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Deduplication Database Size and Growth Report

The Deduplication Database Size and Growth Report displays the current amount of space and data growth size on disk for the deduplication database associated with the specified storage policy, and predicts the amount of data growth on disk over the specified period of time.

Running the Report

  1. Open the command prompt and navigate to the <software installation path>\Base> folder.
  2. Enter qlogin, and then enter your user name and password.
  3. Run the following command:

    qoperation execscript -sn QS_DDBGrowthPerCopy -si @Frequency='<the frequency with which jobs run>' -si @Periods='<number of days, weeks, or months>' @StartDate=’<date on which to begin the report>’ –si @EndDate=’<date on which to end the report>’ –si @Predictions=’<number of days, weeks, or months over which to predict data>’ -si @PolicyName = '<name of storage policy>' -si @CopyName = '<name of storage policy copy>' -format 'csv' –file '<output location and filename>'

    The report is saved to the location that you specified.

Example

To see the growth of data on disk for the deduplication database that is associated with storagepolicy1 over the last six months and predict the amount of data growth on disk over the next four months, run the following command:

qoperation execscript -sn QS_DDBGrowthPerCopy -si @Frequency='Month' -si @Periods='6' @StartDate=’’ –si @EndDate=’’ –si @Predictions=’4’ -si @PolicyName = 'storagepolicy1' -si @CopyName = '' -format 'csv' –file 'C:\Reports\sample.csv'

For more information about the execscript command, see Command Line Interface - CommServe - Qoperation Execscript.

Usage and Help

  1. Open the command prompt and navigate to the <software installation path>\Base> folder.
  2. Enter qlogin, and then enter your user name and password.
  3. Run the following command:

    qoperation execscript -sn QS_DDBGrowthPerCopy -help

Parameters

The report script includes several parameters that you can set, according to your needs. Parameters for the Deduplication Database Size and Growth Report include the following:

Parameter

Description

Default Setting

Frequency

Text only. Specifies the unit of time over which to gather information. Options include the following:

  • Day
  • Week
  • Month

Week

Periods

Numeric value. Specifies the number days, weeks, or months over which to gather information. This parameter is ignored if the StartDate parameter is set.

8

StartDate

Date format: MM/DD/YYYY. Specifies the date on which to begin the report.

N/A

EndDate

Date format: MM/DD/YYYY. Specifies the date on which to stop the report.

current date

Predictions

Numeric value. Specifies the number of days, weeks, or months over which to predict information.

0

PolicyName

Specifies the name of the storage policy that is included in the report. The report displays all copies for the specified storage policy.

N/A

CopyName

Specifies the storage policy copy that is included in the report. The report displays information for only the specified storage policy copy.

N/A

format

Text only. Specifies the file format in which the report saves. Options include the following:

  • CSV

N/A

file

Text only. Specifies the location and name of the saved report.

N/A

Last modified: 8/16/2018 6:50:32 PM