SYNBU7.0WIN_ILT – Symantec NetBackup 7.0 for Windows, Administration

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  • Code: SYNBU7.0WIN_ILT
  • Duration: Days 5
  • Price per delegate: £2,625 +VAT

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Course Description
This Symantec NetBackup 7.0 Administration course provides the IT professional with instruction on the functionality of Symantec NetBackup 7.0 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 7.0.
   Manage NetBackup using the graphical interfaces, commands, and scripts.
   Provide service protection and recovery.
   Use the Activity Monitor and logs to monitor NetBackup processes.
Target Student
This course is for system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration staff who are responsible for the design, performance optimization, and troubleshooting of NetBackup.
Students must be familiar with the administration and configuration of the platforms that are covered by the course.
Delivery Method
Instructor-led training
Course Objectives
This course provides instruction on NetBackup 7.0 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 enterprises.
 Describe the function 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 NBU options and agents.
 Install and verify NetBackup and OpsCenter.
 Use the NBU Administration Console and OpsCenter.
   Add robots and drives.
   Configure storage units, storage unit groups, volumes, and volume pools.
Manage volumes.
   Configure policy attributes and schedules.
 Identify the available policy types.
   Define which files, directories, and clients to back up.
   Monitor and troubleshoot backup jobs.
   Restore files and monitor restore jobs.
   Describe how NetBackup selects which media to use.
   Distribute client software.
 Verify, duplicate, expire, and import backup images.
 Back up and recover NBU catalogs. Run basic NetBackup and OpsCenter reports.
   Configure multiple data streams, multiplexing, synthetic backups, true image restores, and checkpoint restart.
   Configure NetBackup to protect supported VMware and Hyper-V virtual clients. 
   Configure media groups and media ownership for media sharing.
   Configure and manage disk pools.
   Configure advanced staging using storage lifecycle policies.
   Identify master server, EMM, media server, and client processes or services.
 Identify the resources available for troubleshooting NetBackup.
Course Outline
NetBackup Essentials
   The challenges of enterprise backup 
 The NetBackup environment  
NetBackup concepts 
   NetBackup options and agents 
Installing and Configuring NetBackup
Preinstallation considerations
   Installing and verifying your NetBackup application
   Installing NetBackup clients
Configuring NetBackup   
 Upgrade considerations  
   NetBackup installation tips
Introduction to NetBackup Administrative Interfaces
   The NetBackup administration console
 NetBackup OpsCenter
   Command-line interface (CLI) tips
 Reporting tips
Configuring Tape Devices
   Shared tape drives
 Adding robots  
   Adding tape drives  
   Monitoring shared tape drives  
   Monitoring and maintaining devices  
 Devices tips
Configuring Storage Units
 Storage units 
 Configuring storage units  
 Storage unit tips  
Configuring Volumes
 Configuring volume pools
Configuring volumes 
 Managing physical volumes  
Volume tips
Configuring Policies
 Creating and configuring policy attributes 
 Creating a policy schedule
 Adding clients to a policy
 Creating backup selections 
 Backup policy tips
Performing Backups and Restores
 Performing manual backup operations   
 Performing restore operations 
 Backup and restore tips
Managing Media
 NetBackup media states and selection criteria
 Determining media status
   Configuring media sharing
 Maximizing tape usage
SCSI reservations
 Media-related tips
 Reporting in the NetBackup administration console
   Standard OpsCenter reporting
Administrative Tasks and Challenges
 Distributing client software 
 Managing backup images
   Backup copies and duplication
   Managing busy files
   Managing job priorities
 Managing user authentication and authorization
Performing Catalog Backups and Restores
 NetBackup catalogs 
 Catalog backups  
   Manual catalog backup configuration  
 Disaster recovery  
 Catalog-related tips 
Customizing Backup Policies
   Using multiple data streams 
   Multiplexing backup images
   Specialized backup solutions
   Virtual client protection
   Additional policy options
Using Disk Pools
   Introduction to disk features
 Pooling disk resources 
 Configuring disk pools 
Managing disk pools
NBU Media Server Deduplication
 Introduction to deduplication
 NetBackup client deduplication
 NetBackup media server deduplication
 NetBackup media server deduplication pools
Using Storage Lifecycles
 Introduction to storage lifecycles
 Satisfying storage lifecycle prerequisites
 Creating a storage lifecycle policy
 Additional storage lifecycle considerations
 A storage lifecycle example
Working with Support
Support resources  
 NetBackup processes, services, and daemons
 Enabling debug logs