Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication 10

Book description

Gain proficiency in monitoring infrastructure along with focusing on cloud backup and recovery

Key Features

  • Explore the 3-2-1 rule of backups in Veeam to keep your data safe
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of NAS backups and Scale-Out Repositories to use in your virtual environment
  • Discover Veeam's monitoring and reporting utility - Veeam ONE - along with Linux and Window's proxy

Book Description

Veeam is one of the leading modern data protection solutions, and mastering this technology can help you to protect your virtual environments effectively. This book guides you through implementing modern data protection solutions for your cloud and virtual infrastructure with Veeam. You will even gain in-depth knowledge of advanced concepts such as DataLabs, cloud backup and recovery, Instant VM Recovery, and Veeam ONE.

This book starts by taking you through Veeam essentials, including installation, best practices, and optimizations for Veeam Backup & Replication. You'll get to grips with the 3-2-1 rule to safeguard data along with understanding how to set up a backup server, proxies, repositories, and more. Later chapters go on to cover a powerful feature of Veeam 10 – NAS backup. As you progress, you'll learn about scale-out Repositories and best practices for creating them. In the concluding chapters, you'll explore the new proxy option available in both Linux and Windows. Finally, you'll discover advanced topics such as DataLabs, cloud backup and recovery, Instant VM Recovery, and Veeam ONE.

By the end of this book, you will be equipped with the skills you need to implement Veeam Backup & Replication for your environment and disaster recovery.

What you will learn

  • Discover the advanced concepts of Veeam Backup & Replication 10
  • Master application optimizations based on Veeam best practices
  • Understand how to configure NAS backups and work with repositories and proxies
  • Explore different ways to protect your backups, including object immutability and cloud backup and recovery
  • Discover how DataLabs works
  • Understand how Instant VM Recovery allows you to restore virtual machines
  • Become well versed in Veeam ONE for monitoring and reporting on your environment

Who this book is for

This Veeam backup book is for IT professionals who have intermediate to advanced-level knowledge of virtualization as well as backups and backup applications. Anyone who needs a reference guide for learning the advanced features of Veeam Backup & Replication and how they are used, including best practices and optimizations, will also find this book useful.

Table of contents

  1. Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication 10
  2. Contributors
  3. About the author
  4. About the reviewer
  5. Preface
    1. Who this book is for
    2. What this book covers
    3. To get the most out of this book
    4. Download the color images
    5. Conventions used
    6. Get in touch
    7. Reviews
  6. Section 1: Installation – Best Practices and Optimizations
  7. Chapter 1: Installation – Best Practices and Optimization
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding the components of Veeam Backup & Replication
    3. Understanding the best practices and optimizations for Veeam installation
      1. Installation of Veeam Backup & Replication v10
    4. Configuring and optimizing proxy servers
    5. Setting up repository servers for success
    6. Understanding the scale-out repository
    7. Summary
  8. Chapter 2: The 3-2-1 Rule – Keeping Data Safe
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Guest perspective from Rick Vanover of Veeam
    3. Introducing what the 3-2-1 rule is
      1. The importance of the 3-2-1 rule
    4. Understanding how you apply the 3-2-1 rule to backup jobs
    5. Exploring what media is best suited for use with the 3-2-1 rule
      1. Scenario 1
      2. Scenario 2
      3. Scenario 3
      4. Scenario 4
      5. Scenario 5
    6. Summary
  9. Section 2: Storage – NAS Backup, Linux, SOBR, and OBS
  10. Chapter 3: NAS Backup
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding NAS backup and what's new in version 10
      1. File proxy
      2. Cache repository
      3. Storage repositories
    3. Learning how to configure NAS backup shares
    4. Discovering how to create NAS backup jobs
    5. Working with NAS backups – optimization and tuning
    6. Understanding the NAS restore options
    7. Summary
    8. Further reading
  11. Chapter 4: Scale-Out Repository and Object Storage – New Copy Policy
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding scale-out repositories and what is new in version 10
    3. Configuring standard repositories for use in a scale-out repository
    4. Setting up a scale-out repository
    5. Setting up an S3 object storage repository for use with a scale-out repository
    6. Configuring the capacity tier for a scale-out repository, including the new copy policy
    7. Summary
  12. Chapter 5: Windows and Linux – Proxies and Repositories
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding Windows and Linux proxy servers and what's new in version 10
    3. Distinguishing the differences between Windows and Linux proxy servers
    4. Configuring proxy servers and the different backup modes available
    5. Understanding Windows and Linux repository servers
      1. Advantages of using a Windows physical server
      2. Disadvantages of using a Windows physical server
      3. Advantages of using virtual servers
      4. Disadvantages of using virtual servers
    6. Discovering the different filesystems to be used with Windows and Linux
    7. Setting up jobs and configuration best practices with each filesystem
    8. Summary
    9. Further reading
  13. Chapter 6: Object Storage – Immutability
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding Object Storage
    3. Explaining how to use Object Storage within Veeam Backup & Replication
    4. Understanding Object Storage Immutability and what it means
    5. Discovering how Immutability helps to protect your backup data
    6. Immutable backups – A great way to beat ransomware
    7. Working with Object Storage Immutability configuration and backup job settings
    8. Summary
    9. Further reading
  14. Section 3: DataLabs, Cloud Backup, and Veeam ONE
  15. Chapter 7: Veeam DataLabs
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding Veeam DataLabs – What are they?
    3. Distinguishing between the components that make up a Veeam DataLab
      1. Virtual Lab
      2. Application Group
      3. SureBackup job
    4. Configuring the Veeam DataLab components within Veeam
      1. Configuring the virtual lab
      2. Adding an application group
      3. Creating a SureBackup job
    5. Understanding how to best use a Veeam DataLab
    6. Summary
    7. Further reading
  16. Chapter 8: Cloud Backup and Recovery Using Veeam Cloud Connect Provider and the Insider Protection Feature
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Exploring cloud backup and recovery – choosing a service provider
      1. BaaS – Backup as a Service
      2. DRaaS – Disaster Recovery as a Service
    3. Discovering what ransomware is
    4. Investigating and understanding cloud protection with a service provider – Insider Protection
    5. Summary
    6. Further reading
  17. Chapter 9: Instant VM Recovery
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Exploring Instant VM Recovery – what is it?
    3. Discovering the requirements and prerequisites for Instant VM Recovery
    4. Investigating and understanding the Instant VM Recovery process and steps
    5. Exploring the migration and cancelation steps for recovery
    6. Summary
    7. Further reading
  18. Chapter 10:Veeam ONE
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Exploring Veeam ONE – an overview
      1. Single server architecture – typical deployment
      2. Distributed server architecture – advanced deployment
    3. Understanding Veeam ONE – installation and configuration
      1. Installing Veeam ONE v10
    4. Discovering monitoring – vSphere, vCloud, and Veeam
    5. Accessing reports
    6. Exploring Veeam ONE for troubleshooting
    7. Veeam ONE community resources
    8. Summary
    9. Further reading
    10. Why subscribe?
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Product information

  • Title: Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication 10
  • Author(s): Chris Childerhose
  • Release date: February 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838980443