the report specified. Example For example, select two hosts and select Resource Utilization > Processor > Aggregate Processor Utilization from the navigation tree to view a report that contains two data series. Each data series represents an object, and allows comparison of the performance of the two hosts, as shown in Figure 17 on page 45.

Figure 17

Comparing objects

When generating a report that trends data over a time period, it is possible to compare the results to a similar time period on the same chart. This allows you to compare behavior from one time to another. To generate a time-based comparison: 1. Run the report for the initial time period first. Figure 18 on page 46 shows a CPU utilization report on a host over a 24-hour period. 2. To compare this report to another time period, right-click the plot area of the chart and select Compare To Time as shown in Figure 18 on page 46.

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Figure 18

Comparison

The Calendar dialog box appears as shown in Figure 19 on page 46.

Figure 19

Calendar

3. Select a new start time for the second data series. The end time is calculated automatically using the same duration used in the first report. 4. Click OK. A report that compares the two time series appears as shown in Figure 20 on page 47.

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Comparing data from different time periods

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Running predictive reports


When plotting data that has linear trending characteristics, if the end time of the report is set to be some point in the future, DPA automatically extends the data series to show what it expects will occur at these points in the future. These trend lines are displayed using a dotted line as shown in Figure 21 on page 48.

Figure 21

Predictive charting

Converting to a table report


A chart with predicted data can be converted into a table report, so predicted data values can be viewed. Predictive table reports contain a corresponding Estimate column that displays calculated values from the trend line.

Predictive reporting requirements


The following values in the Preferences dialog box (File > Preferences) control the minimum requirements for trend estimation:

Minimum Trend Points. The minimum number of points of historical data that is required to plot a forecast trend. The default is 10. Minimum Trend Fitness. The minimum data fitness requirement in order for a forecast trend to be shown. The default is 80 percent fitness.

You must predict more than a minute into the future.

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Scheduling a report
A scheduled report is a report that the publisher process runs at a scheduled time and publishes the results in one or more formats. You can create scheduled reports by using either the:

"Scheduled Report Editor" "Scheduled Report Wizard"

Use the Scheduled Report Editor to create a schedule that will run a report on reoccurring basis, for example daily or weekly. Use the report wizard to quickly create a schedule for a report that is currently displayed in the GUI.

Scheduled Report Editor

To create a scheduled report by using the Scheduled Report Editor: 1. Log in as administrator. 2. Select Tools > Scheduled Report Editor from the menu. The Scheduled Report Editor appears. 3. Enter data in the fields of the Basic Properties region for a scheduled report as described in Table 13 on page 49.

Table 13

Basic Properties Field Name Description Schedule User Description Name of the scheduled report. Optional description for the scheduled report. Frequency with which the report is executed. Click Edit to open the Schedule Editor. User for which the report is run. The Publisher process inherits all of the preferences of the user. If no value is selected, the administrator preferences are used. Enter the path for the script to be run before the Publisher process generates the report. Forces the Publisher process to run the report even if the data set is empty. If a report runs and no data is found, by default the Publisher process does not perform the scheduled report actions.

Pre-Processing Script Publish even if empty

4. The Publish Settings region lists the formats in which you want the report published. Click Add to add a report format. The Publication Method dialog box appears.

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5. Complete the fields in the Basic and Advanced tabs as described in Table 14 on page 50.
Table 14 Publish settings (page 1 of 2) Field Report Format Page Orientation Publish Via Email Behaviour File Name Description Format in which you would like the file to be saved. Values include HTML, JPEG, PDF, CSV, CSV with UTF-8 Header, or XML. Whether to save in portrait or landscape format if saving to Portable Document Format (PDF). Method by which you want the report or control panel to be published. Only enabled for report formats of type CSV. Select embed to embed the CSV text into the email, or attach to add the CSV as a file attachment to the email. If publishing to a file, enter the name of the file to save the report. The file is saved in the directory specified in the Document Root parameter for the Publisher process. The Data Protection Advisor Administrators Guide provides more details on how to change the Document Root for the Publisher process. The Publisher process allows date and/or time substitution using @ tags. The meaning of the tags are defined in the Java API documentation at: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html For example: report1 @ddMMMyyyy@ > report1 20Sep2004 report2 @EEE@ @MMM@ @yyyy@ > report2 Mon Sep 2004 report@yyyyMMddHHmm@ > report200409201556 report @HH@_@mm@ > report 10:34 It is also possible to specify a relative path. For example, if you enter bdb/bdb_@, the file is located and named as follows: $docroot/bdb/bdb_<date>.jpg Note: The subdirectory must exist before you can specify it in the relative path. The filename can not contain any invalid characters for the operating system or the save will fail. Notify By Mail To If selected and you are publishing to file, the Publisher process emails a link to the created report to the address in the To field. Email address of the user to send the report if publishing a report to email, or to send a link to the file if publishing to file. If the scheduled report fails, a notification of the failure is sent to the email address. The address can be up to 512 characters.

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Publish settings (page 2 of 2) Field Subject Description Subject that you want to be contained in the email. The email Subject field allows date and/or time substitution using @ tags, similar to the File Name field. The meaning of the tags are defined in the Java API documentation at: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html For example: report1 @ddMMMyyyy@ > report1 20Sep2004 Style template used to create reports. When the Publisher process creates reports, it uses style templates located in the styles directory on the DPA Server. You can modify the template files to change the appearance of reports that are published by the Publisher process. By default, the Publisher process uses the following template files: reportcard.vtl, used to generate report card reports. image.vtl, used to render chart reports. table.vtl, used to render table reports. To customize templates for different reports, copy the template files, edit them, and rename them within the styles directory, according to the current naming standards. For example, if you are creating a template for table reports for the company Acme, rename the table template to table.acme.vtl. Type the name of the template in the Template field. In this example, the name of the template is acme. Enter the path for the script to run after the Publisher process generates the report.

Template (Advanced tab)

Post-Processing Script (Advanced tab)

6. Click Ok to return to the Scheduled Report Editor. 7. Complete the fields in the Report Content region as described in Table 15 on page 51.
Table 15 Report Content Field Type Category Report Control Panel Time Window View Node Description Run a Report or Control Panel. Search for a report or Control Panel by Category. If running a report, specify the Report from the list. If running a Control Panel, specify the Control Panel from the list. Time period over which you want to run the report. View against which you want to run the report. Nodes against which you want to run the report. Use Ctrl + click to select multiple nodes. To order multiple nodes for a report in ascending or descending order, ensure that the Sort by Object Field property of the Table Data parameter for the report is enabled.

8. Click Save to save the scheduled report. Testing a scheduled report When a scheduled report is created, you can test it by clicking Test ( ) on the Scheduled Report Editor. This sends a message to the running Publisher process and requests it to run the report immediately.
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Scheduled Report Wizard

After you run a report in the GUI, you can set the report to run at a scheduled time using the Scheduled Report wizard. The Scheduled Report wizard is available only if the following conditions are met:

The Edit Scheduled Report privilege is assigned to the users user role. The report has been run and is selected in the GUI. The window against which the report was run is not calendar-defined.

To create a scheduled report using the wizard: 1. Run the report that you want to run on a scheduled basis. Select this report in the GUI. 2. Select File > Schedule Report. The Scheduled Report wizard appears. 3. Type a name for the scheduled report in Enter a name for the scheduled report. Type a description in Enter a description of the scheduled report. Click Next. 4. Select the schedule against which to run the report. If the schedule is not available, click Edit to launch the Schedule List. Click New to create a new schedule.
Note: If the Edit Schedules privilege is not assigned to a users user role, the Edit field does not appear.

5. Click Next to proceed to the Publication Type panel. 6. Select File to save the report to a file, or select e-mail to publish the report using e-mail. 7. Select the format for the report: HTML JPG CSV CSV with UTF-8 Header PDF XML 8. For a publication method of Portable Document Format, select either Portrait or Landscape to specify the page orientation of the published report. 9. Click Next to proceed to the Publication panel. 10. If you selected File on the Publication Type panel, type a name of the file. Select Do you want to receive an e-mail notification? to receive e-mail notification that the scheduled report was published to file. Type the e-mail address and subject in the fields. 11. If you selected e-mail on the Scheduled Report Publication, enter the e-mail address of the user to whom report will be sent. Type a subject line for the e-mail. If selected a report format of CSV, select whether to attach the CSV file to the e-mail, or embed the CSV content into the e-mail. 12. Click Next. 13. Click Test in the Summary panel to test the scheduled report just created. 14. Click Finish to save the scheduled report and exit the wizard.
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Drilling down report data


When a report is run, it is possible to drill down further to isolate problems or show more data about the reported object. The way in which you drill down on data in reports depends on the type of report. The following sections describe how to drill down to obtain more detailed data:

"Drilling down within trend charts" on page 53 "Drilling down within summary tables" on page 55 "Drilling down within detailed tables" on page 56 "Drilling down within bubble charts" on page 57 "Drilling down within control panels" on page 57

Drilling down within trend charts

Trend reports plot datasets in a line graph against time. To drill down on specific data: 1. Select the area of the chart, drag the mouse on the chart area with the left mouse button over the region of interest, and release the mouse button. The selected area is marked as shown in Figure 22 on page 53.

Figure 22

Drilling in to report data

2. Click inside the selected area. The information within the drill down appears as shown in Figure 23 on page 54.

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Figure 23

Zooming in on a chart section

3. Right-click the chart area, and if the chart supports it, a menu displays alternate reports that can be run as shown in Figure 24 on page 54.

Figure 24

Drilling down to another report

4. To run the report, select it from the menu. When these reports are run, the time period specified by the boundary box is used for those reports. In this example, select Process Status to show which processes are running at that time. The result of running the Process Status report is displayed in Figure 25 on page 55.

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Drilling down to another report

Drilling down within summary tables

Summary tables also allow you to drill down from the summary report to see more details. Figure 26 on page 55 shows an example of a summary table report.

Figure 26

Job Summary report

To drill down on a summary table report, left-click a cell in the table to view the detailed report. In this example, the Successful Job cell displays details on jobs that succeeded, as shown in Figure 27 on page 56.

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Figure 27

Detailed Job information

Drilling down within detailed tables

Right-click a row on the report to drill down on detailed table reports (if the report has a menu). Figure 28 on page 56 shows the menu available by right-clicking a job in the failed Job list. To include several rows in the drill down report, select multiple rows in detailed tables.

Figure 28

Detailed table report menu

In this example, the Last Successful Backup report is selected to show the last time this failed backup was successful. The results are shown in Figure 29 on page 57.

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Detailed table report drill down

Drilling down within bubble charts

Bubble charts display two data values over a series of time. Drilling down in bubble charts is performed the same way as in "Drilling down within detailed tables" on page 56. By default, clicking reports in control panels launches the report in a new window. However, the Allow Interaction checkbox on the Control Panel Editor modifies behavior, if you have the Edit Control Panel privilege. Each report frame within the GUI, including report frames within control panels, maintains a report history of all the reports displayed within that frame. To go back to a previous report, click Back in the navigation tree. If a report exists within the history, the previous report is displayed in the Report Display window. Click Forward to go to the next report. The number of reports maintained within the GUI is a user preference and is described in "User preferences" on page 63.

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Displaying previous reports

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Cutting and pasting from table reports


DPA allows you to copy one or more rows of a detailed table or table summary report to the clipboard and paste into an external application, such as Notepad. The table contents are pasted in a comma-separated value format. Boolean flags such as checkboxes are pasted as True or False. Cutting and pasting is the same as saving a report as a CSV file, but only the selected rows are saved. To cut and paste from a report: 1. Run a table summary or detailed table report from the navigation tree. 2. Click and drag with the mouse to highlight the rows that you want to copy. 3. Right-click on the selected rows and select Copy, or press Ctrl+C. 4. Open a document in another application, and press Ctrl+V. The contents will be pasted in CSV format. The heading row will automatically be pasted as the first entry. 5. Save the document as a .csv file to open in an application such as Microsoft Excel.

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Moving and resizing reports


To move reports in the Report Window and resize them, select the frame and use the mouse to drag the report, or click and drag to resize. Minimize, maximize, and close reports by clicking the icons displayed on the right side of the report frame. Arrange reports by selecting an option from the Window menu on the main user interface frame menu. Table 16 on page 59 displays the options for the Window menu.
Table 16 Window menu options Name Cascade Maximize Tile horizontally Tile vertically Arrange icons Description Cascades all of the current report windows in the reporting area. Maximizes the currently selected report to fill the reporting area. Tiles all of the current report windows horizontally in the reporting area. Tiles all of the current report windows vertically in the reporting area. Arranges any minimized report icons within the reporting area.

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The report toolbar


The report toolbar provides several icons that allow reports to be manipulated. These icons are described in Table 17 on page 60.
Table 17 The report toolbar icons Icon Button name Home Function Changes the display to the users default control panel according to the user preferences.

Refresh

Reruns the selected report in the report area. If a different time period or node in the navigation tree is selected, the report will be run for the new time period or node. Go back to the previous report, if available.

Previous report

Next report

Go forward to the next report in the same frame, if available.

Stop report

Stops the report in progress.

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Adding reports to the Favorites menu


To run a report on a regular basis, add it to the Favorites menu so that it is easy to find the next time you want to run it. This section describes how to add a report to the Favorites menu and then run that report.

Adding a report to favorites

To add a report to the Favorites menu: 1. Run the report, and select Favorites > Add to Favorites. The Add to Favorites dialog box appears. 2. Type a value in Name for the report. Click OK. The report is added to the list of favorites.

Running a favorite report

To run a Favorite report, select Favorites > report from the toolbar. The report runs with the same node and time period that was specified when the report was saved as a Favorite. To remove a report from the list of favorites: 1. Select Favorites > Organize Favorites from the menu. The Organize Favorites dialog box appears. 2. Rename favorite reports and organize them in different folders by using New Folder, Rename, and Move to Folder. 3. Remove reports from the Favorites list of by clicking Delete.

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Modifying the appearance of a report


After running a report, you can modify the appearance of the report using the Appearance toolbar. To open the Appearance toolbar, click the arrow icon in the upper left corner of the report. The reports toolbar appears as shown in Figure 30 on page 62. The toolbar contains buttons for each of the reports configurable parameters.

Figure 30

Example report formatting buttons

Chapter 4, "Customizing the Appearance of a Report," contains more details on how to change the report appearance parameters.

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User preferences
DPA offers several user preferences that can be used to modify both the behavior and appearance of the product for each user. These preferences are described in the following sections.

Specifying preferences
Table 18

To specify user preferences, select File > Preferences from the menu bar and select the Preferences tab. The user preferences fields are described in Table 18 on page 63.
User preference fields Field Anchor axis Description Sets the bottom of the Y-axis to zero. It also sets the top of the Y-axis for percentage reports to 100%. If not selected, the Y-axis range is chosen automatically, depending on the data values in each report. Averages data points to create a smoother graph of the real data. If not selected, data points are the exact values at the displayed points in time. Select this to provide a more readable graph. Enables tooltips in reports such as charts and Report Cards. The GUI prompts you to confirm when you exit the product. When a reports appearance parameters change, the GUI prompts you to save them when you exit. The GUI always saves any changes to a reports appearance. Reports are automatically refreshed at a given interval. The rate, in seconds, to refresh reports. Only used if Refresh is selected. Maximum number of report windows that can be open at once. Number of data points to display in a chart. Increasing the number of data points increases the accuracy of the chart, but at a cost of using more memory and taking more time to generate. Maximum number of rows returned by a table report. Number of reports to keep in the report history for each window. These reports are accessed using the Back and Forward buttons. The currency to use in reports that use monetary values. Time zone used for reports. By default, the systems time zone is used. Displays a custom control panel when the user first starts the user interface. Displays the view when you log in to the GUI for the first time. If a default view is not specified, the first view in the view list is used. Displays the menu when the user right-clicks on a node in the navigation tree.

Smooth graph

Tooltip Confirm exit Confirm save Always save Refresh report Refresh rate Maximum reports Number of points

Maximum table rows Report history count Currency Time zone Home Control Panel Default view Default menu

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Configuring the report appearance

To configure the appearance of a report, select the Appearance tab of the Preferences dialog box. The Appearance tab appears as shown in Figure 31 on page 64.

Figure 31

Appearance parameters

The fields in the Appearance dialog box change the color and font of the objects in the application. These fields are described in Table 19 on page 64.
Table 19 Appearance fields Field Object Description Values include: Chart, which modifies the appearance of chart reports. Table, which modifies the appearance of table reports. Change the colors and fonts based on the parameter in the dialog box.

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Printing reports
To print reports: 1. Generate the report to print and select File > Print Report from the menu bar, or click the Print icon in the upper right corner of the DPA GUI. 2. If printing graphs or charts, the Windows Print dialog box appears. Specify the print fields. Click Print. If printing a table, the Print Preview dialog box appears as shown in Figure 32 on page 65.

Figure 32

Printing table-based reports

3. Click Page Format to set up the margins, page orientation, and paper size and source. The Page Setup dialog box appears. 4. If the table spans many pages, select Previous, Next, and Last to view other pages. 5. Click Print to print just the page that is displayed, or click Print All to print all of the pages associated with the Summary Report. 6. Enter page setup specifications and click OK. Click Print from the Print Preview dialog box.

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Saving reports
You can save reports from the GUI to several formats. To save a report: 1. Generate the report in the GUI and select File > Save Report from the menu bar. The Save Report As dialog box appears. 2. Go to the location to save the report. Type a name for the file in File name. Select one of the following Files of type values: Extensible Markup Language (XML) Saves the report as an XML file. View the file within a web browser or another application that reads XML files. Comma Separated Values (CSV) Saves the report as a text file. Import the data to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or some other application that reads comma-delimited text files. Web Page (HTML) Saves the report as an HTML file. View the file within a web browser or another application that reads HTML files. Graphic (JPG) Saves the report as a .jpg file. Import this file to Microsoft Word or some other application that reads .jpg files. Portable Document Format (PDF) Saves the report as a .pdf file. View the file using Adobe Acrobat Reader. 3. Click Save. 4. If a file type of Portable Document Format is selected, the Page Orientation dialog box appears. Select Landscape or Portrait and click OK.

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E-mailing reports
Set details in the Mail dialog box as shown in Figure 33 on page 67 to send reports by e-mail. If the report is too large to be delivered, an alert is sent stating that the report was not sent.

Figure 33

E-mailing a report

To send a report as an e-mail, perform the following steps: 1. Open the Mail dialog box by selecting File > e-mail Report from the menu bar. 2. In the Mail tab, specify the e-mail address of the person to whom to send the e-mail in To. Type a subject for the e-mail in Subject. 3. Select the Advanced tab to type the e-mail address of the person who is sending the mail in From. 4. Type a value in Mail Server to send the e-mail using mail server that is not the default mail server. 5. Type css in Template to apply a template to the report. 6. Click OK.

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Adjusting time zones


The dates and times for which data is reported can be adjusted for different time zones, for example, according to user preference and the location of nodes. Time zones can be configured for reports run from the GUI and for scheduled reports. The time zone for a report defaults to the time zone set in the clients operating system.

Running a report from the GUI


Time zones can be set for one-off reports using the Calendar, and for users who normally run reports in a specific time zone. One-off reports To set the time zone for reports run once, use the Calendar ( time window, as shown in Figure 34 on page 68. ) to set the report

Figure 34

Calendar time zones

User preferences

If you normally run reports from a specific time zone (for example, if you are a user in London who runs reports according to Australian Eastern Standard Time), your default time zone can be set in the User Properties dialog box. All reports you run will report in the time zone specified in the Preferences tab, rather than the time zone configured on the machine running the GUI.

Nodes

Nodes and group nodes can be assigned a time zone, for example, according to where the backup devices or applications are physically located, as shown in Figure 35 on page 69.

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Time zone, nodes

All nodes that belong to a group inherit the time zone of the group node; however, if a node is assigned a time zone in the Node Properties dialog box, the nodes time zone overrides the group nodes time zone. Reports run on nodes display data according to the nodes configured time zone, but only if the time window specified for the report has the Adjust for Time Zone option enabled in the Windows Properties dialog box. The EMC Data Protection Advisor Administration Guide provides more information on configuring nodes and windows. Displaying times in table reports When running job and other reports with time values from group nodes, different rows might represent different time zones. For example, a Backup Job Details report runs from a group node that includes backup servers in Japan and Tokyo and would include jobs from both those time zones. You can enable time zone reporting for table reports so that time values in rows are reported in the time zone of the server on which the job took place: 1. Run the table report. 2. Click the down arrow to view the report menu toolbar. Click the Table Style icon to open the Report Style Editor. 3. Select the Time Zone checkbox. 4. Select a column from the From Field list box. The report column selected to extract the Time Zone from in From Field must represent a backup server node, for example, a field called Server. If any other type of field is selected, the default Time Zone reporting is used.

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Resolving the time zone

The time zone in which reports are displayed has the following order of precedence: 1. The time zone configured for a node (or inherited from the group node). 2. The time zone for the current user. 3. The time zone selected in the time window specified for the report. 4. If none of the above, the clients operating system time zone.

Running a scheduled report

Schedules can be configured to run in a specified time zone, for running reports and analyses in time zones different to the one in which the Publisher or Analysis Engine is running. For example, a scheduled report for backup servers located in Japan can be configured from a New York client to run according to Tokyo time.
Note: The time zone of a schedule affects only when the scheduled report or analysis is run. A scheduled report, for example, still displays data according to the time zones described in "Running a report from the GUI" on page 68.

The EMC Data Protection Advisor Administration Guide contains more information on configuring schedules.

Exporting a report

Export a report definition to an XML file to import that report to another instance of a DPA server. To export a report, select the report to export and click Edit. Click Export and specify the location to save the report definition.

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Customizing the Appearance of a Report

This chapter describes how to modify the appearance of a report using the Appearance toolbar. This chapter includes the following sections:

The Report Appearance toolbar................................................................................... 72 Modifying common report parameters ...................................................................... 73 Modifying table-based reports ..................................................................................... 75 Modifying Report Card reports ................................................................................... 81 Modifying chart-based reports..................................................................................... 85 Modifying trend chart reports...................................................................................... 91 Modifying area chart and stacked area chart reports ............................................... 94 Modifying horizontal bar chart reports ...................................................................... 98 Modifying bubble chart reports ................................................................................... 99 Modifying candle chart reports.................................................................................. 101 Modifying pie chart reports........................................................................................ 103 Modifying 3D surface chart and 3D bar chart reports............................................ 105 Modifying the Health Status Renderer ..................................................................... 107 Modifying the Topology Renderer ............................................................................ 109

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The Report Appearance toolbar


The Report Editor allows you to alter the appearance of a report using the parameters associated with the selected report type. "Report types" on page 72 lists the types of reports available in DPA. Each report type has certain parameters associated with it, for example, 3D settings for pie charts. After you specify a report type, hover over the available icons on the toolbar in the Appearance region to display the name of the parameter. Click an icon on the toolbar to open the properties dialog box for that report parameter. When you change the appearance of a report, you are prompted to save the changes. The changes take effect at the next login. Preferences are stored on a per-user basis, so different users can run the same report displayed in different ways.

