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Acquire the skills to make your data protection strategy successful with the Veritas NetBackup 9.1: Advanced Administration course. You will learn advanced NetBackup topics, including NetBackup performance, security, disaster recovery, application and database protection on physical and virtual machines, and protecting data backed up to and from the cloud. This course also covers using NetBackup to manage Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft SharePoint, and Hadoop database backups and restores along with other modern workloads like containerized applications, Red Hat Virtualization, and Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor. NetBackup APIs, Parallel Streaming Framework, Universal Shares, Bare Metal Restore, and NetBackup MSDP Cloud are also discussed in this course.

Delivery Method(s)

This course is available in the following delivery method(s):

  •  Instructor-led training (ILT): 5 days, including 6 months of lab access
  • Virtual instructor-led training (VILT): 5 days, including 6 months of lab access
  • Learning Lab – Self-paced lesson guide plus 6 months of lab access

Hands-On
 This course includes practical hands-on lab exercises to apply the new skills learned in a virtual NetBackup domain. At the start of class, students will choose between Windowsbased or Linux-based NetBackup servers to perform lab exercises.

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  •  Improve NetBackup performance by addressing bottlenecks and becoming familiar with NetBackup performance enhancement features.
  • Ensure that your NetBackup environment and data are secure using security certificates, key management services, and encryption.
  • Prepare for common disasters and plan for disaster recovery using optimized duplication and NetBackup MSDP cloud.
  • Optimize NetBackup deduplication storage and use by managing performance-enhancing features for backups and restores.
  • Configure NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft SharePoint, and Hadoop databases.
  • Configure, run, and manage backups for applications running in virtual machines.
  • Use NetBackup to protect modern workloads like containerized applications, Red Hat Virtualization, and Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor.
  • Protect in-cloud workloads using NetBackup and orchestrate restores of NetBackup images.
  • Manage NetBackup cloud storage and cloud backups.
  • Work with Veritas NetBackup APIs.
  • Configure NetBackup integration with Veritas Resiliency Platform and Access Appliance 3340 (7.4.2).
  • Configure and use Bare Metal Restore.
  • Protect databases using NetBackup XBSA.
  • Protect application data with universal shares.

This course is intended for NetBackup system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration and development staff who are responsible for implementing new and advanced NetBackup 9.1 features and functions.

Students should be familiar with general network and storage concepts, and the administration and configuration of Windows or Linux operating systems. Students must also have one to three years of experience with basic NetBackup administration, configuration, and operation. These prerequisites can be met by attending any version of the NetBackup Administration course plus additional on-the-job experience.

Securing Backup Data
Understanding Security Concerns in a Backup Environment
Using NetBackup Key Management Services
Encrypting NetBackup Deduplication Data
Using NetBackup Client Encryption

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring and Using the NetBackup Key Management Service (KMS)
Exercise B: Backing up and Recovering KMS Database Files
Exercise C: Configuring and Performing a MSDP Encrypted Backup
Exercise D: Configuring and Performing a Client Encrypted Backup

Improving NetBackup Performance
Configuration and Performance Guidelines
Guidelines for Managing the NetBackup Catalog
Performance Guidelines for NetBackup Policies
Measuring and Evaluating NetBackup Performance
Tuning the NetBackup Data Transfer Path

Labs
Exercise A: Understanding the Implications of Different Storage Selection Methods
Exercise B: Managing the NetBackup Catalog Size
Exercise C: Measuring and Evaluating NetBackup Performance
Exercise D: Tuning the NetBackup Data Transfer Path

Configuring and Using NetBackup MSDP Cloud
MSDP Cloud Support
MSDP Cloud Immutable (WORM) Storage
Image sharing Using MSDP Cloud

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring NetBackup MSDP Cloud
Exercise B: Duplicating Backups from Local MSDP Storage to MSDP Cloud
Exercise C: Examining MSDP Cloud Configuration Files
Exercise D: Using the MSDP Image Sharing Feature

Managing and Optimizing NetBackup Deduplication
Improving Deduplication Backup Performance
Optimizing Deduplication Restores and Rehydration
Managing NetBackup MSDP
Protecting and Recovering MSDP Catalog

Labs
Exercise A: Seeding MSDP Backup Data
Exercise B: Configuring and Performing Client Direct Restores
Exercise C: Defragmenting Backups Using Image Rebasing
Exercise D: Configuring and Performing MSDP Catalog Backups
Exercise E: Simulating an MSDP Catalog Corruption
Exercise F: Performing and Verifying the Recovery of the MSDP Catalog

Protecting Application Data with Universal Shares
Introduction to Universal Shares
BYO Universal Shares
Configuring Universal Shares
Backing Up to a Universal Share
Protecting Data in a Universal Share

