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Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0
User Guide

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent

The Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows icon displayed in the system tray lets you monitor the state of your backups and get informed about the computer protection status.

The icon can be in one of the following states:

Icon

Description

Backup state

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Question mark over the icon

The backup job is not configured.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows icon

The backup job is set up but scheduling settings for the job are not configured.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Animated icon

The backup task is being performed. To view the backup task progress, hover the mouse over the icon.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Clock over the icon

The latest session of the scheduled backup job has completed successfully; waiting for the next backup job session.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Sync sign over the icon

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows is uploading backup file(s) from the backup cache to the target storage.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Cancel sign over the icon

The latest session of the scheduled backup job has been canceled.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Error sign over the icon

An error occurred during the latest backup job session, and the session was terminated.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Minus sign over the icon

The scheduled backup job is disabled.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Grey icon

The tray agent is not connected to the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows service.

Monitoring Backup State with Tray Agent 

Warning sign over the icon

  • The backup job has completed with a warning, for example, the target location is running low on space.
  • [If you have selected a removable storage device as a target destination in the backup job settings] The target removable storage device is not connected to the computer. In this case, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows also displays a warning on the notifications bar in the Control Panel. You can attach the target removable storage device to the computer within 10 minutes, and Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows will automatically start the scheduled backup job.

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