Jobs on a Storage Policy Copy - How To

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View the Jobs of a Storage Policy Copy

Manually Retain a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

Delete a Job

Prune a Disaster Recovery Backup From a Disaster Recovery Backup Storage Policy Copy

Disable/Enable a Job From a Storage Policy Copy

Disable a Disaster Recovery Backup From a Disaster Recovery Storage Policy Copy

View the Job Details of a Job on a Copy

View the Events of a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

View the Items that Failed for a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

View the Media of a Job on a Storage Policy Copy


View the Jobs of a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To view the jobs on a storage policy copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click the storage policy copy whose data protection operations you want to view, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. Select the necessary filter options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box.
  3. Click the Advanced button for additional filter options in the Jobs in Storage Policy Advanced Filter Options dialog box.
  4. Click OK.
  5. A list of jobs associated with a storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  6. Click OK.

Manually Retain a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To manually retain a job on a storage policy copy:

From the CommCell Console, data protection operations can be manually retained. However, if necessary, the Command Line Interface jobretention qoperation can be used to manually retain any type of data protection operation for all agent types.

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click the storage policy copy whose jobs you want to manually retain, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. Filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK.
  3. A list of jobs associated with this storage policy copy are displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  4. Right-click the appropriate job, then click Retain Job.
  5. Specify the retention end time in the Manual Retention End Time for Job dialog box.
  6. The status for the job is then displayed in the Manual Retention End Time field in the the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  7. Click OK.
  8. If you want this job to be pruned during data aging, right-click the same job, then click Change Retention.
  9. Select Do Not Retain Job in the Manual Retention End Time for Job dialog box.

Delete a Job

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To prune a job from a storage policy copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click the storage policy copy whose jobs you want to view, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. Filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK.
  3. A list of jobs associated with a storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  4. Right-click a job and click Delete Job. A list of all jobs that will be pruned in addition to the job you selected are displayed in the Delete Job dialog box.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Yes on the Confirmation pop-up window that appears.

Prune a Disaster Recovery Backup From a Disaster Recovery Backup Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To prune a Disaster Recovery backup from a Disaster Recovery Backup storage policy copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click a Disaster Recovery Backup storage policy copy whose backups you want to view, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. From the DR Backups For Copy dialog box, right click the Disaster Recovery backup job that you want to prune, then click Prune Job.
  3. Click Yes on the Confirmation pop-up that appears.

    The Disaster Recovery backup job is pruned.


Disable/Enable a Job From a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To disable a job associated with a primary copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click the copy whose jobs you want to disable, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. Select the necessary filter options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box.
  3. Click the Advanced button for additional filter options in the Jobs in Storage Policy Advanced Filter Options dialog box. Click OK.
  4. A list of jobs associated with a storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  5. Right-click on a job, and click Prevent Copy (for primary copies) or Do Not Copy (for secondary copies).
  6. Select whether you want to prevent the associated incremental jobs in the Prevent Copy dialog box. 
  7. A list of all jobs that will be disabled in addition to the job you selected are displayed in the Prevent Copy dialog box.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Click Yes on the Confirmation pop-up window.

To enable a job associated with a primary copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click the primary copy whose jobs you want to disable, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. Filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK.
  3. A list of jobs associated with a storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  4. Right-click on a job, and click Allow Copy.
  5. Click Yes on the Confirmation pop-up window.

Disable a Disaster Recovery Backup From a Disaster Recovery Storage Policy Copy

Before You Begin

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To disable a Disaster Recovery backup job from a Disaster Recovery Storage Policy Copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, right-click a Disaster Recovery storage policy copy whose backups you want to view, click View and then click Backups.
  2. From the DR Backups For Copy dialog box, right click the Disaster Recovery backup job that you want to disable, then click Disable Job.
  3. Click Yes in the confirmation prompt that appears to disable this Disaster Recovery backup job.

    The Disaster Recovery backup job is disabled.


View the Job Details of a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To view the job details of a job on a storage policy copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, select a storage policy, then right click the storage policy copy whose jobs you want to view, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. If you are viewing jobs for a storage policy copy used by iDataAgents and/or DataArchiver Agents, filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK. If you are viewing jobs for a DR Backup storage policy, then skip to the next step.
  3. A list of jobs associated with the storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window or the DR Backups For Copy window.
  4. Right click the job you want to view, and then click View Job Details. The details of the job you selected is displayed.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Close.

View the Events of a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To view the events of a job on a storage policy copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, select a storage policy, then right click the storage policy copy whose jobs you want to view, click View and then select Jobs.
  2. If you are viewing jobs for a storage policy copy used by iDataAgents and/or DataArchiver Agents, filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK. If you are viewing jobs for a DR Backup storage policy, then skip to the next step.
  3. A list of jobs associated with the storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window or the DR Backups For Copy window.
  4. Right click the job you want to view, then select View Events. The All Found Events window is displayed. Use this window to view all of the events associated with this particular job.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Close.

View the Items That Failed for a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To view the items that failed for a job on a copy.

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, select a storage policy, then right click the storage policy copy whose jobs you want to view, click View and then click Job.
  2. Filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK.
  3. A list of jobs associated with the storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window.
  4. Right click the job you want to view, then click View Failed Items.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Close.

View the Media of a Job on a Storage Policy Copy

Required Capability: See Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To view the media of a job on a storage policy copy:

  1. From the right pane of the CommCell Browser, select a storage policy, then right click the storage policy copy whose jobs you want to view, click View and then click Jobs.
  2. If you are viewing jobs for a storage policy copy used by iDataAgents and/or DataArchiver Agents, filter the necessary options in the Job Filter for Storage Policy Copy dialog box. Click OK. If you are viewing jobs for a DR Backup storage policy, then skip to the next step.
  3. A list of jobs associated with the storage policy copy is displayed in the Jobs for Storage Policy Copy window or the DR Backups For Copy window.
  4. Right click the job you want to view, then click View Media.
  5. The Media Used By Job ID window appears.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Close.

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