Veritas Backup Exec 20: Administration (DP0147)

This 5-day course provides IT professionals with the fundamental know-how on how to backup and restore data using Backup Exec 20 in both on-premise and virtual environments, how to configure storage devices and optimally maintain a Backup Exec environment.


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R 15 500 p.p. (Excl. VAT)*
*Pricing may be subject to change due to exchange rate volatility

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Delivery Method

Classroom-based, Instructor-led with emphasis on hands-on exercises.


5 days

Start time: 09:00 (Registration will commence at 08:30 on the first day)


Before attending this course, students must have a understanding and working knowledge of the following concepts:

  • Administering and configuring Windows Server 2008/2012 platforms
  • Configuring server software and hardware

Recommended knowledge and experience:

  • Basic working knowledge of domain security and experience with Active Directory
  • Basic working knowledge of the following applications is beneficial, but not required:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server
    • Microsoft Hyper-V
    • VMware virtual infrastructure

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the basic functionality of Backup Exec 16
  • Describe the basic architecture of Backup Exec 16
  • Install and upgrade to Backup Exec 16
  • Install and work with the Backup Exec 16 RAC
  • Configure storage devices
  • Manage devices and media used by Backup Exec
  • Run basic backup jobs
  • Set backup settings and methods
  • Restore backed-up data
  • Perform Online Disaster Recovery
  • Work with the Database Encryption Key
  • Install the SDR disk creation wizard and create an SDR disk image
  • Recovering a server with SDR
  • Backup a physical machine and convert to virtual simultaneously
  • Backup a physical machine and convert to virtual based on a schedule
  • Install, configure, and manage the Veritas Backup Exec Central Admin Server Option
  • Protect remote servers using the appropriate Remote Agent
  • Install, configure, and work with the Agent for Windows and the Agent for Linux
  • Use Backup Exec to protect databases and applications
  • Protect the following:
    • VMware vSphere
    • Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Agent for Active Directory
  • List the supported virtual conversion configurations
  • Install the Deduplication option
  • Configure Backup Exec Deduplication Storage
  • Backup and restore deduplicated data

Exam & Certifications

Assessment items are provided at the end of each lesson test your knowledge and comprehension of the information.

This course prepares students to write the Administration of Veritas Backup Exec 16 Exam (Exam Code: VCS-323) as part of the Veritas Certified Specialist (VCS) certification and counts towards the requirements for a Veritas Certified Professional (VCP) certification in Data Protection.

Note: Attendance in a training course does not guarantee passage of a certification exam.


Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 80 - 90
  • Exam Duration: 120 minutes
  • Passing Score: 69%
  • Languages: English
  • Exam Price: $225 USD (or your country’s currency equivalent)


Recommended Preparation

Below includes the recommended preparation to achieve this level of expertise.

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