Veritas Backup Exec 20.1: Administration (BE20X) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Veritas Backup Exec 20.1: Install and Configure

Lesson 00: Course Introduction
  • About this course
  • Veritas education and support resources
Lesson 01: Backup Exec Fundamentals
  • Data backup basics
  • Backup Exec solution offerings
  • Backup Exec architecture
  • Backup Exec 20.1: EOL Items
Lesson 02: Licensing Backup Exec
  • Subscription, Perpetual and À la carte Licensing
  • Trialware and upgrades
  • Capacity and subscription license enforcement
  • Updated licensing information
  • Capacity widget and capacity metering
  • Maintenance and Extended Support Licensing
Lesson 03: Installing Backup Exec
  • Backup Exec: New installation
  • Typical installation of Backup Exec
  • Custom installation of Backup Exec
  • Installation details
  • Applying Backup Exec updates
Lesson 04: Working with the Administration Console
  • Launching Backup Exec
  • Introduction to Backup and Restore
Lesson 05: Disk Storage Devices
  • Backup Exec storage devices
  • Configuring disk storage devices
  • Configuring disk cartridge devices
  • Configuring deduplication storage
  • Configuring Backup Exec storage pools
  • Managing disk storage devices
Lesson 06: Cloud-based Storage Devices
  • Cloud storage
  • Amazon S3 cloud-based storage
  • Google cloud-based storage
  • Microsoft Azure cloud-based storage
  • Backup Exec requirements for creating cloud storage devices
  • Configuring a cloud-storage device in Backup Exec
  • Managing cloud-storage in Backup Exec
Lesson 07: Network Storage Devices
  • Configuring network storage
Lesson 08: Disk, Network, and Cloud Data Management
  • Managing disk and network data
  • Data Lifecycle Management fundamentals
  • DLM rules overview
  • Dependent backup sets
  • DLM rule
  • Manual expiration and retention
  • Read only setting
  • Media Catalogs
Lesson 09: Tape Devices and Tape Management
  • Configuring tape storage
  • Managing tape devices
  • Tape storage operations
  • Managing tapes with media sets
  • Tape Drive Auto Eject enhancements
Lesson 10: Backing up Data
  • Adding a server
  • Creating a backup job
  • Working with multi-server backup definitions
  • Accounts and credentials in Backup Exec
  • Managing server selections
  • Backup selections – Dynamic inclusion
  • Backup selections – Resource ordering
  • Backup selections – Excludes
  • Adding a backup task
  • Backup settings – Backup methods
  • Backup settings – Additional settings
  • Backup stage basics
  • Job name fundamentals
  • Manually running backup jobs
Lesson 11: Managing Servers and Jobs
  • Backup and Restore view
  • Server groups
  • Backup selections – Tag as Business-Critical
  • Retired servers group
Lesson 12: Restoring Data
  • Viewing contents of backup sets
  • Restore job basics
  • Restore settings
  • Granular restore technology (GRT)
  • Restoring data from a single backup set
  • Restoring data from multiple backup sets
  • Restoring data from a cloud storage device
  • Restoring data from disk storage
  • Restoring data from tape
  • Restoring data from backup job
  • Online Disaster Recovery
  • Restoring System State
  • Shadow Copy Components
Lesson 13: Working with the Database Encryption Key
  • Backup Exec Database sensitive data components
  • Auto-generated AES-256 encryption key
  • Protecting the Database Encryption Key (DEK)
Lesson 14: Simplified Disaster Recovery
  • Simplified Disaster Recovery fundamentals
  • Simplified Disaster Recovery – Backup
  • Installing the SDR disk creation wizard
  • Creating an SDR disk image (.iso) file
  • Recovering a server with SDR
  • Windows Storage Pools and Spaces
  • SDR additional options
Lesson 15: Upgrading Backup Exec
  • Upgrading the Backup Exec server
  • BE CAS and MBES rolling upgrades
  • Agent for Windows upgrade
  • Migration report
Appendix A: Storage Devices
  • Windows Storage Pools and Spaces
  • Network Storage
  • Remote Media Agent for Linux
  • Robotic Libraries
  • Importing a legacy backup-to-disk folder
Appendix B: Central Admin Server Feature
  • Backup Exec CAS: Overview
  • Installing the CAS
  • Installing MBES
  • Backup jobs: MBES and Server Pools
  • Restoring Files using CAS
  • Instant Recovery jobs
  • MBES Settings
  • Copy Configuration to MBES
  • Upgrading a CAS environment to Backup Exec
  • Renaming CAS and MBES
  • MBES to Standalone
  • Offline Central Admin Server Restore from a Managed Backup Exec Server
Appendix C: Remote Administration Console
  • Installing Backup Exec 20.1 Remote Administration Console
  • Configuring Backup Exec 20.1 Remote Administration Console

