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Veritas Netbackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration (NBUS75)

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About this Course

This Symantec NetBackup 7.5: Administration course provides the IT professional with instruction on the functionality of Symantec NetBackup 7.5 software. This course covers the general principles of using NetBackup to develop and implement a storage management strategy, including how to:

  • Install, conf igure, and operate NetBackup 7.5.
  • Manage NetBackup using the graphical interfaces, commands, and scripts.
  • Provide service protection and recovery.
  • Use the NetBackup Activity Monitor, NetBackupreports, and OpsCenter to monitor NetBackup activity.

Components of the Training Bundle

  • Instructor-led training ( ILT)
  • On-Demand Instructor-Led Training (video)
  • Symantec Certif ication Exam voucher

For descriptions of these training components, view training details page on the Symantec Education website.

Who should attend

This course is for entry-level system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration staff w ho are responsible for the installation, configuration, design, operation, monitoring, and performance optimization of NetBackup.

Class Prerequisites

Students must be familiar w ith the administration and configuration of the platforms that are covered by the course.

What You Will Learn

This course provides instruction on NetBackup 7.5 and covers how to develop and implement a storage management strategy. At the completion of the course, you w ill be able to:

  • Discuss the challenges of performing backups in today’s enterprise computing environments.
  • Describe the functions of the master, media, and EMM servers and clients.
  • Diagram the NetBackup product architecture.
  • Define common terms used in the NetBackup product.
  • Describe how NetBackup backs up and restores data.
  • Identify NetBackup opt ions and agents.
  • Install and verify NetBackup.
  • Use the NetBackup Administration Console and OpsCenter.
  • Describe the various tape and dis k storage types.
  • Configure tape-based devices and volume pools; perform a robot inventory.
  • Configure basic disk storage units and AdvancedDisk pools.
  • Configure file system backup policies and schedules.
  • Perform manual backups.
  • Restore f iles using the BAR GUI and OpsCenteroperational restore.
  • Monitor NetBackup bac kup and restore jobs and perform basic troubleshoot ing and information-gathering steps related to failing jobs.
  • Describe the various methods of backup image duplicat ion.
  • Conf igure Storage Lifecycle Policies (SLPs) and initiate jobs that use SLPs.
  • Back up and recover the NetBac kup catalogs.
  • Monitor NetBackup using the NetBackup Activity Monitor, NetBac kup reports, and OpsCenter.
  • Configure and manage dis k pools.
  • Optimize f ile system bac kups using incremental backups, file system snapshots, mult iplexing, synthetic backups, and multiple data streams.
  • Identify backup requirements for application backups, database backups, and v irtual machine backups.
  • Identify the resources available for troubleshooting NetBackup.
  • Use the nbcplogs utility to gather NetBackup debug logsand NBSU data.

Outline: Veritas Netbackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration (NBUS75)

Introducing NetBackup

  • Introduction to data protection
  • The NetBackup environment
  • NetBackup concepts
  • NetBackup options and agents

Installing NetBackup

  • Preparing for NetBackup installation and configuration
  • Using the pre-installation utility
  • Installing your NetBackup environment
  • Installing NetBackup clients
  • Verifying your NetBackup installation

Using the NetBackup Administrative Interfaces

  • The NetBackup Administration Console
  • NetBackup OpsCenter

Configuring Tape Storage and Media

  • NetBackup storage concepts
  • Configuring tape devices
  • Configuring media
  • Verifying tape storage

Configuring Disk Storage

  • Basic NetBackup storage
  • Configuring basic NetBackup disk storage
  • Configuring AdvancedDisk
  • Verifying disk storage
  • Additional NetBackup storage concepts

Configuring File System Backups

  • Introduction to backup policies
  • Configuring file system backup policies

Performing File System Backups and Restores

  • Performing manual backup operations
  • Performing restore operations
  • Backup and restore job tips

Protecting Backup Data

  • Backup duplication concepts
  • Using Storage Lifecycle Policies
  • Introduction to Auto Image Replication
  • Introduction to NetBackup Vault

Protecting the NetBackup Configuration

  • Introduction to NetBackup catalogs
  • Managing images
  • Performing catalog backup and recovery operations
  • Disaster recovery strategies
  • Catalog-related tips

Monitoring NetBackup

  • Monitoring NetBackup jobs
  • Monitoring NetBackup activity
  • Managing jobs
  • Monitoring NetBackup health

Managing and Optimizing Tape Storage

  • Managing robots and tape drives
  • Managing shared tape devices
  • Monitoring media and media states
  • Managing tapes and media utilization
  • Media- and device-related tips

Managing and Optimizing Disk Storage

  • Comparing disk storage features
  • Managing basic disk and DSSU
  • Managing AdvancedDisk and disk pools
  • Disk-related tips

Optimizing File System Backups

  • File system backup concepts
  • Using incremental backups
  • Introduction to file system snapshots
  • Using multiple data streams
  • Optimizing tape drive performance using multiplexing
  • Using synthetic backups
  • Using FlashBackup

Introduction to Enterprise Backups

  • Application protection concepts
  • Database backup concepts
  • Enterprise application backup concepts
  • Virtual machine protect ion concepts

Working with Support

  • Support resources
  • NetBackup processes, services, and daemons
  • Using the nbcplogs utility
  • Configuring NetBackup debug logging levels
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 3,500
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 3,500
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