Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Maintain and Troubleshoot

Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Maintain and Troubleshoot Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

This Symantec NetBackup Maintain and Troubleshoot course provides the IT professional with instruction on troubleshooting Symantec NetBackup 7.5 software. This course covers general error detection tools and troubleshooting methodologies. Students practice solving problems related to the NetBackup database, devices, media, disk, deduplication, and networking. In addition, students study the functions of key NetBackup processes and how to enable, view, and manage the associated logs.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Maintain and Troubleshoot Course

  • » IT Professionals
  • » System Administrators

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Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Maintain and Troubleshoot Course Objectives

  • » This course provides instruction on troubleshooting NetBackup 7.5. After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • » Detect problems using tools such as the NetBackup reports, NBSU, and administrative commands.
  • » Correct problems and verify these corrections.
  • » Understand the functions of services, daemons, and processes that drive NetBackup operations.
  • » Back up, recover, and troubleshoot the NetBackup catalog, including the NBDB database.
  • » Rapidly and accurately isolate the root cause of a backup failure.
  • » Troubleshoot a wide variety of tape device, media, disk, deduplication, and communication-related
  • » problems.
  • » Enable and use legacy, unified, and robust logging to troubleshoot problems.
  • » Run backups and restores with a higher rate of success and efficiency.
  • » Troubleshoot miscellaneous features such as OpsCenter and Storage Lifecycle policies (SLP).

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Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Maintain and Troubleshoot Course Outline

      1. Troubleshooting Methods and Tools
        1. Troubleshooting Methods and Tools
        2. Troubleshooting situations and methodology
        3. Gathering symptoms and information
        4. Additional troubleshooting resources
        5. Hands-On Labs: Verify the validity of the Windows and Linux NetBackup domains, perform a backup and restore job, and use the NBSU utility and OpsCenter
      2. NetBackup Process Flow
        1. Core process functions
        2. Backup process flow
        3. Restore process flow
        4. Viewing process flow information
        5. Hands-On Labs:Trace the NetBackup process flow of a backup and restore job to both tape and disk
      3. Troubleshooting Tape Devices and Media
        1. NetBackup device troubleshooting
        2. Common NetBackup device issues
        3. Media and device selection
        4. Media-related status codes
        5. Troubleshooting frozen and suspended media
        6. Hands-On Labs: Solve simulated device and media-related problems.
      4. Troubleshooting Disk Backups Resources
        1. Overview of disk-based backups
        2. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Basic Disk
        3. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Advanced Disk
        4. Maintaining and Troubleshooting NetBackup deduplication
        5. Maintaining and Troubleshooting OpenStorage
        6. Hands-On Labs: Solve simulated disk-related problems
        7. Overview of disk-based backups
        8. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Basic Disk
        9. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Advanced Disk
        10. Maintaining and Troubleshooting NetBackup deduplication
        11. Maintaining and Troubleshooting OpenStorage
        12. Hands-On Labs: Solve simulated disk-related problems
      5. Additional Backup and Restore Troubleshooting
        1. Troubleshooting file system backups
        2. Troubleshooting snapshot-based backups
        3. Troubleshooting VMware backups
        4. Troubleshooting Hyper-V backups
        5. Troubleshooting restores
        6. Hands-On Labs: Solve simulated file system backup problems
      6. Troubleshooting Storage Lifecycle Policies
        1. Understanding Storage Lifecycle Policies process flow
        2. Troubleshooting Storage Lifecycle Policies
        3. Troubleshooting data classification
        4. Understanding Auto Image Replication process flow
        5. Troubleshooting Auto Image Replication
        6. Hands-On Labs: Solve simulated SLP and Auto Image Replication problems
      7. Debug Logging
        1. Enabling debug logs
        2. Viewing debug logs
        3. Log management
        4. Capturing debug logs
        5. Hands-On Labs: Configure debug log settings, collect debug logs, view legacy and unified debug logs
      8. Upgrading NetBackup
        1. NetBackup upgrade overview
        2. Manually upgrading NetBackup
        3. Using NetBackup LiveUpdate
        4. Hands-On Labs: Perform and verify a manual installation of a NetBackup patch on a master server, configure NetBackup LiveUpdate to update one or more NetBackup client systems

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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