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View Backup Activity Report

Overview

Backup Activity Report provides a comprehensive list of all backup operations performed for resources of the workloads configured in the organizations. It gives insights into the status of each backup job run for each resource, based on which you can perform analysis and take corrective actions. For example, if the backup operation fails because of the exceeding quota, you may go ahead and buy additional credits based on the consumption requirements.

Druva Administrators can view the Backup Activity Report depending on their access privileges. If you are a Cloud-derived administrator or a Data Protection Officer, you can view the report of backup activities of your configured workloads. If you are an Organization-derived administrator, you can view the report of backup activities of workload specific to the organizations you have access to. If you are a Group-derived administrator, you can view the report of backup activities of workloads related to the administrative groups that you manage.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Druva Cloud Platform Console. 
  2. Click Global_nav_Panel.png to access the Global Navigation Panel > Reports > Hybrid Workloads. The Hybrid Workloads Reports page appears. 
  3. Click Backup Activity Report. The report details page appears.
    The Backup Activity Report page appears. By default, the report provides details of the backups that occurred in the last 30 days. You can apply filters to the Backup Activity Report to fetch backup data details as per your requirements.  You can view the generated report, or send it through an email to the intended recipients. You can also download data in the widgets in the CSV, CSV-Summary, and PDF formats. You can sort data in the Backup Activity Details table using single or multiple columns, and rearrange columns in the table as required.

    NoteThe timestamp recorded for the Backup Activity Report (appearing next to the report title) follows the administrator’s time zone. However, the timestamps of the data fetched in the report follow the UTC time zone. 

    The following screenshot depicts a sample Backup Activity Report.
    BackupActivityReport.png
    The following table lists the fields of the Backup Activity Report:

    Section Field Description
    Summary Total Backups The total number of backup jobs triggered for the resources.
    Total Successful  The number of backup jobs processed successfully without errors.
    Total Failed  The number of backup jobs failed for the resources.
    Total In-Queue The number of backup jobs that are waiting to be processed.

    Backup Status Details

    Backup Job Status

    The pie chart depicts various statuses of the backups for the selected resources of the organization, such as successful, failed, and queued.

    Hovering on the individual legends of the graph displays the count of the successful, failed, and queued jobs for the resources of the selected organization.

    Backup Activity Daily Trend

    The course of successful, failed, and queued  backups for the selected resources each day for the selected duration.

    Backup Activity Details The Backup Activity Details table lists all backup activities performed for resources based on the workloads they belong to.
    Job ID The unique identification number associated with the backup job.
    Organization  The name of the organization in which the workload is configured.
    Administrative Group The name of the administrative group of which the workload is a part of.
    Workload Name The name of the workload to which the backup set belongs to. Example: Files, OracleSBT.
    Backup Set  The name of the backup set associated with the backup policy.

    Backup Content

    The content rule or the custom content applied to the resource for backup.

    For Oracle and MS-SQL Servers, this field displays the number of databases included in the backup.

    Backup Policy The backup policy associated with the resource.
    VM/Backup Mount Name/Device Name The name of the virtual machine, backup mount name, or NAS device that has been backed up.
    Backup Method The backup method used for Oracle databases, such as Full, Incremental, or Archive Logs.
    Resource Type The SQL resource type, such as SQL Standalone Instance or SQL Availability Group.
    Backup Type The backup type for virtual machines and SQL servers.
    Scan Type The type of scans, such as the Smart scan or the Full scan.

    Scheduled

    The backup schedule defined for the backup set.

    Note: The Schedule timestamp follows the UTC time zone.

    Started

    The time when the backup operation started.

    Note: The Started timestamp follows the UTC time zone.

    Ended

    The time when the backup operation finished.

    Note: The Ended timestamp follows the UTC time zone.

    Status

    The status of the backup job. The status can be one of the following:

    • Queued: If the triggered job is in the queued state.
    • If the backup job is in progress, one of the following statuses is displayed:
      • The estimated data to be backed up and the total number of files scanned is displayed.
        E.g: "472 MB estimated:6097 files scanned".
      • After the estimation is completed, the percentage of data uploaded to the cloud is displayed. 
    • After the backup job is completed, one of the following statuses is displayed:
      • Successful (3) - The backup job execution succeeds.
      • Successful with errors (4) - The backup job execution succeeds with errors when some files are skipped or missed.

        Note: The 'Phoenix-<Job ID>-MissedFiles.log' file contains the list of files that were skipped or missed during backup. 

      • Failed (5) - The backup job execution fails or cancels.

 Actions

The following table lists the actions that you can perform on the Backup Activity Report page.

Action Description
Add filter Creates filters to display backup activity data based on the filter’s selection.
Sort data Sorts data in the Backup Activity Details table using one or more columns.
Rearrange columns Changes the order of the columns in the Backup Activity Details table.

Add Filter

You can apply filters to the Backup Activity Report to fetch backup details as per your requirements.  You can view the generated report, download it, or send it through an email to the intended recipients.

Procedure

  1. On the Backup Activity Report page, click the filter icon.
    The Filters widget appears. The Filters widget displays a backup activity filter selected by default that lists backup activities performed in the last 30 days. You can define multiple filters based on your requirements. Druva will fetch report data based on the fields’ selection. Click the delete icon to remove filters.
  2. Click Add Filter.
  3. On the Filter dialog, select a field or type the field name in the Column box, and use the filter options to create a combination of filters, and click Apply.
    The Backup Activity Report page now displays data specific to the filter created. Similarly, you can further create more filters and apply them to display backup activity details.
    For example, to fetch data for two organizations, ORGA and ORGB, respectively, select the Organization from the filter options, select the Equals option from the Is drop-down list, and select the check boxes for ORGA and ORGB, respectively. Click Apply
    Filter_OrgA_example.PNG
    The report now displays backup data specific to the two organizations, ORGA and ORGB. 

Sort data 

Use the sort options to sort the report data in a single or multiple columns in an ascending or descending order.

Single-column Sort

  • Click the SortDisabled.PNG icon to sort the data values in ascending or descending order.
  • Click the SortEnabled.PNG icon to disable the sorting option.

Multiple-column Sort

The Apply Multiple-column Sort option allows you to sort report data using more than one column. The report data displays based on the order of columns selected. For example, you may want to fetch backup data for File Server workload deployed per organization with the successful status. To sort File Server data by the Organization Name and Status columns, simply perform the following steps:

  1. In the Backup Activity Details table, go to the Backup Set column and the More icon > Apply Multi-column Sort .
  2. Click the sort icon in the Organization Name column.
    The Backup Activity Details table displays report data sorted based on the selected order of columns.

Rearrange columns

You can change the order of the columns in the Backup Activity Details table, Simply drag a column and drop it to the required position within the table.

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