Report types

DPA provides the following report types:


Detailed Table Summary Table Report Card Trend Chart Area Chart Stacking Area Chart Bar Chart Stacked Bar Chart Bubble Chart Pie Chart Bar 3D Chart Surface Chart Health Status

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Modifying common report parameters


This section describes how to configure the title and refresh settings parameters, which are common parameters available for all report types. Table 20 on page 73 lists the common report parameters.
Table 20 Common report parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details.

Modifying the title of a report

All reports share the Title parameter, which allows you to specify and modify the title of a report. To modify the title of a report: 1. Click Title ( ). The Report Title Editor dialog box appears.

2. Specify the fields in the editor as described in Table 21 on page 73 3. Click OK. If sample data for the report was specified, the changes to the report title are displayed in the Appearance region of Report Properties.
Table 21 Report Title Editor fields (page 1 of 2) Field Show Title Label Variable Insert Description Controls whether or not the title is displayed on the report. To remove a title from a report, clear the checkbox. The text that appears in the title. The variable to insert in the report title (for example, Current Time, or View). Inserts the selected Variable into the Label field.

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Table 21

Report Title Editor fields (page 2 of 2) Field Time Format Description Allows you to specify the time format to be displayed, if you have included a time-related variable in the title. The supported date and time elements are: yyyy Year (4 digit format). yy Year (2 digit format). MM Month in year. dd Day in month. HH Hour. mm Minute in hour. ss Second in minute. For example, the time format, "ddMMyyHHmm", would display the time of the report with a two-digit year format, and down to the hour and minute. If a Time Format of Custom is selected, type the custom format (using the same syntax described for this field) in the text field. Select to display the font and color for the title from the users preferences, or clear the checkbox to set the default font and color if there are no user preferences. Configure the color and font of the title.

Use Default

Color and Font

Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report

The Refresh Settings Editor allows you to set the default refresh status and refresh rate for a report. These settings override the refresh settings in the User Preferences dialog box. To set the refresh settings for a report: 1. Click Refresh Settings ( ). The Refresh Settings Editor appears.

2. Clear the Use User Preferences checkbox to override the users preferences. 3. Select the Refresh Report checkbox to enable report refresh. 4. Set the desired refresh frequency in seconds, minutes, hours, or days in the Refresh Rate fields. 5. Click OK.

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Modifying table-based reports


This section describes how to configure each of the specific table-based report parameters. "Table-based parameters" on page 75 lists the parameters available for detailed table and summary table reports.
Table 22 Table-based parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in table reports. "Configuring the colors and fonts used in tables" on page 75 provides more details. Configure which fields are displayed in a table. "Configuring which fields to display in a table" on page 77

Table Styles

Table Data

Cell Style

Configure the cell styles used in a table. "Configuring the cell styles in a table" on page 78 provides more details.

Table Summary

Configure a summary row for a detailed table report. "Configuring a summary row in a table" on page 78 provides more details. Configure a menu that appears when a user right-clicks a row in a table. "Configuring a right-click menu for a table" on page 79 provides more details. Specify a report to appear when a user clicks a column in a table. "Configuring column links in a Summary table" on page 79 provides more details.

Report Menu

Column Report Links

Configuring the colors and fonts used in tables

The Table Style Editor allows you to modify the colors and fonts used in table reports. To modify table styles: 1. Click Table Styles ( ). The Table Style Editor dialog box appears.

2. To change the appearance of a table, modify the fields in the editor as described in Table 23 on page 76.

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3. Click OK to save the Table Style setting. Changes are displayed in the Appearance region of the Report Properties dialog box.
Table 23 Table Style Editor fields (page 1 of 2) Field Background Color Value Customizes the background color of the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Background Table Color specified in user preferences is used. The Background Color can be fixed to a specific color by modifying this value to one of the colors in the field. Customizes the foreground color of the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Foreground Table Color specified in user preferences is used. The Foreground Color can be fixed to a specific color by modifying this value to one of the colors in the field. Customizes the color of the header row in the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Header Background Color specified in user preferences is used. The Header color can be fixed to a specific color by modifying this value to one of the colors in the field. Customizes the color of the header row in the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Header Foreground Color specified in user preferences is used. The Header Foreground color can be fixed to a specific color by modifying this value to one of the colors in the field. Sets the background color of rows in the table. Row colors alternate between the value of the Repeat Color 1 and Repeat Color 2 fields. By default, the color is set to User Selected, which means that the Repeat Color value specified in user preferences is used. You can change the color to a fixed, specific color by changing this value to one of the colors in the field. Sets the background color of the alternate row to the value of the Repeat Color 1 field. Row colors alternate between the values of the Repeat Color 1 and Repeat Color 2 fields. By default, the color is set to User Selected, which means that the Repeat Color value specified in user preferences is used. You can change the color to a fixed, specific color by changing this value to one of the colors in the field. Sets the grid in the table to either be shown or hidden. Sets the color of the grid. By default, the color is set to User Selected, which means that the Grid Color specified in user preferences is used. You can fix the Grid color to a specific color by modifying this value to one of the colors in the field. Sets the font that is used for text within the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Header Font value specified in user preferences is used. To override the Header Font with a specific font, clear the checkbox. Click Font to launch the Font Selection dialog box to specify a font. Sets the font that is used for text within the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Table Font value specified in user preferences is used. Click to deselect the Table Font with a specific font. Click Font to launch the Font Selection dialog box to specify a font.

Foreground Color

Header Background Color

Header Foreground Color

Repeat Color 1

Repeat Color 2

Show Grid Grid Color

Header Font

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Table Style Editor fields (page 2 of 2) Field Date Format Value Sets the date format of all of the dates in the table. For example: "yyyy.MM.dd G 'at' HH:mm:ss z" 2001.07.04 AD at 12:08:56 PDT. "EEE, MMM d, ''yy" Wed, Jul 4, '01. "h:mm a" 12:08 PM. "hh 'o''clock' a, zzzz" 12 o'clock PM, Pacific Daylight Time. "K:mm a, z" 0:08 PM, PDT. http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html provides more information. Indicates that time values in a row should be displayed according to the time zone of the report column selected in the From Field list box. The report column selected to extract the Time Zone from in From Field must represent a backup server node, for example, a field called Server. If any other type of field is selected, the default Time Zone reporting is used. Positions the header rows along the top of the columns, or to the left.

Time Zone

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Configuring which fields to display in a table

Use the Table Data parameter to specify which fields are displayed in the table and to configure the scaling of data within the table. To modify the table field parameters: 1. Click Table Data ( ). The Table Fields Editor dialog box appears.

2. Columns with no data are hidden by default. Clear Hide Empty Columns to display columns that have no data returned. 3. If the report contains data from multiple nodes, Sort by Object Field determines whether the nodes are sorted in ascending or descending order. 4. Complete the columns for each field to specify how the data will appear in the report, as described in Table 24 on page 77. Not all of the columns are editable, depending on the field type and some of the selections made in other columns. 5. Click OK.
Table 24 Table Fields Editor fields (page 1 of 2) Column Field Cast Display Description Label of the field as it appears in the report. It can not be changed here. To change the label for a field, edit the Label field in the Report Item Editor. Numeric fields can be recast to be displayed as another data type (for example, displaying integers or durations as text). Clear the checkbox in the Display column to prevent fields from being displayed. Select or clear the checkbox at the top of the Display column to display or hide all fields in the report. Certain fields in a data source can contain association units. For example, the Backup Job Size field contains information on the size of a backup job. The data is measured in megabytes. By default, a table report automatically scales the data in the table. If the size of a backup job is 2325 MB, it is displayed in the table as 2.3 GB.

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Table Fields Editor fields (page 2 of 2) Column Scale to Precision Description For fields that have a unit associated, select a value from the Scale To column to scale the result. Sets the number of decimal places for fields of cast Decimal Value. Automatic precision is the default of 1 decimal place. Fields that are the result of division operations default to a cast of Decimal Value, which cannot be changed. To display a division result as an Integer, set the precision to 0. The result will be truncated. Select a value in the Alignment column to align the values in a table column to the right, left, centre, or automatically depending on the fields Cast.

Alignment

Configuring the cell styles in a table

The Cell Styles parameter allows you to configure rules that control the background and foreground cells colors in the table based on the data within the rows. To configure cell styles: 1. Click Cell Style ( ). The Styles Editor dialog box appears.

2. Click Add to add a rule to control the appearance of cells and rows within the table. The Style Editor dialog box appears. 3. Select Condition and click Edit. The Conditions dialog box appears. 4. Click Add Condition and the Condition dialog box appears. 5. Select a value from the list of values in FieldName. 6. Select an operator from the list of values in Operator. 7. Select Static Value or Dynamic: Static indicates a fixed value. Dynamic indicates a value that is calculated at run time. The value can be one of Current Time, Start Time, End Time, End of Time, or User Entered. 8. Click OK. The condition is added to the Conditions dialog box. 9. To create complex conditions, combine multiple conditions with the AND and OR operators. To add an operator, click Add Operator and select the operator from the inserted list. 10. To complete the condition, click OK. The condition is added to the Style Editor dialog box. 11. To specify the foreground and background colors, click the Foreground or Background button. The Color Properties dialog box appears that allows you to specify the color. 12. To apply the selection to a specific field, select the name of the field from the Select list. Click OK and the Styles Editor dialog box appears. 13. Data in the table report is displayed with the foreground and background colors defined in the first rule in the list to which the data in the row matches. Use the Move Up and Move Down buttons to order the rules to your preference.

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rows are then added to create the values in the summary row. If no conditions are specified, all rows are added. To create a summarized row on a detailed or summary table report: 1. Click Table Summary ( ). The Table Summary Editor dialog box appears.

2. Click Add to open the Summary Row dialog box. 3. In the Label field, type the name of the summary row to display at the bottom of the report. 4. Select Foreground to change the color of the text for the summary row. 5. Select Background to change the color of the row for the summary row. 6. Click Add condition to add a condition to apply to the rows. 7. Click Add operator to construct a complex condition. "Customizing data sources" on page 121 provides information about creating conditions. 8. Click Remove to remove a condition or operator. 9. Click Edit to edit a condition or operator. 10. The Summary Fields and Operations region lists the fields in the report that return numeric values. In the Operation list, select the operation to perform on the field to produce the summary value. Operations are performed on the data that has been filtered through the specified conditions, if any. For example, select Sum for the Size field to display the sum total of all backup save set sizes in the summary row. 11. Click OK.

Configuring a right-click menu for a table

The Report Menu parameter allows you to configure a menu to appear when a user right-clicks a row in the table. This allows you to configure the menu to run other detailed reports, Control Panels, or external commands. To configure a menu to display on a detailed table report: 1. Click Report Menu ( ). The Select Menu dialog box appears.

2. Select the name of the menu to display when the user right-clicks a row. 3. Click Menu Editor. 4. Create a menu. 5. Click OK to save the selection. The menu is displayed when a user right-clicks a row in the table.

Configuring column links in a Summary table

Summary tables have an additional parameter to specify the name of a report that appears if a user clicks a column. That report is then launched automatically. To enable this function, configure the report using the Column Report Links parameter. To specify a Column Report Link: 1. Click Column Report Links ( ). The Report Links Editor dialog box appears.

2. Select a column in the Column Name list. To select a report to appear when the column is clicked, click the ellipsis button (...) in the Report column. The Report List dialog box appears. 3. Select a report from the Report List and click OK to return to the Report Links Editor.
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4. To display the report in a new window when it runs, click New Window. Clear the New Window checkbox to display the report in the old window. 5. Click OK to save the settings.

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Modifying Report Card reports


This section describes how to configure the appearance parameters specific to Report Card reports. A Report Card is a report type that shows the status of an object at different times. An example of a report card implementation is a report that shows the number of backup jobs that succeeded and failed for different clients on different days. "Report Card parameters" on page 81 lists the parameters available for Report Card reports.
Table 25 Report Card parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure which fields map to which report card fields. "Configuring field mappings in a report card" on page 81

Field Mapping

Table Styles

Configure the colors and fonts used in report card tables. "Configuring table styles on a report card" on page 82 provides more details. Configure report card styles based on Status field values. "Configuring the color of items based on status" on page 83 provides more details. Configure a report to run from a cell in a report card. "Configuring a menu from a report card cell" on page 84 provides more details.

Status Styles

Cell Report Link

Configuring field mappings in a report card

When you generate a report card, the report card component indicates which field in the report dataset map to which purpose in the report card. For example, you can specify that the Client and Job fields be used as the Node fields instead of the Size field.

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To specify a field mapping: 1. Click Field Mapping ( ). The Field Mapping dialog box appears.

2. Specify the fields as described in Table 26 on page 82.


Table 26 Report Card field definitions Field Name Node Field Node Label Description The name of the object that you are monitoring. This is displayed on the left-hand column of the report card. Name of the objects to monitor. To monitor multiple objects, use Ctrl + Click to select as many fields as required (for example, Server, Job, and Schedule). This allows you to fine-tune a Report Card to provide more specific feedback on object status. The status of the object being monitored. Returns the values associated with the status (for example, the number of times a backup Job has succeeded or failed). The field on which to order the report data. Whether the report data is sorted in ascending or descending order. Sets the time interval along the X-axis. For example, a Report Card with a time window of two weeks might be better with an interval of days instead of hours.

Status Field Value Field Order Field Order Policy Interval

Configuring table styles on a report card

The Table Styles Editor is used to change the style of the table in which the report data is rendered. To change the table style: 1. Click Table Styles Editor ( ). The Table Style Editor dialog box appears.

2. To change the appearance of a table, specify the fields in the editor as described in Table 23 on page 76. 3. Click OK to save the changes.
Table 27 Table Style Editor fields (page 1 of 2) Field Background Color Value Customizes the background color of the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Background Table Color specified in user preferences is used. Customizes the foreground color of the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Foreground Table Color specified in user preferences is used. Customizes the color of the header row in the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Header Background Color specified in user preferences is used. Customizes the color of the header row in the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Header Foreground Color specified in user preferences is used.

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Table Style Editor fields (page 2 of 2) Field Repeat Color 1 Value Sets the background color of rows in the table. Row colors alternate between the value of the Repeat Color 1 and Repeat Color 2 fields. By default, the color is set to User Selected, which means that the Repeat Color value specified in user preferences is used. Sets the background color of the alternate row to the value of the Repeat Color 1 field. Row colors alternate between the values of the Repeat Color 1 and Repeat Color 2 fields. By default, the color is set to User Selected, which means that the Repeat Color value specified in user preferences is used. Hides or shows the grid in the table. Sets the color of the grid. By default, the color is set to User Selected, which means that the Grid Color specified in user preferences is used. Sets the font that is used for text within the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Header Font value specified in user preferences is used. D Sets the font that is used for text within the table. By default, this is set to User Selected, which means that the Table Font value specified in user preferences is used. Sets the date format of all dates in the table. For example: "yyyy.MM.dd G 'at' HH:mm:ss z" 2001.07.04 AD at 12:08:56 PD.T "EEE, MMM d, ''yy" Wed, Jul 4, '01. "h:mm a" 12:08 PM. "hh 'o''clock' a, zzzz" 12 o'clock PM, Pacific Daylight Time. "K:mm a, z" 0:08 PM, PDT. http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html provides more information. Orders data from most recent left to right, or right to left.

Repeat Color 2

Show Grid Grid Color

Header Font

Table Font

Date Format

Column Ordering

Configuring the color of items based on status

The Status Styles parameter allows you to specify rules that change the color of items on the report card based on the value of the Status field. For example, add a style rule to display the number of Job failures in red and the number of successful Jobs in green. To specify status style rules: 1. Click Status Styles ( ). The Style Editor dialog box appears

2. Existing reports may already have style rules applied. To add a style rule, click Add. The Style Editor dialog box appears. 3. In the Label field, type the value of the Status Field to specify a color. 4. Click Edit and select a color from the Color Properties dialog box. 5. Click OK. 6. Add styles for different status values to the list. After selecting the settings, click OK. The selections are applied to the report card.

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Configuring a menu from a report card cell

Configure a report card so that when a user clicks a cell in the report card, a new report runs. To configure a report card to run a new report: 1. Click Cell Report Link ( ). The Report Link Editor dialog box appear.

2. Select the new report to display when a user clicks a cell. 3. To display the report in a new window, select Select in New Window. Otherwise, select Do no link to avoid linking reports. 4. Click OK to return to the Report Properties dialog box. When a report runs in the main UI, and a user clicks a cell in the report card, the new report appears.

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This section describes how to configure the appearance parameters specific to chart reports. Table 28 on page 85 lists the parameters available for chart reports.
Table 28 Chart-based parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in a chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure which fields are displayed in a chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 Configure the cell styles used in a table. "Configuring when a legend appears on a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure a menu that appears when a user right-clicks a chart. "Configuring a right-click menu for a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure the Y-axis on a chart. "Configuring the Y-Axis on a chart" on page 88 provides more details.

Chart Styles

Series Styles

Legend Settings

Report Menu

Y Axis

X Axis

Configure the X-axis on a chart. "Configuring the X-Axis on a chart" on page 88 provides more details.

Chart Labels

Configure labels on a chart. "Configuring chart labels for bars" on page 89 provides more details.

Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart

The chart style appearance parameter is common to all chart-based reports. It provides the ability to customize color attributes used in and around chart-based reports.

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To modify chart styles: 1. Click Chart Styles ( ). The Chart Style Editor dialog box appears.

2. Specify the fields in the editor as described in Table 29 on page 86. By default, all parameters use the User Selected option, which uses the setting specified in the User Preferences dialog box. 3. To modify the axis font, clear User Selected. Click Font to select a font. 4. When done, click OK.
Table 29 Chart Style Editor fields Field Foreground Color Background Color Grid Color Horizontal Grid Visibility Vertical Grid Visibility Plot Area Fill Type Plot Area Color 1 Plot Area Color 2 Axis Color Axis Font Description Foreground color of the chart. Background color of the chart. Color of the grid lines of the chart. Show or hide horizontal grid lines. Show or hide vertical grid lines. Type of fill for the plot area (solid or gradient) Color of the plot area within the chart, or upper area if Fill Type of Gradient is selected. Color of the lower plot area if Fill Type of Gradient is selected. Color of the axis within the chart. Font used on the axis titles.

Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart

All two-dimensional charts can change the colors that represent different data series in the chart. The following charts can be modified:

Trend Area Bar Candle Bubble Pie ). The Style Editor dialog box appears.

To modify the colors used by a data series: 1. Click Series Styles (

2. The Style Editor dialog box displays series styles defined for a report. There are no series styles by default. Click Add and the Style Editor dialog box appears. 3. Type the name of the series from the report in the Label field and click Edit. 4. Select a color from the Color Properties dialog box and click OK. The series style is added to the list of series styles. 5. After adding style definitions, click OK to return to the Report Editor. The report in the report area is updated to reflect the changes.

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Configuring when a legend appears on a chart

All two-dimensional charts provide the ability to customize the behavior of the legend that is displayed with the chart. The following reports can be modified:

Trend Area Bar Candle Bubble Pie

By default, charts display the legend if there is enough space to display without significantly affecting the size of the report. Modify this behavior to instruct DPA whether or not to display a legend. To specify when the legend is displayed: 1. Click Legend Settings ( ). The Legend Settings dialog box appears

2. Modify the fields as described in Table 30 on page 87. 3. When done, click OK.
Table 30 Legend Settings fields Fields Show legend Description Indicate whether or not to display the legend. Options are: Automatic User interface determines when the legend is displayed based on how many items are in the legend. Always Always display the legend. NeverNever display the legend. Specify the location of the chart legend in the report window (for example, below the report). To display the legend labels next to the corresponding area inside the report, and not outside the report area, select a value of Chart Labels.

Legend position

Configuring a right-click menu for a chart

The Report Menu parameter configures the appearance of the menu when a user right-clicks a chart. The Report Menu parameter is available for the following charts:

Trend Bar Candle ). The Report Menu Editor dialog box appears.

To configure a menu: 1. Click Report Menu (

2. Select a menu from the Menu list. 3. Click Edit... and follow the procedure for configuring menus in the Data Protection Advisor Administration Guide. 4. Click OK.

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Configuring the Y-Axis on a chart

The Y-Axis appearance parameter allows you to configure the Y-Axis on a chart. This parameter is available on the following charts:

Area Stacked Area Bar Stacked Bar Bubble ). The Axis Editor dialog box appears.

To configure the Y-Axis parameter: 1. Click Y Axis (

2. Specify the fields in the editor as described in Table 31 on page 88.


Table 31 Y Axis Editor fields Field Fields Description Select which series in the dataset will be displayed on the chart. To remove a series from a chart, clear the Include checkbox next to the field name. Type the label that is displayed next to the Axis. Calculated automatically based on the data series displayed on the chart. If data series with different units are being displayed on the same chart, select the units that you want to be displayed on the axis. By default, this field is set to Automatic, which means that the chart will automatically scale the axis to suit the data. For example, if plotting values between 2300 MB and 2500 MB, the chart would display this as between 2.3 GB and 2.5 GB. To change the scale of the axis, select a value from the list. To restrict the range so that only data points within a specific range are plotted select the checkbox and select a minimum and maximum value in the numeric boxes.

Axis Label Unit

Scale To

Range

Configuring the X-Axis on a chart

The X-Axis appearance parameter configures the time values along the X-Axis on a chart. This option is available in the following charts:

Area Stacked area Bar Stacked bar Bubble Candle

To configure the X-Axis parameter: 1. Click X Axis.( ). The X Axis Editor dialog box appears.

2. Specify the fields in the editor as described in Table 32 on page 89.

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3. When done, click OK


Table 32 X-Axis Editor fields Field Show Labels Label Interval Description Select the checkbox to show all X-axis labels. Clear the checkbox to Hide all X-axis labels. Sets the time interval along the X-axis. For example, a report with a time window of two weeks might be better with an interval of days instead of hours. The frequency at which the X-axis is labelled. Whether the X-axis labels are displayed horizontally or vertically. Format for the displayed date and time along the X-axis. Enter a custom format by selecting Custom and typing a new format into the field.

Label Frequency Label Rotation Time Format

Configuring chart labels for bars

The Chart Labels parameter provides the ability to display a data value in a label above the bar or piece of pie as shown in Figure 36 on page 89. This parameter is available on the following charts:

Bar Stacked Bar Pie

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Chart Labels enabled on a bar chart

To display chart labels: 1. Click Chart Labels ( ). The Chart Labels Editor dialog box appears.

2. Click the Enable Chart Labels checkbox. 3. In the Anchor field, select the location for the chart labels. 4. In the Color field, select a color for the chart labels from the list of values or select Edit to launch the Color Properties dialog box.

