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Homes32
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vCenter extension enhancement

Post by Homes32 » Mar 11, 2014 7:12 pm

In addition to the Veeam extension for the v-sphere web client it would be nice to have a widget on the summery page of each VM stating the following information:
Optionally the fields could be user configured to hide/show what the admin wanted to see.
  • Status - Backup Failed | Backup Success | Backup Running
  • Target Data store
  • Job Name
  • Veeam Server/Proxy
  • Number of snapshots
  • Time-stamp of Last successful backup
  • Job Type - Backup Copy | Replication | Backup2Disk | Backup to Tape
  • Link to Job log in enterprise manager
This would allow administrators a quick view of what was going on with each server while they are in v-sphere web client.

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Re: vCenter extension enhancement

Post by Vitaliy S. » Mar 12, 2014 11:27 am

Hello Jonathan,

Thank you for your feedback, but wouldn't it be a pretty static information except for the latest backup status? Also can you please clarify on the bullet point regarding a number of snapshots?

Thank you!

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Re: vCenter extension enhancement

Post by Homes32 » Mar 12, 2014 4:38 pm

Vitaliy S. wrote: wouldn't it be a pretty static information except for the latest backup status?
for the most part yes it would be mostly static.
The main idea is just a visual cue (especially if a graphic was included - green = success yellow= not configured for backup red= failed) for whoever is looking at that machine to see that it is (or isn't) being backed up, at what interval, and where it is stored (disk/tape/both)
Certainly not a high priority request, but though I would throw it out there for folks to chew on.
Vitaliy S. wrote: Also can you please clarify on the bullet point regarding a number of snapshots?
by number of snapshots I was referring to number of restore points present for a particular VM.

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Re: vCenter extension enhancement

Post by Vitaliy S. » Mar 12, 2014 4:54 pm

Got it, thanks for the feedback!

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