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Veritas Backup Exec 15: For Microsoft Applications


Course Description


Overview

The Veritas Backup Exec 15: For Microsoft Applications course is designed for the data protection professional tasked with architecting, implementing, backing up, and restoring critical data. This class covers how to install, configure, and manage the Backup Exec environment for Microsoft Applications. Students also learn how to configure and work with various Backup Exec Agents, which protect applications like Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft SQL.
Hands-On This course includes practical, hands-on lab exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to transfer them to your working environment. Additionally, assessment items at the end of each lesson test your knowledge and comprehension of the information provided.
 

Audience

This course is designed for system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, systems professionals, consultants, network managers, network administrators, backup administrators, backup operators, and others who are responsible for installing, configuring, and day-to-day management of Backup Exec 15 in a variety of network environments, and who are responsible for troubleshooting and tuning the performance of this product in the enterprise environment.  

Prerequisites

You must have basic working knowledge of administration and configuration of the Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 platforms. You must also have experience configuring server software and hardware. Basic working knowledge of domain security and experience with Active Directory and Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 are recommended. Basic working knowledge of the following applications is beneficial, but not required:
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

Key topics

Veritas Backup Exec 15: For Microsoft Applications Course Introduction
  • About this course
  • Education and support resources
Backup Exec Fundamentals
  • Data backup basics
  • Backup Exec solution offerings
  • Backup Exec 15 Licensing
  • Backup Exec 15 License key requirements
  • Backup Exec architecture
  • Backup Exec 15 Feature Pack 1: End of Life Items
Installing and Licensing Backup Exec 15
  • New installation of a Backup Exec server
  • Typical installation of Backup Exec
  • Custom installation of Backup Exec
  • Installation Logs
  • Launching Backup Exec 15
  • Updating Backup Exec 15
Upgrading and Migrating to Backup Exec 15
  • Backup Exec 15 Upgrade paths
  • Backup Exec Central Admin Server and Managed Backup Exec Server rolling upgrades
  • Agent for Windows
  • Performing step upgrades
  • Upgrading from Backup Exec 2010 R3 and earlier
  • Backup Exec server Migration from 32-bit to 64-bit server
  • Migration report
Remote Agents
  • Introduction to Remote Agents
  • Agent for Windows
  • Push-installation of the Agent for Windows using the Add Server wizard
  • Push-installation of the Agent for Windows to virtual machines
  • Local installation of the Agent for Windows
  • Managing the Agent for Windows
  • Agent for Linux and Agent for Mac
Agent for Applications and Databases
  • Agent for Applications and Databases fundamentals
  • Installing the Agent for Applications and Databases
Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Exchange: Install
  • Adding an Exchange Server / Database Availability Group
  • Backup Selections
  • Backup Settings
  • Restoring 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: RSG/RDB
  • Restore Considerations: Disaster Recovery
  • Volume Shadow Copy
  • Troubleshooting: VSS Provider and Exchange Writer
Support for Exchange 2016 and IP-Less DAG
  • What’s new in Exchange 2016
  • Backup Exec support for IP-less Database Availability Groups
  • Backing up an IP-Less DAG
  • Restoring an IP-Less DAGs
Support for Exchange Preferred Servers Only Backups
  • Exchange Backups: Concepts
  • Exchange Backup enhancements
  • Configuring the preferred server only backup option
Agent for Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server agent installation
  • Backup Selections
  • Backup Settings
  • Restoring a Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Unsupported Microsoft SQL Server features
Agent for Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • SharePoint Agent Overview
  • Add SharePoint Farm
  • Backing up SharePoint
  • Restoring SharePoint
Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
  • Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
  • Traditional Restore of Active Directory
  • GRT Restore
 

Objectives

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the basic functions of Backup Exec 15.
  • Install and license Backup Exec 15.
  • Upgrade and migrate to Backup Exec 15.
  • Describe the Backup Exec support for Exchange 2016 and IP-Less DAG.
  • Describe the Backup Exec support for Exchange Preferred Servers Only Backups.
  • Protect remote servers using the appropriate Remote Agent.
  • Use Backup Exec to protect applications and databases.
  • Install, configure, and work with the Backup ExecAgent for Microsoft Exchange.
  • Install, configure, and work with the Backup ExecAgent for Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Install, configure, and work with the Backup ExecAgent for Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Install, configure, and work with the Backup ExecAgent for Active Directory.

Course Duration

2 Days
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