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5. In the Font field, select Default to use the values defined in the User Preferences dialog box, or clear the Default checkbox and click Font to launch the Font Properties dialog box. 6. Click OK.

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Modifying trend chart reports


This section describes how to configure appearance parameters specific to trend charts. Table 33 on page 91 lists the parameters available for trend charts.
Table 33 Trend chart parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure the colors and styles used by a data series in the chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 provides more details. Configure when legends will be displayed on a chart. "Configuring when a legend appears on a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure how the X-axis is labeled. "Configuring the X-Axis on a chart" on page 88 provides more details.

Chart Styles

Series Styles

Legend Settings

x-Axis

Report Menu

Configure a menu that appears when a user right-clicks a chart. "Configuring a right-click menu for a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure different views on a trend chart. "Configuring data views on a trend chart" on page 91 provides more details.

Data Views

Configuring data views on a trend chart

A data view on a chart is the object against which a data series is plotted. A data view is similar to an Axis. A chart can have two data views. In this case, a second axis is plotted on the right side of the chart. An example of a report with two data views is shown in Figure 37 on page 92. In this report, two data views plot two data series with different units on the same chart: Memory Used (MB) and Processor Utilization (%).

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Figure 37

Example of a report with two data views

The data view appearance parameter controls the following:


The number of data views to display on a chart. The data view against which a series is plotted. How the axis within that data view is displayed. ). The Data View Editor dialog box appears.

To edit data views for a chart: 1. Click Data Views (

2. Modify the fields in the editor that apply to the report as described in Table 34 on page 92. 3. When done, click OK.
Table 34 Data View Editor fields (page 1 of 2) Field Num Data Views Y Axis Label Use Range Use Logarithmic Scale Description Select 1 or 2 data views. Select 2 in this field to enable the View 2 region of the dialog box. Label for the Y-axis. To restrict the range of the axis to only show data points in a range, select values in the Lower Limit and Upper Limit fields. Select to plot values against a logarithmic axis. This is useful when you have values spread over a very wide range.

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Data View Editor fields (page 2 of 2) Field Unit Scale Description Specify the units that are used for the axis. This value is automatically calculated. If the plotted data units are numeric units, select from the list to force the chart to display the data to a scale. By default, the data view scales data automatically. For example if plotting values between 1300 MB and 1500 MB, DPA automatically adjusts the value to display between 1.3 GB and 1.5 GB. If you want to override this scaling, modify this field. Specify which data series is plotted on this data view. If you have multiple data views, you can move a series to the second data view by selecting the series from the Fields field and clicking >. To disable series on a data view, clear Include.

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Modifying area chart and stacked area chart reports


This section describes how to configure the appearance parameters specific to area and stacked area chart reports. Table 35 on page 94 lists the parameters available for area charts and stacked area charts.
Table 35 Appearance parameters for area chart and stacked area chart reports Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure the colors and styles used by data series in the chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 provides more details. Configure when legends will be displayed on a chart. "Configuring when a legend appears on a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure how the X-axis is labeled. "Configuring the X-Axis on a chart" on page 88 provides more details. Configure the Y-axis. "Configuring the Y-Axis on a chart" on page 88 provides more details.

Chart Styles

Series Styles

Legend Settings

X Axis

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Modifying bar charts and stacked bar chart reports


This section describes how to configure the appearance parameters specific to bar charts and stacked bar chart reports. Table 36 on page 95 lists the parameters available for bar charts and stacked bar chart reports.
Table 36 Bar charts and stacked bar charts appearance parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure the colors and styles used by data series in the chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 provides more details. Configure when legends are displayed on a chart. "Configuring when a legend appears on a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure the Y-axis. "Configuring the Y-Axis on a chart" on page 88 provides more details. Configure a menu that appears when a user right-clicks a chart. "Configuring a right-click menu for a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure chart labels that are displayed in front of bars. "Configuring chart labels for bars" on page 89 provides more details. Change the elevation, rotation, and depth of the bars in the chart. This option is specific to bar charts. "Configuring 3D Bar options" on page 96 provides more details. Controls whether the X-axis is displayed over time or at a specific point in time (for stacked bar charts). "Configuring the X-axis for a bar chart" on page 96 provides more details.

Chart Styles

Series Styles

Legend Settings

Y Axis

Report Menu

Chart Labels

3D Bar Options

X Axis

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Configuring 3D Bar options

You can modify the elevation, rotation, and bar depth for bar charts and stacked bar charts. To change the parameters: 1. Click 3D Settings ( ). The Bar Chart 3D Option Editor dialog box appears.

2. Change any of the parameters by moving the relevant slidebar. 3. Click OK to save the parameters.

Configuring the X-axis for a bar chart

The X-Axis parameter has more options available when configuring bar charts. Use the X-Axis parameter to control whether the X-axis displays the values in the dataset over time or displays the value at a point-in-time. A stacked bar chart over time is shown in Figure 38 on page 96.

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Stacked bar chart X-axis over time

An example of the same data shown at a point in time is displayed in Figure 39 on page 97.

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Figure 39

Stacked bar chart at point in time

To configure the X-Axis Editor settings of a bar chart: 1. Click X-Axis ( ). The X-Axis Editor dialog box appears.

2. Specify the fields in the editor as described in Table 37 on page 97. 3. Select OK to save the settings.
Table 37 X-Axis Editor Field Type Description Select either Time or Value Select Time to display the X-axis over time. Select Value to display the X-axis at a point-in-time and then choose how to group the bars in the chart by selecting the fields returned in the dataset. Select to show all X-axis labels or clear to hide labels. Sets the time interval along the X-axis. For example, a report with a time window of 2 weeks might be better with an interval of days instead of hours. The frequency at which the X-axis is labelled. Whether the X-axis labels are displayed horizontally or vertically. Format for the displayed date and time along the X-axis. To enter a custom format, select Custom and type a new format into the field.

Show Labels Label Interval

Label Frequency Label Rotation Time Format

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Modifying horizontal bar chart reports


Table 38 on page 98 displays the appearance parameters for horizontal bar charts.
Table 38 Horizontal bar chart appearance parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details. Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure different views on a horizontal bar chart in a similar way as trend charts. "Configuring data views on a trend chart" on page 91 provides more details. Configure the colors and styles used by a data series in the horizontal bar chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Chart Styles

Horizontal Bar Data Views

Horizontal Bar Series Styles

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Modifying bubble chart reports


This section describes how to configure appearance parameters specific to bubble charts. Bubble charts can be useful for plotting complex distributions. A bubble chart can display two values for a data point. The first value is plotted by its location against the Y axis. The second value is displayed by a bubble that is proportionate in size to the value of a field. The bubble chart assesses the data in a dataset and uses the first numeric field as the value to plot against the Y axis. The Chart Data parameter denotes how big the bubble is. "Configuring chart data" on page 100 provides more information. All of the appearance parameters available for configuring a bubble chart are described in Table 39 on page 99.
Table 39 Bubble chart appearance parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. This parameter is discussed in "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73. Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure colors and styles used by data sources in the chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 provides more details. Configure when legends are displayed on a chart. "Configuring when a legend appears on a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure the label of the Y-axis. "Configuring the Y-axis label of a bubble chart" on page 100 provides more details. Configure how the X-axis is labeled. "Modifying chart-based reports" on page 85 provides more details. Must be specified by the user to select which field value represents the size of a bubble. "Configuring chart data" on page 100 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

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Series Styles

Legend Settings

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Configuring the Y-axis label of a bubble chart

To modify the Y-axis label of a bubble chart: 1. Click Y Axis ( ). The Axis Editor dialog box appears.

2. Enter a value in the Axis Label field. 3. Click OK. The Y-axis is updated to specify the new label.

Configuring chart data

The Field Editor dialog box for the bubble chart specifies the field in the dataset to represent the size of the bubble. To specify the field: 1. Click the Chart Data icon ( ). The Field Editor dialog box appears.

2. In the Field field, select a value from the list of values. 3. Click OK to save the setting. The bubble chart is displayed.

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Modifying candle chart reports


This section describes how to configure appearance parameters specific to candle chart reports. Table 40 on page 101 lists the parameters available for candle charts.
Table 40 Candle chart appearance parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details. Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure a menu that appears when a user right-clicks a chart. "Configuring a right-click menu for a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure how the X-axis is labeled. "Modifying chart-based reports" on page 85 provides more details. Configure the color and appearance of candles in the candle chart in a similar way to how row styles are configured in tables. "Configuring the cell styles in a table" on page 78 provides more details. Specify which fields in the dataset denote the start time, mid time, and end time of each bar. "Configuring candle field mapping" on page 101 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Chart Styles

Report Menu

X Axis

Candle Styles

Candle Field Mapping

Configuring candle field mapping

To specify the fields in the dataset that contain the start time and end time for each candle: 1. Click Field Mapping ( ). The Candle Chart Fields Editor appears.

2. In the Start Time Field field, specify the field in the report dataset that contains the start time. 3. Specify a value in the Mid Time Field field to mark the mid-time value in the candle. 4. In the End Time Field field, specify the field in the report dataset that contains the end time for each of the candles.

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Note: If the Start Time Field and End Time Field are not specified, DPA uses the Start Time and End Time set for values returned in the report. If no data contains a Start and End Time, then the first non-key field (displayed in regular text instead of bold in the Report Editor) is used for the start and end time of the candles.

5. Select Merge Continuous Values to apply candle styles to the chart and merge together values within a candle. 6. Click OK to save the settings.

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Modifying pie chart reports


This section describes how to configure the appearance parameters for pie charts. Table 41 on page 103 lists the parameters available for pie charts.
Table 41 Pie chart appearance parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure the colors and styles used by data series in the chart. "Configuring the colors and styles used by a data series in a chart" on page 86 provides more details. Configure when legends will display on a chart. "Configuring when a legend appears on a chart" on page 87 provides more details. Configure Chart Labels that are displayed in front of bars. "Configuring chart labels for bars" on page 89 provides more details. Specify which fields that you want to plot in the pie chart. This option is specific to pie charts. "Configuring pie chart fields" on page 103 provides more details. Change the elevation and depth of the pie chart. This option is specific to pie charts. "Configuring 3D pie chart options" on page 104 provides more details.

Chart Styles

Series Styles

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Chart Labels

Pie Chart Fields

3D Pie Options

Configuring pie chart fields

To specify the fields to include in a pie chart, configure the Fields parameter. Within a report dataset, there may be many rows of data corresponding to a different object. In addition, there may be multiple fields returned for each data object that contains data that can be plotted in a pie chart. When drawing a pie chart, specify whether a pie chart is drawn for each object in the dataset or for each field in the dataset. If drawing a pie chart for each object, then each pie chart contains a slice for each field returned by that object. If drawing a pie chart for each field, then each pie chart contains a slice that represents each object that is gathering data.

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To configure the field selection: 1. Click Chart Data ( ). The Pie Chart Fields Editor dialog box appears.

2. To draw a pie chart for each object, select Key. 3. To draw a pie chart for each field, select Field. 4. Select the Plot column for a field to display that field in the report. 5. Click OK.

Configuring 3D pie chart options

The Pie 3D Options configure the elevation and depth of the pie chart. To configure these options: 1. Click 3D Settings ( ). The Pie Chart 3D Option Editor dialog box appears.

2. Modify the Elevation and Depth. 3. Click OK.

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Modifying 3D surface chart and 3D bar chart reports


3D surface and bar charts allow you to plot a data series in three dimensions. In doing this, the chart uses the time series of the data on both the X-axis and the Y-axis. To get an accurate chart, set the interval of the plotted data to one-hour intervals. Table 42 on page 105 describes the 3D chart appearance parameters.
Table 42 3D surface chart and 3D bar chart parameters Icon Parameter Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details. Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Specify which field is plotted on the Z-axis. This option is specific to 3D charts. "Configuring the Z-axis for a 3D chart" on page 105 provides more details. Change various aspects of the coloring and contouring used in the 3D surface and 3D bar charts. This option is specific to 3D charts. "Configuring 3D rendering options" on page 106 provides more details. Specify the rotation angles for the chart. This option is specific to the 3D charts. "Configuring rotation properties" on page 106 provides more details.

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Configuring the Z-axis for a 3D chart

All surface charts plot the time values of the data against the X-axis and Y-axis of the chart. The field that is plotted on the Z -axis (vertical) must specify the Z-axis parameter within a surface chart. To specify the Z-axis parameter: 1. Click Z Axis ( ). The Z Axis Editor dialog box appears.

2. Specify the field that you want to plot on the Z Axis by selecting a value from the list of values in the Field field. 3. The Unit field displays the base unit in which data in that field is stored. 4. Select from the Scale To list to modify how the data is scaled on the Z Axis. 5. Click OK.

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Configuring 3D rendering options

To modify the 3D rendering options of a 3D surface chart, or 3D bar chart: 1. Click 3D Settings ( ). The 3D Render Option Editor dialog box appears.

2. Specify the 3D rendering options in editor as described in Table 43 on page 106.


Table 43 3D Render Option Editor fields Field Meshed Shaded Description Grid lines are drawn between all cells in the chart. If not selected, grid lines are only shown if the values have changed. If Meshed and Shaded are selected, each cell is shaded with the color that represents the value at that point. If not selected, only the outline of the cell is colored. Contour lines are displayed on the chart to display trends in data values changes. If Contoured is selected, the Contour Levels slidebar controls how many contours are plotted in the chart. The Projections slide bar adjusts the chart to display a range of projections from a perspective to orthogonal view. Select to color each cell according to the value of the data point at that location. The colors are selected from the Zone Colors field. Configure the range of colors that are used when zoning is enabled. To add zone points to the gradient, right-click the color chart and select Add.

Contoured Contour Levels Projection Zoned Zone Colors

Configuring rotation properties

The Rotation parameter modifies the rotation parameters of a 3D Surface or 3D Bar chart. To modify the rotation properties: 1. Click Chart Rotation ( ). The Rotation Parameter Editor dialog box appears.

2. Modify the rotation properties of a 3D surface or 3D bar chart by changing the values of the Rotate X, Rotate Y, and Rotate Z fields. 3. To restore the chart to its initial defaults, click Restore Default. 4. Click OK to apply the rotation parameters to the chart.

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Modifying the Health Status Renderer


The Health Status Renderer displays a graphical representation of selected data from a report according to conditions set on the data of one or more fields. The Health Status Renderer creates a tabular display of images (each representing a status or condition). Each column is assigned a default image and any number of conditions. Each condition is associated with an image that is displayed when the condition is met. Specify the parameters in Table 44 on page 107 for the Health Status Renderer:
Table 44 Health status rendering parameters Parameter Name Title

Icon

Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in and around the chart. "Configuring the color and fonts used in a chart" on page 85 provides more details. Configure how the Health Status Renderer displays reports. "Configuring how the Health Status Renderer displays reports" on page 107 provides more details.

Chart Styles

Chart Data

Configuring how the Health Status Renderer displays reports

The Chart Data icon configures how the Health Status Renderer reports are displayed: 1. Click Chart Data ( ). The Health Status Columns dialog box appears.

2. Click Add. The Column Expressions dialog box appears. 3. Select Show Column Label and type a user-defined column label. 4. Select Use Linked Report to link the report to another report. To open the Report List dialog box and select a report, click Browse( ). 5. Select a report from the report list, or click Do not set any report to avoid linking any reports. Click OK to return to the Column Expressions dialog box. 6. Select Show in new Window to display the linked report in a new window when an icon from the original report is clicked. Otherwise, the linked report appears in the same window as the original report. 7. In the Default Status Icon region, select Predefined and click Browse to open the Status Icons dialog box. Select an icon to appear as the default status icon and click OK. 8. Otherwise, select External URL and specify the URL of an image file. Click Preview to preview the image.

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9. In the Column Expression region, click Add to add a condition. The Status Expression dialog box appears. 10. Click Add condition and Add operator to create conditions for the status expression. "Customizing data sources" on page 121 provides information about conditions and operators. 11. In the Status Icon region, do one of the following: Select Predefined and click Browse to open the Status Icons dialog box. Select an icon and click OK. Select External URL and type the URL of an image file. Click Preview to preview the image and click OK to return to the Column Expressions dialog box. 12. Click Move Up or Move Down dialog box to rearrange the expressions and click OK.

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Modifying the Topology Renderer


The Topology Renderer displays a graphical representation of primary data sources and replicas in a data protection environment. The Topology Renderer creates a schema of components that display where and how data is replicated, from primary storage to local and remote replicas. The schema is produced as a graphical report on which you can zoom in and out, rearrange the components, and access drill-down menus based on component type. The Topology Renderer receives input of a very specific format. Only the following data sources input into the topology renderer:

Celerra Visualization Recoverability Server to Storage Mappings Topology Recoverability Storage to Server Mappings Topology

Specify the parameters in Table 45 on page 109 for the Topology Renderer:
Table 45 Topology rendering parameters Icon Name Title Allows you to Customize report titles. "Modifying the title of a report" on page 73 provides more details.

Refresh Settings

Set refresh rate. "Modifying the refresh status and rate of a report" on page 74 provides more details. Configure the colors and fonts used in the topology graphic. "Configuring topology styles" on page 109 provides more details. Configures the right-click menus available from components in the topology graphic. "Configuring right-click menus for topology reports" on page 110 provides more details.

Topology Styles

Topology Menus

Configuring topology styles

The Topology Styles editor allows you to alter the appearance of the topology display: 1. Click Topology Styles from the menu. The Topology Appearances dialog appears. 2. Select the colors to be used for the Background and Foreground. 3. Select the color used for the selected item in the Selected Foreground field. 4. Clear Label Font and click Font to select a font for the topology labels. 5. Clear Label Visibility to hide labels in the topology report. 6. Click OK.

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Configuring right-click menus for topology reports

The Topology menus editor allows you to assign a right-click menu to components of a topology report.: 1. Click Topology Menus from the menu. The Topology Menus dialog box appears listing the component types and the assigned menus. 2. Click Add. The Menu Mapping dialog box appears. 3. Select one of the component types from the Types list. Select a Menu, or click Edit to open the Menu Editor and create a new menu. 4. Click OK to add the Type-Menu mapping to the Topology Menus list. 5. Repeat steps 34 for each component type you want to assign a menu. Each component type can be assigned only one menu. When the topology report is run, right-click on the type to open the selected menu.

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Creating Reports

You create and modify reports using the Report Editor. This chapter describes how to configure reports using the Report Editor and contains the following sections:

Report creation overview.............................................................................................112 Modifying an existing report.......................................................................................115 Creating a simple report...............................................................................................117 Creating report content ............................................................................................... 121 Report terminology...................................................................................................... 130

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Report creation overview


This section provides an overview of the report creation process. You use the Report Editor to create new reports by either

Creating a new user-defined report from scratch (File/New) Modifying an existing, predefined system report, saving it with a new name, and then adding the report to the menu for all users to use (Administrator only (File > Open)) Personalizing an existing, predefined system report and when the report is saved, the changes are saved to that User ID and only visible to that user.

DPA provides predefined system reports that cannot be modified directly. You must open the predefined report and use Save As to create a new report based on an existing report. Appendix 7, DPA Report Listing, provides a complete listing of the predefined system reports that are included with DPA. The Data Protection Advisor Report Reference Guide provides the details for each system report.

Creating reports

Regardless of which creation method you select, the main steps involved in creating a report are: 1. Specify a name, description, and report category for the report. 2. Define the report content by adding report items, which involve selecting the data sources and operators to create the dataset. 3. Specify the report type and appearance. 4. Test the report and if necessary modify it. 5. Export the report. 6. Add the report to a menu.

Report categories

After you have provide a name and optionally, a description for the report, you select a report category. Table 46 on page 112 lists the report categories that are available with DPA.
DPA report categories (Page 1 of 2) Report category Configuration Overviews Analysis Asset Management Capacity Planning Change Management Chargeback Compliance and Risk Mitigation Description The DPA settings for the group or server. Control panels for backup servers and file servers. Details on Analysis Events that were triggered on the DPA Server. Details regarding the physical hardware on a host. Trending reports for data, media, and backup activity. Details regarding changes to the backup application or asset configuration. Performs a financial cost analysis of backups and restore. Reports on success rate and client protection.

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DPA report categories (Page 2 of 2) Report category Configuration Data Protection Licensing Media Management Performance Recoverability Resource Utilization Scheduling Service Level Management Status Troubleshooting DPA Description Details and statistics on the backup application or asset configuration. Reports on backup activity. Reports on backup server licensing. Details and statistics on media information in the Netbackkup and TSM libraries. Reports on the performance of backup clients and devices. Reports on the recoverability of replicated resources. Statistics on backup server, device, and hardware utilization. Reports on the availability of backup resources. Reports on the backup environment performance against a Service Level Agreement (SLA). Details on the status of devices. Details on errors that have occurred. DPA internal process reports.

Report content

You define report content by adding a report item to the report. A report item returns a report dataset, which contains the information displayed in the report. A report must contain at least one report item, but can contain many report items in more complex reports. For example, a simple report that displays information about backup Jobs typically includes one report item that returns the backup Job information. A more complex report might display both file system utilization and memory utilization in a chart and include two report items: one for file system utilization information and one for memory utilization information. Data sources and operators You create report items by selecting and combining data sources and operators. An example of a report data source is the Backup Job Details data source, which queries the DPA database and returns a row containing information on every executed backup Job. An operator performs an operation on a dataset and modifies it in some way. An example is the Count operator, which counts the number of rows in a dataset. You use the graphical editor in the Report Editor to link data sources and operators in a flowchart. When the report is executed, the data sources and operators are evaluated to produce a report dataset. "Creating report content" on page 121 provides details on how to customize data sources and operators.

Report types and appearance

You specify how the report appears by selecting a report type (for example, detailed table, chart, report card) and the appearance parameters or options associated with the report type.

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When you modify the appearance of a report, the new report settings will be local to your user profile. After you make changes, you will be prompted to save the settings. If you select Yes, then the settings for that report are saved in your user profile and the report will look like that whenever you run it. Only Administrators can create customizing versions of system reports thus changing the appearance of a system report and then distributing the report to all GUI clients for that DPA Server. "Customizing the Appearance of a Report" on page 71 explains how to modify the appearance of reports.

