Job History Search

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From the Search and Retrieve window, when you select the Search Type - Job History, the options for searching through job log files appear in the left pane. Log files that were created for every Target and Process job are displayed in the Select Jobs group. To make this type of search effective, it is best to know the name of the job that contains the files you are looking for.

1.From the Select Jobs group, select a job log file first. The options below the Select Jobs group perform their searches towards the selected job log file.
2.After selecting search options, click the Search button to initiate the file search. While processing, the Search button is replaced by a Stop button. Click the Stop button to abort the search.
3.Click File > Save Search Results As to save a .txt file that contains a listing of all found data and its metadata. The data is sorted according to the parameter set in the List view, Sort results by. You can use this file to peruse search results.

Search and Retrieve Job History search options

Search Options - Job History Elements

Element

Description

Select Jobs

List of available job history log files created by generated Target and Process jobs. The group includes Date-Time,  Job Name, and Job Type column headers to sort by and you can select single or multiple logs.

Select a job history file, and it appears in the Location of job history files text box.

If the job history files do not appear in the Select Jobs group, click the Refresh button to re-display files.

Location of job history files

If you have saved your job history logs to a non-default path,  type the path in the Location of job history files text box; or click the Browse button for the Browse for Folder window, to navigate to the path.

All or part of the filename you want to find

Type the name or part of the name of the file you want to find within the job log file, or enter a wildcard.

For more information see Wildcards for file searching and content searching.

Search

Click to begin the file search. While processing, the Search button is replaced by a Stop button. Click the Stop button to abort the search.

When the search is complete a Retrieve dialog box appears displaying the number of search hits. The number of items found includes directories and files, so it may be different from the number of files listed under Files Displayed in the Search Results group.