When you run a report,
you can specify the criteria that is used to determine the items
that will be included in the report. The settings, or parameters,
available for you to select depend on the type of data that can be
included in the report. After the report is generated, only the
items that match the criteria appear in the report.
To run a report
On the navigation bar,
On the Reports pane,
select the report you want to run.
In the task pane, under
Report Tasks, click Run report
If the Run Report Now
Properties dialog box appears, then select the appropriate
settings, or filter parameters, for the data you want to include in
Only filter parameters
that are available for a report appear. Select the appropriate
options as follows:
Filters the report based on media set names. Media sets include
all the media that is inserted into the storage device.
Filters the report based on media server names. The media server
is the server on which Backup Exec is installed. This setting is
only available if the SAN Shared Storage Option is available.
Filters the report based on job status.
Filters the report based on specific protected server names. The
protected server is the server that is being backed up.
Filters the report based on specific vault names. A media vault
is a virtual representation of the actual physical location of
Filters the report based on the time range for the data that you
want to include in the report. If range parameters are not
available for a report, you will not be able to select the
Range parameters or options available include the
Days. Select this check box to enable the date filter.
- Number of days before day report runs. Type the number of days
prior to the current day to begin the filter process on the data to
be included in the report. You can enter a minimum of 0 and a
maximum of 32,000 days.
- Number of days after day report runs. Type the number of days
after the current day to begin the filter process on the data to be
included in the report. You can enter a minimum of 0 and a maximum
of 32,000 days.
Hours. Select this check box to enable the hours filter.
- Number of hours within time report. Type the number of hours
either before or after the present hour to filter the data to be
included in the report. The time frame depends on the type of
report. You can enter a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 32,000
Event count. Select this check box to enable the event count
- Maximum number of events to include. Enter the number of
events to include in the report. Events generate alerts and
originate from one of the following sources: system, job, media, or
device. You can enter a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 32,000
Entering a value of zero for the range parameter does not limit
the amount of data included in the report; this can result in an
Click Run Now.
The report appears and
displays data based on the criteria you set when you ran the
To save the report, click
Save As. When prompted,
enter the file name and location where you want to save the report
and then click Save.
The report is saved in
the location you specify. Backup Exec also creates a folder, with
the same name as the report, in the same location in which the
report is saved. The folder contains images and report pages that
enable you to view the saved report.
To print the report,
click Print; for a report
in PDF, click the Print icon. You must have a printer attached to
the computer, and configured in order to print the report.
For reports in an HTML format, do the
To ensure the reports print correctly, in the
Layout tab of the Print dialog box, under Orientation, select
To print all the pages in a multiple page report,
in the Options tab of the Print dialog box, select Print all linked documents.
If all the data does not
print in an HTML-formatted report, you may need to edit the page
setup for the report. To edit the page setup, open Microsoft
Internet Explorer, and then on the File menu, click Page Setup. Under Header and Footers,
delete the Header and Footer and then under Margins, set the Left
and Right margins to the minimum setting that your printer will
After you have finished
viewing the report, click OK.