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Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Welcome to the latest SEP sesam documentation version 5.1.0 Apollon. For previous documentation version(s), check documentation archive.


Icons and symbols used in the SEP sesam GUI


The SEP sesam GUI contains various icons that represent specific resources or indicate the status of various operations. Find out the meaning of the different colors and icons used in the GUI.

Menu bar and toolbar icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Dashboard allows you to check SEP sesam operations and their status online.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Immediate Start: Backup enables you to select an already configured task and start the backup immediately.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Restore Assistant opens the online restore assistant in the external web browser.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Restore Wizard opens the wizard that enables you to start the restore immediately.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Backups shows a list of all performed backups and their status.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Calendar Sheet provides an overview of all scheduled, completed and expired events with their current status.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking About SEP sesam shows a SEP sesam version information.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents SEP CAPS (Cloud App Protection Service), SEP backup and recovery solution for Office 365, G Suite, Salesforce and Dynamics 365.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Start Disaster Recovery allows you to start SEP sesam Server disaster recovery immediately. Only available if the backup task SESAM_BACKUP is configured and the sm_disaster interface is activated. See SEP sesam Server Disaster Recovery.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Notification Center white flag is displayed when there are currently no open notifications. Clicking the flag displays the list of all resolved messages.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Notification Center orange flag is displayed when there are new notifications issued by the SEP sesam Server that need to be checked.

Main selection icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Clients provides a list of all interconnected, in SEP sesam configured computers – SEP sesam Clients and their properties.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Data Stores shows all configured data stores and their properties, such as type, utilization, capacity.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Loaders shows all configured loaders.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Drives shows all configured drive groups and their drives.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Media Pools shows all configured media pools and their media.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Media shows a list of media, containing all media prepared for use with SEP sesam.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Tasks by Clients shows a list of configured locations with their clients and configured tasks.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Tasks by Groups shows a list of configured task groups and related tasks.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Backup Plans provides an overview of all migration and replication tasks, as well as task groups and backup tasks.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Migration Tasks shows all configured migration tasks.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Replication Tasks shows all configured replication tasks.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Tasks as List shows a list of all configured backup tasks and their properties, such as task type, location and client, source and excludes.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Schedules shows an overview of all configured schedules.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Events shows a chronological list of all of your upcoming events: backup-, restore-, migration-, replication-, media-, command-, and NEWDAY events.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Events as List provides a list of all configured events, sorted by their type, such as command, replication, restore, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Calendar Sheet provides an overview of all scheduled, completed and expired events with their current status according to their start time.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking All results provides a list of all jobs (backups, restores, migrations, etc.) and their details, such as event type, state, saveset, task, backup EOL, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Backups provides a list of all performed backups and their details, such as status, backup EOL, data size, throughput, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Restores provides a list of all performed restores and their details, such as status, data size, media pool, start/stop time, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Migrations and Replications Clicking Migrations and Replications provides a list of all performed migrations and replications and their details, such as status, start/stop time, progress, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Media Actions provides an overview of all media actions (e.g., initialization, readability check, purge, etc.) and their details, such as status, duration, drive number, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Dashboard allows you to check SEP sesam operations and their status online.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Last Backup State shows previously executed jobs with their last backup status and the jobs which have never been backed up.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Processes shows the status of SEP sesam processes on the SEP sesam Server.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Monitoring: Drives shows a drive queue.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Notification Center shows all notifications from the SEP sesam Server.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Logging shows different logs, e.g., state, day, error, or interface logs.

Status icons

The status-related icons show the job status, e.g., backup, restore, migration, etc.

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job has been blocked.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job has been cancelled.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job has been deleted.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup job is in the process of being deleted.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job failed with an error.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job failed with the fatal error.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job is in queue.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job has been completed successfully.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job is past due.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The event has been suppressed due to lower priority.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job has not finished within the set time limit (exceeded its execution window).
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The job waits for the execution.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination A warning occurs during the job execution.

Backup status icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup task is active.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup task has been cancelled.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup failed with an error.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup task is in queue.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup has been completed successfully.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination A warning occurs during the backup.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination EOL (Backup/Saveset) has expired. The saveset will be deleted with the next purge.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination EOL (Backup/Saveset) has not yet expired. If the Backup EOL has not yet expired (blue circle) but the Saveset EOL has expired (gray circle), the saveset with the expired Saveset EOL will be deleted. In this example another backup saveset (migrated or replicated) still exists, therefore the backup is not lost.

