Veritas NetBackup 8.0: Advanced Administration (DP0135)

This 4-day course is intended for technical professionals responsible for the design, configuration, operation, monitoring, or support of NetBackup.

Type

Certified Training Course

Level

Professional

Cost

R 16 960 p.p. (Excl. VAT)*
*Pricing may be subject to change due to exchange rate volatility.

SATV Redeemable 

N/A

Delivery Method

Classroom-based, Instructor-led with emphasis on hands-on exercises. At the start of class students will choose between Windows-based or Linux-based NetBackup servers to perform lab exercises.

Duration

4 days

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

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course is as follows:

  • General network and storage concepts,
  • Administration and configuration of Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Three years’ 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.

Course Objectives

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

  • Improve NetBackup performance by addressing bottlenecks, tuning NetBackup buffers, and becoming familiar with NetBackup performance enhancing features.
  • Prepare for common disasters and plan for disaster recovery using optimised duplication, Auto Image Replication, and 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.
  • Ensure your NetBackup environment is secure using encryption, auditing, authentication, and authorisation.

Exam & Certifications

There is no unique exam for this course as part of the Veritas Certified Specialist (VCS) certification that counts towards the requirements for a Veritas Certified Professional (VCP) certification in Data Protection. See the exam associated with the Veritas NetBackup 8.0: Administration (DP0134) course.

Course Topics

1. NetBackup Concepts

  • Understanding the NetBackup environment
  • Using NetBackup Administrative interfaces
  • Using NetBackup in an enterprise environment

2. Improving NetBackup Performance

  • NetBackup performance overview
  • Isolating bottlenecks
  • Addressing bottlenecks
  • Tuning NetBackup buffers
  • Tuning NetBackup deduplication
  • Network Resiliency

3. Disaster Recovery Strategies and Auto Image Replication

  • Disaster recovery strategies
  • Introduction to Auto Image Replication
  • Configuring Auto Image Replication
  • Monitoring Auto Image Replication
  • Managing and maintaining Auto Image Replication
  • Protecting the NetBackup infrastructure
  • Protecting the MSDP catalog

4. Application Backup Concepts

  • Understanding application needs
  • Database backup and restore concepts
  • Customising generic application backups

5. Managing Oracle Backups with Intelligent Policies

  • Introduction to the Oracle database
  • Configuring NetBackup for Oracle with Intelligent Policies
  • Managing Oracle database backups
  • Oracle database disaster recovery considerations

6. Managing Microsoft SQL Backups with Intelligent Policies

  • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Configuring SQL Server Intelligent Policies
  • Using the NetBackup Microsoft SQL Client console
  • Monitoring SQL Server database backups
  • SQL Server and VMware backups
  • SQL Server disaster recovery considerations

7. Managing Microsoft SharePoint Backups

  • Introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • Configuring NetBackup for SharePoint policies
  • Monitoring SharePoint backups
  • SharePoint disaster recovery considerations

8. 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

9. Enhancing Virtual Machine Protection

  • Protecting virtual machines with applications
  • Using NetBackup Accelerator for VMware

10. Securing the NetBackup Environment

  • Understanding security concerns in a backup environment
  • Auditing NetBackup
  • Securing NetBackup with NBAC
  • Securing NetBackup using encryption

11. Trends in Enterprise Backups

  • Using the cloud with NetBackup
  • Using NetBackup with big data environments
  • Using NetBackup Self Service