Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Administration

Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Administration Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Administration course is designed for the data protection professional tasked with backing up and restoring critical data.

This five-day, Instructor-led, hands-on class covers how to back up and restore data, configure storage devices, manage media, and maintain the Backup Exec database. 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 Virtual Environment Agents and the Deduplication Option.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Administration Course

  • » This course is designed 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 2014.

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Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Administration Course Objectives

  • » Describe the basic functions of Backup Exec 2014.
  • » Manage devices and media used by Backup Exec.
  • » Run basic backup jobs.
  • » Explain the enhancements made to the 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 Backup Exec Deduplication Option
  • » 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 and Hyper-V
  • » Agent for Active Directory
  • » List the supported virtual conversion configurations.
  • » Create a custom Simplified Disaster Recovery SDR disk.
  • » Use Simplified Disaster Recovery SDR for disaster recovery.
  • » Install, configure, and manage the Symantec Backup Exec Central Admin Server Option.

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Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Administration Course Outline

      1. Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Install and Configure
        1. About this course
        2. Symantec's Education and Support resources
        3. Typographic conventions used in this course
      2. Backup Exec Fundamentals
        1. Data backup basics
        2. Symantec's backup solution offerings
        3. Backup Exec 2014 essentials
        4. Backup Exec architecture
      3. Installing and Licensing Backup Exec 2014
        1. Installing the Backup Exec server
        2. Installing the Backup Exec 2014 Server on Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
        3. Backup Exec 2014 Licensing
        4. Backup Exec 2014 Licensing Types
        5. Launching Backup Exec 2014
        6. Updating Backup Exec 2014
        7. Upgrading to Backup Exec 2014
      4. Storage Devices
        1. Devices and media
        2. Configuring storage devices
        3. Managing devices
        4. Backup Exec 2014 additional storage support
      5. Data Management
        1. Managing media
        2. Data Lifecycle Management
        3. Managing tapes with media sets
        4. Media catalogs
      6. Backing Up Data
        1. Adding a Server
        2. Creating Backup Work Flows
        3. Multi-server backup definition
        4. Accounts and Credentials in Backup Exec
        5. Server Selections
        6. Backup Selections: Dynamic Inclusion
        7. Backup Selections: Resource Ordering
        8. Backup Selections: Excludes
        9. Backup Settings: Backup Methods
        10. Backup Settings: Additional Settings
        11. Backup Stage
        12. Job name
        13. Manually running backup jobs
        14. Backup and Restore view
      7. Restoring Data
        1. Restore job basics
        2. Restore settings
        3. Granular restore
        4. Restoring data from single backup set
        5. Restoring data from multiple backup sets
        6. Restoring data from tape
        7. Restoring data from backup job
        8. Online Disaster Recovery
        9. Restoring System State
        10. Restoring Shadow Copy Components
      8. Simplified Disaster Recovery
        1. Simplified Disaster Recovery fundamentals
        2. Simplified Disaster Recovery: Backup
        3. Installing the SDR disk creation wizard
        4. Creating an SDR disk image (.iso) file
        5. Recovering a server with SDR
        6. Windows Storage Pools and Spaces
        7. SDR additional options
      9. Virtual Machine Conversion
        1. Conversion to virtual machines fundamentals
        2. Virtual conversion options
        3. Virtual conversion workflows
      10. Central Admin Server Option
        1. Backup Exec 2014 CASO: Overview
        2. Installing CASO and MBES
        3. Upgrading a CASO environment to Backup Exec 2014
        4. BE 2014 CASO Configuration Changes
        5. Backing up Files using CASO
        6. Restoring Files using CASO
        7. Monitoring CASO
      11. Symantec Backup Exec 2014: Manage and Administer
        1. Remote Agents
        2. Introduction to Remote Agents
        3. Agent for Windows
        4. Push-installation of the Agent for Windows using the Add Server wizard
        5. Push-installation of the Agent for Windows to virtual machines
        6. Local installation of the Agent for Windows
        7. Managing the Agent for Windows
        8. Agent for Linux and Agent for Mac
      12. Agent for Applications and Databases
        1. Agent for Applications and Databases fundamentals
        2. Installing the Agent for Applications and Databases
        3. Applications supported by the Agent for Applications and Databases
      13. Agent for Active Directory
        1. Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
      14. Agent for Microsoft SQL Server
        1. Microsoft SQL Server agent installation
        2. Backup Selections
        3. Backup Settings
        4. Restoring a Microsoft SQL Server database
        5. Unsupported Microsoft SQL Server features
      15. Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server
        1. Microsoft Exchange Server basics
        2. Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server fundamentals
        3. Backup Exec 2014 support for Exchange DAG
        4. Support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 GRT
        5. Backing up Exchange
        6. Restoring Exchange
      16. Agent for SharePoint Server
        1. SharePoint Agent Overview
        2. Add SharePoint Farm
        3. Backing up SharePoint
        4. Restoring SharePoint
      17. Virtual Environment Agents
        1. Virtualization technologies
        2. Using the Agent for VMware
        3. Using the Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V
        4. Microsoft application data on virtual machines
      18. Deduplication Options
        1. Data deduplication and Open Storage
        2. Backup Exec support for deduplication
        3. Installing the Deduplication Option
        4. Configuring the Deduplication Option
        5. Performing data deduplication
        6. Optimized duplication for GRT

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