Workflow 5: Monitor operations and generate reports

About this task



The steps in this workflow are condensed and simplified. Details about each step are included in the appropriate documentation.

Performing administrative tasks

Protecting VMs and datastores

Steps

  1. Monitor jobs, schedules, events, and logs.
    To monitor jobs, schedules, events, and logs for... Do the following...
    SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
    1. In the VMware vSphere web client GUI, click Dashboard > Job Monitor.
    2. Double-click a job to view job details.
    3. Click (refresh icon) to refresh the display on-demand or while the job is running.
    All other plug-ins
    1. In the SnapCenter GUI, click Monitor then click what you want to monitor: Jobs, Schedules, Events, or Logs.
    2. To monitor jobs, select the job type, the status, and click Apply. Then, select a backup and click Details.
  2. Generate reports.
    To generate reports for... Do the following...
    SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
    1. In the VMware vSphere web client GUI, click Dashboard > Status.
    2. Click a pie slice in the chart.
    3. Double-click a job to generate a detailed report for that job.
    All other plug-ins
    1. In the SnapCenter GUI, click Dashboard, select a plug-in from the list, then click a pie slice in the chart.
    2. On the Reports tab, configure your report, then click Apply.