8.1 Summary

The Summary view provides a listing of all jobs that have been triggered within Oracle VM Manager, whether those jobs were triggered within the UI, from the CLI, the Web Services API or internally by Oracle VM Manager itself. Jobs can be displayed for all users, or just for the administrator.

The Jobs calendar enables you to display the jobs for a particular date. Select a date in the Jobs calendar and the jobs for that date are displayed in the Jobs table.

This subtab includes a toolbar that consists of the following options:

Table 8.2 Summary Subtab Toolbar Icon Options

Toolbar Icon Option

Icon

Description

Export to Excel

Export to Excel icon

Use this option to save a list of the jobs to a spreadsheet file.

Details...

Details... icon

Displays the View Job Properties dialog box. Use this option to view details about the job.

Debug Transcript...

Debug Transcript... icon

Displays a Message dialog box. Use this option to view a complete log for all of the actions and events surrounding the run status of the job.

Abort Job

Abort Job icon

Displays the Abort Job dialog box. Use this option to abort a job.

Help

Help icon

Displays context sensitive help.


8.1.1 Status Filters

The Status Filters toolbar provides a set of icons that can be used to filter jobs according to their status. By default all of the filters are enabled and all of the icons appear to be depressed. By clicking on the filter icons you can enable or disable the filter to expand or limit the jobs listed in the management pane.

The following filter icons appear in the toolbar:

  • Total Jobs: Total Jobs icon Globally enable or disable all of the other filter options in the toolbar

  • Pending: Jobs Pending icon Enable or disable the filter for jobs with Pending status

  • In Progress: Jobs Running icon Enable or disable the filter for jobs with In Progress status

  • Failed: Jobs Failed icon Enable or disable the filter for jobs with Failed status

  • Aborted: Jobs Aborted icon Enable or disable the filter for jobs with Aborted status

  • Complete: Jobs Complete icon Enable or disable the filter for jobs with Completed status

8.1.2 Export to Excel

To export the job list as a Microsoft Office Excel spreadsheet:

  1. Select the Jobs tab and then select the Summary subtab.

  2. Click Export to Excel Export to Excel icon in the toolbar.

  3. The browser Save/Open File dialog opens and allows you to download a spreadsheet containing all of the jobs listed.

8.1.3 Job Details

To view job details:

  1. Select the Jobs tab and then select the Summary subtab.

  2. Select a job in the management pane and click Details... Details... icon in the toolbar. Alternatively, you can select a job in the Job Summary pane and click Details in the Details column.

  3. The View Job Properties: job_name dialog opens displaying detailed information about the job. Depending on the selected job, the dialog contains different tabs:

    • Job Detail: This tab is always visible and includes the following fields:

      • Description: A description of the selected job.

      • Message: An error message describing the reason the job failed. This field is only populated if there is an error associated with the job.

      • ID: The ID for the job.

      • Status: The running state of the job.

      • Summary Status: The status for the job and its child jobs.

      • Progress Message: The most recent progress message for this job and any of its child jobs.

      • Created By: The user which created the job.

      • Creation Time: The date and time that the job was created.

      • Start Time: The date and time that the job was started.

      • End Time: The date and time that the job ended.

      • Duration: The time it has taken to run the job.

      • Error Type: The job error type which resulted from the job execution.

      • Abortable: Whether or not the job is abortable.

      • Aborted: Whether or not the job has been aborted.

      • Aborted By: The user which aborted the job.

      • Result ID Name: The ID of the object that was acted on.

      • Result ID Value: The value of the object that was acted on.

    • Parent: This tab is only visible when the selected job is a child job and it has a parent. This tab includes the following fields:

      • Description: A description of the selected job.

      • Message: An error message describing the reason the job failed. This field is only populated if there is an error associated with the job.

      • ID: The ID for the job.

      • Status: The running state of the job.

      • Summary Status: The status for the job and its child jobs.

      • Progress Message: The most recent progress message for this job and any of its child jobs.

      • Created By: The user which created the job.

      • Creation Time: The date and time that the job was created.

      • Start Time: The date and time that the job was started.

      • End Time: The date and time that the job ended.

      • Duration: The time it has taken to run the job.

      • Error Type: The job error type which resulted from the job execution.

      • Abortable: Whether or not the job is abortable.

      • Aborted: Whether or not the job has been aborted.

      • Aborted By: The user which aborted the job.

      • Result ID Name: The ID of the object that was created.

      • Result ID Value: The value of the object that was created.

    • Child Jobs: This tab is only visible when the selected job is a parent job that has related child jobs. This tab contains a table with the following columns of information:

      • Timestamp: The date and time that the job occurred.

      • Status: The running state of the job.

      • Progress: The most recent progress message for the job.

      • Description: A description of the selected job.

      • Created By: The user which created the job.

      • Duration: The time it has taken to run the job.

      • End Time: The date and time that the job ended.

    • Child Error Summary: This tab is only visible when the selected job has related child jobs. This tab displays information about any child job errors.

    • Queued Info: This tab is always visible and displays information about any queued jobs associated with the selected job.

    • Job Events: This tab is always visible and contains a table with the following columns of information per event:

      • Severity: The severity level assigned to the event.

      • Timestamp: The date and time that the event occurred.

      • Type: The type of event according to Oracle VM Manager's event categorization model.

      • Summary: A summary description of the event.

  4. Click Close to close the dialog.

8.1.4 Debug Transcript

To view the debug transcript

  1. Select the Jobs tab and then select the Summary subtab.

  2. Select a job in the management pane.

  3. Click Debug Transcript... Debug Transcript icon in the toolbar.

  4. A dialog opens displaying a complete log for all of the actions and events surrounding the run status of the job. If the job failed, log information providing the error details is provided.

  5. Click OK to close the dialog.

8.1.5 Abort Jobs

There are two ways to abort a job:

  • Using the Jobs tab

  • Using the Job Summary pane

Both procedures for aborting jobs are listed below.

To abort jobs using the Jobs tab:

  1. Select the Jobs tab.

  2. Select one or more jobs in the Jobs table.

  3. Click Abort Job Abort Job icon in the toolbar.

  4. In the Abort Job Confirmation dialog box, click OK to abort the jobs.

To abort jobs using the Job Summary pane:

  1. Select a job in the Job Summary pane.

  2. Click Abort in the Abort column.

  3. In the Abort Job Confirmation dialog box, click OK to abort the job.