Veritas NetBackup 7.7: Maintenance & Troubleshooting (DP0136)

This 4-day course provides the IT professional with problem solving skills related to the NetBackup 7.7 database, devices, media, disk, deduplication, networking, backups, and restores.

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 will be able to do the following:

  • Detect problems using tools such as the NetBackup reports, NBSU, and administrative commands.
  • Correct problems and verify these corrections.
  • Understand the functions of services, daemons, and processes that drive NetBackup operations.
  • Rapidly and accurately isolate the root cause of a backup failure.
  • Troubleshoot a wide variety of tape device, media, disk, deduplication, and communication-related problems.
  • Run backups and restores with a higher rate of success and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot Storage Lifecycle policies (SLP) and Auto Image Replication.
  • Enable and use legacy, unified, and robust logging to troubleshoot problems.
  • Back up, recover, and troubleshoot the NetBackup catalog, including the NBDB database.

Exam & Certifications

None.

Course Topics

1. Troubleshooting Methods and Tools

  • Troubleshooting situations and methodology
  • Gathering symptoms and information
  • Additional troubleshooting resources

2. NetBackup Process Flow

  • Core process functions
  • Backup process flow
  • Tape restore process flow
  • Disk restore process flow
  • Viewing process flow information

3. Troubleshooting Communication Issues

  • Understanding NetBackup communication
  • Configuring NetBackup and network communication
  • Troubleshooting network and NetBackup communication problems
  • Common NetBackup communication issues

4. Troubleshooting Tape Devices and Media

  • NetBackup device troubleshooting
  • Common NetBackup device issues
  • Media and device selection
  • Media-related status codes
  • Troubleshooting frozen and suspended media

5. Troubleshooting Disk Backups Resources

  • Overview of disk-based backups
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Basic Disk
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Advanced Disk
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting OpenStorage

6. Troubleshooting NetBackup Deduplication

  • Understanding NetBackup deduplication and deduplication process flow
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting NetBackup deduplication
  • Protecting the MSDP catalog

7. Additional Backup and Restore Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting file system backups
  • Troubleshooting snapshot-based backups
  • Troubleshooting VMware backups
  • Troubleshooting Hyper-V backups
  • Troubleshooting restores

8. Troubleshooting Storage Lifecycle Policies

  • Understanding Storage Lifecycle Policies process flow
  • Troubleshooting Storage Lifecycle Policies
  • Troubleshooting data classification
  • Understanding Auto Image Replication process flow
  • Troubleshooting Auto Image Replication

9. Debug Logging

  • Introduction to Logging Assistant
  • Enabling debug logs
  • Viewing debug logs
  • Log management
  • Capturing debug logs

10. Understanding the NetBackup Databases

  • The NetBackup catalog
  • The NetBackup relational databases (NBDB)
  • Catalog backup and recovery
  • Maintaining the NBDB