Symantec NetBackup 7.0 Administration for Windows/Unix

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Symantec Curriculum
Code SYM-NBEN

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NetBackup Essentials (4 topics)

  • The challenges of enterprise backup
  • The NetBackup environment
  • NetBackup concepts
  • NetBackup options and agents

Installing and Configuring NetBackup (6 topics)

  • Preinstallation considerations
  • Installing and verifying your NetBackup application
  • Installing NetBackup clients
  • Configuring NetBackup
  • Upgrade considerations
  • NetBackup installation tips

Introduction to NetBackup Administrative Interfaces (4 topics)

  • The NetBackup administration console
  • NetBackup OpsCenter
  • Command-line interface (CLI) tips
  • Reporting tips

Configuring Tape Devices (6 topics)

  • Shared tape drives
  • Adding robots
  • Adding tape drives
  • Monitoring shared tape drives
  • Monitoring and maintaining devices
  • Devices tips

Configuring Storage Units (3 topics)

  • Storage units
  • Configuring storage units
  • Storage unit tips

Configuring Volumes (4 topics)

  • Configuring volume pools
  • Configuring volumes
  • Managing physical volumes
  • Volume tips

Configuring Policies (5 topics)

  • Creating and configuring policy attributes
  • Creating a policy schedule
  • Adding clients to a policy
  • Creating backup selections
  • Backup policy tips

Performing Backups and Restores (3 topics)

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

Managing Media (6 topics)

  • NetBackup media states and selection criteria
  • Determining media status
  • Configuring media sharing
  • Maximizing tape usage
  • SCSI reservations
  • Media-related tips

Reporting (2 topics)

  • Reporting in the NetBackup administration console
  • Standard OpsCenter reporting

Administrative Tasks and Challenges (6 topics)

  • Distributing client software
  • Managing backup images
  • Backup copies and duplication
  • Managing busy files
  • Managing job priorities
  • Managing user authentication and authorization

Performing Catalog Backups and Restores (5 topics)

  • NetBackup catalogs
  • Catalog backups
  • Manual catalog backup configuration
  • Disaster recovery
  • Catalog-related tips

Customizing Backup Policies (5 topics)

  • Using multiple data streams
  • Multiplexing backup images
  • Specialized backup solutions
  • Virtual client protection
  • Additional policy options

Using Disk Pools (4 topics)

  • Introduction to disk features
  • Pooling disk resources
  • Configuring disk pools
  • Managing disk pools

NBU Media Server Deduplication (4 topics)

  • Introduction to deduplication
  • NetBackup client deduplication
  • NetBackup media server deduplication
  • NetBackup media server deduplication pools

Using Storage Lifecycles (5 topics)

  • Introduction to storage lifecycles
  • Satisfying storage lifecycle prerequisites
  • Creating a storage lifecycle policy
  • Additional storage lifecycle considerations
  • A storage lifecycle example

Working with Support (3 topics)

  • Support resources
  • NetBackup processes, services, and daemons
  • Enabling debug logs

Prerequisites

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

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