Audit Log

Audit Log provides information about the CFA system events.

This information includes the following event details:

Date Date and time of the event
User Name of the user, who raised the event
Event Type of the event
Client IP IP address of the client, from which the event was raised
Result Result of the event (Succeeded/Failed)
Details Further relevant information about the event

Logged events

Audit Log records the following events:

  • Sign In
  • Sign Out
  • Power on VM
  • Shutdown VM
  • Boot VM
  • Reboot VM
  • Wake up VM
  • Unplug VM
  • Reset VM
  • Delete VM
  • SSH Connect
  • SSH Disconnect
  • Delete Job
  • Delete Client

Filter events

To filter events, click Filters in the upper right part, and specify one or more of the following options:

  • Date, to show events within the given date range

    infoIf you specify only Start Date, it will show events, which occurred on this date only. If you specify only End Date, it will show all events, which occurred before and on this date.
  • User, to show events raised by a given user
  • Event, to show events of a given type

    infoInput text is case-sensitive.
  • Result, to show events with a given result

To disable filters, click Clear in the upper right part.

Sort events

To sort events in ascending or descending order, click the name of a column with the desired parameter.

Director Status

Displays details about the backup kernel version. The tab also shows when the backup daemons were last started and how many jobs have run since then.

Restart Backup Service can be helpful if the backups seem to be locked up or frozen. Keep in mind that this will cause all running, importing, and deduping jobs to stop. If you select this option, you will be prompted to continue.

Disk Thresholds

Use this page to specify when disk space and disk temperature notifications are sent.


Setting Description
From Address (Required) Displayed in the From section when an email notification is sent
Send Email To Email to receive notifications. Can include multiple emails separated by comma
Prepend To Subject Text entered in this field will be added to the front of the subject line of emails sent by the CFA
Email Server Email server to be used to send notifications. By default, localhost is used to send emails directly from the CFA, but you can specify an existing email server
Email Server User Name Email user account name on the email server (if localhost is not used
Password for Email Server Password for the email user account (if localhost is not used

To save the configuration, either:

  • click Submit, or
  • click Send test E-mail that also sends a test email using the saved configuration.


infoComing soon


Setting Description
Port Port used on the SNMP management console. Default is 162. Before changing the port, consult the documentation for your SNMP management software
Community Community string. Default is public. Before changing the community string, consult the documentation for your SNMP management software

After SNMP is configured, it will be possible to use the following SNMP protocol data units (PDU) in order to manage your CFA:

  • GetRequest
  • GetNextRequest
  • GetBulkRequest
  • Response

System Alerts

Use this screen to specify the alerts that will be sent as notification emails.

Alerts are divided into several groups, which cover the following:

Alert name Alert description
Audit Alerts  
User Login Notifications  
Daily Audit Summary  
System Alerts  
S.M.A.R.T. Failure  
RAID Alarm Sent when an alert is show in the alarm list in System > RAID Configuration
Disk Over Temp  
System Alert  
New Update  
Disk Storage Utilization  
Hardware Sensor  
System Settings Changed  
Replication Alerts  
Replication Failure Sent whenever a replication failure occurs
Replication Summary Report Summary of replication progress
Communication Failure  
License Alerts  
License Warning  
Communication Failure  
Backup/Restore Alerts  
Job Successful Sent whenever a backup or restore job completes successfully
Weekly Job Summary Summary of all backup and restore jobs during the previous week. Sent on Sunday morning
Lack of Job Progress Sent when a job has been running for some time without sending any data or visiting new files
Media Request Sent when the archive drive needs a new (empty) disk
Archive Completion Sent whenever an archive is completed
VM Auto Register Report  
Daily Appliance Report List of all jobs completed during the day and whether they were successful
Job Failed Sent whenever a backup or restore job fails