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Jobs page

Overview

The data protection platform provides a single pane of glass for administrators to check the status of backups, restores, and in-progress activities. A unified console available through the Jobs page lists all the backup and restore activities for the configured devices and workloads, including the live activities.

Access path

  1. On the inSync Management Console, click the Left_Navigation_Bar_Hamburger_Icon.png icon to access the global navigation panel and click Endpoints.
  2. Click Jobs. The Jobs page appears.

Job details

The Jobs page for endpoints displays the following:

Field Description

Data Source

The data source, which is being backed up. Click on the data source name to navigate to the Devices page.

Click on the column header to sort the list alphabetically as per the data source name.

User

The user who initiated the backup. Click on the username to navigate to the Users page.

Click on the column header to sort the list alphabetically as per the username.

Email

The email address of the user who initiated the backup.

Last Completed Backup

The timestamp for the last completed backup.

Click on the column header to sort the activities. The latest backup activities are displayed at the top by default.

Backup Data

The size of backed-up data.

Click on the column header to sort the list as per the backup data size.

Last Backup Status

The status of the backup.

Filter Backup Jobs

You can filter the result set to search for the status of a specific backup.

  • Search via email or user’s name - Enter the user’s name or email address in the search box and press Enter.

  • Applying filters - To apply filters on the Last Backups tab, click the Filters icon.jpg  icon, select the filters you would like to apply, and click  Apply. You can filter based on profile, last backup status, and storage.

  • To cancel the filters applied, use the Reset button.

View Restore Job status

The Restores tab from the Jobs page displays the following restore statistics applicable for the last 60 days:

Field Description

Job ID

The unique identifier for the job. Click on the Job ID to navigate to the Job details page.

The following Job Summary details are available on the details page:

  • Job Status
  • Type
  • Start Time
  • End Time
  • User 
  • Email
  • Data Source
  • Profile
  • Restore Mode
  • Restore Destination User
  • Restore Destination Folder
  • Total Items Restored
  • Total Items Missed
  • Total Data Restored

Note:

  • If the restore activity fails or completed with errors, the Job details page also displays the reason for the failure.
  • If the restore activity excludes items, you can download the logs. Click Download logs from the Job details page to view the reasons for exclusion.

Data Source

The data source, which is being restored. Click on the data source name to navigate to the Devices page.

User

The user who initiated the restore activity. Click on the username to navigate to the Users page.

Start Time

The start time for the restore activity.

Click on the column header to sort the activities. The latest restore activities are displayed at the top by default.

Mode

The mode of restore activity, which can be admin or user-initiated restore mode.

Data Restored

The size of restored data.

Items Restored

The number of items restored from the data set.

Status

The status of the restore activity.

Filter Restore Jobs

You can filter the result set to search for the status of a specific restore.

  • Search via email or user’s name - Enter the user’s name or email address in the search box and press Enter.

  • Applying filters - To apply filters on the Restores tab, click the Filters icon.jpg icon, select the filters you would like to apply, and click  Apply. You can filter based on the restore status.

  • To cancel the filters applied, use the Reset button.

View Live Activities 

The Live Activities tab from the Jobs page provides an overview of the live backup or restore activities for Endpoints. You can also access this page from the Endpoints top navigation bar by clicking liveactivitiesNotification.jpg.

This page enables you to:

  • View the total number of live backup or restore activities

  • Cancel a live activity

  • Enable and disable the auto-refresh of live activities

  • Apply filters to view specific activities.

 

  • By default, the live backup activities are displayed. To view the live restore activities, either use the filter option or the links available on the Restore Activities card.

  • To view information about when the data was last updated hover over the icon and to refresh the live activities (that are displayed in the list view section), click the icon.

Backup Activities

The Backup Activities card provides an overview of the live backup activities.

Note:  In the list view, only the top 100 activities are displayed by default. You can use the scroll bar to view the subsequent set of live activities in batches of 100.

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Field Description
Total

The total number of live backup activities, including activities that have started as well as are in the queued state. Click the number to view them in the list view. 

For example, here 20000 indicates the total number of live backup activities that have started as well as are in the queued state. Click 20000 to view them in the list view.