Labs
Exercise A: Verifying BYO Media Server Configuration
Exercise B: Creating and Mounting a Universal Share
Exercise C: Performing Backup to a Universal Share
Exercise D: Protecting Data in a Universal Share
Exercise E: Restoring Data to a Universal Share

Protecting Oracle Databases
Introduction to Oracle Databases
NetBackup for Oracle: Overview
Managing Oracle
Configuring Oracle Database Backups
Monitoring and Maintaining: Oracle Database Backups
Oracle Database Disaster Recovery Considerations
Real Application Clusters

Labs
Exercise A: Initial Configuration of Oracle
Exercise B: Registering the Oracle Instance with NetBackup
Exercise C: Creating an Oracle Intelligent Policy
Exercise D: Performing a Backup Using an Oracle Intelligent Policy
Exercise E: Simulating a Failure of an Oracle Database
Exercise F: Restoring an Oracle Database

Protecting Microsoft SQL Databases
Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
NetBackup for SQL Server: Overview
Managing SQL Server Objects
Protecting Microsoft SQL Server Assets
Using SQL Server Intelligent Policies
Restoring Microsoft SQL Server Assets
Instant Access for Microsoft SQL Server

Labs
Exercise A: Introduction to the SQL Server Environment
Exercise B: Registering SQL Instance with NetBackup
Exercise C: Configuring and Performing a SQL Server Backup
Exercise D: Deleting a SQL Database
Exercise E: Restoring a SQL Database
Exercise F: Using the Instant Access for SQL Feature
Exercise G: Creating a NetBackup SQL Intelligent Policy (Optional)
Exercise H: Performing a Manual SQL Server Backup Using an Intelligent Policy (Optional)
Exercise I: Restoring a SQL Database Using NetBackup MS SQL Client (Optional)

Protecting Microsoft SharePoint
Introduction to Microsoft SharePoint Server
Configuring NetBackup for SharePoint
SharePoint Disaster Recovery Considerations

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring a Microsoft SharePoint Policy in NetBackup
Exercise B: Performing NetBackup Tasks to Enable SharePoint Granular Recovery
Exercise C: Performing a Manual Backup Using a SharePoint Policy
Exercise D: Performing a SharePoint Document Restore
Exercise E: Restoring a SharePoint Web Application

Protecting Microsoft Exchange
Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server
Configuring NetBackup for Exchange
Exchange and High Availability Environments
Monitoring and Maintaining Exchange Database Backups
Exchange Disaster Recovery Considerations

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring a Microsoft Exchange Backup Policy
Exercise B: Performing NetBackup Tasks to Enable Exchange Granular Recovery (GRT)
Exercise C: Performing a Microsoft Exchange Database Backup
Exercise D: Performing a Roll-Forward Recovery
Exercise E: Performing Point-in-Time Recovery
Exercise F: Performing an Exchange GRT Database Backup
Exercise G: Recovering a Deleted E-mail Message
Exercise H: Performing Full and Differential Backups of an Exchange Database (Optional)
Exercise I: Restoring the Exchange Database from Full and Differential Backup Images (Optional)

Protecting Hadoop Data Using NetBackup
Parallel Streaming Framework: Overview
Protecting Hadoop Data Using NetBackup
Backing Up a Hadoop Cluster
Recovering Data to a Hadoop Cluster

Labs
Exercise A: Understanding Hadoop Configuration
Exercise B: Configuring Credentials for Hadoop in NetBackup
Exercise C: Configuring the NetBackup Policy
Exercise D: Performing Hadoop Backup
Exercise E: Restoring Hadoop Data

Protecting Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor Workloads
NetBackup for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor: Overview
Configuring NetBackup Communication with AHV
Configuring Secure Communication
Protecting AHV Virtual Machines
Recovering Nutanix AHV Virtual Machines

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring NetBackup Communication with AHV
Exercise B: Configuring, Performing, and Monitoring Backups of Nutanix AHV Virtual Machines
Exercise C: Performing Restores of Nutanix AHV Virtual Machines

Protecting In-cloud Workloads Using NetBackup
Veritas CloudPoint: Overview
NetBackup Integration with CloudPoint
Protecting Cloud Workloads
Recovering Cloud Workloads

Labs
Exercise A: Protecting Cloud Assets Using NetBackup (Optional)
Exercise B: Restoring Cloud Assets Using NetBackup (Optional)

Protecting Containerized Applications
Container Fundamentals
Protecting Containerized Applications in Docker
Protecting Containerized Applications in Kubernetes
Managing Kubernetes Assets
Protecting and Recovering Kubernetes Assets

Labs
Exercise A: Obtaining and Deploying the NetBackup Client Container Docker Image
Exercise B: Protecting Application Data Using the NetBackup Client Container
Exercise C: Using the NetBackup Client Container to Recover Application Data
Exercise D: Deploying and Configuring the NetBackup Kubernetes Operator
Exercise E: Adding and Configuring Settings for Kubernetes Clusters
Exercise F: Protecting Kubernetes Assets
Exercise G: Recovering Kubernetes Assets

