Veritas NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration

Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Veritas NetBackup 7.5 for UNIX: Administration Course Overview:

The Symantec NetBackup 7.5: Administration course is designed to provide IT professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the functionality and principles of Symantec NetBackup 7.5 software.

Throughout this course, participants will learn how to effectively use NetBackup to develop and implement a storage management strategy. The course covers key concepts related to data backup and recovery, including data protection strategies, storage management best practices, and the role of NetBackup in ensuring data availability.

Participants will gain hands-on experience in configuring and managing NetBackup, learning how to perform tasks such as creating backup policies, scheduling backups, monitoring job status, and restoring data. The course also explores advanced topics such as managing storage devices, implementing deduplication, and integrating NetBackup with other systems.

Intended Audience:

This course is for entry-level system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration staff w ho are responsible for the installation, configuration, design, operation, monitoring, and performance optimization of NetBackup.

Course Objectives:

Install, configure, and operate NetBackup 7.5.

Manage NetBackup using the graphical interfaces, commands, and scripts.

Provide service protection and recovery.

Use the NetBackup Activity Monitor, NetBackup reports, and OpsCenter to monitor NetBackup activity.

Introducing NetBackup

Introduction to data protection

The NetBackup environment

NetBackup concepts

NetBackup options and agents

Preparing for NetBackup installation and configuration

Using the pre-installation utility

Installing your NetBackup environment

Installing NetBackup clients

Verifying your NetBackup installation

The NetBackup Administration Console

NetBackup OpsCenter

NetBackup storage concepts

Configuring tape devices

Configuring media

Verifying tape storage

Basic NetBackup storage

Configuring basic NetBackup disk storage

Configuring AdvancedDisk

Verifying disk storage

Additional NetBackup storage concepts

Introduction to backup policies

Configuring file system backup policies

Performing manual backup operations

Performing restore operations

Backup and restore job tips

Backup duplication concepts

Using Storage Lifecycle Policies

Introduction to Auto Image Replication

Introduction to NetBackup Vault

Introduction to NetBackup catalogs

Managing images

Performing catalog backup and recovery operations

Disaster recovery strategies

Catalog-related tips

Monitoring NetBackup jobs

Monitoring NetBackup activity

Managing jobs

Monitoring NetBackup health

Managing robots and tape drives

Managing shared tape devices

Monitoring media and media states

Managing tapes and media utilization

Media- and device-related tips

Comparing disk storage features

Managing basic disk and DSSU

Managing AdvancedDisk and disk pools

Disk-related tips

File system backup concepts

Using incremental backups

Introduction to file system snapshots

Using multiple data streams

Optimizing tape drive performance using multiplexing

Using synthetic backups

Using FlashBackup

Application protection concepts

Database backup concepts

Enterprise application backup concepts

Virtual machine protection concepts

Support resources

NetBackup processes, services, and daemons

Using the nbcplogs utility

Configuring NetBackup debug logging levels

Students must be familiar with the administration and configuration of the platforms that are covered by the course.

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.

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Live Online

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  • Cost-effective
  • Self-paced learning
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  • Interaction and collaboration
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
  • Personal attention


  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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