Queued

The total number of live backup activities that are triggered but backup is not started yet. Click the number to view them in the list view. 

For example, here 12500 indicates the total number of backup activities that are in the queued state. Click 12500 to view them in the list view.

Started in the last 24 hours The total number of live backup activities that have started in the last 24 hours. Click the number to view them in the list view.

 

Started 24 hours ago

The total number of live backup activities that have started 24 hours ago. Click the number to view them in the list view. 

For example, here 15000 indicates the total number of backup activities that started 24 hours ago. Click 15000 to view them in the list view.

​​​Restore Activities

The Restore Activities card provides an overview of the live restore activities.

Note:  In the list view, only the top 100 activities are displayed by default. You can use the scroll bar to view the subsequent set of live activities in batches of 100.

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Field Description
Total

The total number of live restore activities, including activities that have started, are in the queued state, and offline state. Click the number to view them in the list view. 

For example, here 20000 indicates the total number of live restore activities that have started, are in the queued state, and offline state. Click 20000 to view them in the list view.

Queued

 

The total number of live restore activities that are triggered but restore is not started yet. Click the number to view them in the list view. 

For example, here 10000 indicates the total number of live restore activities that are in the queued state. Click 10000 to view them in the list view.

Started in the last 24 hours The total number of live restore activities that started in the last 24 hours. Click the number to view them in the list view. 
Started 24 hours ago

The total number of live restore activities that started 24 hours ago. Click the number to view them in the list view. 

For example, here 15000 indicates the total number of live restore activities that started 24 hours ago. Click 15000 to view them in the list view.

View Live Activities

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

Field Description
Workload The name of the device for which the updated live activity progress is fetched. When you click the device, you will be navigated to the Devices details page.
Name The name of the user associated with the device for which the activity is in progress.
Email The email address of the user.
Profile The name of the profile associated with the user for which the activity is in progress.
Type Type of activity. For example, Backup or Restore activity.
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 (-).

Start Time The date and time when the backup or restore activity was started.
Status

The current status of the live activity. The following status is displayed based on the progress of the activity:

  • Running - When the backup or restore activity is in progress. 

  • Queued - When the backup or restore activity is triggered, but not yet started on the device.

  • Offline - When the restore activity is started, but the target device where it will be restored, is disconnected.

Cancel live activities

To cancel the live activities:

  1. Select the backup or restore activities that you want to cancel.

  2. Click Cancel.

Enable auto-refresh of live activities Edit section

The enable auto-refresh functionality allows you to start updating the status of the live activities. Once enabled, the information that appears on the Live Activities page is updated every 15 seconds.

Note: Restore requests older than 30 days are canceled and removed from the Live Activities list. The additional information about auto-canceled requests is available in the Restore Activity Report. 

To enable the auto-refresh of the live activities list:

  1. On the Live Activities page, click Enable Auto Refresh button. A confirmation window is displayed. 

  2. Click Enable Auto Refresh. 

Note:  In the list view, only the top 100 activities are displayed by default. To view the next set of live activities, you need to disable auto-refresh.

Disable auto-refresh of live activities

The disable auto-refresh functionality allows you to stop updating the status of the live activities, but the live activities will still run in the background.

To disable the auto-refresh of the live activities list:

  1. On the Live Activities page, click Disable Auto Refresh button. A confirmation window is displayed.

  2. Click Continue.

Filter Live Activities Edit section

Use the filter to narrow down the search and listing of live activities for Endpoints.

  • Search via user’s email or name - Enter the user’s name or email address in the search box and press the Enter key.

  • Applying filters - To apply filters on the Live Activities tab, click the Filters icon.jpg icon, select the filters you would like to apply, and click Apply

  • To cancel the filters applied, click Reset

The following table lists the filter options.

Field Description
Activity Select the type of activity from the listed options. Example: Backup, restore/download.
Profile Select the desired profile from the listed options.
Status

Select one of the following statuses from the listed options based on your requirement.

  • Running

  • Queued

  • Offline (offline is displayed only for Restore/Download activity).

Started

Select one of the following options based on when the live activity was started:

  • In the last 24 hours

  • 24 hours ago

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