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View Disaster Recovery Failover Activity Report

Overview

The Disaster Recovery Failover Activity report provides details of the failback jobs triggered for the failed over EC2 instances in the organization. The report includes the following details of each failback job: the identifier of the failback job, the identifier of the instance for which failback is triggered, the name of the source vCenter/ESXi, the date and the timestamp of the start and the completion of each failback operation, the status of the failback operation, the IP address of the destination vCenter/ESXi, the name and the universal unique identifier (UUID) of the recovered virtual machine during failback, and the details of the failback operation.

In addition to that, the report also provides the counts of DR Plans, Successful DR Failovers, and Failed DR Failovers. There is a pictorial representation of DR Jobs status and a tabular view for all details of the DR Failover activities.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Druva Cloud Platform Console. 
  2. Click  to access the Global Navigation Panel > Reports > Hybrid Workloads. The Hybrid Workloads Reports page appears. 
  3. Click Disaster Recovery Failover Activity.

You can apply filters to the report to fetch failover activity alerts details 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 table view using single or multiple columns, and rearrange columns in the table as required.

Note: The timestamp recorded in the 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 Disaster Recovery Failover Activity report.
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The following table lists the fields of the Disaster Recovery Failover Activity report:

Section Field Description
Summary DR Plans The count of the Disaster Recovery Plans that provide restoration and limit damage in disaster recovery scenarios.
DR Failover The count of Disaster Recovery Failovers that transfer critical workloads from primary source to affected systems.
Successful DR Failovers The count of successful Disaster Recovery Failovers.
Unsuccessful DR Failovers The count of unsuccessful Disaster Recovery Failovers.
DR Failover Details DR Failover Job Status The pie chart displays the total number of Disaster Recovery Failover Job Status. For example, Cancelled, Failed, Successful, and N/A status.
DR Failover Activity Details Job ID The unique identification number of the DR Failover job.
Started The date and time when the DR Failover first occurred.
Ended The date and time when the DR Failover ended.
Duration The duration of the DR Failover along with the date and time.
Details The details of the DR Failover Job. For example, Cancelled.
Recovery Step The restoration action taken for any disaster scenario.
VM Name The name of the virtual machine.
Failover Start Time The date and time when the DR Failover first occurred.
Failover End Time The date and time when the DR Failover ended.
Details The details of the restoration for a DR Failover along with date and time. For example, Restore Point.
Status The statuses of the DR Failover Job. For example, Cancelled, Failed and Successful.

Actions

The following table lists the actions that you can perform on this report page.

Action Description
Add filter Creates filters to display Disaster Recovery Failover Activity report based on the filter’s selection.
Sort data Sorts data in the Disaster Recovery Failover Activity table using one or more columns.
Rearrange columns Changes the order of the columns in the Disaster Recovery Failover Activity table.

Add Filter

You can apply filters to the report to fetch 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 Disaster Recovery Failover Activity report page, click the filter icon. 
    The Filters widget appears. The Filters widget displays a Disaster Recovery Failover Activity filter selected by default that lists failover 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 Disaster Recovery Failover Activity Report page now displays data specific to the filter created. Similarly, you can further create more filters and apply them to display audit trail details.
    For example, to fetch activity details for a specific VM name, select the VM name from the filter options, select the Equals option from the Is drop-down list, and select the name of the virtual machine.
  4. Click Apply.
    The report now displays activities performed by the selected administrator.

Sort data 

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

Single-column Sort

  • Click the icon to sort the data values in an ascending or descending order.
  • Click the 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.

To sort DR activity by any specific columns, simply perform the following steps:

  1. In the table view, go to the Started On column and click the more Reports_More_Icon.PNG  icon > Apply Multi-Column Sort option on any column.
  2. Click the sort icon in the Started On column. 
  3. The table displays sorted report data based on the selected order of columns.

Rearrange columns

You can change the sequence of the columns in the Disaster Recovery Failover Activity table, Simply drag a column and drop it to the required position within the table.

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