Using the nvreport utility
About nvreport utility
The nvreport utility allows you to generate and view canned reports from the command-line interface. These reports provide information about the backup and restore jobs, storage devices, clients, media utilization, and other aspects of NetVault Backup.
To access help for nvreport, type:
The nvreport utility uses “template” files to output the report data. The template files determine the content, layout, and format of the report. The report templates are located in the <NetVault Backup home>\reports\ templates directory.
There are two methods to specify a template file to generate a report:
|Using the actual filename:
You can use the “-templatefile” option to specify the actual template file that you want to use. With this option, you must provide the full file path for the template file.
|Using the “nice name”:
Each template file has an alternate name value known as its “nice name.” This name is used for the template file in the NetVault WebUI. Specify this “Nice Name” with the “‑templatename” option.
To access help for the template files, type:
The following table provides a brief description of the report classes available in NetVault Backup.
Plain text template files
The following table provides the “nice name” and filename of the plain text template files.