The virtual machine backup log screen shows you more details about the actual backup process. It displays when the backup was started and when it was finished.

It also shows you if the backup was completed successfully or not.

Vimalin - Activity Log

Activity Log screen displaying normal mode

There is an overview mode where you just see the backups in one line or a detailed mode where you can see the backup status of each files that is part of the backup.

Vimalin - Activity log detailed mode

Vimalin – Activity log detailed mode

This means that in the case of a backup problem you can see where the backup went wrong.