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Modifying an existing report


Many predefined reports are available when DPA is installed. The system reports can not be modified directly as they may be updated by EMC in future releases. Open a predefined report and use Save As to create a custom report based on an existing report. "Viewing the objects dependent on a report" on page 115 describes how to view the DPA objects that have a dependent relationship with a report (for example, a Control Panel that displays the report). To modify a report: 1. Select Tools > Report Editor from the menu. The Report Editor appears. 2. Select File > Open to launch the Open dialog box, from which you can view system reports or edit user-defined reports. System reports are not editable. To modify system reports, open the report and select File > Save As to save the report with a custom name. 3. If you know the name of the report to edit, type part of the report name into the Search field. The list of reports is limited to only those that contain the characters at any position in their name. To display reports within a particular category, select a report category from the Category list. To view a list of all reports in DPA, select All from the Category list. 4. Click Report to sort the reports alphabetically, or click Editable to sort the reports to place the user-defined reports at the top of the list and the rest in alphabetical order. The report can be edited if Editable is enabled. 5. Select the report and click Open. 6. In the Name field, type a unique name for the modified report. 7. Click OK. 8. Using the menu editor, add the new report to a menu.
Note: Select File > Export to export a single report as an XML file. Reports must have a name and a report type associated with them before they can be exported.

You can also use the Report Editor to create new reports as discussed in "Creating a simple report" on page 117.

Viewing the objects dependent on a report

Reports are used in other DPA objects. For example, a Detailed report may appear as a drill-down option from a Summary table report, or a Status report may be sent in an e-mail in response to a triggered alert. Modifying an existing report can change the behavior of dependent objects. To view all of the dependent objects for a report: 1. Select Tools > Report Editor from the menu. The Report Editor appears. 2. Open the report you want to view, as described in "Report creation overview" on page 112. 3. Click Dependent Items in the lower left of the Report Editor. The Dependencies dialog box appears.

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4. The Dependencies dialog box displays any of the following objects that use the opened report: Rulesets Menus Scheduled reports Control Panels Query nodes e-mail report alerts Drill-down options in reports

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Creating a simple report


The following example illustrates how to use the Report Editor to create a simple report. The example report produces a bar chart that displays how many Jobs are processed on a backup server. To create the report: 1. Select Tools > Report Editor from the menu. Select File > New to create a new report, or select File > Open Copy to open an editable copy of a system report. 2. Specify the fields as described in Table 47 on page 117.
Table 47 Report properties fields Field Name Description Category Description Unique name for the report you are creating. Information about what the report does. Category in which the report is placed. The values for this field include the report categories defined in DPA. If you want to create a new category, type a new category name in this field.

3. Define the data gathered for the report and specify how to display the data. Report content is defined by adding a report item to the report. A report item returns a report dataset, which contains the information displayed in the report. A report must contain at least one report item, but can contain many report items in more complex reports. For example, a simple report that displays information about backup Jobs typically includes one report item that returns the backup Job information. A more complex report might display both file system utilization and memory utilization in a chart and include two report items: one for file system utilization information and one for memory utilization information. 4. To define the report content, click Add in the Report Item region. The Report Item Properties dialog box appears as shown in Figure 40 on page 118.

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Figure 40

Report Item Properties

5. Type a name for the report item in the Name field and optionally, a description in the Description field. 6. Define report content by selecting data Sources and Operators. Create report items by combining Data Sources and Operators. When the report is executed, the data sources and operators are evaluated to produce a report dataset: Data Source A data source generates a dataset. An example of a report data source is the Backup Job Details data source, which queries the DPA database and returns a row containing information on every executed backup Job. Operator An operator performs an operation on a dataset and modifies it in some way. An example is the Count operator, which counts the number of rows in a dataset. 7. To view the list of available data sources, click the Sources element in the tree in the left-hand panel of the Report Item Properties dialog box. The tree is expanded to show a hierarchy of all the available data sources in DPA. The data sources are grouped by category. To view all of the available data sources for a category, expand the tree by clicking the plus sign (+) to the left of that folder. 8. To retrieve more information about a data source and the fields displayed on the report, select the data source and click Description in the Report Item Properties dialog box.
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9. Select a data source and drag it to the graphical editor on the right-hand side of the dialog box. In this example, select the Backup Job Details data source. This data source returns a row for every Job backed up during the time specified. 10. To calculate the number of complete backups, use the Count operator. To select the Count operator, expand Operators in the tree, and expand Math. 11. Select the Count operator and drag it to the graphical editor.
Note: Online help is available for all data sources and operators by selecting an operator in the tree and clicking Description.

12. Link the Backup Job Details data source to the Count operator, and link the Count operator to the End element by dragging from the red triangle on the Backup Job Details element to the red triangle at the top of the Count operator. 13. Connect the red triangle at the bottom of the Count operator to the End element. The items are now linked, as shown in Figure 41 on page 119.

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Report Item Properties data source and operator

14. Save the report item to return to the Report Properties dialog box. The new report item appears in the Item List. 15. To view the list of fields returned by the report item, expand the report item. In this example, only one field entitled Count is returned. 16. To complete the report, specify how to display the report by selecting a report type in the Appearance region of the Report Properties dialog box. Click the Report Type icon. The different report types and the options available for modifying the appearance of each report are described in full in Chapter 4, "Customizing the Appearance of a Report". 17. To test a report in the Report Editor, click Test Report ( dialog box appears. ). The Sample Data

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18. Select a reporting period in the Time Window field. In the View field, select a view from the list of values. Select an object in the navigation tree against which to report the data. 19. Click OK. The Report Editor displays the report. 20. After testing the report, configure the appearance of the report by using the other parameters for that report type. Click the required appearance properties on the toolbar. These appearance icons are described in Chapter 4, "Customizing the Appearance of a Report". 21. Click OK to confirm the appearance of the report. 22. To export the report as a .xml file, click Export. The Save dialog box appears. Modify the value in the Save in field to change the location of the file. 23. Type a value in the File name field and click Save.
Note: Import individual reports by selecting File > Import from the menu. To run this report from the menu, add this report to a menu. The Data Protection Advisor Product Guide provides more information on configuring menus.

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Creating report content


"Creating a simple report" on page 117 describes how to use the Report Item editor to specify the content for a report. You specify parameters for data sources and operators to obtain finer control over the data returned by the report item. This section discusses these features and describes how to define more complex reports:

"Customizing data sources" on page 121 "Customizing operators" on page 127 "External data sources" on page 128

Customizing data sources


All data sources that query the DPA database provide several options that control how data is gathered from the database. Among other things, you can:

Modify the fields displayed in the report. Modify the order of the fields. Apply conditions to restrict the data that appears on the report.

To customize a data source: 1. Select Tools > Report Editor from the menu. 2. Click New. The Report Properties dialog box appears. 3. Click Add. The Report Item Properties dialog box appears. 4. Add a data source by dragging it to the Report Item Properties window. 5. Double-click the data source to display the Source Properties dialog box. 6. Complete the following sections: "Data source label" on page 121 "Data source fields" on page 122 "Data source times" on page 122 "Data source nodes" on page 124 "Data source conditions" on page 124 "Data source limits" on page 126 "Data source order" on page 126 "Data source options" on page 127 Data source label When a data source is added to a report item, the label in the graphical editor defaults to the title of the data source. It is a method of making report items easily understood. To modify the data source label: 1. Click the Properties tab in the Source Properties dialog box. 2. Type a new label to be displayed for that data source in the Label field. 3. Click OK.

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Data source fields

To modify the fields that are returned by a data source: 1. Click the Fields tab in the Source Properties dialog box. The Field column displays all the possible fields that can be returned by the data source. 2. The Cast column displays the type of data returned by the field (examples include text and integer values). Do not modify the cast of the field. 3. The Units column displays the units in which the data of the fields is stored. For example, the size of backup Jobs returned by the Backup Job Details data source is always stored by the Collector in MB. It is not possible to modify this field.
Note: To modify a Unit field, use the Multiply or Divide operators to perform the conversion. The online help provides more information on the Multiply and Divide operators.

4. To include fields returned by the data source, select the checkbox in the Include column, or clear the checkbox to remove a field from the selection. Select or clear the checkbox at the top of the Include column to include or remove all non-key fields.
Note: In most data sources, there is usually at least one field that cannot be removed from the selection. These are key fields and must always be included to ensure data integrity. Key fields are shown in bold. Value fields are shown in regular text.

5. Each field in the list has a label associated with it. Changing the label of a field renames that field. To change the name of a field, click the Label column and type in the new name for the field. 6. Specify a default value in the Null Value field. The null value is the value returned by DPA if there is no value in the database. Data source times Data source time parameters specify the times used to retrieve data from the database. The time defaults to values that are appropriate for the type of report created and the type of data reported, but can be modified to obtain different results. To modify the time parameters: 1. Click the Times tab in the Source Properties dialog box. The Time Type field includes the following values: Period The Period time type instructs the Reporter to return data between two points in time. For example, if you want to display all backup Jobs that occurred between Monday at 9 a.m. and Friday at 5 p.m., select Period to enable the Start Time and End Time fields. Point in time The Point in time type instructs the Reporter to return a data value at a specific point in time. For example, if you want to identify the state of a file system at 9 a.m. on Friday, select Point In Time. When you select a Point In Time report, only the Start Time fields are enabled. 2. Type data in the following fields as described in "Specifying the Start Time and End Time fields" on page 123: Start Time Field Start Time Start Time Param
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End Time Field End Time End Time Param Specifying the Start Time and End Time fields All data within the DPA database is stored with time information that identifies when a transaction occurred and how long it is valid. Some data types can contain multiple fields that contain time values. For backup Jobs, DPA maintains the time that the Job starts to queue, the time the Job starts to write to tape, and the time the Job finishes writing to tape. If the Start Time and End Time fields are modified, use alternate criteria for the report. For example, to report on all backup Jobs that start queuing between the start time and end time that the user specifies, modify the Start Time and End Time fields to select the Queue Time option on the Backup Job Details data source. For most reports, the default value is adequate for these fields. There are several options to determine what values are used for the start time and end time of the data source, some of which require parameters. For values that require parameters, the Start Time Param and End Time Param fields are enabled. The options for the Start Time and End Time value fields are described in Table 48 on page 123.
Table 48 Start and end time values Value Epoch Start of Window End of Window Current Time End of Time Specific Time Description Earliest point in time (January 1,1970). Start time selected by the user. End time selected by the user. Current time when the report runs. Point of time far in the future (January 19, 2038). Hard code a data source to get data at a specific point in time. You can create additional times using the Windows Editor. The Data Protection Advisor Product Guide provides more information about using the Time Window Editor. Specify an offset to the start time selected by the user. Specify an offset to the end time selected by the user. If this is a drill down report, this is the value of the time stored in a field in the previous report. Set the Start Time Param or End Time Param field to specify the name of the field in the previous report. The value of this field is used as the time value.

Relative to Start of Window Relative to End of Window Variable

3. Enter data in the Interval Type and Interval Value fields as described in "Interval type and values" on page 123. Interval type and values When creating a data source to retrieve data over a time period, you can specify an interval for that time period. For example:

If you are plotting file system utilization over a period of time in a chart, the dataset returns many data points that show the state of file system utilization at different times during the period. To do this, specify an interval.
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If you are reporting all backup Jobs that ran between two points in time in a table, the dataset returns Job information that shows data for the whole period, and not data at different times. For this kind of data, do not specify an interval.

Interval types are described in Table 49 on page 124.


Table 49 Interval types Interval No Interval Fixed Interval User Interval Full Interval Description Do not use an interval. Use an absolute value (in seconds) for the interval. Calculate the interval by using the number of points in the Num Points field in the Preferences tab in the User Properties dialog box. Use the full period of the report as the interval value.

Data source nodes To specify which nodes DPA uses for generating a report: 1. Click Nodes from the Source Properties dialog box. 2. Enter data in the fields as described in Table 50 on page 124.
Table 50 Node selection fields Field Node field Description Certain database tables can contain multiple fields that map backup data to hostnames. When a report is run, the nodes selected in the navigation tree are matched against these fields. The Node field specifies which field is used in this matching process. For example, for backup Job information, each backup Job contains information about the clients that were backed up, the backup server, and the Media Server where the Job took place. To display all Jobs that took place on a backup server, select Server. For most data types, there is only one value for this field in the dataset. Indicates the value to be used for the node in the report. Values include: User Selected Use the node specified by the user, typically from the navigation tree. Variable Use the value specified in a variable passed to the report from a previous report. Use this value when a report is linked to another previously run report. If selected, the Variable field is enabled. Enter the name of the variable. Collector Use the hostname of the Collector that is gathering the data (for example, which may not be the same hostname as the backup server from which the data is gathered. None Do not specify any node value for the report. This will return a potentially large dataset for all relevant nodes.

Node value

Data source conditions Use the Condition Expression dialog box to place conditions on the data returned from the DPA database. Combine these conditions into a condition expression using the logical operators AND and OR. To apply a set of conditions to a dataset: 1. Click the Conditions tab in the Source Properties dialog box. 2. Click Add Condition. The Condition dialog box appears.

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3. A condition consists of a field name, an operator, and a value. When the report runs, only the rows in the database that match that condition are returned. Enter data in the fields described in Table 51 on page 125.
Table 51 Condition fields Field Field Name Operators Description Name of the field on which to apply the condition. The conditional operator, for example, equal to, not equal to, greater than. Note: The equal to operator returns FALSE if a NULL field is compared with a NULL value. The equivalent to operator returns TRUE if the field name and value are both NULL. Value Type Condition value. Can be a fixed static value or something that is determined at the time the report is evaluated. The options are: Static Value The value is taken from the Value field. Variable The value is taken from the variable entered in the Variable Name field. User Entered Prompts the user for the value at the time the report is run. Current Time The current time in seconds. Start Time The start time of the report. End Time The end time of the report. End of Time Point of time far in the future (January 19, 2038). Report Field Another field in the report, selected from the Report Field.

For example, to create a condition that restricts backup Jobs to show only those Jobs greater than one gigabyte: Set FieldName to Size. Set Operator to greater than. Set Value Type to Static Value. Set Value to 1000. 4. Click OK. 5. To add a second condition to the expression and link it to the first using a logical operator, click Add operator. This adds an operator above the first condition as shown in Figure 42 on page 126.

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Figure 42

AND condition expression

To change the operator, select a value from the list. 6. Add another condition by clicking Add Condition again and specify that condition. For example, you could add a condition to show only those Jobs that backed up more than one file and specify the fields. 7. Click OK. Data source limits Apply limits to data sources to restrict the number of rows that appear on a report. To apply a row limit: 1. Select the Limit tab in the Source Properties dialog box. 2. Select the Limit checkbox. 3. In the Type field, select a value from the list of values. These values are described in Table 52 on page 126.
Table 52 Data source limit fields Field Static Variable Description Requires that the user type the specific number of rows that are displayed in the Value field. The value is calculated at run time by the GUI, if you are drilling down from one report to the next. The value used is the contents of a field in the preceding report. To specify a variable limit, type the field name from which you want the GUI to obtain the value in the Variable field.

4. In the Value field, select a value from the list of values or type a field name. 5. Click OK. Data source order To specify the order that data is returned from the server: 1. Click the Order tab in the Source Properties dialog box. 2. Select Order Flag to enable the other fields in the tab.

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3. Select the field on which you want to order from the Order Field list. 4. Specify either Ascending or Descending from the Order Policy list. 5. Select a value in the Order Limit list. An order limit allows you to return either the First or Last row in the ordered series. Select None to return all rows. 6. Click OK. Data source options To specify options: 1. Click Options in the Source Properties dialog box. Select a value from the Smooth list: Yes Smooths the dataset for the report each time it is run. No Never smooths the data in the report. User Selected Determines smoothing behavior based on user preferences. Smoothing applies an averaging function against the data to create a smoother curve on a chart for data that may be erratic. By default, user preferences determine smoothing, but the Options tab allows you to override this parameter on certain reports so that smoothing is either always applied or never applied. 2. All report item sources are considered when deciding if a menu based on the report can be shown for a selected node on the navigation tree. If the Source Required field is not selected, the data source is optional and not included when checking if the report can be displayed for the node. Source required is selected by default. 3. Click OK.

Customizing operators
To customize an operator, add the operator to the main window of the Report Item Editor and double-click that operator to display the Operator Properties dialog box. All operator options are discussed in the following sections:

"Operator properties" on page 127 "Operator fields" on page 128 "Operator conditions" on page 128

Operator properties When adding an operator to a report item, the name is displayed as the label of the operator. To update the properties of an operator: 1. To modify the label, click the Properties tab in the Operator Properties dialog box. 2. Specify the new label in the Label field and click OK. Changing the label on an operator does not change the behavior of the operator, but it is a method for making complex report items more understandable. 3. Modify the operator parameters in the Parameters region.

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Depending on the operator, it can have specific parameters. Different operators have different parameters. For example, the Multiply operator multiplies a field by a value; the parameters specify the field and the value to multiply the fields. The parameters for the Multiply operator are given in Table 53 on page 128.
Table 53 Operator Parameters fields Parameter Field Name Field Label Units Value Description Field name to multiply. Name the field after the multiply operation. Units to which the value are assigned after the multiply operation. Value by which the field is multiplied.

Operator fields Modify the fields returned by an operator: 1. Click the Fields tab in the Properties dialog box. 2. The Cast, or data type, of a field can be changed from one type to another (for example, converting a money or percentage field to an integer). It is possible to recast any data type to any other, but note that only certain recasts are meaningful. For example, converting a date to text does not produce a useful output. Recasting a data type allows operations, especially mathematical operations, to be performed on a value.
Note: Cast mismatches (for example, a result containing alphabetical characters recast to an integer) generate an error when the report is run. The error specifies the value, field, and cast mismatch.

3. The Unit field in the dialog box displays the units of data for each field (for example, Gb). You cannot modify the unit. 4. To drop a field from the results of an operator, select the checkbox in the Drop column. Select or clear the checkbox at the top of the Drop column to drop or include all fields in the operator results. 5. To modify the name of a field, select the Label column, and type the new name for the field. 6. Click OK. Operator conditions You can apply conditions to operators in the same way conditions are applied to data sources. The results of an operator only include those that match the specified conditions. To apply conditions to an operator, click Conditions in the Properties dialog box. The Operator Conditions tab behaves the same way as the Conditions tab described in "Data source conditions" on page 124.

External data sources


DPA provides several pre-defined data sources that you can use to extract information from its database. In addition to data sources that gather data from the
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DPA database, there are also External data sources to pull information into DPA from other locations. An example of such an external data source is the Read CSV File data source, which is located in the External category. This is a standard external data source that is installed with DPA. The Read CSV File data source reads information from a flat file to include in the reports. Modify the behavior of an external data source by changing its parameters: 1. Select the data source from the Report Item Properties dialog box and add it to the report item. 2. Click Parameters in the Properties dialog box. 3. The online help for the parameters for any individual data source are available by clicking Description. The parameters for the Read CSV File data source are described in Table 54 on page 129.
Table 54 CSV file parameters Parameter Cast String Field String Filename Key String Separator Description Specifies the cast for each field returned in the CSV file. Specifies the field names of each field in the file. Name of the file to be read. Indicates whether or not each field is treated as a key value. The item that separates fields in a file.

4. In a simple example, where a file contains an exception list of Jobs that should not be included in a report, the fields in the file could be:
Server,Group,Schedule,Client,Job

For example:
amazon,Default,Fulls,congo,D:

In this case, configure the Read CSV File parameters as follows:


Cast String: String,String,String,String,String Field String: Server,Group,Schedule,Client,Job Filename: C:\temp\exceptionlist.txt Separator: ,

5. Implement this data source as a report item property or incorporate it with other data sources into more complex reports. For example, use the Backup Job Details data source to extract information from the DPA database about backup Jobs. Use the Drop operator to drop the Queue Start field from its results. At the same time, information about Jobs is excluded by an exception list using the Read CSV File data source. The result is a report with information on backup Jobs with the exception of those that we have included in an exception list.

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Report terminology
DPA generates reports using industry standard terminology that is common to most applications. However, sometimes an application may use different terms to describe a component or process. Table 55 on page 130 lists the terms used in reports (column headings) supplied with DPA and the corresponding term used by other applications.
Table 55 Report terms EMC Networker Server Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Server Symantec Backup Exec Media Server/Backup Exec Engine Workstation/Serv er agent n/a Backup set Symantec NetBackup Master server

DPA term Backup server

HP Data Protector Cell manager

Backup client Media server Catalog

Client Storage node

Client Storage agent

Client Media server Backup image

Client Media agent Internal database (IDB) Session

Client file index File space Media database Save set File space

Job dataset Media duplication Migration Database agent

Backup set

Backup image

Cloning Staging Backup module

Backup storage pool Migration TSM for databases

Duplication n/a Agents

Duplication Disk staging Database agent

Duplication Disk staging Disk agent

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This section contains information regarding all of the keyboard shortcuts that are included in Data Protection Advisor:

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Keyboard shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts allow you to perform actions in DPA by using the keyboard. Table 56 on page 132 describes the keyboard shortcuts.
Table 56 Keyboard shortcuts Action Back Calendar Close Copy Cut Delete e-mail report Exit Forward Home New Open Open Copy Paste Preferences Print report Refresh Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + B Ctrl + T Ctrl + Q Ctrl + C Ctrl + X Ctrl + D Ctrl + M Ctrl + Q Ctrl + F Ctrl + H Ctrl + N Ctrl + O Ctrl + I Ctrl + V Ctrl + U Ctrl + P Ctrl + R F5 Note: F5 is not available on Solaris. Save Save report Scheduled report wizard Stop System Settings Ctrl + S Ctrl + S Ctrl + L Ctrl + End key Ctrl + Y

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This appendix lists the system reports available with DPA by module. A brief description is provided for each report. Reports are provided for the following modules:

Backup Application Reports....................................................................................... 134 Data Domain reports ................................................................................................... 151 VMware reports............................................................................................................ 154 Database reports........................................................................................................... 155 Ionix ControlCenter reports........................................................................................ 157 HP Command View EVA reports .............................................................................. 158 ACSLS reports............................................................................................................... 159 Recoverability Analysis reports ................................................................................. 161 RecoverPoint reports ................................................................................................... 162 Celerra reports .............................................................................................................. 164 Network Appliance reports ........................................................................................ 167 Virtual Tape Library Reports ...................................................................................... 172 Tape Library reports .................................................................................................... 178 Fibre Channel switch reports...................................................................................... 180 IP Switch Reports ......................................................................................................... 181 Xsigo device reports..................................................................................................... 182 System reports .............................................................................................................. 184 Analysis Event reports ................................................................................................ 187 DPA reporting............................................................................................................... 188

The EMC Data Protection Advisor Report Reference Guide provides more detailed descriptions of the reports available in DPA. The EMC Data Protection Advisor Data Collection Reference Guide describes the data fields and field sources that are returned for each data gathering module in DPA.

