Backup Manager Forecasting Reports > NetBackup Library Capacity Forecast
Version 10.0.00
NetBackup Library Capacity Forecast
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This report can display either a bar chart view or a tabular report of library capacity, current usage, and forecasted usage. In the scope selector, select display as Chart or display as Table.
Note that in the bar chart, the yellow line represents estimated library capacity. See Tape Media Detail Report for details.
Current Used Capacity - Space occupied on full and filling tapes now in slots
Current Free Capacity - Space remaining on empty or filling tapes now in slots
Extra Potential Capacity - Average measured capacity of one full tape times the number of open slots
Forecasted Usage - The anticipated tape usage based on historical data
To view this same data in tabular format, select Display as Table in the scope selector.
The following table lists fields displayed in either the bar chart or the table.
Management Server
This is the NetBackup Master Server. This links to Host Details.
Controlling Server
This is the NetBackup media server that controls the library. This links to Host Details.
The name of the tape library
# of Slots
The number of slots in the library
Serial Number
Serial number of the tape library
The device’s SCII details
The date that represents the time period start date
Current Usage
Average usage, as of the associated date
Forecasted Usage
Forecasted usage, based on the reports start and end dates