Web Interface Components
The interface of NAKIVO Backup & Replication consists of the following components:
- Main Menu
- Help Menu
- Online Chat Dialog
- Special Offers Toolbar
- Tenants Dashboard
The main menu of NAKIVO Backup & Replication is located on the left side of the product interface. It provides access to the jobs dashboard, activities, calendar, global search, and product settings. It also contains the Help menu and Log Out button.
Using the Dashboard, you can:
View, run, and stop jobs on demand
Recover files, objects and entire sites
Create and manage job groups
On the Monitoring page, you can check the following metrics (current and historical):
For VMware VMs: CPU usage, memory usage, and disk usage
For VMware hosts: CPU usage and memory usage
For VMware datastores: Disk usage
For additional information, refer to the Monitoring topic.
The Activities page displays a list of all running and past activities, such as:
- Repository Self-Backup
Application object download
Universal object recovery
Repository space reclaim
Repository backup verification
Tape-specific activities, namely: scanning, erasing, and reading Tape
For further details and information, refer to Managing Activities.
The Calendar allows you to schedule jobs and view the history of all job runs in one organized space. For more information, refer to Using Calendar.
The Search page allows you to search for items within the entire NAKIVO Backup & Replication instance–the Inventory, Transporters, Repositories, tape devices, jobs, backups, replicas, and more.
Use the Help menu to request technical support and access the NAKIVO online help center. If you are evaluating NAKIVO Backup & Replication, you may also use the How to Buy section of the Help menu to view pricing, request a live demo or quote, find a reseller, or contact Sales. If you are using a Free license, you may also upgrade to a Trial license for 15 days with the Try full functionality option.
The NAKIVO Support online chat is located in the right bottom corner of the application. It enables you to quickly request help from a sales or technical support representative.
This element of the interface is located to the left of the NAKIVO Backup & Replication dashboard. The toolbar contains special offers. If you click the button, a dialog opens displaying information about a specific offer. If needed, the Special Offers toolbar can be disabled. Refer to System Settings for details.
If you use NAKIVO Backup & Replication in a multi-tenant mode, the Tenants dashboard allows you to create, manage, and configure tenants.