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Live Activities

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Overview

The activity stream displays activities related to backup and restore that are in progress. The activities are displayed for both the devices and the cloud applications.

View live activities

To view the live activities

  • On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Live_activities.png.

The list of backup and restore activities that are in progress appear on the Live Activities page.

Note:

  • Pending restore requests older than 30 days are not displayed on the Live Activities page.
  • Pending restore requests older than 30 days are automatically canceled by inSync. Information about such auto-canceled requests is available in Restore Activity report.

Search User

You can search for live activity for particular users in inSync by typing their user name or email address in the Search box located at the top-right corner of the Live Activities page.

Live Activities

The following table lists the fields on the Live Activities page.

Field Description
Name The name of the user or site collection.
Email The email address of the user.
Data Source The name of the device on which the activity is under progress.
Type Type of activity. For example, Backup or Restore.
CloudCache

Name of the CloudCache Server, if the activity is under progress via a CloudCache Server.

Note: If there is no CloudCache Server involved with the activity in progress, this column displays a dash (-).

Types of backup

The table lists the different types of backup that are supported in inSync.

Type of backup Description
Self Backup Backup of files and folders initiated by the users on their device.
Admin Backup Backup of user files and folders initiated by an administrator on their console.
Cloud Apps Backup Backup of files and folders initiated by the users using Cloud Apps.

Types of restore

The table lists the different types of restore that are supported in inSync.

Type of Restore Description
Self Restore Restore of files and folders initiated by the users on their device.
Admin Restore Download of user files and folders initiated by an administrator on their console.
Remote Restore Restore of files and folders initiated by an administrator on the user's device.
Web Restore Restore of files and folders initiated by the users on their device using the inSync Web.
Mobile Restore Restore of files and folders initiated by the users using the inSync mobile app.
Cloud Apps Restore Restore of files and folders initiated by the users using Cloud Apps.

Cancel live activities

To cancel live activities

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Live_activities.png.
  2. Select the backup or restore activities that you want to cancel.
  3. Click Cancel.

Pause auto-refresh of live activities

inSync updates the information that appears on the Live Activities page every 15 seconds. You can pause the live activities list to avoid these updates. 

Note: When you pause the auto-refresh of live activities, backups or restores are not affected. 

To pause the auto-refresh of the live activities list

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Live_activities.png.
  2. Click Pause Auto Refresh.

Resume auto-refresh of live activities

To resume the auto-refresh of the live activities list

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Live_activities.png.
  2. Click Resume Auto Refresh.
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