Symantec NetBackup 7.5 Advanced Administration *NEW

4 Day Course

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NetBackup Concepts Review (3 topics)

  • Reviewing the NetBackup environment
  • Reviewing NetBackup concepts
  • Reviewing NetBackup administrative interfaces

Managing NetBackup Deduplication (4 topics)

  • Introduction to NetBackup deduplication
  • Configuring NetBackup media server deduplication
  • Configuring client-side deduplication
  • Managing NetBackup media server deduplication

Improving NetBackup Performance (5 topics)

  • NetBackup performance overview
  • Isolating bottlenecks
  • Addressing bottlenecks
  • Tuning NetBackup buffers
  • Using NetBackup Accelerator

Advanced Disaster Recovery Strategies (4 topics)

  • Disaster recovery strategies
  • Optimized duplication
  • Introduction to Replication Director
  • Disaster recovery for the NetBackup infrastructure

Using Auto Image Replication for Disaster Recovery (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Auto Image Replication
  • Configuring Auto Image Replication
  • Monitoring Auto Image Replication
  • Managing and maintaining Auto Image Replication

Managing Virtual Machine Backups (21 topics)

  • Managing Virtual Machine Backups
  • Introduction to virtual machines
  • Configuring VMware backups
  • Managing VMware backups and restores
  • NetBackup support for Hyper-V
  • NetBackup support for other virtualization solutions

Application Backup Concepts (3 topics)

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

Managing Oracle Backups (4 topics)

  • Introduction to the Oracle database
  • Configuring NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle databases
  • Monitoring and maintaining Oracle database backups
  • Oracle database disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft Exchange Backups (6 topics)

  • Introduction to the Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Configuring NetBackup for Exchange
  • Exchange and high availability environments
  • Exchange and VMware backups
  • Monitoring and maintaining Exchange database backups
  • Exchange disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft SQL Backups (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Configuring NetBackup for SQL Server policies
  • Using the NetBackup Microsoft SQL Client console
  • Monitoring SQL Server database backups
  • SQL Server and VMware backups
  • SQL Server disaster recovery considerations

Compliance and NetBackup Search (5 topics)

  • Introduction to NetBackup Search
  • Configuring indexing
  • Performing searches and hold management
  • Ingesting into Enterprise Vault
  • Troubleshooting NetBackup Search

Additional NetBackup Topics (5 topics)

  • Network resiliency
  • Media-related topics
  • Auditing NetBackup
  • Securing NetBackup
  • Securing NetBackup using encryption


Students must be familiar with the administration and configuration of the platforms that are covered by the course. Students must also have one to three years experience with basic NetBackup administration, configuration, and operation. These prerequisites can be met by attending any version of the Symantec NetBackup Administration course plus additional onthe- job experience.

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