Veritas Backup Exec: Agents and Features

Lesson 00: Course Introduction
  • About this course
  • Veritas education and support resources
Lesson 01: Deduplication Feature
  • Data deduplication and Open Storage Technology – Fundamentals
  • Enabling the Deduplication Feature
  • Configuring Backup Exec deduplication storage
  • Exclusion from Windows deduplication
  • Configuring OST device
  • Deduplication backup job
  • Configuring client-side deduplication
  • Rehydration
  • Optimized duplication
  • Protecting Backup Exec deduplication storage
  • Best practices for the Deduplication Feature
  • OpenDedupe OST connector
  • OpenDedupe installation and configuration
  • Configuring OpenStorage in Backup Exec
Lesson 02: Introduction to Remote Agent, Applications and Databases
  • Agent for Windows
  • Push-installing the Agent for Windows using the Add Server Wizard
  • Locally installing the Agent for Windows
  • Managing the Agent for Windows
  • Agent for Applications and Databases fundamentals
  • Enabling the Agent for Applications and Databases feature
Lesson 03: Protecting Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Exchange: Installation
  • Backing up a DAG
  • Exchange backup selections
  • Exchange backup settings
  • Exchange Preferred Servers Only backups
  • Restoring Exchange Data
  • Exchange Database Restore
  • GRT Browse Restore
  • GRT Search Restore
  • Restore Considerations: GRT
  • Restore Considerations: Public Folders
  • Restore Considerations: Site Mailbox
  • Restore Considerations: Database Overwrite
  • Restore Considerations: RDB
  • Restore Considerations: Disaster Recovery
  • Volume Shadow Copy
  • Troubleshooting: VSS Provider and Exchange Writer
Lesson 04: Protecting Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft SQL server agent: Installation
  • SQL backup selections
  • SQL backup settings
  • Restoring a Microsoft SQL server database
  • Unsupported Microsoft SQL server features
Lesson 05: Protecting Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • SharePoint Agent overview
  • Adding a SharePoint server Farm
  • Backing up SharePoint
  • Restoring SharePoint
Lesson 06: Protecting Microsoft Active Directory
  • Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
  • Traditional Active Directory Restore
  • Active Directory: Granular Recovery Technology
Lesson 07: Protecting Virtual Environments
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Backup Exec virtualization Agents
  • Installing Agent for VMware and Hyper-V
  • Backing up virtual machines
  • Instant recovery for virtual machines
  • Performing an Instant Recovery for virtual machines
  • Removing an Instantly recovered virtual machine
  • Instant Recovery Resiliency and Enhancements
  • Virtual machine Recovery Ready validation: Overview
  • Performing a virtual machine Recovery Ready validation
  • Restoring virtual machines
Lesson 08: Performing Virtual Machine Conversions
  • Conversion to virtual machine fundamentals
  • One-time convert to virtual
  • Backup and convert simultaneously
  • Backup and convert to virtual machine on schedule
  • Convert from a backup set
  • Virtual conversion options
  • Conversion considerations
Appendix A: Agent for Linux
  • Agent for Linux