This Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: 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, configure, and operate NetBackup 7.5.
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.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course is for entry level system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration staff who are responsible for the installation, configuration, design, operation, monitoring, and performance optimization of NetBackup.
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 will 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 options and agents.
Install and verify NetBackup.
Use the NetBackup Administration Console and OpsCenter.
Describe the various tape and disk storage types and NetBackup media concepts.
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 files using the Java or Windows BAR interface and OpsCenter Operational Restore.
Monitor NetBackup backup and restore jobs and perform basic troubleshooting and informationgathering steps related to failing jobs.
Describe the various methods of backup image duplication.
Configure Storage Lifecycle Policies (SLPs) and initiate jobs that use SLPs.
Back up and recover the NetBackup catalogs.
Monitor NetBackup using the NetBackup Activity Monitor, NetBackup reports, and OpsCenter.
Manage robot and tape drive settings, including media sharing.
Monitor and manage media and media states.
Manage basic disk and AdvancedDisk disk pools.
Identify additional NetBackup storage concepts and options, including deduplication, OpenStorage, NDMP, and NetBackup appliances.
Optimize file system backups using incremental backups, file system snapshots, multiplexing, synthetic backups, and multiple data streams.
Identify backup requirements and concepts for application backups, database backups, and virtual machine backups.
Identify the resources available for troubleshooting NetBackup, including legacy and unified NetBackup logs.
Use NetBackup support utility to assist in troubleshooting issues.
Introduction to data protection
The NetBackup environment
NetBackup options and agents
Preparing for NetBackup installation and configuration
Using the pre-installation utility
Installing your NetBackup environment
Installing NetBackup client software
Verifying your NetBackup installation
Using the NetBackup Administrative Interfaces
The NetBackup Administration Console
Enabling administrative access from media servers
Configuring Tape Storage and Media
NetBackup storage device concepts
Configuring tape devices
NetBackup media concepts
Verifying tape storage
Configuring Disk Storage
NetBackup disk storage types
Configuring basic NetBackup disk storage
Verifying disk storage
Configuring File System Backups
Introduction to backup policies
Configuring file system backup policies
Viewing and editing a policy
Performing File System Backups and Restores
Performing manual backup operations
Performing restore operations using the Java BAR interface
Performing restore operations using the Windows BAR interface
Performing restore operations using OpsCenter Operational Restore
Backup and restore job-related tips
Protecting Backup Data
Backup duplication concepts
Storage Lifecycle Policies concepts
Using storage lifecycle policies
Introduction to NetBackup Vault
Protecting the NetBackup Configuration
Introduction to NetBackup catalogs
Performing catalog backup operations using the wizard
Disaster recovery strategies
Using and customizing the NetBackup Activity Monitor
Reporting using the NetBackup Administration Console
Reporting using Symantec OpsCenter
Managing and Optimizing Tape Storage
Managing robots and tape drives
Monitoring media and media states
Media- and device-related tip
Managing and Optimizing Disk Storage
Comparing disk storage features
Managing basic disk and DSSU
Managing AdvancedDisk and disk pools
Additional NetBackup Storage concepts
Optimizing File System Backups
File system backup challenges
Using incremental backups
Introduction to file system snapshots
Using multiple data streams
Optimizing tape drive performance using multiplexing