Symantec Backup Exec 12 for Windows Servers: Administration (Suite)

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Symantec Curriculum

This course has been replaced by the Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Administration course.


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Course Introduction (3 topics)

  • About This Course
  • Symantec's Education and Support Resources
  • Differences in Backup Exec 12

Backup Exec Fundamentals (4 topics)

  • Backup Exec Architecture
  • Installing a Media Server
  • Running a Basic Backup Job
  • Running a Basic Restore Job

Devices and Media (5 topics)

  • Supported Devices and Media
  • Configuring Devices
  • Managing Devices
  • Managing Media
  • Media Catalogs

Backing Up Data (4 topics)

  • Types of Backup Jobs
  • Configuring Backup Jobs
  • Running Backup Jobs
  • GRT Backups

Establishing Backup Policies (4 topics)

  • Policies
  • Templates
  • Relationship Rules
  • Creating a Policy-Based Backup Job

Restoring Data (3 topics)

  • Restore Attributes
  • Running Restore Jobs
  • Intelligent Disaster Recovery

Advanced Functionality (4 topics)

  • Advanced Device Settings
  • Advanced Media Functions
  • Encryption
  • Vaulting Media

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Backup Exec (3 topics)

  • Monitoring Backup Exec Activity
  • Controlling Backup Exec Activity
  • Backup Exec Utilities

Performance Tuning (4 topics)

  • Disk Space Management
  • Disk Staging
  • Device Management
  • The Backup Exec Database

Additional Symantec Solutions (2 topics)

  • The Symantec Protection Network
  • Symantec EndPoint Protection Integration

Remote Agents (4 topics)

  • Remote Agent for Windows Systems (RAWS)
  • Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Servers (RALUS)
  • Additional Agents
  • Active Directory Recovery Agent

Advanced Backup Methods (3 topics)

  • Advanced Open File Option (AOFO)
  • Advanced Disk-Based Backup Option (ADBO)
  • Duplicating Backup Sets

Desktop and Laptop Option (6 topics)

  • DLO Overview
  • Installing DLO
  • Configuring DLO
  • Restoring Files Using DLO
  • Monitoring DLO
  • Advanced DLO Functions

Central Admin Server Option (5 topics)

  • CASO Overview
  • Installing and Configuring CASO
  • Backing Up Files Using CASO
  • Restoring Files Using CASO
  • Monitoring CASO

Continuous Protection Server (5 topics)

  • CPS Overview
  • Installing and Configuring CPS
  • CPS Jobs
  • Restoring CPS Data
  • Monitoring CPS Activity

Database Agents (3 topics)

  • Database Agents Overview
  • Installing Database Agents
  • Supported Databases

Agent for MS-SQL Server (4 topics)

  • MS-SQL Server Overview
  • MS-SQL Server Agent Overview
  • Backing Up MS-SQL Server
  • Restoring an MS-SQL Server Database

Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server (5 topics)

  • Microsoft Exchange Server Overview
  • Exchange Agent Overview
  • Backing Up Microsoft Exchange
  • Restoring Microsoft Exchange
  • Continuous Protection for Exchange Data

Agent for Enterprise Vault (4 topics)

  • Enterprise Vault Overview
  • Enterprise Vault Agent Overview
  • Backing Up Enterprise Vault
  • Restoring Enterprise Vault

Agent for Microsoft SharePoint (4 topics)

  • Microsoft SharePoint Overview
  • SharePoint Agent Overview
  • Backing Up Microsoft SharePoint
  • Restoring Microsoft SharePoint


You should have working knowledge of administration and configuration of the Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 platforms, and you should have experience configuring server software and hardware. Knowledge of domain security and experience with Active Directory, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista are recommended. Knowledge of MS-SQL Server is beneficial, but not necessary.

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