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This section describes the reports available for monitoring:

EMC NetWorker Symantec NetBackup IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Symantec Backup Exec HP Data Protector Oracle RMAN for Oracle EMC Avamar Symantec PureDisk CA ARCserve CommVault Simpana

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Backup application reports (page 1 of 17) Report name Data Backed Up Daily Data Backed Up Daily by Device Data Backed Up Weekly Data Backed Up Daily by Server Data Backed Up Weekly by Server Data Backed Up Daily by Media Server Data Backed Up Weekly by Media Server Number of Jobs Backed Up Daily Number of Jobs Backed Up Weekly Number of Jobs Backed Up Daily by Server Number of Jobs Backed Up Weekly by Server Number of Jobs Backed Up Daily by Media Server Description Displays the total amount of data backed up each day in a bar chart. Displays the total amount of data backed up each day for each device. Displays the total amount of data backed up each week in a bar chart. From a group of backup servers, this report displays a bar chart showing the amount of data backed up each day broken down by backup server. From a group of backup servers or clients, this report displays a bar chart showing the amount of data backed up each week broken down by backup server. Displays the total amount of data backed up each day in a bar chart broken down by Media Server. Displays the total amount of data backed up each week in a bar chart broken down by Media Server. Displays the number of Jobs that are backed up each day on the nodes selected. Displays the number of Jobs that are backed up each week on the nodes selected. From a group of backup servers or clients, this report displays the number of Jobs backed up each day, broken down by server. From a group of backup servers or clients, this report displays the number of Jobs backed up each week, broken down by server. Displays the number of Jobs that are backed up each day, broken down by Media Server. Available for All applications. Networker. All applications. All applications.

All applications.

All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications.

All applications.

All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 2 of 17) Report name Number of Jobs Backed Up Weekly by Media Server Daily Migration by Storage Pool Daily Reclamation by Storage Pool Garbage Collection Data Recovered Media Count Media Count by Pool Media Count by State Description Displays the number of Jobs that are backed up each week, broken down by Media Server. Displays details on the total size of migration Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays details on the total size of reclamation Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays the total data recovered from Avamar garbage collection jobs over the time period. Displays the number of volumes managed by the backup servers selected over time. Displays the number of volumes managed by the backup servers selected broken down by pool over time. Displays the number of volumes managed by the backup servers broken down by state over time. The state is one of the following values: Full Empty Partial Suspended Displays the number of volumes in a specific state in each individual pool trended over time. Displays a trend report showing the number of volumes in each jukebox trended over time. Volumes that are offline are not displayed. Displays a trend report showing the number of volumes broken down by pool in each jukebox. Volumes that are offline are not displayed. Displays a trend report showing the state of volumes in each jukebox. The state is one of the following values: Full Empty Partial Suspended Displays a trend report breaking down the contents of each jukebox by pool and state. This allows you to identify pools with very few empty tapes. Displays a trend report showing the amount of data that is stored on media. Displays a trend report showing the total amount of data stored on media broken down by pool. Displays a trend report showing the total amount of data stored on media broken down by jukebox. Only online media is included in this report. Displays a trend report showing the total amount of data in each jukebox broken down by location. Available for All applications.

TSM. TSM. Avamar. All applications. All applications. All applications.

Media Count by Pool and State Media Count by Location

All applications. All applications.

Media Count by Pool and Location Media Count by State and Location

All applications.

All applications.

Media Count by Pool and State and Location Media Usage Media Usage by Pool Media Usage by Location

All applications.

All applications. All applications. All applications.

Media Usage by Pool and Location

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Backup application reports (page 3 of 17) Report name Backup Application Change Overview Description Displays a summary of configuration changes by type and the last ten configuration changes for the following components of a backup server: Devices Groups Jobs Clients Shows any backup servers that were added, removed, or modified during the reporting period. Shows any groups that were added, removed, or modified on the backup server during the reporting period. Shows the changes to backup schedules. Shows any clients that were added, removed, or modified on the backup server during the reporting period. Shows any jobs that were added, removed, or modified on a clients configuration on the backup server during the reporting period. Shows any devices that were added, removed, or modified on the backup server during the reporting period. Shows storage units that have been added, removed, or modified on the backup server during the reporting period. Shows any backup pools that were added, removed, or modified on the backup server during the reporting period. Identifies volumes whose locations have changed during the reporting period. Shows Information about changes made by users to Avamar objects. Overview displaying the following: Total value for each Chargeback input and the total Chargeback cost for the time period. Total Chargeback cost for each Cost Centre in the nodes selected over the time period. Total Chargeback costs for Retention, Tape, Backup, and Restore as a pie graph. Aggregate monthly Chargeback cost for the last three months. Displays the totals for each of the chargeback inputs, and the total chargeback cost, by cost centre. Displays the total chargeback costs for backups, restores, data stored, and number of tapes used by backup client. Available for All applications.

Server Configuration Change Details Group Configuration Change Details Schedule Configuration Change Details Client Configuration Change Details Job Configuration Change Details Device Configuration Change Details

All applications. All applications except ARCServe. NetBackup. All applications. All applications.

NetWorker, NetBackup, TSM, Backup Exec, Data Protector, CommVault Simpana. Symantec NetBackup only. NetWorker, NetBackup, TSM, Backup Exec, Data Protector, CommVault Simpana. All applications. Avamar. All applications if chargeback is configured for the node.

Storage Unit Configuration Change Details Pool Configuration Change Details

Media Location Changes Auidt User Changes Chargeback Overview

Chargeback Details by Cost Centre Chargeback Details by Client

All applications if chargeback is configured for the node. All applications if chargeback is configured for the node.

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Backup application reports (page 4 of 17) Report name Backup and Restore KPIs Description Displays success rates and total gigabytes for backups and restores, and percentages of data and number of backups restored. Displays percentage of daily successful backups measured against the target success rate. Displays numbers of clients that have not been backed up for one, two, or three days or more in a row. Displays the time since the last good backup of the client compared to the client's recovery point objective. Displays details of backups that were unsuccessful. Displays changes to configuration for all backup clients. Displays media that is eligible for recycling. Displays media that should be destroyed due to high numbers of mount or relabel operations, or due to age of the media. Displays the servers added, removed, and modified for backup groups. Displays the last successful Job for backup clients. Displays clients that have gone without a full backup for the report period. Available for All applications.

Daily Success Rate Against Target Strike Summary Unprotected Clients FDA Unsuccessful Clients FDA - Client Configuration Changes HIPPA - Media to be Recycled HIPPA - Media to be Destroyed HIPPA - Policy Configuration Changes Sarbanes Oxley - Most Exposed Jobs SEC - Clients without Full Backup Backup Configuration Summary

All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications.

All applications. All applications. All applications.

All applications. Displays: Number of backup servers being monitored. Breakdown of the number of backup servers by backup application. Number of clients configured on each backup server. Breakdown of the operating systems of the clients being backed up. Number of devices configured on each backup server. Breakdown of the type of devices used in the environment. Displays: Number of clients configured on the backup server. Number of groups configured on the backup server. Number of devices configured on the backup server. Number devices configured as writable versus read-only. Shows configuration details of an individual backup server or group of backup servers. Displays information on the NetBackup storage server configuration settings. Displays information on disk pools configured by NetBackup. All applications.

Backup Server Summary

Backup Server Details Storage Server Configuration Disk Pools

All applications. NetBackup. NetBackup

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Backup application reports (page 5 of 17) Report name Description Available for NetBackup. NetBackup. NetBackup. NetBackup. All applications. All applications except ARCServe. NetBackup. All applications. NetWorker, NetBackup, TSM. NetWorker, NetBackup, TSM, Backup Exec, Data Protector, CommVault Simpana. Data Protector, NetBackup. NetBackup. NetBackup.

Disk Volume Configuration Shows the configuration information of disk volumes ona NetBackup server. Storage Unit Configuration Displays configuration information on NetBackup storage units. Lifecycle Policy Configuration Lifecycle Policiy Destination Client Details Group Configuration Displays details on NetBackup lifecycle policies. Displays details on NetBackup policy destinations. Displays details on the configuration of all physical hosts configured on a server. Displays information on each group configured on the backup server, including whether or not the group is active. Displays information on schedules configured on the backup server. Displays information on jobs configured on the backup server. Displays information on pools configured on the backup server. Displays information on the configuration of any tape libraries managed by the backup application, including details on how many slots and how many drives are contained in each library, and the host that controls the jukebox if the jukebox is in a shared environment. Displays information about iSNS servers configured on a node, including details about the name of the node as well as the iSNS server. Returns information on the configuration of backups of the NetBackup Catalog. Returns information on the files that are scheduled for backup as part of the NetBackup Catalog Backup process. Displays information about the configuration of Avamar retention policies. It includes all default and user created retention policies for all domains created on an Avamar server. Control Panel containing reports about the backups that occurred on the nodes specified in the report. Summary of the restores that have taken place on the nodes specified in the report. Report showing at a high level which clients were backed up and which ones were not. Summary of all backups that were processed on a backup server or client over the period specified. Report that shows the details of all Jobs that have been processed.

Schedule Configuration Job Configuration Pool Configuration Jukebox Configuration

iSNS Configuration

NetBackup Catalog Backup Configuration NetBackup Catalog File Backup Configuration Retention Policy Configuration

Avamar.

Backup Summary Report Restore Job Summary Report Card Job Summary All Jobs

All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 6 of 17) Report name Failed Jobs Missed Jobs Successful Jobs Active Jobs Vault Jobs Alerts During Backup Average Job Run Description Report that shows the details of all failed Jobs. Report that shows the details of backup jobs that were missed. Report that shows the details of all successful Jobs. Report that shows the status of all Jobs that are currently running or queued and waiting to start. Report that shows the details of any vault Jobs that have taken place. Available for All applications. TSM. All applications. All applications. NetBackup.

Displays the results of any Analysis Engine alerts All applications. generated on the client during the duration of the backup. Displays information on the average statistics for a backup of the selected Job on that client since records began. Only successful Jobs of the same backup level are considered. Displays details about the last successful backup of the same client and Job to enable you to compare different runs of the Job. Displays details about the last five runs of the same client and selected Job. Displays the details of all known backups of the selected client and Job. Displays information about the error messages associated with a failed backup Job. Displays information about files that were not successfully backed up during a backup of a Job. Files may have been missed because they were in use by another application at backup time. Displays information about the media associated with the vault. Displays details about the configuration and status of the disk media associated with the valult. Displays details about which media volumes stored a Job, including Pool, Jukebox, and Slot details. This allows you to identify which tapes are required for restore and whether they are online or offline. Displays details about the configuration and status of the dsik medai used to back up jobs. If DPA is gathering system performance information on a backup client, use this report to drill down to see what was happening with CPU, memory, and network interface utilization of the client during the backup. If DPA is gathering system performance information on the backup server and client, this report displays what was happening on the client, the backup server, and the tape drives during the backup process. All applications.

Last Successful Backup

All applications.

Last 5 Runs Full Job History Errors Open Files

All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications.

Vault Media Details Vault Job Disk Media Details Media Details

NetBackup. NetBackup. All applications.

Disk Media Details Host Utilization During Backup

NetBackup. All applications.

Client, Server, Tape Drive Utilization

All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 7 of 17) Report name Client Summary Description Summary report similar to the Job Summary that displays: Number of clients completed Number of clients succeeded Number of clients partially succeeded Number of clients failed Number of clients are active Client success rate Displays the status of all clients that were backed up during the reporting period. Displays information on all clients for which backups failed during the reporting period. Displays information on all clients for which backups were missed during the reporting period. Displays information on the status of all successfully backed up clients processed during the reporting period. Displays information on all clients for which backups were partially successful during the reporting period. A client is partially successful if it had at least one failed Job and one successful Job. Displays information on all clients that have at least one queued or running Job. Displays the ten clients that have backed up the most amount of data during the reporting period. Drill down report that displays backup job details for a specific group run. Drill down report that displays backup job details for successful jobs in a specific group run. Drill down report that displays backup job details for failed jobs in a specific group run. Displays the status of all groups on the backup server at the end of the reports time period. Displays a history of all the group runs processed on the backup server during the reporting period. Summary report similar to the Job Summary that displays: Number of groups completed Number of groups succeeded Number of groups failed Number of groups active Displays the status of all groups on the backup server at the end of the reports time period. Displays a history of all the group runs processed on the backup server during the reporting period. Report that shows the details of all restores that have been processed. Available for All applications.

All Clients Failed Clients Missed Clients Successful Clients Partially Successful Clients

All applications. All applications. TSM. All applications. All applications.

Active Clients Top 10 Largest Clients Backup All Jobs for Group Run Successful Jobs for Group Run Backup Failed Jobs for Group Run NetWorker Group Status NetWorker All Groups Backup Exec Group Summary

All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. NetBackup. NetWorker. Backup Exec.

Backup Exec Group Status Backup Exec All Groups Restore Details

Backup Exec. Backup Exec. All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 8 of 17) Report name Restore Media Restore Job Disk Media NetWorker Bootstraps Exposure Details Description Displays details about which media volumes were associated with a restore. Displays details about the configuration and status of the disk media used to restore backup jobs. Displays the details of all bootstrap backups processed on the backup server during the reporting period. For a backup client or group of clients, this report details the following: Recovery point for that client Its current exposure Average exposure Estimated restore time If gathering file system information from a client, this report displays file systems on a client that were not backed up by the backup process. When run for a client or group of clients, this report identifies which clients were not backed up during the reporting period. Identifies the clients which generate the most failed backups. Contains the Aggregate Data Change Ratio report, and two reports that display the total Data Protected versus Average Incremental and Data Protected versus Total Size for the specified time period. Displays the ratio of data backed up to data protected by client. Available for All applications. NetBackup. NetWorker. All applications.

FileSystems Not Backed Up Clients Not Backed Up

All applications.

All applications.

Top Ten Most Unreliable Clients Data Change Ratio Overview

All applications. Avamar.

Data Change Ratio by Client

Avamar. Avamar. Avamar.

Data Change Ratio by Job Displays the ratio of data backed up to data protected by backup job. Deduplication Overview Control Panel Displays the top ten best compression ratios and the top ten worst compression ratios for deduplication backup clients, as well as the overall deduplication ratio distribution in your environment. Displays the data protected against data transferred by client. Displays a summary of all the cloning operations that have occurred on a server. Provides details on successful cloning operations.

Dedup Details by Client Clone Summary

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Successful Clones

Failed Clones

Provides details on failed cloning operations.

Clone Operations

Provides details on all cloning operations.

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Backup application reports (page 9 of 17) Report name Cloned Backups Description Provides details on jobs that have been cloned. Available for NetWorker, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Data Protector, Avamar. NetWorker, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Data Protector, Avamar. NetWorker, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Avamar, PureDisk. NetWorker, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Avamar, PureDisk. NetWorker. NetWorker. NetWorker. NetWorker. All applications.

Uncloned Backups

Provides details on jobs that have not been cloned.

Clone Job Disk Media Details Active Clones

Provides details about the configuration and status of the disk media used to backup jobs that have been cloned. Provides information on the active backup jobs that have been during during a specified period. Displays a summary of all the staging operations that have occurred on a NetWorker server. Provides details on successful operations. Provides details on the staging operations that have failed. Provides details on all staging operations. Identifies those clients on a backup server or in a group that have failed most frequently during the reporting period. Summary report that shows the distribution of Job failures by error code in a pie chart. Bubble chart that shows the distribution of failed Jobs by error code over time. Tabular report that shows the details of all failed Jobs including the error message. Tabular report that shows details of any files that could not be backed up during the backup process. Shows information on restores that have not completed due to error. Shows information on specific restore jobs that have not completed due to error. Summary reports that shows a summary of the migration operations that have occurred on a TSM server. Displays details of all TSM migration jobs. Displays details on successful TSM migration jobs that have occurred on the last day.

Staging Summary Successful Staging Operations Failed Staging Operations Staging Details Top 10 Unreliable Clients

Error Summary Error Distribution Error Details Open Files Restore Job Error Details Restore Job Error Details for Specific Job TSM Migration Summary TSM Migration Jobs TSM Successful Migration Jobs

All applications. All applications. All applications. NetWorker, NetBackup, Data Protector, TSM. All applications. All applications. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM.

TSM Failed Migration Jobs Displays details on all failed TSM migration jobs. TSM Migration Errors TSM Migrated Size by Storage Pool Displays information on the errors related to a specific migration job. Displays the total amount of data migrated by storage pool over the period specified.

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Backup application reports (page 10 of 17) Report name TSM Migrated Item Count by Storage Pool TSM Daily Migration by Storage Pool TSM Storage Pool Migration Schedule TSM Reclamation Summary TSM Reclamation Jobs TSM Successful Reclamation Jobs TSM Failed Reclamation Jobs TSM Reclamation Errors TSM Reclaimed Size by Storage Pool TSM Reclaimed Item Count by Storage Pool TSM Daily Reclamation by Storage Pool TSM Storage Pool Reclamation Schedule Moves TSM Move Errors Expirations TSM Expiration Errors TSM Storage Pool Copies TSM Storage Pool Copy Errors TSM Delete Volumes DB Catalog Backup DB Backups DB Backup Errors Description Displays details on the total number of items migrated by storage pool over the period specified. Displays details on the total size of migration Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays in a candle chart all of the migration Jobs that have occurred, grouped by storage pool. Displays a summary of all the TSM Reclamation Jobs that have occurred on a server. Displays details on all TSM reclamation Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays details on successful TSM reclamation Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays details on failed TSM reclamation Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays information on the errors for a specific reclamation Job. Displays details on the total amount of data reclaimed by storage pool over the period specified. Displays details on the total number of items reclaimed by storage pool over the period specified. Displays details on the total size of reclamation Jobs that have occurred in the last day. Displays in a candle chart all of the reclamation Jobs that have occurred, grouped by storage pool. Displays information on the data move processes running on the TSM server. Displays information on any errors related to a specific data move. Displays information on the expiration processes running on the TSM server. Displays information on any errors related to a specific expiration job. Displays information on the storage pool copy processes on the TSM server. Displays information on the errors associated with specific storage pool copy jobs. Displays information on the delete volume processes on the TSM server. Displays information on the DB (catalog) backup processes that are running on the TSM Server. Displays the details of the TSM Backup DB process. Displays errors that occurred during the TSM Backup DB process. Available for TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM.

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Backup application reports (page 11 of 17) Report name Backup Set Details TSM Command Events Maintenance Job Summary Maintenance Job Details Description Displalys detailed information about backup sets. Displays information on command events generated by the TSM server. Displays a summary of all the maintenance operations that have occurred on a PureDisk server. Provides details on all maintenance jobs that have occurred on the PureDisk server during the specified period. Provides details on all maintenance jobs that were successful on the PureDisk server during the specified period. Provides details on all maintenance jobs that failed on the PureDisk server during the specified period. To view details on individual errors that have occurred on a client, right-click in the Failed Maintenance Job Details report and select Maintenance Job Errors. Provides details on the garbage collection jobs that have been in operation on the Avamar server. Summarizes the number of different licenses installed on the backup server broken down by type. Tabular report that displays all details of the licenses installed on the backup server. Details about backup clients and fileservers are returned. Tabular report that displays details of all the licenses that have expired on the backup server. Control Panel containing reports that detail the number of volumes and usage broken by several statistics. Control Panel containing operational reports designed to assist with recycling and moving media. Displays a distribution of how much media is stored on each tape. Displays a distribution of each volumes age. Displays a distribution report showing when media is expected to expire. Available for TSM. TSM. PureDisk, Avamar. PureDisk, Avamar.

Successful Maintenance Job Details Failed Maintenance Job Details Maintenance Job Errors

PureDisk, Avamar.

PureDisk, Avamar. PureDisk.

Garbage Collection Jobs License Summary

Avamar TSM, NetWorker, NetBackup, Data Protector. TSM, NetWorker, NetBackup, Data Protector. TSM, NetWorker, NetBackup, Data Protector. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications.

License Details

Expired Licenses

Media Summary Media Operations Media Size Distribution Media Age Distribution Volume Expiration

Volumes Used by Jukebox Displays a count of the total number of volumes used in each jukebox over the reporting period to enable planning future tape usage based on historical usage. Available Volumes by Jukebox Offline Expired Volumes Displays the total number of volumes available for use by the backup application. This includes volumes that are empty, partially empty, or expired. Displays a count of the total number of expired volumes that are offline to enable bringing them back from offline for reuse.

All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 12 of 17) Report name Media - All Media - Online Media - Offline Media - Full Media - Partial Description Tabular report that displays information on all media configured on a backup server. Tabular report that displays detailed information on all media that is located in a tape library. Tabular report that displays detailed information on all media not located in a tape library. Tabular report that displays information on all tapes that have been marked as Full. Tabular report that displays information on all tapes that have had some data written to them, but the tape is not full. Tabular report that displays information on all tapes that are empty. Tabular report that displays information on all tapes that have been written to during the reporting period. Tabular report that displays information on all frozen tapes. Frozen tapes are only displayed for NetBackup servers. Tabular report that displays information on all tapes that are either Empty or Partially Full or that have expired and are available for reuse. Tabular report that details all offline volumes that have expired and can be recalled for reuse. Tabular report that details all online volumes that have expired and can be recycled. Tabular report that details information on all cleaning tapes. Control panel that shows performance distribution and the top ten fastest and slowest clients. Distribution report that shows the average spread of client performance across all clients. Available for All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications. All applications.

Media - Empty Media - Used Media - Frozen

All applications. All applications. All applications.

Media - Available

All applications.

Media - Recall List Media - Recycle List Media - Cleaning Tapes Backup Client Performance Backup Client Performance Distribution

All applications. All applications. NetBackup. All applications. All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 13 of 17) Report name Top 10 Fastest Clients Description Tabular report that displays the top ten fastest clients based on the throughput of backup Jobs that have run on the clients. To calculate the throughput of a client, only Full backups that are more than 1 GB in size are considered in order to give a more accurate reflection of throughput. Incremental backups can spend a long time scanning a file system before sending data which can lead to an incorrect calculation of the overall throughput. Backups of less than 1 GB usually complete so quickly that again the throughput calculated may not be accurate. If required, either of these parameters can be modified in the Report Editor. The report returns the name of the client, the throughput of the client, and the number of Jobs that were used in the calculation of throughput. The Top 10 Fastest Clients report can be used to identify the Fastest machines in the environment to benchmark how fast backups are running. Tabular report that displays the top ten slowest clients based on the throughput of backup Jobs that have run on the clients. This report is calculated in the same way as the Top 10 Fastest Clients report. Report displays the top ten backup servers with the slowest idle wait times. Report displays the top ten backup servers with the slowest media wait time. Report displays the top ten clients with the slowest idle wait time. Report displays the top ten clients with the slowest media wait time Shows the aggregate throughput, average and maximum throughput, and device utilization over time for all devices. Shows average and maximum read and write throughputs and read and write activity over time. Shows average and maximum read and write throughputs and read and write activity broken down by drive. Displays the device throughput in MB/sec by device. Percentage utilization of drives over time by device. Shows, for each tape drive, the percentage of the reporting time the drive was in use either writing to or reading from the drive. Displays a trend chart showing the amount of physical and logical storage used over a period of time for each client. Available for All applications.

Top 10 Slowest Clients

All applications.

