Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration Training

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Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration Training Course with Exercises

Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration Training; Bare Metal Restore (BMR) is a license free feature of Symantec NetBackup that enables the automated recovery of Windows and UNIX servers in a variety of disaster recovery scenarios ranging from the loss of a single boot disk to the loss of a data center.

The Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration training course covers the implementation of BMR within the NetBackup environment and the general principles of using BMR to develop a disaster recovery strategy. Hands-on labs provide the IT professional with experience in the functionality of the Symantec Bare Metal Restore 7.6 software both on the Windows and on Linux platforms.

Duration: 3 days

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Audience / Target Group

This course is for system administrators and technical support staff who are tasked with designing and implementing a disaster recovery strategy using BMR, and testing and performing the disaster recovery plan.

Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration Training - Objectives:

After completing this Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration Training course, attendees will be able to:

• Identify the role BMR plays in the NetBackup environment
• Describe the key components that compose the BMR architecture
• Define common terms that relate to the BMR product
• List the steps that are performed during a BMR client restore operation
• Identify the general steps to prepare for deployment of BMR systems
• Setup the BMR master and boot servers on Windows and Linux
• Configure a NetBackup policy to collect BMR information
• Describe the function of a Shared Resource Tree (SRT)
• Create, manage and modify network-based and mediabased SRTs for Windows and Linux clients
• Describe the options for booting a failed client
• Configure the BMR PXE and BMR MFTP services on a Windows boot server
• Describe the recovery process of a Windows/Linux client initiated by both a network and media boot
• Identify the BMR processes that run on the master server, boot server and client
• View, configure and manage BMR logs
• Perform client restores using external procedures
• Perform a point in time restore
• Restore a Windows client to hardware different than the original hardware
• Restore a Windows/Linux client to a different disk configuration
• Configure Auto Image Replication and recover a client at a remote site
• Recover a client on a physical machine to a virtual machine (P2V).

Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore: Administration Training - Course Content:

Introducing BMR

• What is BMR
• BMR logical components
• BMR terminology
• BMR restore overview
• BMR 7.5 and 7.6 new features

Setting up BMR

• Preparing for BMR deployment
• Setting up BMR on Windows
• Setting up BMR on Linux
• Protecting clients with BMR

Configuring Shared Resource Trees for Windows

• Shared Resource Tree (SRT) overview
• Creating network-based SRTs on a Windows boot server
• Creating media-based SRTs on a Windows boot server
• Creating a media-based SRT for automated restores
• Managing Shared Resource Trees
• Updating the NetBackup client in a Windows SRT

Configuring Shared Resource Trees for Linux

• Shared Resource Tree (SRT) overview
• Creating network-based SRTs on a Linux boot server
• Creating media-based SRTs on a Linux boot server
• Managing and modifying SRTs on a Linux boot server
• Updating the NetBackup client in a Linux SRT

Recovering a Windows Client to Same Hardware

• Overview of BMR boot options for Windows
• Preparing for a Windows network boot
• Prepare to Restore and client configurations
• Recovering Windows clients to same hardware (network boot)
• Restoring Windows BMR clients (media boot)

Recovering a Linux Client to Same Hardware

• Overview of BMR boot options for Linux
• Preparing for a Linux network boot
• Prepare to Restore and client configurations
• Recovering Linux clients to same hardware (network boot)
• Recovering a Linux client with media boot

BMR Architecture

• BMR daemons, services and processes
• BMR logging
• BMR backup process overview
• BMR restore process overview
• Port usage during restores

Custom Restores on Windows Clients

• External procedures
• Restoring to a point in time
• Dissimilar system restore overview
• Dissimilar system restore of a Windows client
• Discovery boot on Windows
• Adding a Windows driver package for DSR
• Custom configurations in Windows

Custom Restores on Windows Clients

• External procedures
• Restoring to a point in time
• Dissimilar system restore overview
• Dissimilar disk restore of a Linux client
• Discovery boot on Linux
• Custom configurations in Linux

Disaster Recovery Strategies with BMR

• Introduction to Auto Image Replication (AIR)
• Configuring Auto Image Replication
• Physical to Virtual Recovery (P2V)

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