If you need a list of Altaro jobs, either by operation type, or simply a full list of all jobs you can follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the machine where the Altaro management console is running
  2. Ensure that Altaro is logging to the Event log from the [Notifications] menu
  3. Open PowerShell with elevated permissions
  4. Simply paste the following command in the PowerShell console:

    $AltaroEvents = get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname='Application';ID=5000, 5001, 5002, 5003, 5004, 5005, 5007}  -MaxEvents 1000 | Format-List $AltaroEvents >> C:\AllAltaroEvents.txt

  5. Once completed it will create .txt file with the latest 1000 entries created from Altaro VM Backup

    Note: The default values entered in the command will collect latest 1000 entries created by Altaro VM Backup, you can modify the following parts from the command for your needs:

    ID; choose whatever you need by entering the following corresponding Event ID's:

    Event ID 5000 - Successful Backup event
    Event ID 5001 - Warning Backup event
    Event ID 5002 - Failed Backup event
    Event ID 5003 - Successful Restore or Verification event
    Event ID 5004 - Failed Restore or Verification event
    Event ID 5005 - Successful Offsite Copy event
    Event ID 5007 - Failed Offsite Copy event

    MaxEvents; the number of entries to export. It will start from the most recent entry.