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If Backup exec 11d won't start is there a way to figure out the last time my server backed up?

Need to know whether I can Need to know whether I can view a text file,log file, even when backup exec is broken to see when the last time my Server backed up was.
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Check Job logs located at

Check Job logs located at  X:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\Data.

Job logs will be xml format, you may convert them into HTML or TEXT format using bemcmd

Refer to http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH50514

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Where is bemcmd? What is the

Where is bemcmd? What is the specific file name for the xml files? Is it easy to convert the files so I can read them?
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BEMCMD is found in the BE

BEMCMD is found in the BE installation directory. Look at the Data directory and you will see a bunch of XML files. These are the job logs. The filenames are strings of alphanumeric characters. The document referenced earlier will help you to convert them to either text files or HTML files