Types of reports by the VMware vSphere web client

SnapCenter VMware vSphere web client provides customizable report options that provide you with details about your data protection jobs and plug-in resource status.

Report type Description
Backup Report Displays overview data about backup jobs. Click a section/status on the graphic to see a list of jobs with that status on the Reports tab.

For each job, the report lists the job ID, corresponding resource group, backup policy, start time and duration, status, and job details which includes the job name (Snapshot copy name) if the job completed, and any warning or error messages.

You can download the Report table in HTML or CSV format. You can also download the Job Monitor job logs for all the jobs (not just the jobs in the report).

Deleted backups are not included in the report.

Mount Report Displays overview data about mount jobs. Click a section/status on the graphic to see a list of jobs with that status on the Reports tab.

For each job, the report lists the job ID, job status, job name, and job start and end times. The job name includes the Snapshot copy name. For example: Mount Backup <snapshot-copy-name>.

You can download the Report table in HTML or CSV format. You can also download the Job Monitor job logs for all the jobs (not just the jobs in the report).

Restore Report Displays overview status information about restore jobs. Click a section/status on the graphic to see a list of jobs with that status on the Reports tab.

For each job, the report lists the job ID, job status, job name, and job start and end times. The job name includes the Snapshot copy name. For example: Restore Backup <snapshot-copy-name>.

You can download the Report table in HTML or CSV format. You can also download the Job Monitor job logs for all the jobs (not just the jobs in the report).

Last Backup Status of VMs Report Displays overview information about the protection status, during the configured number of days, for VMs managed by the Plug-in for VMware vSphere. The default is 7 days; you can modify the value in the properties file. Click a section/status on the graphic to see a list of VMs with that status on the Reports tab.

The VM Backup Status Report for protected VMs displays the names of VMs that have been backed up during the configured number of days, the latest Snapshot copy name, and the start and end times for the latest backup run.

The VM Backup Status Report for unprotected VMs displays the names of VMs that do not have any successful backups during the configured number of days.

You can download the Report table in HTML or CSV format. You can also download the Job Monitor job logs for all the jobs (not just the jobs in the report).