About this course

Course code TPVER_NBU77_1
Duration 5 Days

The NetBackup 7.7: Administration course provides the IT professional with instruction on the functionality of NetBackup 7.7 software. This course covers the general principles of using NetBackup to develop and implement a storage management strategy, including how to:

  • Configure and operate NetBackup 7.7.
  • Manage NetBackup using the graphical interfaces, commands, and scripts.
  • Provide service protection and recovery.
  • Use the NetBackup Activity Monitor, NetBackup reports, and OpsCenter to monitor NetBackup activity.

Prerequisites

  • Students should be familiar with general network and storage concepts, and the administration and configuration of Windows or Linux operating systems.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Discuss the challenges of performing backups in today's enterprise computing environments.
  • Describe the functions of the master server, media 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 options and agents.
  • Use the NetBackup Administration Console and OpsCenter.
  • Configure and manage basic disk storage units and storage unit groups.
  • Configure file system backup policies and schedules.
  • Perform manual backups and user-directed backups.
  • Restore files using the Java or Windows BAR interface and OpsCenter Operational Restore.
  • Monitor NetBackup backup and restore jobs and perform basic troubleshooting and information-gathering steps related to failing jobs.
  • Configure and manage AdvancedDisk storage units and disk pools.
  • Configure tape-based devices

Outline

NetBackup Concepts

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


Improving NetBackup Performance

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


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 catalogue


Application Backup Concepts

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


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


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


Managing Microsoft SharePoint Backups

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


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


Enhancing Virtual Machine Protection

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


Securing the NetBackup Environment

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


Trends in Enterprise Backups

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

5 Days

Duration

This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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