Top 10 Backups With Worst Idle Wait Times Top 10 Backups With Worst Media Wait Times Top 10 Clients With Worst Idle Wait Times Top 10 Clients With Worst Media Wait Times Backup Device Performance Overview Device Performance Summary Device Summary by Device Device Performance Throughput by Device Device Utilization Backup Device Utilization

TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. All applications.

All applications. All applications.

All applications. All applications. All applications.

Client Occupancy by Client

All applications.

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Backup application reports (page 14 of 17) Report name TSM Database Utilization TSM Storage Pool Utilization Description Trend chart that allows you to monitor the utilization of the TSM database and recovery log over time. Plots the utilization of storage pools over time against the High Migration point and Low Migration point values, to allow you to see how close pool utilization is to the migration thresholds. Displays the usage in megabytes over time for the Data Protector databases. Provides a breakdown of database activity averaged over time, including files created per day, detleter per day, active file growth and total file growth, and whether the dynamics is considered low, medium, high, or critical. Shows the return on investment for an Avamar installation over time. The return on investment is calculated by looking at how much it would cost to fully protect the environment using a traditional backup application compared to the cost to fully protect the environment using Avamar. Shows the cost savings of an Avamar installation for each machine being backed up. The cost savings are calculated by looking at how much it would cost to fully protect each client using a traditional backup application compared to the cost to fully protect each client using Avamar. Displays a candle chart showing when individual Jobs on a client or backup server were run. Displays a candle chart showing when clients are actively performing backups. Displays the total number of jobs completed over time. Displays the total number of jobs completed over time broken down by Media Server. Displays the total amount of data completed over time. Displays the total amount of data being backed up, broken down by Media Server over time. Displays the total number of sessions that are active at any one time. Displays the number of active clone jobs running. Displays the jobs that are expected to run between two different times. Displays the difference between the forecasted Jobs and the jobs that actually were run. Displays the difference between the forecasted Jobs and the jobs that actually were run. Displays when NetBackup groups are scheduled to run. Available for TSM TSM

Database Protector Database Usage Database Protector System Dynamics

Data Protector Data Protector

Deduplication ROI trend

Avamar

Deduplication Cost Savings

Avamar

Job Schedule Client schedule Job Distribution Job Distribution by Media Server Size Distribution Size Distribution by Media Server Active Job Distribution Active Clone Job Distribution Job Forecast Job Forecast versus Actual Summary Job Forecast versus Actual Group Forecast

All applications. All applications. All applications. All except NetWorker. All except Networker. All except Networker. All applications. All applications. NetBackup. NetBackup NetBackup. NetBackup.

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Backup application reports (page 15 of 17) Report name Device Schedule (performance) Description Displays in a candle chart when devices are in use by analyzing performance information from the drives. Available for This report does not return data for backup applications that do not provide device performance information such as Symantec NetBackup. All applications.

Device Schedule (mounts)

Displays in a candle chart when devices are in use by analyzing when volumes are loaded into the drives. This report can be used as an alternative report to the Device Schedule (performance) report for backup applications that do not provide performance information such as Symantec NetBackup. For use in shared device environments, this report displays a candle chart that shows when shared devices are active by analyzing whether a tape was mounted in them at certain times. Displays in a candle chart all of the migration Jobs that have occurred, grouped by storage pool. Displays in a candle chart all of the reclamation Jobs that have occurred, grouped by storage pool.

Shared Device Schedule (mounts)

All applications.

TSM Storage Pool Migration Schedule TSM Storage Pool Reclamation Schedule SLA Summary SLA Summary by client Daily Success Rate report Backup Jobs With Last Resolution Restore Jobs With Last Resolution Device Status Mount Request Client Occupancy

TSM. TSM.

High-level summary showing the success rate of Jobs All applications. that completed on the backup servers or clients selected. Detailed tabular report showing success rate statistics on a per-client basis. Graph that displays the success rate of Jobs over time. Displays a list of all failed jobs on a backup server with the information that was entered on the most recent resolution record associated with the job. Displays a list of all failed Restores on a backup server with the information that was entered on the most recent resolution record associated with the job. Displays status information on the storage devices used by the backup software. Displays information on any mounts on which a device is waiting. Displays how much data is held for each client. All applications. All applications. All applications.

All applications.

All applications. All applications. TSM, NetBackup, NetWorker, Data Protector. All. Avamar. All. All.

Client Status Client Usage Statistics Server Error Summary Server Error Details

Displays status information about the backup clients used by the backup software. Displays usage information on Avamar backup clients. Provides a summary count of the most common errors. Provides details on errors and warnings that have occurred on a backup server.

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Backup application reports (page 16 of 17) Report name TSM Database Volume Status TSM Database Usage Description Shows status details of TSM database volumes. Shows status details of TSM database. Available for TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM.

TSM Recovery Log Usage Shows the capacity and usage of the TSM recovery log. TSM Filespaces TSM Filespace Summary Displays status details on filespaces configured on a TSM server. Displays the total size of all filespaces configured on a TSM client, against the occupancy size and percentage occupied on the backup server. Displays status information on the database configured on a TSM server. Displays information on device paths Displays the top ten backup servers by job with the slowest idle wait times. Displays the top ten backup servers by job with the slowest media wait times.

TSM Database Status TSM Device Path Status TSM Top 10 Backups With Worst Idle Wait Times TSM Top 10 Backups With Worst Media Wait Times

TSM. TSM. TSM. TSM.

TSM Top 10 Clients With Worst Idle Wait Times TSM Top 10 Clients With Worst Media Wait Times

Displays the top ten clients with the slowest idle wait times. Displays the top ten clients with the slowest media wait times.

TSM. TSM.

Backup Pool Status

Displays information about the status of TSM backup pools, including percentage used, percentage of data in the pool that can be migrated, and reclamation process information. Displays the number of used records, total records, and capacity utilization for all tables in internal databases. Displays the number obsolete filenames and the estimated purge time for the Data Protector server. Displays the running status of all Data Protector database services. Displays the current size and number of files for Data Protector datafiles. Displays the current size, maximum size, capacity utilization for Data Protector record files. Displays the status of the disk pool.

TSM.

HP Data Protector Database Status Data Protector Purge Preview Data Protector Service Status Data Protector Datafile Usage Data Protector Record File Usage NetBackup Disk Pool Status

Data Protector. Data Protector. Data Protector. Data Protector. Data Protector. NetBackup.

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Backup application reports (page 17 of 17) Report name NetBackup Disk Volume Status Description Displays the status of the disk volume, including the: Space used in the volume Number or read and write mounts configured on the volume Number or read and write streams configured on the volume Displays the status of the Netbackup Storage Server. Available for NetBackup.

NetBackup Storage Server Status Avamar Domain Footprint

NetBackup.

Displays the clients backed up within an Avamar domain. Avamar.

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Data Domain reports


This section describes the reports available for Data Domain appliances.
Table 58 Data Domain reports Report Disk Summary Disk Configuration Filesystem Configuration Access Group Configuration Description Displays the number of disks and the total amount of disk space configured on Data Domain appliances. Displays the model, serial number, firmware revision, and size for individual disks configured. Displays the name and capacity of filesystems configured on Data Domain appliances. Displays information about the configuration of VTL access groups. A VTL access group is a collection of initiators (WWPNs or aliases) and the drives and changers they are allowed to access. Shows the mapping between physical disks and filesystems. Displays the name and type of batteries configured on a Data Domain appliance. Displays the size, window size, PCI error count, and error count for solid state storage devices configured on a Data Domain appliance. Displays the hostname, vendor, product, and OS class for hosts. Displays the MAC address for network interfaces configured on a Data Domain appliance. Control panel that shows the following reports: Tape Library Model Summary Tape Library Firmware Summary Tape Library Slot Count Tape Library Drive Count Not all of the reports may be displayed for Data Domain. This report is returned only for Data Domain version 4.8. Returns detailed information on the configuration of virtual tape libraries configured on the appliance. This report is returned only for Data Domain version 4.8. Control panel that shows the following reports: Tape Drive Model Summary Tape Drive Firmware Summary Tape Drive Interface Summary Not all of the reports may be displayed for Data Domain. This report is returned only for Data Domain version 4.8. A detailed report that returns information on the configuration of virtual tape drives configured on the appliance. This report is returned only for Data Domain version 4.8. Displays the performance on each individual disk. When run from a group node, displays the disk performance on each node in the group by aggregating the performance of all disks on each host.

Underlying Disk Details Battery Configuration Solid State Storage Configuration Host Configuration Network Interface Configuration Tape Library Summary

Tape Library Configuration

Tape Drive Summary

Tape Drive Configuration

Disk Performance by Disk Disk Performance by Host

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Data Domain reports Report Aggregate Disk Performance Solid State Storage Performance Fileserver Performance Fileserver Performance by Node System Resource Utilization Description Displays the aggregate performance of all disks on all nodes from which the report has been run. Displays the read throughput and write throughput for Data Domain solid state storage devices. Displays information on the performance of file systems on a Data Domain appliance. When run from a group, displays the performance for each individual file server in the group. Provides an overview of resource utilization on a host, including reports showing processor, memory, network interface, and file system utilization over time. Displays the average percentage of time each individual disk is busy on each filer. When run from a group node, displays the average percentage of time the disks are busy on each filer in the group by averaging the activity of all disks on each filer. Displays the average percentage of time that the disks are busy across all filers from which the report has been run. Displays the utilization of all file systems on a host or group of hosts over time. When run from a group node, displays the average file system utilization on a host over time by averaging the utilization across all file systems on that host. Displays the underlying disk activity of each file system. Displays the aggregate file system utilization over time of all file systems across all filers selected in the report. Utilization overview that displays a summary of network interface performance for a host, and network interface performance broken down by node. Displays the network interface performance broken down by interface. Displays the network interface performance broken down by node. Displays the aggregate network interface utilization over time of all file systems across all filers selected in the report. Displays a trend chart that shows the utilization of each tape library volume over time. Displays a count of all the empty volumes by tape library. Shows the ratio of data deduplicated against data backed up over the time period. Displays the average of all tape drives performance write speed values over the time period. Displays the utilization of Data Domain appliance processors, broken down by CPU.

Disk Activity by Disk Disk Activity by Host

Aggregate Disk Activity Filesytem Utilization Node Utilization

Underlying Disk Activity Aggregate Utilization Interface Utilization Summary

Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Network Interface Performance Tape Library Volume Utilization Trend Tape Library Empty Volume Count Deduplication Ratio Average Hourly Data Ingested Processor Utilization by CPU

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Data Domain reports Report Processor Utilization by Node Aggregate Processor Utilization Disk Status Filesystem Status Fileserver Status Underlying Disk Details Environmental Summary Fan Status PSU Status Thermometer Status Battery Status Network Interface Status Description Displays the utilization of Data Domain appliance processors, broken down by node. Displays the aggregate processor utilization over time of all file systems across all filers selected in the report. Displays the size, online status, error count, health status, temperature, recon percentage, and resynch percentage for physical disks. Displays the capacity, used space, and utilization for filesystems. Displays whether the NFS or CIFS server on a Data Domain appliance is enabled or disabled. Displays the status of the physical disks that make up a filesystem. Overview that summarizes the status of environmental components: fans, batteries, PSUs, and thermometers. Displays the name, active status, and speed level of fans. Displays the name of active PSUs. Displays the name, active status, and temperature of thermometers. Displays the name and charge remaining of solid state storage batteries. Tabular report displaying the state of each interface on the host, including whether it has a link with a switch, the speed at which it is running, and its duplex setting. If gathering information from switches and hosts, this report shows the port on a switch to which the host is connected. If gathering information from switches as well as from hosts, this report displays the port on the switch to which the interface card. Displays the number of offline and online processors. Displays the status of replication processes between Data Domain appliances.

Network Interface Link Pair Network Interface Link Pair Duplex Status Processor Status Replication Status

Network Interface Errors by Interface Displays the errors on each individual network interface on a filer or group of filers over time. Aggregate Network Interface Errors Displays the total number of network interface errors over time across all filers selected in the report.

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VMware reports
This section describes the reports available for monitoring a VMware virtualized environment. When running a report from a virtual host in the navigation tree, many of the reports available are not specific to VMware, but are standard DPA reports that can be run against a virtual machine as if running a report against a backup client.
Table 59 VMware reports Report name Virtual Host Change Overview Description Shows a summary of all the changes that have occurred in the environment, categorized by type of change (for example, disks added, memory modified), and the last 10 changes that have occurred. Shows the type of change and object changed for components of virtual machines. Shows the details of changes to the configuration of virtual machines. Shows the details of changes to the configuration of disks on virtual machines. Shows the details of changes to the configuration of network interfaces on virtual machines. Shows the details of changes to the configuration of CPUs on virtualization hosts. Shows the details of changes to the memory configuration on virtualization hosts. Shows the details of changes to the network interface configuration on virtualization hosts. Shows the details of changes to the configuration of filesystems on virtualization hosts. Shows the configuration of virtual machines on a virtualization server, including information on the amount of memory and CPU each virtual machine has, and whether the VM is active or down. Shows the disks configured on virtual machines. Shows the network interfaces configured on virtual machines. Shows the processor percentage utilization of virtualization servers. Shows the memory utilization of virtualization servers. Shows the percentage utilization of filesystems on virtualization servers. Shows the processor percentage utilization of virtual machines. Shows the processor percentage utilization of virtual machines.

Virtual Host Change Details Virtual Host Configuration Change Details Virtual Host Disk Configuration Change Details Virtual Host Network Interface Configuration Change Details Processor Configuration Change Details Memory Configuration Change Details Network Interface Configuration Change Details Filesystem Configuration Change Details Virtual Host Configuration

Virtual Host Disk Configuration Virtual Host Network Interface Configuration Processor Utilization Memory Utilization Filesystem Utilization Virtual Host Processor Utilization Virtual Host Memory Utilization

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Database reports
This section describes the reports available for monitoring database servers. The following databases can be monitored:

Microsoft SQL Server Oracle PostgreSQL

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Database reports Report name Top Ten Largest Tables by Size Top Ten Largest Tables by Row Count Top Ten Growing Tables Database Change Overview Control Panel Last Ten Database Changes All Database Changes Database Change Details report Datafile Change Details report Index Change Details report Server Change Details report Table Change Details report Tablespace Change Details report All Database Change Details Server Configuration Schema Configuration Database Server Parameters Database Configuration Description Displays the top ten largest database tables in terms of size (MB). Displays the top ten largest database tables in terms of number of rows. Displays the top ten tables that have grown in size over the reporting period. Contains reports that describe the number and type of changes to database components in your environment. Displays the ten most recent changes to the selected nodes. Opens the All Database Changes report that displays all changes to the selected nodes over the time period. Displays the number and type of changes to database components. Displays the number and type of changes to datafiles. Displays the number and type of changes to indexes. Displays the number and type of changes to server components. Displays the number and type of changes to table components. Displays the number and type of changes to tablespaces. Displays details about all changes made to the selected database nodes. Displays details about configuration of the database servers. Displays details about the configuration of schemas configured for a database server. Lists the name and value pairs for all configuration values defined for a database server. Displays details about databases in your environment. Available for SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL.

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Database reports Report name Database Parameters Table Details Index Details Partition Details Tablespace Configuration Datafile Configuration Logfile Configuration Datafile Utilization Datafile Utilization Trend Description Lists the name and value pairs for all configuration parameters defined for a database server. Lists the configuration details for database tables. Lists the configuration details for table indexes. Lists the configuration details for table partitions. Displays details about the configuration of tablespaces. Displays details about the configuration of datafiles. Displays details about the configuration of SQL Server log files. Displays details about the logical and actual utilization of datafile storage space. Displays datafile logical and actual utilization over time in a trend chart. Displays details about the logical and actual utilization of tablespaces. Displays details about memory utilization by database processes over time. Displays detailed information about operations performed on a database by applications. Displays details about database processes and memory used. Available for SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. Oracle. SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL. Oracle.

Tablespace Utilization Memory Usage Connection Status Process Status

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Ionix ControlCenter reports


This section describes the reports available from an EMC Ionix ControlCenter managing host.
Table 61 Ionix ControlCenter reports Report Disk Summary Disk Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration Host Configuration LUN Configuration Memory Configuration Details Spare Disk Trend Top 5 Least Spare Disks LUN Mappings Exported LUNs Disk Status Host Status Description Displays information about the number and size of the disk in arrays. Displays details about the physical disks, such as manufacturer, model, and serial number. Lists the port number, port name, and mode for each Fibre Channel port. Displays vendor and product information about hosts managed by ECC. Displays information about the LUNs configured on the disk arrays. Displays the physical memory available for the ECC host machine. Displays the spare disks in the ECC environment. Displays information about the arrays with the least spare disks. Displays information about the mapping between LUNs and Fibre Channel addresses or iSCSI IQNs (depending on LUN access). Displays information about the LUNs that are exported as disks. Displays information about the state of the disks in the array. Displays information about the last time that the host rebooted.

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HP Command View EVA reports


This section describes the reports available for HP Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) disk arrays from an HP Command View managing host.
Table 62 HP Command View EVA disk arrays Report Disk Summary Disk Configuration Disk Array Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration LUN Configuration Disk Status Disk Array Status Fibre Channel Port Status Card Status LUN Status Description Displays information about the number and size of the disks on all managed arrays. Displays details about the disks on the managed arrays, such as manufacturer, model, and serial number. Displays details about the managed disk arrays. Lists the port number, port name, and mode for each Fibre Channel on that node. Displays information about the LUNs configured on the disk arrays. Displays information about the state of the disks in the array. Displays information about the current state of the disk array. Displays information about the type, status, and speed of the FC ports on the disk array. Displays information about the hardware cards installed. Displays information about the LUNs configured on the disk array.

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ACSLS reports
This section describes the reports available for reporting on a Storage Trek Automatic Cartridge System Library Software (ACSLS) server.
Table 63 ACSLS reports Report Tape Drive Summary Control Panel Tape Drive Model Summary Tape Drive Firmware Summary Tape Drive Interface Summary Tape Drive Configuration Description Displays a summary of the tape drives managed by the ACSLS server. Bar chart that shows the number of tape drives broken down by model. This information is not available for an ACSLS server. This information is not available for an ACSLS server. Displays the model and serial number for all tape drives managed by the ACSLS server. Tape drive information also includes the name of the tape library in which the tape drives are members.

Tape Library Summary Control Panel Displays a summary of the tape libraries managed by the ACSLS server. Tape Library Model Summary Tape Library Firmware Summary Tape Library Slot Count Tape Library Drive Count Tape Library Configuration Bar chart that shows the number of tape libraries broken down by model. This report includes all libraries managed by the ACSLS server. This information is not available for an ACSLS server. Bar chart that shows the number of slots configured on each library. Bar chart that shows the number of tape drives configured on each library. Displays a table report that contains details on each tape library managed by the ACSLS. All libraries return information on the following: Vendor Model Serial number Number of slots CAPs Drives Displays a summary of the counts for all run and active jobs. Displays a detailed report of all jobs that have run. Displays a detailed report of all failed jobs. Displays a detailed report of all successful jobs. Displays a detailed report of all jobs that did not run. Displays a detailed report of all running jobs. Displays a chart for the aggregate utilization across all tape libraries at a point in time. Displays a graph for the aggregate utilization across all tape libraries over a given time period. Displays the utilization of each individual tape library at a point in time. Displays the utilization of each individual tape library over a given time period.

ACSLS Job Summary ACSLS All Jobs ACSLS Failed Jobs ACSLS Successful Jobs ACSLS Missed Jobs ACSLS Active Jobs Tape Library Aggregate Utilization Report Tape Library Aggregate Utilization Trend Tape Library Utilization Tape Library Utilization Trend

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ACSLS reports Report ACSLS Server Status Description Displays information such as server, state, and the status of the requests (for example, current, pending, current mount, pending mount) of the ACSLS server. Displays information on the status of the port that the ACSLS server uses to communicate with the tape library. The report displays the server, port, name, and the state of the port. Displays information on the status of each automated cartridge system (ACS) managed by the ACSLS server, and information such as server, name, state, and the status of the requests of the ACS. Displays the status of all locks on drives and volumes. Displays the errors that have occurred on ACSLS. Displays the details for the errors that have occurred on ACSLS. A summary of the tape drives managed by the ACSLS server. Lists the hostname, library name, and device name for each tape drive in the system. The Status field contains information about the health of the drive. The State field indicates if a tape drive is loaded with a volume. Shows the status of all tape libraries configured and managed by the ACSLS server. For each library on the system, the report displays the hostname, the number of volumes in the library, and the status of the library. Displays details about all the volumes managed by the ACSLS server, such as the amount of data stored on the volumes, their location, and location type. Displays details about all the slots managed by the ACSLS server, such as the library in which each slot is located, the location and status of the slot, and if any volumes are included in that slot. Displays details about all the CAPs managed by the ACSLS server. Shows the license count for each ACSLS instance. Shows the details for the ACSLS installation licenses. Shows the details about the licenses that have expired.

ACSLS Port Status

ACSLS ACS Status

ACSLS Lock Status Application Error Summary Application Error Details Tape Drive Status Summary Control Panel Tape Drive Status

Tape Library Status Details

Tape Library Volume Status

Tape Library Slot Status

Tape Library CAP Status License Summary License Details Expired Licenses

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Recoverability Analysis reports


This section describes the reports available for monitoring recoverability analysis in your environment.
Table 64 Report name Exposures Summary Exposure Details Unprotected Nodes Obsolete Recovery Points Replication Process View Description Displays the gaps in recoverability by facility for managed backup objects in the environment. Provides details on each gap, including recoverability path, storage engine, and replication facility. Displays all of the objects that are not fully recoverable. Shows the recovery points that have been rendered out of date by changes in the source. Displays a visualization of the recoverability of one or more backup objects. The Process View is the same as that viewed in the Service Level Manager (SLM) workspace. Shows the gaps that have been excluded from recoverability reporting by client. Shows the disk, volume, and engine (storage array) mappings for servers. Shows the mapping of ... Shows the mapping of filesytems to images. Shows configuration information on RDF Groups defined for Symmetrix. Shows configuration information on RDF Groups defined for device groups. Shows RDF replication performance over time. Shows trended forecast for remote replication for SRDF/A objects. Shows configuration information from Mirrorview nodes. Shows configuration information for masking, masking views and storage groups for Symmetrix and CLARiiON. Shows configuration information for replication sources and targets.

