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Veeam Advanced Architecture and Deployment

Course Description


The Veeam® Certified Engineer — Advanced (VMCE-A): Design & Optimization V1 is a two-day technical course for both professional services consultants and system administrators. The course covers Veeam Availability Suite™ design and optimization and is based on best practices from Veeam solutions architects. This class is designed for those who have already taken the three-day VMCE Standard course and want to acquire the Veeam Certified Architect (VMCA) designation.  


This course is intended for:
  • System engineers/Administrators
  • Backup /Virtualization administrators
  • Solution architects/Consultants


The following prerequisites help attending this course:
  • A solid virtualization, backup and recovery knowledge base
  • Already attended a VMCE Standard three-day course
  • If attending a five-day, bundle course (VMCE Standard, then VMCE-A: Design & Optimization V1 in one week), prerequisites can be met

Key topics

Module 1: Introduction Module 2: Design and sizing
  • 2.1. DNS and name resolution
  • 2.2. Veeam backup server
  • 2.3. Backup and replication database
  • 2.4. Proxy server
  • 2.5. Transport modes
  • 2.6. Repository server
  • 2.7. WAN accelerator
  • 2.8. Interaction with hypervisors
Module 3: Infrastructure
  • 3.1. Stages of Proof of Concept
  • 3.2. Assessment using Veeam ONE
  • 3.3. Important data to collect (Veeam ONE + infrastructure accounts)
Module 4: Security
  • 4.1. Permissions
Module 5: Design scenario: Part 1
  • 5.1. Discovery
  • 5.2. Create a design based on the customer environment
Module 6: Optimizations
  • 6.1. Backup and replication database
  • 6.2. Proxy server
  • 6.3. Repository server
  • 6.4. WAN accelerator
  • 6.5. Tape
  • 6.6. Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager
  • 6.7. Indexing
  • 6.8. Antivirus on Veeam servers and guest VM (if VSS is used)
  • 6.9. Protecting Veeam Backup & Replicationâ„¢ configuration
Module 7: Design scenario: Part 2
  • 7.1. Create a design based on the customer's evolving environment
Module 8: Automation
  • 8.1. Veeam backup server
  • 8.2. VMware vSphere tags
Module 9: Audit and compliance
  • 9.1. Auditing
  • 9.2. Compliance
  • 9.3. SureBackup and SureReplica
Module 10: Troubleshooting
  • 10.1. Deep dive into reading log files
  • 10.2. Common issues
  • 10.3. Troubleshooting mode (SureBackup/SureReplica)


By completing this course students should be able to:
  • Maximize your expertise on consulting/professional services for the Veeam Availability Suite solution
  • Aim for the VMCA title and comply with some of the certifications requirements for Platinum ProPartners and Veeam Accredited Service Partners (VASPs)
  • Gain professional advantage with the highest level of Veeam technical certification
  • Aim for career advancement

Course Duration

2 Days
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