Course Code: SYMNBU

Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows : Advanced Administration

Symantec

This Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Advanced Administration (Warranty) course provides the IT professional with instruction on advanced Symantec NetBackup 7.5 software functionality and administrative tasks.

This course covers advanced NetBackup topics, including:

  • deduplication
  • NetBackup performance
  • disaster recovery
  • virtual machine backups
  • application backups
  • and security.

This course also covers using NetBackup to manage Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL database backups.


Delivery Method and Duration

Delivery Method:

Instructor-led

Duration:

Four days

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.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • 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.
  • Ensure your NetBackup environment is secure using encryption, authentication, and authorization.
Who Should Attend


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.

Pre-requisites

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.

COURSE OUTLINE

NetBackup Concepts Review

  • Reviewing the NetBackup environment
  • Reviewing NetBackup concepts
  • Reviewing NetBackup administrative interfaces

Managing NetBackup Deduplication

  • Introduction to NetBackup deduplication
  • Configuring NetBackup media server deduplication
  • Configuring client-side deduplication
  • Managing NetBackup media server deduplication

Improving NetBackup Performance

  • NetBackup performance overview
  • Isolating bottlenecks
  • Addressing bottlenecks
  • Tuning NetBackup buffers
  • Using NetBackup Accelerator

Advanced Disaster Recovery Strategies

  • Disaster recovery strategies
  • Optimized duplication
  • Introduction to Replication Director
  • Disaster recovery for the NetBackup infrastructure

Using Auto Image Replication for Disaster Recovery

  • Introduction to Auto Image Replication
  • Configuring Auto Image Replication
  • Monitoring Auto Image Replication
  • Managing and maintaining Auto Image Replication

Managing Virtual Machine Backups

  • Introduction to virtual machines
  • Configuring VMware backups
  • Managing VMware backups and restores
  • NetBackup support for Hyper-V

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