Exclusion Details Server to Storage Configuration Server to Storage Topology Storage to Server Topology RDF Configuration for Symmetrix RDF Configuration for DG RDF Performance Remote Replication RPO Forecast for SRDF/A MirrorView Configuration Masking Configuration Replication Configuration

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RecoverPoint reports
This section describes the reports available for monitoring RecoverPoint.
Table 65 RecoverPoint reports Report name Fibre Channel Port Configuration RecoverPoint Change Overview Control Panel RecoverPoint Change Summary RecoverPoint Last Ten Changes Consistency Group Details Consistency Group Copy Details Replication Set Configuration RPA Details Splitter Details Consistency Group Throughput Consistency Group Data Lag Description Displays the port numbers and WWPNs of Fibre Channel interfaces for RecoverPoint Appliances. Shows the number and type of changes to RecoverPoint components in the environment. Shows the number of components added, deleted, or modified over the time period by component type. Last ten changes in the RecoverPoint environment. Displays configuration details about consistency groups. Displays the configuration details about consistency group copies. Displays configuration details about replication sets. Displays configuration details about RecoverPoint Appliances. Displays details about the configuration of splitters. Displays the peak output rate in MB/second by consistency group over time. Displays replication data lag by consistency group.

Consistency Group Journal Lag Displays the journal lag in MB by consistency group over time. Consistency Group Time Lag Consistency Group Transaction Lag RPA Throughput RPA Writes RPA Latency RPA Compression Journal Utilization Fibre Channel Port Status Network Interface IP Status RecoverPoint Events Overview Control Panel RecoverPoint Event Summary Last Ten Event Details Displays replication lag in seconds by consistency group over time. Displays replication lag in unprocessed transactions by consistency group over time. Displays the data throughput in MB/seconds broken down by SAN and WAN for each RPA. Displays the number of write operations by RPA over time. Displays the replication lag time in milliseconds for data queued on a RecoverPoint Appliance. Displays the data compression ratio achieved over time against RecoverPoint Appliance CPU utilization. Displays the percentage journal utilization (journal usage of total journal capacity) over time. Displays the status of Fibre Channel interfaces in the environment. Displays the details of network interfaces on RPAs. Contains reports that summarize the events that have occurred in a RecoverPoint environment over time. Displays the totals by event type for RPAs and consistency groups. Displays details on the ten most recent events in the RPA environment.

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RecoverPoint reports Report name Consistency Group Copy Status RPA Active Consistency Groups Volume Details Description Displays the operational status of consistency group copies. Displays all of the consistency groups that are currently active for each RPA. Shows the details of volumes managed by a RecoverPoint system.

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Celerra reports
This section describes the reports available for EMC Celerra.
Table 66 Celerra reports Report name Disk Summary Disk Configuration Disk Array Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration Filesystem Configuration Summary Card Configuration Host Configuration iSCSI Adapter Configuration Description Summary of the total number of disks on one or more file servers and the amount of storage capacity configured. Shows configuration information on each disk on a file server. Shows configuration information on disk arrays. Displays the port numbers and WWPNs of Fibre Channel interfaces for Celerra appliances. Displays the number of filesystems and total capacity in GB for a Celerra host. Displays information on the hardware cards installed on a Celerra. Displays the OS type and version running on a file server. Provides details of any iSCSI adapters on the file server. As iSCSI adapters are logical entities on top of real network interfaces, the only information provided is the name of each adapter. Provides details of LUNs on the Celerra. Displays the total amount of physical memory and the total amount of virtual memory configured on the selected nodes. Displayed details on the configuration of Network Interfaces on a file server. Shows details on Data Mover processors, including the name, model, speed, and bus speed. Displays the utilization of all file systems on a file server or group of file servers over time. When run from a group node, displays the average file system utilization on each file server over time. Displays the aggregate file system utilization over time of all file systems across all file servers selected in the report. Displays the percent utilization of the allocated snapshot space. Shows the summary of changes (objects added, deleted, or modified) over the time period, and the last ten changes made in the Celerra environment. Shows the object type, identifier, and change type (addition, deletion, or modification) for all changes by host and storage array. Shows the configuration of Data Movers on a Celerra. Displays the configuration and options set for storage pools configured on a Celerra. Displays details on the volumes configured on a Celerra. The report displays the names of all the virtual data movers configured on a Celerra.

LUN Configuration Memory Configuration Network Interface Configuration Processor Configuration Utilization Node Utilization Aggregate Utilization Snapshot Utilization Celerra Changes Overview Control Panel Celerra Change Details Data Mover Configuration Storage Pool Configuration Volume Configuration Virtual Data Mover Configuration

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Celerra reports Report name Fileserver Exports Filesystem Configuration Filesystem Mount Configuration Filesystem to LUN Mapping Description Provides details of file systems that are exported from a file server. Displays all of the settings for filesystems configured on a Celerra. Displays the configuration options for filesystems mounted on a Celerra. Visually represents the mapping between filesystems and back-end storage on the Celerra, allowing you to identify where disks are shared across filesystems. Displays information on the configuration of iSCSI adapters, including the adapter ID, IP address, and Port number. Displays information on any LUNs that are imported to the selected nodes as disks. Displays information on any LUNs that are exported from the selected nodes as disks. Shows the physical memory available to each Data Mover managed by a Celerra server. Displays the aggregate utilization for processors, memory, and network interfaces for a Celerra. Provides a summary of the average number of read and write operations, average amount of data transferred and the average transfer size for the time period. The results are broken out by each protocol (CIFS/NFS) that is being used to access data. Contains three reports that provide visibility into the number of IO operations occurring on a data mover over time. The first report displays the total number of operations taking place on the data mover over time. The second report shows how that traffic is split between the NFS and CIFS protocols. The third report shows the data broken down by read operation and write operation each protocol. Contains three reports that provide visibility into the amount of data passing through a data mover over time. The first report shows the total throughput through the data mover. The second report shows how that traffic is split between the NFS and CIFS protocols. The third report shows how much data is being read versus written for each protocol. Provides a summary for each filesystem of the average amount of data transferred, the average number of operations, and the average size of read and write transactions for the time period. Shows for each filesystem the total number of operations and the total number of read and write operations that have occurred over time. This report allows an administrator to see the type of operations that are occurring on each filesystem over time. Shows for each filesystem the total amount of data transferred, and the total amounts of read and write traffic over time. This report allows an administrator to identify times at which there are heavy read or write traffic on a filesystem. Provides a that summarizes the data throughput and read/write activity for LUNs configured on Celerra. Shows the memory utilization and memory in use over time for a Data Mover.

iSCSI Portal Status Imported LUNs Exported LUNs Shared Memory System Utilization Overview Control Panel Fileserver Performance Summary

Fileserver Operations

Fileserver Throughput

Filesystem Performance Summary

Filesystem Operations Control Panel

Filesystem Throughput Control Panel

LUN Performance Overview Control Panel Memory Utilization

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Celerra reports Report name Interface Utilization Summary Description Provides two reports showing the max throughput and average throughput for all network interfaces by server, and the network interface performance by interface. Displays the amount of data per second and number of packets per second being transferred through each network card on the file server or group of file servers. When run from a group node, displays the aggregate network interface performance on each file server in the group, by adding together the total performance of all network interfaces on that file server. Displays the aggregate performance of all network interfaces on all file servers from which the report has been run. Displays the utilization of each individual CPU on a file server or group of file servers over time. When run from a group node, this report displays the average CPU utilization on a file server over time by averaging the utilization across on all processors on that file server. Displays the aggregate processor utilization over time of all processors across all file servers selected in the report. Contains information on the status of disks on a file server. Displays the status of Fibre Channel interfaces configured on a file server. Shows the total capacity and number of filesystems for a Celerra. Shows the capacity, used space, and utilization for individuals filesystems. Displays details on filesystem checkpoints created by Celerra. Displays the details of quotas configured for filesystems on a Celerra. Shows the last time a file server rebooted. Provides status details of hardware cards installed on a Celerra. Provides details of the LUNs that exist on a Celerra. Provides details on the IP configuration for network interfaces on a Celerra. If gathering information from switches as well as from file servers, this report displays the port on the switch to the interface card is linked as well as the auto negotiation settings on both sides of the link. Shows the total and used amount of memory on Data Movers. Shows the total number of CPUs that are online and offline on the file server. Displays the errors on each individual network interface on a file server or group of file servers over time. Displays the total number of network interface errors over time across all file servers selected in the report.

Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Network Interface Performance Processor Utilization by CPU Processor Utilization by Node

Aggregate Processor Utilization Disk Status Fibre Channel Port Status Filesystem Summary Filesystem Status Snapshot Status Quota Status Host Status Card Status LUN Status Network Interface IP Network Interface Link Pair Auto Negotiation Status Memory Status Processor Status Network Interface Errors by Interface Aggregate Network Interface Errors

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Network Appliance reports


This section describes the reports available for Network Appliance file servers.
Table 67 NetApp reports Report name Disk Summary Disk Configuration Disk Array Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration Filesystem Configuration Underlying Disk Details Description Summary of the total number of disks on one or more file servers and the amount of storage capacity configured. Shows configuration information on each disk on a file server. Shows configuration information on disk arrays on a Celerra. This report is only available for Celerra. Shows configuration details on Fibre Channel Ports configured on a file server. Shows configuration details on filesystems defined on a file server. Displays the physical disks to which each file system is mapped, including usage data such as allocated space, used space, and volume space reservation to indicate true space wastage. Shows information on the OnTAP version running on a NetApp file server. Provides details of any iSCSI adapters on the file server. As iSCSI adapters are logical entities on top of real network interfaces, the only information provided is the name of each adapter. Displays a summary of the total amount of physical memory and the total amount of virtual memory configured. Provides a waterfall-style model of capacity within one or more file servers. Each bar represents a different part of storage allocation from raw disks down to used storage. Provides an overview of how many different disk types are configured in a file server or group of file servers. Shows detailed information on the configuration of network interfaces on a file server. Provides details of how many spare disks are available for each file server over time. Provides details of the file servers with the lowest number of spare disks. Displays the utilization of all file systems on a file server or group of file servers over time. When run from a group node, displays the average file system utilization on each file server over time. Displays the aggregate file system utilization over time of all file systems across all file servers selected in the report. Displays the percent utilization of the allocated snapshot space. Displays the underlying disk activity of each file system. This report is available for NetApp only. Displays any changes in the configuration options on a file server during the report period. Shows changes in the settings of the exports configuration file.
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Memory Configuration Capacity Overview

Disk Overview Network Interface Configuration Spare Disk Trend Top 5 Least Spare Disks Utilization Node Utilization Aggregate Utilization Snapshot Utilization Underlying Disk Activity Configuration Changes /etc/exports

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NetApp reports Report name /etc/hosts /etc/hosts.equiv /etc/nsswitch.conf /etc/quotas /etc/rc /etc/resolv.conf /etc/snapmirror.conf /etc/usermap.cfg Fileserver Exports LUN Mappings Imported LUNs Exported LUNs Aggregate Configuration Mirror Configuration Remote Mirror Configuration NetApp Configuration Configuration Comparison vfile server Configuration Description Shows changes in the settings of the exports configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the hosts.equiv configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the nsswitch.conf configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the quotas configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the rc configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the resolv.conf configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the snapmirror.conf configuration file. Shows changes in the settings of the usermap.cfg configuration file. Provides details of file systems that are exported from a file server. Provides details of the mapping between LUNs and Fibre Channel WWNs or iSCSI IQNs, depending on the protocol used to access the LUN. Displays information on any LUNs that are imported to the selected nodes as disks. Displays information on any LUNs that are exported from the selected nodes as disks. Provides details of aggregates within a NetApp file server. Provides details of mirrors on a file server. Provides details of the configuration of the remote mirror pairs to the file server selected. Provides details of the configuration options set on a file server. Provides a comparison between the configuration options of two or more file servers and highlights any differences. Provides information on the vfile servers configured for a file server. The vfile server is shown by its name or by its primary IP address when the name is not resolvable. Provides a comparison between a given configuration file of two or more file servers and highlights any differences. Displays information on priority configuration for NetApp volumes. Summary of the number of different licenses installed on backup server broken down by type. Displays all details of the licenses installed on the backup server. Displays the installed licenses that have expired on the backup server. Displays the performance on each individual disk on a file server or group of file servers. When run from a group node, this report displays the disk performance on each file server in the group by aggregating the performance of all disks on each file server. Displays the aggregate performance of all disks on all file servers from which the report was run.

/etc/* Configuration Comparison Volume Priority Configuration License Summary License Details Expired Licenses Disk Performance by Disk Disk Performance by Host

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NetApp reports Report name Underlying Disk Performance Fibre Channel Port Performance by Port Fibre Channel Port Performance by Node Aggregate Fibre Channel Port Performance Fileserver Performance Description Shows disk performance from a file system perspective. Displays the performance on each individual HBA on a file server or group of file servers. When run from a group node, this report displays the aggregate Fibre Channel performance on each file server in the group by summing the total performance of all HBAs on each file server. Displays the aggregate performance of all HBAs on all file servers from which the report was run. Displays the number of operations per second carried out on each file server broken down by protocol: NFS CIFS DAFS iSCSI HTTP FCP Displays the total number of operations per second carried out on each file server. Displays the aggregate node cache hit rate and name cache hit rate for all file servers selected in the report. When run from a group, displays the node cache hit rate and name cache hit rate for each individual file server in the group. Displays the total number of operations on a per-client basis. Displays information on the performance of file systems on a given file server for volumes and qtrees. Not all of the fields are returned for all file systems. Displays details on the performance of individual LUNs on a file server. Displays the aggregate performance of all LUNs on each individual file server. Displays the aggregate performance across all LUNs on all file servers. Displays the update speed of mirror operations on individual mirrors. Displays the performance on the remote side of the mirror. Displays the amount of data per second and number of packets per second being transferred through each network card on the file server or group of file servers. When run from a group node, displays the aggregate network interface performance on each file server in the group, by adding together the total performance of all network interfaces on that file server. Displays the aggregate performance of all network interfaces on all file servers from which the report has been run. Displays the utilization of each individual CPU on a file server or group of file servers over time.

Fileserver Performance by Node Fileserver Cache Hit Rates Fileserver Cache Hit Rates by Node Fileserver Client Performance Fileserver Filesystem Performance LUN Performance by LUN LUN Performance by Node Aggregate LUN Performance Mirror Performance Remote Mirror Performance Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Network Interface Performance Processor Utilization by CPU

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NetApp reports Report name Processor Utilization by Node Description When run from a group node, this report displays the average CPU utilization on a file server over time by averaging the utilization across on all processors on that file server. Displays the aggregate processor utilization over time of all processors across all file servers selected in the report. Displays utilization of CPUs in a cluster pair configuration. Trend chart that displays aggregate utilization information for Netapp file servers. Displays the average percentage of time each individual disk is busy on each file server. When run from a group node, displays the average percentage of time the disks are busy on each file server in the group by averaging the activity of all disks on each file server. Displays the average percentage of time that the disks are busy across all file servers from which the report has been run. Reports on the CPU utilization of each process on a file server over time. Provides status details of aggregates that reside on a file server. Contains information on the status of disks on a file server. Displays the status of Fibre Channel interfaces configured on a file server. Displays the status of each file system on a NetApp file server and the status of the disks on which the file system is dependant. Shows the status of the underlying disks of each file system. Indicates the last time a file server rebooted. Provides online status details of iSCSI adapters that reside on a file server. Provides the online and mapped status of the LUNs that exist on a file server. Provides details on the status of mirrors on a file server. Provides details on the status of the remote mirrors. Provides details on the file server clusters status. Displays the state of each interface on the file server, including whether it has a link with a switch, the speed at which it is running, and the duplex setting with which it is running. If gathering information from switches as well as from file servers, this report shows the port on a switch to which the file server is connected. If gathering information from switches as well as from file servers, this report displays the port on the switch to the interface card is linked as well as the auto negotiation settings on both sides of the link. If gathering information from switches as well as from file servers, this report displays the port on the switch to which the interface card is linked as well as the duplex settings on both sides of the link.

Aggregate Processor Utilization Cluster Pair Joint CPU Utilization Aggregate Utilization Disk Activity by Disk Disk Activity by Host

Aggregate Disk Activity CPU Utilization Aggregate Status Disk Status Fibre Channel Port Status Filesystem Status Underlying Disk Status Host Status iSCSI ADapter Status LUN Status Mirror Status Remote Mirror Status Cluster Status Network Interface Status

Network Interface Link Pair Network Interface Link Pair Auto negotiation Status Network Interface Link Pair Duplex Status

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NetApp reports Report name Process Status Processor Status Qtree Status Network Interface Errors by Interface Description Displays each process that is running on a machine, along with the CPU utilization of that process at that time. Shows the total number of CPUs that are online and the total number of CPUs that are offline on the file server. Provides details of QTrees that reside on a file server. Displays the errors on each individual network interface on a file server or group of file servers over time.

Network Interface Errors by Node When run from a group node, displays the errors on all network interfaces on a per-file server basis over time. Aggregate Network Interface Errors Displays the total number of network interface errors over time across all file servers selected in the report.

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Virtual Tape Library Reports


This section describes the reports available for reporting on virtual tape library systems, including the following virtual tape libraries:

EMC Disk Library (EMC DL) EMC Disk Library 3D (EMC DL 3D) NetApp virtual tape library (NetApp) NetApp Nearstore FalconStor virtual tape library (FS)

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Virtual tape library reports Report Asset Management Control Panel Description Provides an overview of the number of processors on the unit, the amount of physical and virtual memory, the number of network interfaces and Fibre Channel ports, and the amount of disk capacity configured on the unit. Displays the number of disks and the total amount of disk space configured on the virtual tape library. Displays the manufacturer, model, firmware revision, and size of each disk on the virtual tape library. Shows the World Wide Name of each Fibre Channel interface in the virtual tape library, and the mode (Initiator or Target). Displays the hostname, vendor, product, OS class, and host id of the virtual tape library. Displays the amount of physical and virtual memory configured on the machine. Shows the configuration of the network interface cards in a virtual tape library. For each processor configured on the system, the hostname and processor number are displayed. Displays a summary of the tape drives managed by the virtual tape library. Returns the make and model for all tape drives managed by the virtual tape library. Virtual tape drive information also includes the name of the virtual tape library in which the tape drives are a member, and the firmware version of the drive. Available for EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS

Disk Summary Disk Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration Host Configuration Memory Configuration Network Interface Configuration Processor Configuration Tape Drive Summary Control Panel Tape Drive Configuration

EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS.

EMC DL, EMC DL 3D,. NetApp, FS. EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC DL 3D,. NetApp, FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D (partial), FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D,. NetApp, FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS

Tape Drive Model Summary Bar chart that shows the number of tape drives broken down by model. Tape Drive Firmware Summary Bar chart that shows the number of tape drives managed by the virtual tape library broken down by the firmware versions they are running. It is only possible to gather data on the firmware version of virtual tape drives, so physical tape drives are not reflected in this chart. This report is only returned for NetApp Nearstore.

EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, FS NetApp Nearstore, FS

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Virtual tape library reports Report Tape Drive Interface Summary Tape Library Summary Control Panel Tape Library Model Summary Description This report returns no data when run from a virtual tape library. Displays a summary of the tape libraries managed by the virtual tape library. Bar chart that shows the number of tape libraries broken down by model. This report includes all physical and virtual libraries managed by the virtual tape library. Bar chart that shows the number of tape libraries broken down by the firmware version on the tape libraries. Note: It is only possible to gather firmware information from virtual tape libraries. Physical tape libraries are not displayed in this graph. Tape Library Slot Count Tape Library Drive Count Bar chart that shows the number of slots that are configured on each library. Bar chart that shows the number of tape drives that are configured on each library. Note: It is only possible to map virtual tape drives to tape libraries. Physical tape drives are not displayed in this chart. Tape Library Details Contains details on each tape library managed by the virtual tape library. All libraries return information on the vendor, model, and number of slots in the library. Physical tape libraries display information on the serial number of the library. Virtual tape libraries display information on the librarys firmware version and the number of drives configured in the library. Displays configuration information on the shares that have been exported from the file server for client use. Displays various configuration options on the EDL and indicates whether they are enabled. Displays a summary of changes made to the EDL environment, and the last ten changes made. Describes the changes made to the EDL environment including time change was made and the type of change. Returns information on the average and maximum write and read throughput of the drive over the reporting period. Displays the tape drive performance over time. Shows the performance on an individual drive. EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, NetApp, FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, NetApp, FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, NetApp, FS Available for NetApp Nearstore, FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, NetApp, FS EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, NetApp, FS

Tape Library Firmware Summary

NetApp Nearstore, FS

File Server Exports Virtual Tape Library Configuration VTL Change Overview Control Panel Change Details

EMC DL 3D. EMC DL, FS EMC DL, EDL DL 3D. EMC DL, EDL DL 3D, FS

Tape Drive Performance Summary Tape Drive Performance by Drive Tape Drive Performance by Node

EMD DL 4000, NetApp, FS

EMD DL 4000, NetApp, FS EMD DL 4000, NetApp, FS

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Virtual tape library reports Report Aggregate Tape Drive Performance Source Performance Target Performance Description Shows the aggregate tape drive performance across the complete virtual tape library. Shows the amount of data replicated from an EDL. Shows the amount of data replicated to an EDL. Run the Target Performance report to view the performance over time for all EDL units replicating to the target. Displays the ratio for the size of data compressed against the original data size over time. Displays the ratio for the size of data deduplicated against the original data size over time. Displays the ratio for the size of data compressed and deduplicated against the original data size over time. Shows the amount of data waiting for deduplication, and the amount of data that wont be deduplicated, for EDL 3D libraries. Displays the percentage of disk space that has been used to create virtual tapes. Displays a trend chart that shows the utilization of each tape library over time. When run from a group object, this report displays a bar chart that shows the total utilization across all tape libraries. Control panel that displays system information for virtual tape libraries. The following reports are included in this Control Panel: Processor Utilization Memory Utilization Network Interface Utilization Fibre Channel Port Performance Displays the percentage utilization of Fibre Channel ports over time. Displays the throughput performance on Fibre Channel ports broken down by port. Displays the throughput performance on Fibre Channel ports broken down by node. Displays the aggregate performance of all Fibre Channel ports on all nodes from which the report has been run. Control panel that shows the average and maximum interface throughput and the interface performance by interface. Displays the network interface performance broken down by interface. Displays the network interface performance broken down by node. Available for EMD DL 4000, NetApp, FS EMC EDL 3D. EMC EDL 3D.

Compression Ratio Deduplication Ratio Total Reduction Ratio Dedupe Queue

EMC EDL 3D. EMC EDL 3D. EMC EDL 3D. EMC EDL 3D.

Storage Utilization Tape Library Utilization Trend Tape Library Volumne Utilization System Resource Utilization

EMC EDL 3D, FS FS. FS.

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Fibre Channel Port Utilization Fibre Channel Port Performance by Port Fibre Channel Port Performance by Node Aggregate Fibre Channel Port Performance Interface Utilization Summary Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node

EMC DL, NetApp. EMC DL, NetApp. EMC DL, NetApp. EMC DL, NetApp.

