Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

Book description

Learn how to protect your data in your VMware vSphere infrastructure with Veeam® Backup and Replication

In Detail

Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware is a backup and replication solution that provides data protection for virtualized VMware vSphere environments. This powerful and easy-to-use solution helps administrators rest assured that their data is protected, while at the same time retaining the flexibility that virtualization provides.

"Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere" starts with an introduction to Veeam® Backup & Replication, describing the prerequisites, requirements, and deployment steps needed to get the required infrastructure in place. It provides a description of its features and capabilities as well as useful tips on doing day-to-day administrative tasks. This book is a practical and hands-on guide to installing, configuring, and managing a backup infrastructure.

What You Will Learn

  • Install and manage a Veeam® Backup & Replication v7 infrastructure
  • Discover how to back up and restore data in virtual environments
  • Learn how agentless backups work, and how they help protect mission critical data
  • Utilize WAN acceleration to speed up backup to remote locations
  • Master the ""3-2-1"" rule for storing backups
  • Learn how to use single-item restores to speed up the recovery process
  • Understand what options are available for Veeam® Backup & Replication, and how to configure these options

Table of contents

  1. Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere
    1. Table of Contents
    2. Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere
    3. Credits
    4. About the Author
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. About the Reviewer
    7. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
        3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
    8. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    9. 1. Introduction to Veeam® Backup & Replication v7 for VMware
      1. Backup strategies
        1. Recovery point objective and recovery time objective
        2. Native tape support
        3. Veeam® Backup & Replication architecture
        4. Veeam® Backup & Replication components
          1. Backup proxy
          2. Backup repository
          3. Veeam® Backup Enterprise Manager
          4. Using U-AIR wizards
          5. Built-In WAN Acceleration
        5. Comparing editions
      2. Installing Veeam® Backup & Replication v7
        1. Configuring a repository
      3. Summary
    10. 2. Configuring Backups
      1. Backup repositories
      2. Backup transport modes
      3. Backup modes
        1. Incremental backup
        2. Incremental backup with synthetic full
        3. Reversed incremental backup
      4. Configuring a virtual backup proxy
      5. Configuring a backup job
      6. Configuring a tape backup job
      7. Adding a remote repository
      8. Summary
    11. 3. Restoring Data
      1. Performing Instant VM Recovery
      2. Performing Full VM Restore
      3. Restoring VM files
      4. Restoring VM hard disks
      5. Restoring VM Guest files
      6. Summary
    12. 4. Replicating Virtual Machines
      1. Replication infrastructure
      2. Setting up a replication job
      3. Replica failover and failback
      4. Performing a replica failover/failback
      5. Summary
    13. 5. Other Features
      1. Understanding SureBackup and SureReplica
      2. Universal Application-Item Recovery (U-AIR)
      3. Quick Migration
      4. SAN Support
      5. vCloud Director support
      6. Veeam® Backup Enterprise Manager
      7. Veeam® Backup Search
        1. 1-Click VM Restore
        2. vSphere Web Client plugin
      8. Summary
    14. Index

Product information

  • Title: Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: April 2014
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781782174172