Media status icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The media initialization is in progress.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The purge is in progress.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The tape media has not been read during the readability check.

Client status icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup execution is disabled on the client.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The client is not accessible.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The system checks if the update is available for the client.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination An update is available for the client (may be any of the following: a new SEP sesam package, a service pack or in case of a SEP sesam Server, a UI server update).
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup execution is disabled on the server.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The server is not accessible.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The backup execution is disabled on the RDS.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The RDS is not accessible.

Data store status icons

The data store status icons consist of three parts:

  • The top bar shows the clone status of the S3 store.
  • The middle bar shows the sanity state of the Si3 store.
  • The bottom bar shows the data store status.
Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The data store state has errors.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The data store state is OK (good).
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The data store and Si3 state are OK (good).
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The Si3 and the sanity state are OK, but the S3 clone state shows an error.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The Si3 store state shows an error, but its sanity state is OK.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Shows the Si3 status under the Si3 State tab.

Context menu icons

The following general icons can be found in the context menus.

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Auto update will refresh (update) the displayed content automatically every 20 seconds.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The displayed content will be refreshed again within 20 seconds.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The Auto update option is disabled, thus the content is not automatically refreshed.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Copy icon enables you to copy previously selected items.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Delete icon allows you to delete previously selected items.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Download icon enables you to download the main log or trace log, respectively.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Export icon enables you to export the status tables (e.g., backups) in the .xls or CSV format.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Help icon opens the relevant wiki article with additional information.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Information icon provides additional information about the selected option.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents the location; a group of clients.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Properties opens the properties of the selected item, e.g., client, task, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Refresh shows the updated view.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Send enables you to send the relevant log (e.g., main, day, error, etc.) by email.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a filter which enables you to easily find a specific content.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a user.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a group of users.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination If selected, the data is displayed in the table view mode.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination If selected, the data is displayed hierarchically in the tree view mode.

Client-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a client, i.e., workstation, PC, virtual machine or file server.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a server.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents an RDS.

Backup-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a backup task.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a backup event.

Restore-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a restore task.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a restore event.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Immediate Start: Restore enables you to select an already configured task and start the restore immediately.

Data store-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a data store.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Shows the data store-related media actions under the Actions tab.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Under the Savesets tab, the savesets, stored on the respective data store, are shown.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination In case of Si3 deduplication store, configured for backing up to S3 cloud storage, the S3 Credentials tab is shown.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Clean Up allows you to manually remove orphaned savesets from the data stores.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking Purge allows you to start purge manually.

Loader-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Loader icon enables you to configure a new loader, see Configuring a Loader.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Loader Content shows a symbolic representation of the loader. It is constantly updated and always shows the current status.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Archive Adjustment icon enables you to set up archive adjustment.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Loader Action icon enables you to select a specific loader action, e.g., import, export, unload, etc.

Drive-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a drive.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a disk drive.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a drive group.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Clicking the Drive Action icon allows you to manage the specific drive and media in the drive.

Media pool-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a tape media pool.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a disk media pool.

Media-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents tape media.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents disk media.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents the media event.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The media is locked until its retention time has expired, see Managing EOL.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The media is not locked and can be used for backups.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The tape media is write-protected.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination The tape media is not write-protected and can be used for backups.

Migration-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a migration.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a migration task.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a migration event.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents the result of a migration task.

Repliction-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a replication.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a replication task.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a replication event.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents the result of a replication task.

Schedule-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a schedule.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a schedule with linked events.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a schedule without linked events.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents the events which are not linked to a schedule.

Other event-related icons

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a command event.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a NEWDAY event.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a task group-related event.

Client browser-related icons

As of SEP sesam v. 4.4.3 Beefalo V2, the following icons are displayed in the Client File View window when creating a backup task and browsing for the source. For details, see Tasks by Clients.

Icon Description
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a CD-ROM.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a database.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a directory link.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a Microsoft Excel file.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents an executable file (exec file).
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a mail folder.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a network drive.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a file/page link.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a backup path.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a VMware VCB image used for image level backups.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a virtual app.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a VM cluster, e.g., Hyper-V cluster, RHV cluster, etc.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a VM data center, e.g., vSphere data center.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a VM server.
Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination Represents a VM disk (VMDK).


See also

SEP sesam GUISEP sesam GUI OverviewCustomizing GUI

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