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Virtual tape library reports Report Aggregate Network Interface Performance Processor Performance by Processor Virtual Network Interface Performance by Interface Virtual Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Virtual Network Interface Performance Processor Performance by Node Aggregate Processor Performance Memory Usage Status Overview Control Panel Description Displays the aggregate performance of all network interfaces on all nodes from which the report has been run. Displays the network interface performance broken down by interface. Displays throughput, in kilobytes per second, displayed by network interface. Displays throughput, in kilobytes per second, displayed by node. Displays throughput, in kilobytes per second, aggregated across the selected nodes. Displays the network interface performance broken down by node. Displays the aggregate performance of all network interfaces on all nodes from which the report has been run. Available for EMC DL, NetApp, FS

EMC DL, NetApp. FS. FS. FS. EMC DL, NetApp. EMC DL, NetApp.

Memory usage for an EDL can be viewed at either a EMC DL, NetApp. point in time or trended over time (memory utilization). Shows an overview of EDL capacity and health. The Capacity report on the Control Panel shows how much data is used against the capacity of the system. The Usage report breaks down the amount of data used into the following values: Dedupe Reduced is the amount of data that has been deduplicated. Waiting for Dedupe shows how much data is waiting to be deduplicated. Wont be Deduped shows how much data will not be deduplicated. System Meta Data shows how much data is reserved for the system Space Eligible for Truncation shows how much data has expired, but which has not been freed up yet. The Health Status report also summarizes the current health of the EDL environment and components. Shows the status of disks on the unit. Shows how many PSUs are active and inactive on the virtual tape library, whether any temperature sensors are overheating, and whether any fans are inactive. Shows the changes in temperature over the period. Displays the status of each tape drive in the system. For virtual tape drives, this report displays its virtual tape library. The tape library of which a physical tape drive is a member is not displayed. For all drives, the Status field shows the health of the drive. For physical tape drives, the State field indicates whether the tape drive is loaded with a volume or not. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS.

Disk Status Environmental Summary Control Panel Trend Thermometer Temperature Tape Drive Status

EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D.

EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D.

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Virtual tape library reports Report Network Interface IP Status Host Status Network Interface Status Fan Status Description Shows the status of network IP address on an EDL. Displays the startup time for each host. Displays the hostname, the interface, the active status, and the speed of data transmission. Displays each fan in the system, indicates if it is active, and displays the speed with which it is operating. Displays details on each power supply in the virtual tape library and whether it is active. Displays details on each temperature sensor in the virtual tape library, indicating whether it is active, its current temperature, and whether it is overheating Graph that shows how many libraries are OK and how many are not OK. Displays details about the volumes that are loaded into slots in each library on the virtual tape library. For physical tape libraries, this report also contains information on the type of media. Displays details about all the volumes configured on the virtual tape library, the amount of data stored on them, and their location. Shows the status of all volumes configured in a FalconStor VTL, including the amount of data on the volumes and the location. Shows how many tape drives are OK and how many are not. Contains no details when run from a virtual tape library. Summary that shows the status of power supply units on the EDL. Summary that shows the status of temperature sensors on the EDL. Shows the status details of EDL appliances configured for failover. Shows status information about the failover state of FalconStor VTL devices. Shows a summary of the licenses configured. Shows detailed information on licenses configured on an EDL. Available for EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D. EMC DL, EMC DL 3D, NetApp, FS. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS. EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS. EMC DL, FS.

PSU Status Thermometer Status

Tape Library Status Summary Control Panel Tape Library Slot Status

Tape Library Volume Status

EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D, FS. FS.

Tape Library Empty Volume Count Tape Drive Status Tape Library Cap Status PSU Summary Thermometer Summary EDL Failover Status VTL Failover Status License Summary License Details

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Virtual tape library reports Report Expired Licenses Network Interface Errors by Interface Aggregate Network Interface Errors Description Shows all expired licenses. Displays errors in and errors out for the virtual tape library. Displays information about the total number of errors coming in and going out of all virtual tape libraries over the specified time period. Available for EMC DL, EMC EDL 3D. NetApp, FS. NetApp, FS.

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Tape Library reports


This section describes the reports available for tape libraries.
Table 69 Tape library reports Report Tape Library Model Summary Tape Library Firmware Summary Tape Library Slot Count Tape Library Drive Count Tape Library Summary Control Panel Tape Library Configuration Tape Drive Summary Control Panel Tape Drive Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration Fan Configuration PSU Configuration Thermometer Configuration Tape Library Utilization Tape Library Utilization Trend Tape Library Aggregate Utilization Aggregate Tape Library Utilization Trend Tape Library Status Summary Tape Library Status Control Panel Tape Drive Status Tape Library Cap Status PSU Summary Thermometer Summary Fan Summary Description Bar chart that shows the number of tape libraries that are monitored, broken down by model. Bar chart that shows the number of tape libraries that are monitored, broken down by the firmware version running on the library. Bar chart that shows the total number of slots configured on the tape libraries being monitored. Bar chart that shows the total number of tape drives configured on the tape libraries being monitored. Displays four reports that provide an overview of a tape library environment configuration. Displays the configuration of a single tape library. Overview that displays the total number of tape drives broken down by model, firmware, and interface. Displays the configuration of a single tape drive. Displays the port and WWPN numbers for FC interfaces.

Displays the name and make of fans. Displays the name and make of power supply units. Displays the name and make of thermometers. Displays a bar chart that shows the utilization of each tape library at a point in time. Displays a trend chart that shows the utilization of each tape library over time. When run from a group object, this report displays a bar chart showing the total utilization across all tape libraries. When run from a group object, this report displays a trend chart showing the total slot utilization across all tape libraries over time. Displays a graph showing the number of libraries for which the status is OK and the number of libraries for which the status is not OK. Control panel that provides an overview of a tape library environment. Shows how many tape drives are OK, and how many are not. Shows the status of any cartridge access ports. Summary that shows the status of power supply units on the tape library. Summary that shows the status of temperature sensors on the tape libraries. Summary that shows the status of fans on the tape libraries.

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Tape library reports Report Tape Library Status Details Slot Status CAP Status Environmental Summary Control Panel Tape Drive Status Summary Fan Status PSU Status Thermometer Status Tape Library Errors Tape Drive Errors Description Displays the status of individual tape libraries. Shows the number of available slots in the TLU. Only available on StorageTek tape libraries. Displays the status of Cartridge Access Ports (CAP). Only available for StorageTek tape libraries. Displays the status of fans, PSUs, and thermometers. Displays the operational and loaded status for tape drives. For ADIC tape drives, displays how many tape drives require cleaning. Shows the active status of fans. Shows the active status of PSUs. Shows the active status of thermometers. Report on errors that have occurred on StorageTek tape libraries by running the Tape Library Errors report. Report on tape drive errors for tape drives within ADIC tape libraries only.

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Fibre Channel switch reports


This section describes the reports available for Fibre Channel switches.
Table 70 Fibre Channel switch reports Report Fibre Channel Port Configuration Host Configuration Fibre Channel Device Configuration Fibre Channel Device Mapping Fibre Channel Port Utilization Description Displays port configuration information for switches and HBAs. Displays the Fabric OS version (Brocade switches only). Displays the name of the device on the host where the HBAs are installed. Displays information on tape drives visible from a host through Fibre Channel HBAs. Displays a percent utilization for each port by analyzing the amount of data passing through the switch as a percentage of its theoretical speed. Shows the active status of ports on a switch. Shows the last time the server rebooted (switches that support the Fibre Alliance MIB only). Shows how many PSUs are active on the switch, whether any temperature sensors are overheating, whether any fans are inactive, and the battery status. Shows the active status and speed of fans. Shows the active status of PSUs. Shows the current temperature and status of thermometers. Shows the changes in temperature over time. Displays a count of how many frame errors have occurred on each port, and the number of times that the port has run out of buffer-to-buffer credits on each individual port on a switch or group of switches over time. When run from a group node, this report displays the total number of frame errors and total number of times that the ports have run out of buffer-to-buffer credits on all ports on a switch over time. Displays the total number of frame errors, and total number of times that the ports have run out of buffer-to-buffer credits on all ports on all switches selected in the report over time.

Fibre Channel Port Status Host Status Environmental Summary Control Panel

Fan Status PSU Status Thermometer Status Trend Thermometer Temperature Fibre Channel Port Errors by Interface

Fibre Channel Port Errors by Node

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IP Switch Reports
This section describes the reports available for IP switches.
Table 71 IP switch reports Report name Network Interface Configuration Description Displays information about all interfaces on a switch, including the Name, Media Access Control (MAC) address, and auto negotiation settings. Shows the amount of data and the number of packets transferred through each interface on the switch. Displays a trend chart that shows the total amount of data and the number of packets that has been sent through all interfaces on the switch. Shows the total amount of data and number of packets transferred by all interfaces on all switches that the report is being run against. Provide information on the throughput of ports on a switch measured as a percentage of its maximum theoretical throughput. Shows the percent of utilization of each port on a switch over the specified time period. Shows the average utilization of each port on the switch over the specified time period. Shows the maximum utilization of each port on the switch over the specified time period. Displays information about status of interfaces on a switch, such as: Whether the interface has a link to a host. Speed at which the interface is running. Whether the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Displays information about connectivity between the interface on a switch and the host to which it is connected. For each interface on the switch, the report displays the host to which it is connected. For this report to perform correctly, data must be gathered from the host as well as from the switch. Displays information about the auto negotiation status for both the switch and the network interface on the host machine to which it is connected. It allows you to identify when clients may be configured with different settings to the switch that can result in performance problems. Displays information about the duplex settings for both interfaces on a switch and the network interface on the host machine to which it is connected. It allows you to identify when clients may be configured with different settings to the switch that can result in performance problems. Displays information about the number of errors coming in and going out of the interface over a given time period. Displays information about the total number of errors entering and leaving all interfaces on a switch over the specified time period. This report is only available at the node level. Displays information about the total number of errors coming in and going out of all switches over the specified time period.

Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Network Interface Performance Interface Utilization Summary Control Panel Network Interface Utilization Average Network Interface Utilization Maximum Network Interface Utilization Network Interface Status

Network Interface Link Pair

Network Interface Link Pair Autonegotiation Status

Network Interface Link Pair Duplex Status

Network Interface Errors by Interface Network Interface Errors by Interface

Aggregate Network Interface Errors

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Xsigo device reports


This section describes the reports available for Xsigo device reporting.
Table 72 Xsigo device reports Report name Fibre Channel port configuration Fan Configuration PSU Configuration Thermometer Configuration Host Configuration Infiniband Port Configuration Network Interface Configuration Fibre Channel Port Status Hardware Status Host Status Infiniband Port Status Network Interface Status Processor Status Virtual to Physical Port Mapping Fibre Channel Port Utilization Fibre Channel Port Performance by Port Fibre Channel Port Performance by Node Aggregate Fibre Channel Port Performance Virtual Fibre Channel Port Utilization Virtual Fibre Channel Port Performance by Port Virtual Fibre Channel Port Performance by Node Aggregate Virtual Fibre Channel Port Performance Network Interface Utilization Summary Description Displays address information on virtual and physical Fibre Channel ports.s Displays information on the hardware fans inside the Xsigo appliance. Displays information on the power supply units on a Xsigo appliance. Displays information on the temperature monitors inside the Xsigo appliance. Displays information on the Xsigo appliance host. Displays information on the Infiniband ports. Displays information on the addresses of network interfaces. Displays the active status of physical and virtual Fibre Channel ports. Reports on the active status of the hardware components in the Xsigo appliance. Shows the active status and last boot time for Xsigo appliances. Shows the active status and last boot time for Xsigo appliances. Shows details on the network interfaces on a Xsigo appliance. Shows the online and offline counts for Xsigo appliance processors. Shows the mapping of physical to virtual ports on the Xsigo appliance. Displays the percentage utilization of the physical port, displayed by port. Displays the data (MB/s) and frame (1000s/s) throughput of the port, displayed by port. Displays the data (MB/s) and frame (1000s/s) throughput of fibre channel ports, displayed by node. Displays the data (MB/s) and frame (1000s/s) throughput of fibre channel ports, aggregated over the selected nodes. Displays the percentage utilization of the physical port, displayed by port. Displays the data (KB/s) and frame (1000s/s) throughput of the virtual port, displayed by port. Displays the data (KB/s) and frame (1000s/s) throughput of virtual ports, displayed by node. Displays the data (KB/s) and frame (1000s/s) throughput of virtual ports, aggregated over the selected nodes. Control panel showing the maximum and average throughput by network interface, and performance in KB/s by interface.

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Xsigo device reports Report name Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Network Interface Performance Virtual Network Interface Performance by Interface Virtual Network Interface Performance by Node Virtual Network Interface Performance Processor Utilization by CPU Processor Utilization by Node Aggregate Processor Utilization Infiniband Port Utilization Infiniband Port Performance by Port Infiniband Port Performance by Node Aggregate Port Utilization Virtual Port Queue Depth Summary Network Interface Errors by Interface Aggregate Network Interface Errors Fibre Channel Port Errors by Port Aggregate Fibre Channel Port errors Description Displays the throughput in KB/s, displayed by network interface. Displays the throughput in KB/s, displayed by node. Displays the throughput in KB/s, aggregated across the selected nodes. Displays the throughput in KB/s, displayed by network interface. Displays the throughput in KB/s, displayed by node. Displays the throughput in KB/s, aggregated across the selected nodes. Displays the percentage utilization of processor, displayed by CPU. Displays the percentage processor utilization, displayed by node. Displays the percentage processor utilization aggregated over the selected nodes. Displays the percentage utilization of the Infiniband port or ports. Displays the percentage utilization of the Infiniband port, displayed by port. Displays the percentage utilization of the Infiniband port, displayed by node. Displays the percentage utilization of the Infiniband port, aggregated over the selected nodes. Summarizes the queue activity for virtual ports on a Xsigo appliance. Displays the error counts and discarded frame counts incoming and outgoing by network interface. Displays the error count and discarded frame count incoming and outgoing, aggregated over the group node or selected nodes. Displays the error counts and discarded frame counts incoming and outgoing by Fibre Channel port. Displays the error count and discarded frame count incoming and outgoing, aggregated over group node or selected Fibre Channel port nodes.

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System reports
This section describes the reports available for reporting on host system data.
Table 73 System reports Report name Asset Management Control Panel Description Displays: Summary of the number of processors. Amount of memory. Number of network interfaces. Number of Fibre Channel HBAs. Disk and file system configuration on a machine. Provides information about the cards configured for a node such as type, manufacturer, model, description, and serial number. Provides a summary of the total number of disks on a host and the total amount of storage capacity configured. Provides a detailed tabular report showing configuration information on each disk on a host. Shows the configuration of Fibre Channel HBAs on a machine. Shows the configuration of file systems on a machine. Shows which physical disks are mapped to which file system. Note: Not available for HP-UX. Host Configuration Memory Configuration Memory Configuration Details Shared Memory Configuration Shows information on the operating system version of a host. Displays information about the memory configured on a host. Shows the details of the configuration of memory on individual machines. Shows the shared memory settings. Note: UNIX only. Network Interface Configuration Processor Configuration Network IP Configuration System Performance Overview Disk Performance by Disk Disk Performance by Host Aggregate Disk Performance Fibre Channel Port Performance by Port Shows information on the configuration of the network interfaces on a host. Shows information on the configuration of CPUs on a machine. Displays information about the configuration of the interfaces on a network, including IP address, host name, and gateway information. Control Panel displaying an overview of disk, network interface, and Fibre Channel HBA performance on the host Displays the performance on each individual disk on a host or group of hosts. When run from a group node, displays the disk performance on each node in the group by aggregating the performance of all disks on each host. Displays the aggregate performance of all disks on all nodes from which the report has been run. Displays the performance on each individual HBA on a host or group of hosts.

Card Configuration Disk Summary Disk Configuration Fibre Channel Port Configuration Filesystem Configuration Underlying Disk Details

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System reports Report name Fibre Channel Port Performance by Node Aggregate Fibre Channel Port Performance Network Interface Performance by Interface Network Interface Performance by Node Aggregate Network Interface Performance System Resource Utilization Description When run from a group node, displays the aggregate fibre channel performance on each node in the group, by summing the total performance of all HBAs on each host. Displays the aggregate performance of all HBAs on all nodes from which the report has been run. Displays the performance on each network card on the host or group of hosts. When run from a group node, displays the aggregate network interface performance on each node in the group by summing the total performance of all network interfaces on that host. Displays the aggregate performance of all network interfaces on all nodes from which the report has been run. Control Panel providing an overview of resource utilization on a host, including reports showing processor, memory, network interface, and file system utilization over time. Displays the utilization of all file systems on a host or group of hosts over time. When run from a group node, displays the utilization over time of memory on a per host basis. Displays the aggregate memory utilization over time of memory on all hosts selected in the report. Displays the CPU utilization of all processes running on a machine over the reports time period. Shows the memory usage of processes running on a machine. Displays the utilization of each individual CPU on a host or group of hosts over time. When run from a group node, displays the average CPU utilization on a host over time by averaging the utilization across all processors on that host. Displays the aggregate processor utilization over time of all processors across all hosts selected in the report. If there is a point of interest in a Processor Utilization chart, such as a significant increase in CPU utilization, and you want to display the processes that were consuming that CPU, click in the report and drag the cursor over the area of interest. Right-click in the highlighted area to display the processes that were running on the machine at that time Displays the status of disks on a host. Displays the status of HBAs on a host. Displays the status of file systems on a host. Displays the status of a file systems underlying disks. The report returns information about the last time that the host rebooted. When run from a group node, displays the overall memory status by selected nodes.

Filesystem Utilization Memory Utilization by Node Memory Utilization CPU Utilization Memory Utilization Processor Utilization by CPU Processor Utilization by Node

Aggregate Processor Utilization Process Status

Disk Fibre Channel Filesystem Underlying Disk Status Host Status Memory Status by Node

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System reports Report name Memory Status Network Interface Status Description Displays the overall memory status on a host or group of hosts. Tabular report displaying the state of each interface on the host, including whether it has a link with a switch, the speed at which it is running, and its duplex setting. If gathering information from switches and hosts, this report shows the port on a switch to which the host is connected. If gathering information from switches as well as from hosts, this report displays the port on the switch to which the interface card is linked as well as the auto-negotiation settings on both sides of the link. If gathering information from switches as well as from hosts, this report displays the port on the switch to which the interface card is linked as well as the duplex settings on both sides of the link. Tabular report that displays each process running on a machine along with the CPU utilization and memory usage of that process at that time. Displays the status of CPUs on a host or group. Displays the errors on each individual network interface on a host or group of hosts over time.

Network Interface Link Pair Network Interface Link Pair Autonegotiation Status Network Interface Link Pair Duplex Status Process Status Processor Status Network Interface Errors by Interface

Network Interface Errors by Node When run from a group node, this report displays the errors on all network interfaces on a per-host basis over time. Aggregate Network Interface Errors Fibre Channel Port Errors by Interface Fibre Channel Port Errors by Node Aggregate Fibre Channel Port Errors Displays the total number of network interface errors over time across all hosts selected in the report. Displays the errors on each individual HBA on a host or group of hosts over time. When run from a group node, displays the errors on all HBAs on a per-host basis over time. Displays the total number of errors over time across all hosts selected in the report.

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Analysis Event reports


This section describes the reports available for Analysis Event reporting.
Table 74 Analysis Event reports Report name Event Distribution by Severity Event Distribution by Category Event Distribution by Time Last 5 Events Analysis Event Details Description Pie chart identifying the number of events by severity. Pie chart identifying the number of events by category. Categories define the type of event that occurred. Bar chart identifying the number of events specified in a time frame. Detailed table identifying the last 5 events that have occurred. Displays details such as the category, message, number of occurrences, and dates of the first and last occurrences of the analysis event for a defined time period. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the capacity planning category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the configuration category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the data protection category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the media management category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the performance category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the service level management category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the status category. Displays analysis events and alerts generated in the resource utilization category. Displays details such as the hostname, latest message, number of occurrences, and dates of the first and last occurrences of the analysis event for a defined time period.

Capacity Planning Analysis Events Configuration Analysis Events Data Protection Analysis Events Media Management Analysis Events Performance Analysis Events Service Level Management Analysis Events Status Analysis Events Resource Utilization Analysis Events Analysis Events During Backup

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DPA reporting
This section describes the reports available for DPA status and operations.
Table 75 Report name Collector Errors Collector Logs Server Logs Analysis Engine History Scheduled Report History Report History Request History Request History Analysis Engine Performance Publisher Performance Access Log Description Displays information about errors that have occurred on the Collector process. Displays information about messages that have been logged by the Collector process. Displays information about messages that have been logged by Data Protection Advisor Server processes. Displays the details of analysis jobs run from the Analysis Engine. Displays details of scheduled reports that have been run from the Publisher. Displays details about reports that have been run from the Analysis Engine and the Publisher. Displays details about requests that have run for a node. Displays details about the performance of the Listener process. Details about the number of analysis jobs scheduled and running on the Data Protection Advisor server. Details about the number of reports scheduled and running on the Data Protection Advisor server. Displays the time you attempt to log in, the user name of the user attempting to log in, the IP address of the client, the method of authentication for the log in, and whether the attempted login was successful or not. Displays details about changes made to DPA, including who made the changes, the date, and the time the changes were made. Drill-down report available from the Audit Log report that displays more detailed information about changes made to DPA. To run the Audit Log report, right-click in the Audit Log report and select Audit Log details. This report is only available for rows with the Has Details field selected. Displays information about the total and used number of Data Protection Advisor licenses. Displays information about the status and versions of the Data Protection Advisor processes.

Audit Log Audit Log Details

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comparing objects 45 comparison reports 45 CSV File Parameters 129 Cutting and pasting, reports 58

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NMC user interface 9

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Operator Conditions 128 Operator Fields 128 Operator Label 127

D
Data Source Condition Selection 124 Field Selection 122 Label Name 121 Limit Selection 126 Node Selection 124 Option Selection 127 Order Selection 126 Time Selection 122 detailed tables 56 drilling down 53

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password changing 10 Plug-In Data Sources 106 predictive reporting 48 previous reports displaying 57 printing summary reports 65

R
Report creating 117 exporting 70 report appearance 72 changing 62 chart reports 85 configuring 64 refresh settings 74 report appearance toolbar 72 Report Item Properties 118 report layout 59 window menu options 59 Report Properties Fields 117 report toolbar 60 icons 60 report type 72 reports emailing 67 printing 65 saving 66 reports, objects dependent on 115 running a report 42 running reports from groups 44 selecting a node 43
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favorites 61 adding a report 61 organizing 61 running a favorite report 61

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Horizontal Bar Chart Reports changing the appearance 98

I
Interval 123 Interval Type 123

K
keyboard shortcuts 131

L
logging in 8

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selecting a report 43 selecting a time period 42

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Scheduled Report creating 49 Properties 49 testing 51 scheduled report 49 Scheduled Report wizard 49 SLM Workspace 15 recoverability icons 17 summary tables 55

T
Time zones 68

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user interface 11 user preferences 63 fields 63 specifying 63

V
view changing 12

Z
zooming in on charts 54

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