COURSE DESCRIPTION

Acquire the skills to make your data protection strategy successful with the Veritas NetBackup Administration course. You will learn the general principles, Installationof Master server, media server, NetBackup Appliance configuration, and management ofNetBackup, including how to: best utilize the NetBackup tools and interfaces, effectively monitor backup operations, and ensure data recovery objectives aremet.

Course Objectives

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the challenges of performing backupsin today’s enterprise computing environments.
  • Describe the functions of the master server,media servers, andclients.
  • Diagram the NetBackup productarchitecture.
  • Define common terms used in theNetBackup product.
  • Describe how NetBackup backs up and restores data.
  • Identify NetBackup options andagents.
  • Use the NetBackup Administration Consoleand OpsCenter.
  • Configure and manage basic disk storage units and storage unitgroups.
  • Configure file system backup policies andschedules.
  • Perform manual backups and user-directedbackups.
  • Restore files using the Java or Windows BAR interface and OpsCenter OperationalRestore.
  • Monitor NetBackup backup and restore jobs and perform basic troubleshooting and information- gathering steps related to failingjobs.
  • Configure and manage Basic &AdvancedDisk storage units and disk pools.
  • Configure tape-based devices and volume pools; perform a robotinventory.
  • Manage robot and tape drive settings, including mediasharing.
  • Monitor and manage media and mediastates.
  • Configure, run, and manage virtual machinebackups usingVMware.
  • Discuss other supported virtualizationmethods.
  • Recover virtual machines, including using VMware Instant Recovery.
  • Use the integrated NetBackup vSphere Web Client Plug-in forVMware.
  • Describe the various methods of backup imageduplication.
  • Configure Storage Lifecycle Policies (SLPs) andinitiate jobs that useSLPs.
  • Manage the NetBackup catalog to search for, verify, duplicate, import, and expire backupimages.
  • Back up and recover the NetBackupcatalogs.
  • Optimize file system backups using incremental backups, True Image Restore, synthetic backups, NetBackup Accelerator, multiple data streams, andmultiplexing.
  • Identify and use resources for troubleshooting NetBackup, including the support information gathering toolsrelated.
  • Recover virtual machines, including using VMware Instant Recovery.
  • Use the integrated NetBackup vSphere Web Client Plug-in forVMware.
  • Describe the various methods of backup imageduplication.
  • Configure Storage Lifecycle Policies (SLPs) andinitiate jobs that useSLPs.
  • Manage the NetBackup catalog to search for, verify, duplicate, import, and expire backupimages.
  • Back up and recover the NetBackupcatalogs.
  • Optimize file system backups using incremental backups, True Image Restore, synthetic backups, NetBackup Accelerator, multiple data streams, andmultiplexing.
  • Identify and use resources for troubleshooting NetBackup, including the support information gathering toolsrelated.

COURSE OUTLINE

Introducing NetBackup

  • Introduction to dataprotection
  • The NetBackupenvironment
  • NetBackupconcepts
  • Using the NetBackup AdministrationConsole
  • NetBackup applianceoverview
  • Using NetBackupOpsCenter

Configuring NetBackup Storage

  • NetBackup storage deviceconcepts
  • Configuring NetBackup basic diskstorage
  • Verifying basic diskstorage
  • Configuring storage unitgroups

Configuring Policies and Schedules

  • Introduction to backuppolicies
  • Creating and configuring policyattributes
  • Creating a policyschedule
  • Adding client to apolicy
  • Creating backupselections
  • Managing existingpolicies

Performing File System Backups

  • Using and customizing the NetBackup Activity Monitor
  • Performing manual backupoperations
  • Performing user-directedbackups
  • Backup job-relatedtips

Performing File System Restores

  • Introduction torestores
  • Performing restore operations using the BAR interface
  • Performing restore operations using OpsCenter OperationalRestore
  • Restore job-relatedtips

Configuring Disk Pools

  • Understanding disk pools andAdvancedDisk
  • ConfiguringBasic &AdvancedDisk
  • Managing Basic &AdvancedDiskstorage

Configuring Media Server Deduplication

  • Introduction to NetBackupdeduplication
  • Configuring NetBackup media serverdeduplication
  • Configuring client-sidededuplication
  • Managing NetBackup deduplication

Configuring Tape Storage

  • Understanding Media Manager storageunits
  • Configuring tapedevices
  • Verifying tapestorage
  • NetBackup mediaconcepts
  • Configuringmedia

Managing Tape Storage

  • Managing robots and tapedrives
  • Monitoring media and mediastates
  • Managingtapes
  • Media- and device- relatedtips

Performing Virtual Machines Backups

  • Introduction to virtual machinebackups
  • Configuring VMwarebackups
  • Performing and Monitoring VMBackups
  • NetBackup support for other virtualizationsolutions

Performing Virtual Machines Restores

  • Managing virtual machinerestores
  • Managing VMwarerestores
  • Using the NetBackup vSphere Web ClientPlug-in
  • Using VMware InstantRecovery

Duplicating Backups Using Storage Lifecycle Policies

  • Backup duplicationconcepts
  • Storage lifecycle policyconcepts
  • Using storage lifecyclepolicies
  • Configuring optimizedduplication
  • Additional Storage Lifecycle Policy features andbenefits

Managing and Protecting the NetBackup Catalog

  • Introduction to NetBackupcatalogs
  • Managingimages
  • Configuring a catalog backuppolicy
  • Disaster recoverystrategies