Orchestrating Restores of NetBackup Images
Introduction to Veritas Resiliency Platform
Integrating NetBackup and Veritas Resiliency Platform
Configuring Resiliency Group with NetBackup Virtual Machines
Restoring NetBackup Virtual Machines

Labs
Exercise A: Verifying and Configuring Prerequisites for Remote Recovery using NetBackup Images
Exercise B: Performing and Monitoring Backup, Replication, and Import Jobs
Exercise C: Adding NetBackup Primary/Master Servers in VRP
Exercise D: Creating a Resiliency Group using NetBackup as the Copy Technology
Exercise E: Performing a Rehearsal and Rehearsal Cleanup
Exercise F: Restoring Data using NetBackup to Onpremises Data Center

Appendix A: Implementing Long Term Retention (LTR) using Veritas Access
NetBackup Integration with Access Appliance 3340 (7.4.2)
Configuring an S3 Bucket on Veritas Access
Configuring Access as a Cloud Storage Server
Configuring Backup Over S3
Veritas Data Deduplication

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring Veritas Data Deduplication with Veritas Access
Exercise B: Configuring Veritas Data Deduplication Storage in NetBackup
Exercise C: Creating a S3 Bucket on Veritas Access
Exercise D: Configuring Veritas Access Cloud Storage in NetBackup
Exercise E: Configuring and Performing Backups Using NetBackup Policies

Appendix B: Configuring and Using Bare Metal Restore
Introduction to Bare Metal Restore
Configuring Bare Metal Restore
Protecting Clients
Shared Resource Trees
Restoring Clients
Creating a Virtual Machine from a Client Backup

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring BMR Master Server
Exercise B: Configuring BMR Boot server
Exercise C: Configuring SRT
Exercise D: Configuring Backup Policy for BMR
Exercise E: Performing BMR Restore
Exercise F: Creating a Virtual Machine from Client Image Backup

Appendix C: Working with Legacy Policies and Generic Application Backups
Configuring NetBackup with Legacy Oracle Policies
Monitoring and Maintaining Oracle Database Backups from Legacy Policies
Using the NetBackup Microsoft SQL Client Console
Using SQL Server Batch Files in NetBackup Policies
Customizing Generic Application Backups

Labs
Exercise A: Viewing Initial Configuration of Oracle
Exercise B: Registering the Oracle Instance with NetBackup
Exercise C: Creating an Oracle Legacy Policy
Exercise D: Performing a Backup Using an Oracle Legacy Policy
Exercise E: Simulating a Failure of an Oracle Database
Exercise F: Restoring an Oracle Database
Exercise G: Collecting Information about the SQL Server Environment
Exercise H: Configuring and Performing a SQL Server Backup
Exercise I: Restoring the Microsoft SQL Database
Exercise J: Understanding Application Backup Concepts
Exercise K: Working with the NetBackup Notify Scripts
Exercise L: Configuring a Policy to Run a Cold Oracle Backup
Exercise M: Performing a Cold Oracle Backup

Appendix D: Protecting Red Hat Virtualization Workloads
Introduction to Red Hat Virtualization (RHV)
NetBackup for RHV: Configuration and Deployment
Protecting Red Hat Virtualization Virtual Machines
Recovering Red Hat Virtualization Virtual Machines

Labs
Exercise A: Configuring NetBackup Communication with RHV
Exercise B: Protecting RHV Virtual Machines
Exercise C: Recovering RHV Virtual Machines

Appendix E: Working with NetBackup APIs
Introduction to NetBackup APIs
Using NetBackup APIs for Automation
Creating and Using API Keys

Labs
Exercise A: Using NetBackup APIs with Swagger
Exercise B: Using Swagger to Configure MSDP
Exercise C: Configuring VMware Protection Using NetBackup APIs
Exercise D: Automating the Use of NetBackup Universal Shares
Exercise E: Automating SQL Database Backup and Recovery

Appendix F: Protecting Databases Using NetBackup XBSA
Introduction to XBSA and NetBackup XBSA
Introduction to NetBackup MySQL Agent
Configuring the NetBackup MySQL Agent
Backup and Restore of MySQL
Introduction to NetBackup PostgreSQL Agent
Configuring NetBackup PostgreSQL Agent
Backup and Restore of PostgreSQL

Labs
Exercise A: Installing and Configuring the NetBackup for PostgreSQL Agent
Exercise B: Configuring and Performing PostgreSQL Backups
Exercise C: Performing PostgreSQL Restores
Exercise D: Installing and Configuring the NetBackup for MySQL Agent
Exercise E: Configuring and Performing MySQL Backups
Exercise F: Performing Restores of MySQL Databases

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