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  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

The Symantec NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX and Windows: Advanced Administration course provides the IT professional with instruction on advanced Symantec NetBackup 7.5 software functionality and administrative tasks. This course covers advanced NetBackup topics, including deduplication, NetBackup performance, disaster recovery, virtual machine backups, application backups, NetBackup Search, and security. This course also covers using NetBackup to manage Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL database backups.

Configure and run backups that use media server and client-side deduplication.
Improve NetBackup performance by addressing bottlenecks, tuning NetBackup buffers, and using NetBackup Accelerator.
Prepare for common disasters and plan for disaster recovery using optimized duplication, Replication Director, and Auto Image Replication.
Configure, run, and manage virtual machine backups using VMware.
Describe requirements for backing up third-party applications and databases.
Configure NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL databases.
Discuss strategies for Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL database recovery.
Configure and use NetBackup Search to perform queries and searches, and create and release legal and local holds.
Ensure your NetBackup environment is secure
Who Can Benefit
This course is intended for experienced NetBackup system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration staff who are responsible for implementing new and advanced NetBackup features and functions.
Students must be familiar with the administration and configuration of the platforms that are covered by the course. Students must also have one to three years experience with basic NetBackup administration, configuration, and operation. These prerequisites can be met by attending any version of the Symantec NetBackup Administration course plus additional on-the-job experience.

Hands - On
This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to use those skills in a working environment.

NetBackup Concepts Review

Reviewing the NetBackup environment
Reviewing NetBackup concepts
Reviewing NetBackup administrative interfaces

Managing NetBackup Deduplication

Introduction to NetBackup deduplication
Configuring NetBackup media server deduplication
Configuring client-side deduplication
Managing NetBackup media server deduplication

Improving NetBackup Performance

NetBackup performance overview
Isolating bottlenecks
Addressing bottlenecks
Tuning NetBackup buffers
Using NetBackup Accelerator

Advanced Disaster Recovery Strategies

Disaster recovery strategies
Optimized duplication
Introduction to Replication Director
Disaster recovery for the NetBackup infrastructure

Using Auto Image Replication for Disaster Recovery

Introduction to Auto Image Replication
Configuring Auto Image Replication
Monitoring Auto Image Replication
Managing and maintaining Auto Image Replication

Managing Virtual Machine Backups

Introduction to virtual machines
Configuring VMware backups
Managing VMware backups and restores
NetBackup support for Hyper-V
NetBackup support for other virtualization solutions

Application Backup Concepts

Understanding application needs
Database backup and restore concepts
Customizing generic application backups

Managing Oracle Backups

Introduction to the Oracle database
Configuring NetBackup to back up and restore Oracle databases
Monitoring and maintaining Oracle database backups
Oracle database disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft Exchange Backups

Introduction to the Microsoft Exchange Server
Configuring NetBackup for Exchange
Exchange and high availability environments
Exchange and VMware backups
Monitoring and maintaining Exchange database backups
Exchange disaster recovery considerations

Managing Microsoft SQL Backups

Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server
Configuring NetBackup for SQL Server policies
Using the NetBackup Microsoft SQL Client console
Monitoring SQL Server database backups
SQL Server and VMware backups
SQL Server disaster recovery considerations

Compliance and NetBackup Search

Introduction to NetBackup Search
Configuring indexing
Performing searches and hold management
Ingesting into Enterprise Vault
Troubleshooting NetBackup Search

Additional NetBackup Topics

Network resiliency
Media-related topics
Auditing NetBackup
Securing NetBackup
Securing NetBackup using encryption


  • Systems Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Class begins at 9:30 am and ends at 5:30 pm(IST).

All our trainers are Veritas Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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