Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration

Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This Symantec NetBackup 7.5: 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.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration 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.

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Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration Course Objectives

  • » 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.

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Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration Course Outline

      1. Introducing NetBackup
        1. Introduction to data protection
        2. The NetBackup environment
        3. NetBackup concepts
        4. NetBackup options and agents
      2. Installing NetBackup
        1. Preparing for NetBackup installation and configuration
        2. Using the pre-installation utility
        3. Installing your NetBackup environment
        4. Installing NetBackup clients
        5. Verifying your NetBackup installation
      3. Using the NetBackup Administrative Interfaces
        1. The NetBackup Administration Console
        2. NetBackup OpsCenter
      4. Configuring Tape Storage and Media
        1. NetBackup storage concepts
        2. Configuring tape devices
        3. Configuring media
        4. Verifying tape storage
      5. Configuring Disk Storage
        1. Basic NetBackup storage
        2. Configuring basic NetBackup disk storage
        3. Configuring AdvancedDisk
        4. Verifying disk storage
        5. Additional NetBackup storage concepts
      6. Configuring File System Backups
        1. Introduction to backup policies
        2. Configuring file system backup policies
      7. Performing File System Backups and Restores
        1. Performing manual backup operations
        2. Performing restore operations
        3. Backup and restore job tips
      8. Protecting Backup Data
        1. Backup duplication concepts
        2. Using Storage Lifecycle Policies
        3. Introduction to Auto Image Replication
        4. Introduction to NetBackup Vault
      9. Protecting the NetBackup Configuration
        1. Introduction to NetBackup catalogs
        2. Managing images
        3. Performing catalog backup and recovery operations
        4. Disaster recovery strategies
        5. Catalog-related tips
      10. Monitoring NetBackup
        1. Monitoring NetBackup jobs
        2. Monitoring NetBackup activity
        3. Managing jobs
        4. Monitoring NetBackup health
      11. Managing and Optimizing Tape Storage
        1. Managing robots and tape drives
        2. Managing shared tape devices
        3. Monitoring media and media states
        4. Managing tapes and media utilization
        5. Media- and device-related tips
      12. Managing and Optimizing Disk Storage
        1. Comparing disk storage features
        2. Managing basic disk and DSSU
        3. Managing AdvancedDisk and disk pools
        4. Disk-related tips
      13. Optimizing File System Backups
        1. File system backup concepts
        2. Using incremental backups
        3. Introduction to file system snapshots
        4. Using multiple data streams
        5. Optimizing tape drive performance using multiplexing
        6. Using synthetic backups
        7. Using FlashBackup
      14. Introduction to Enterprise Backups
        1. Application protection concepts
        2. Database backup concepts
        3. Enterprise application backup concepts
        4. Virtual machine protection concepts
      15. Working with Support
        1. Support resources
        2. NetBackup processes, services, and daemons
        3. Using the nbcplogs utility
        4. Configuring NetBackup debug logging levels

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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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