Veritas NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Advanced Administration

Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours)

Veritas NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Advanced Administration Course Overview:

The Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Advanced Administration course is designed to provide IT professionals with in-depth instruction on advanced functionality and administrative tasks related to Symantec NetBackup 7.5 software.

Throughout this course, participants will delve into advanced NetBackup topics such as deduplication, optimizing NetBackup performance, implementing disaster recovery strategies, conducting virtual machine backups, performing application backups, utilizing NetBackup Search, and implementing security measures. Additionally, the course covers the management of Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL database backups using NetBackup.

Through a combination of theoretical instruction and practical exercises, participants will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively leverage advanced features of Symantec NetBackup 7.5. By the end of the course, attendees will be equipped to handle complex administrative tasks and optimize their use of NetBackup for data protection and recovery in UNIX and Windows environments.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for experienced NetBackup system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration staff who are responsible for implementing new and advanced NetBackup features and functions.

Course Objectives:

Configure and run backups that use media server and client-side deduplication.

Improve NetBackup performance by addressing bottlenecks, tuning NetBackup buffers, and using NetBackup Accelerator.

Prepare for common disasters and plan for disaster recovery using optimized duplication, Replication Director, and Auto Image Replication.

Configure, run, and manage virtual machine backups using VMware.

Describe requirements for backing up third-party applications and databases.

Configure NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL databases.

Discuss strategies for Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL database recovery.

Configure and use NetBackup Search to perform queries and searches, and create and release legal and local holds.

Ensure your NetBackup environment is secure

NetBackup Concepts Review

Reviewing the NetBackup environment

Reviewing NetBackup concepts

Reviewing NetBackup administrative interfaces

Introduction to NetBackup deduplication

Configuring NetBackup media server deduplication

Configuring client-side deduplication

Managing NetBackup media server deduplication

NetBackup performance overview

Isolating bottlenecks

Addressing bottlenecks

Tuning NetBackup buffers

Using NetBackup Accelerator

Disaster recovery strategies

Optimized duplication

Introduction to Replication Director

Disaster recovery for the NetBackup infrastructure

Introduction to Auto Image Replication

Configuring Auto Image Replication

Monitoring Auto Image Replication

Managing and maintaining Auto Image Replication

Introduction to virtual machines

Configuring VMware backups

Managing VMware backups and restores

NetBackup support for Hyper-V

NetBackup support for other virtualization solutions

Understanding application needs

Database backup and restore concepts

Customizing generic application backups

Introduction to the Oracle database

Configuring NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle databases

Monitoring and maintaining Oracle database backups

Oracle database disaster recovery considerations

Introduction to the Microsoft Exchange Server

Configuring NetBackup for Exchange

Exchange and high availability environments

Exchange and VMware backups

Monitoring and maintaining Exchange database backups

Exchange disaster recovery considerations

Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server

Configuring NetBackup for SQL Server policies

Using the NetBackup Microsoft SQL Client console

Monitoring SQL Server database backups

SQL Server and VMware backups

SQL Server disaster recovery considerations

Introduction to NetBackup Search

Configuring indexing

Performing searches and hold management

Ingesting into Enterprise Vault

Troubleshooting NetBackup Search

Network resiliency

Media-related topics

Auditing NetBackup

Securing NetBackup

Securing NetBackup using encryption

Students must be familiar with the administration and configuration of the platforms that are covered by the course. Students must also have one to three years experience with basic NetBackup administration, configuration, and operation. These prerequisites can be met by attending any version of the Symantec NetBackup Administration course plus additional on-the-job experience.
Hands – On

This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to use those skills in a working environment.

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  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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