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Veritas NetBackup 8.2: Advanced Administration

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Veritas NetBackup 8.2: Advanced Administration Course Outline

Acquire the skills to make your data protection strategy successful with the Veritas NetBackup 8.2: Advanced Administration course. You will learn advanced NetBackup topics, including NetBackup performance, disaster recovery, application backups on
physical and virtual machines, virtual machine accelerator backups, and security. This course also covers using NetBackup to manage Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, and Microsoft SharePoint database backups.

5 days

Course Objectives
By the completion of this course, you will be able to:
Improve NetBackup performance by addressing bottlenecks and becoming familiar with NetBackup performance enhancing features.
Ensure your NetBackup environment and data is secure using security certificates, authentication, authorization, auditing, and encryption.
Prepare for common disasters and plan for disaster recovery using optimized duplication and Auto Image Replication.
Optimize NetBackup deduplication storage and use by understanding and managing performance enhancing features for backups and restores, and configuring MSDP catalog protection policies.
Describe requirements for backing up third-party applications and databases.
Configure NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, and Microsoft SharePoint databases.
Discuss strategies for Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, and Microsoft SharePoint database recovery.
Configure, run, and manage backups for applications running in virtual machines.
Configure accelerator for VMware virtual machines.
Configure, run, and manage backups using NDMP filers with NetBackup.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for NetBackup system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration and development staff who are responsible for implementing new and advanced NetBackup 8.2 features and functions.

Students should be familiar with general network and storage concepts, and the administration and configuration of Windows or Linux operating systems. Students must also have one to three years of experience with basic NetBackup administration,
configuration, and operation. These
prerequisites can be met by attending any version of the NetBackup Administration course plus additional on-the-job experience.

This course includes practical hands-on lab exercises to apply your new skills in a virtual NetBackup domain. At the start of class students will choose between Windows-based or Linux-based NetBackup servers to perform lab exercises.


Improving NetBackup Performance
NetBackup performance overview
Addressing performance issues
Managing True Image Restore and synthetic backups
Managing FlashBackup backups
Using Network Resiliency

Securing the NetBackup Environment
Understanding security concerns in a backup environment
Securing NetBackup port communication
Understanding security certificates
Configuring NetBackup security certificates
Configuring NetBackup with access control
Auditing NetBackup

Securing Backup Data
Understanding security concerns in a backup environment
Encrypting NetBackup deduplication data
Using NetBackup client encryption
Using NetBackup Key Management Services

Auto Image Replication
Introduction to Auto Image Replication
Configuring trusted master servers
Configuring Auto Image Replication
Monitoring Auto Image Replication
Restoring from a replicated and imported image
Managing and maintaining Auto Image Replication

Optimizing NetBackup Deduplication
Understanding MSDP architecture
Improving deduplication backup performance
Optimizing deduplication restores and rehydration
Protecting the MSDP backup data and catalog Implementing NetBackup Cloud Solutions

Implementing NetBackup Cloud Solutions
Using the cloud with NetBackup
Configure NetBackup cloud storage
Managing NetBackup cloud storage and cloud backups
NetBackup CloudCatalyst overview

Understanding Application Backup Concepts
Application protection concepts
Database backup and restore concepts
Customizing generic application backups

Managing Oracle Backups
Introduction to the Oracle database
Configuring Oracle database backups
Monitoring and maintaining Oracle database backups
Oracle database disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft SQL Backups
Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
Configuring NetBackup for SQL Server Intelligent Policies
Monitoring SQL Server database backups
SQL Server disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft SharePoint Backups
Introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Server
Configuring NetBackup for SharePoint policies
SharePoint disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft Exchange Backups
Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server
Configuring NetBackup for Exchange
Exchange and high availability environments
Monitoring and maintaining Exchange database backups
Exchange disaster recovery considerations

Enhancing Virtual Machine Protection
Protecting virtual machines with applications
Using NetBackup Accelerator for virtual machine backups
Restoring individual VDMK files

Disaster Recovery and NetBackup
Disaster recovery strategies
Controlling media servers used for restores

Managing NDMP Backups
Introduction to NetBackup for NDMP
Preparing for NDMP backups
Configuring local NDMP backup
Configuring remote NDMP backups
Accelerator for NDMP filers
Protecting a NetApp cDOT NDMP filer

Modern workload protection
Parallel Streaming Framework
Protecting Big Data
Protecting Hyper Converged Infrastructures
Protecting Open Source Data

Appendix A: Managing NDMP Three-way backups
Understanding NDMP three-way backups
Configuring NDMP three-way backups

Appendix B: Managing Oracle backups using legacy policies
Configuring NetBackup with legacy Oracle policies
Monitoring and maintaining Oracle database backups from legacy policies

Appendix C: Managing Microsoft SQL backups using legacy policies
Using the NetBackup Microsoft SQL Client console
Using SQL server batch files in NetBackup policies

Appendix D: NetBackup API
Introduction to NetBackup API

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