Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Administration

Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Administration Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

Students also learn how to configure and work with various Backup Exec Agents, which protect applications like Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft SQL. The course also covers the Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Servers, Agent for Active Directory, Virtual Environment Agents, and Backup Exec Private Cloud Services.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Administration Course

  • » This course is for system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, consultants, network administrators, backup administrators, backup operators, and others who are responsible for installing, configuring, and administering Backup Exec 2012.

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Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Administration Course Objectives

  • » Describe the basic functions of Backup Exec 2012.
  • » Manage devices and media used by Backup Exec.
  • » Run basic backup jobs.
  • » Explain the new backup and restore workflows.
  • » Restore backed-up data.
  • » Tune device performance and maintain the Backup Exec database.
  • » Protect remote servers using the appropriate Remote Agent.
  • » Install, configure, and work with the following Backup Exec Options: Deduplication Option, Archiving Options
  • » Use Backup Exec to protect databases and applications.
  • » Install, configure, and work with the following Backup Exec Agents: Agent for Microsoft SQL Server, Agent for Microsoft Exchange, Agent for Microsoft SharePoint, Agent for VMware, Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V, Agent for Active Directory, Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Servers
  • » List the supported virtual conversion configurations.
  • » Create a custom Simplified Disaster Recovery SDR disk.
  • » Use Simplified Disaster Recovery SDR for disaster recovery.
  • » List the types of Backup Exec private cloud services offerings.
  • » List the new features and enhancements made to Backup Exec 2012.
  • » List the End of Life Items.

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Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Administration Course Outline

      1. Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Install and Configure
        1. Course Introduction
        2. About this course
        3. Symantec's Education and Support Resources
        4. Typographic conventions used in this course
      2. Lesson 1: Backup Exec Fundamentals
        1. Data backup basics
        2. Symantec's backup solution offerings
        3. Backup Exec 2012 essentials
        4. Backup Exec architecture
        5. Installing the managed Backup Exec server
        6. Launching Backup Exec 2012
        7. Updating Backup Exec 2012
        8. Upgrading to Backup Exec 2012
      3. Lesson 2: Devices and Media
        1. Devices and media
        2. Configuring storage devices
        3. Managing devices
        4. Managing media
        5. Media catalogs
      4. Lesson 3: Backing Up Data
        1. Backup job basics
        2. Configuring backup jobs
        3. Running backup jobs
        4. Backup and Restore view: Managing servers, backups, and jobs
        5. GRT- enabled backups
        6. Configuring Backup Exec to determine if a file is backed up
        7. System state backup
      5. Lesson 4: Restoring Data
        1. Restore job basics
        2. Running restore jobs
      6. Lesson 5: Performance Tuning and Database Maintenance
        1. Device management
        2. Backup Exec database
      7. Lesson 6: Virtual Machine Conversion
        1. Conversion to virtual machines fundamentals
        2. Supported virtual conversion configurations
        3. Virtual conversion workflows
      8. Lesson7: Simplified Disaster Recovery
        1. Simplified Disaster Recovery fundamentals
        2. What's new in SDR
        3. Simplified Disaster Recovery: Backup
        4. Simplified Disaster Recovery: Server restore workflow
        5. Creating a custom SDR disk
        6. Using SDR for disaster recovery
      9. Appendix A: What is New in Backup Exec 2012
        1. Backup Exec 2012: Core product enhancements
        2. Backup Exec 2012 Agents: New features and enhancements
        3. Backup Exec 2012 options: New features and enhancements
      10. Appendix B: End of Life Items
        1. Discontinued Backup Exec features
        2. Discontinued ancillary features and requirements
      11. Symantec Backup Exec 2012: Manage and Administer
        1. Course Introduction
        2. About This Course
        3. Symantec's Education and Support Resources
        4. Typographic conventions used in this course
      12. Lesson 1: Remote Agents
        1. Agent for Windows
        2. Remote Agent for Linux and UNIX Servers (RALUS)
        3. Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
      13. Lesson 2: Agent for Applications and Databases
        1. Agent for Applications and Databases fundamentals
        2. Installing Database Agents
        3. Supported applications and databases
      14. Lesson 3: Agent for Microsoft SQL Server
        1. Microsoft SQL Server fundamentals
        2. Agent for Microsoft SQL Server basics
        3. Backing up Microsoft SQL Server
        4. Restoring a Microsoft SQL Server database
      15. Lesson 4: Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server
        1. Microsoft Exchange Server basics
        2. Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server fundamentals
        3. Backup Exec 2012 support for Exchange 2010
        4. Backing up Exchange
        5. Restoring Exchange
      16. Lesson 5: Agent for SharePoint Server
        1. SharePoint agent overview
        2. Backing up SharePoint
        3. Restoring SharePoint
      17. Lesson 6: Virtual Environment Agents
        1. Virtualization technologies
        2. Using the Agent for VMware
        3. Using the Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V
      18. Lesson 7: Archiving Options for Backup Exec 2012
        1. Introduction to the Archiving Option
        2. Installing the Archiving Option
        3. Archiving Microsoft Exchange mailboxes
        4. Archiving the File System
        5. Creating an archive job
        6. Restoring data from archives
        7. Protecting Archiving Option components
      19. Lesson 8: Deduplication Option
        1. Data deduplication and Open Storage Technology: Fundamentals
        2. Backup Exec support for deduplication
        3. Installing the Deduplication Option
        4. Configuring the Deduplication Option
        5. Performing data deduplication
      20. Lesson 9: Backup Exec Private Cloud Services
        1. Backup Exec private cloud services basics
        2. Types of Backup Exec private cloud services offerings
        3. Backup Exec private cloud services features
        4. Troubleshooting Backup Exec private cloud services

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