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VMware Data Recovery (VDR)

Course Summary

This course dives into the configuration and features of VMware Data Recovery. You'll walk away from the course able to configure VDR with your vSphere 4 infrastructure, manage the VDR appliance, set backup jobs and retention policies, perform backups and

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Introduction to VMware Data Recovery (VDR)
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ VMware Data Recovery (VDR) Overview
        ◦ VMware Data Recovery Demo
        ◦ Why Do I Need VMware Data Recovery VDR?
        ◦ VDR and vSphere Packaging
        ◦ Benefits of Using VDR
        ◦ New Features of VDR 1.2
        ◦ Limitations of Using VDR
        ◦ How Does VDR Work?
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Installation and Initial Configuration of VDR
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Downloading VMware Data Recovery (VDR)
        ◦ Installing the VDR Plug-in
        ◦ Installing the VDR Appliance
        ◦ Adding Storage Destinations
        ◦ Powering Up VDR
        ◦ Verifying Initial Configuration
        ◦ Basic Administration of the VDR Appliance
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Performing Backups and Restores with VMware Data Recovery (VDR)
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Creating Backup Jobs in VDR
        ◦ What We Covered
        ◦ Defining a Backup Window
        ◦ Setting Backup Retention Policies
        ◦ Grouping VMs for Backup
        ◦ Creating and Running a Demo Backup Job
        ◦ Performing Restore Using VDR
        ◦ Restore Rehearsals
        ◦ Monitoring and Reporting on Backup Jobs
        ◦ Getting Backup Data on the Tape
    ● Performing File Level Restores in Windows with VDR
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Windows System Requirements to Perform File Level Restore (FLR)
        ◦ Standard vs. Advanced Restore Mode
        ◦ Performing File Level Restore in Windows with VDR
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Performing File Level Restores in Linux with VDR
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Linux System Requirements to Perform File Level Restore (FLR)
        ◦ Performing FLR in Linux with VDR Using Command Line
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● VMware Data Recovery (VDR) Best Practices
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ VDR Maximums
        ◦ How to Update VDR
        ◦ Backing Up vCenter VM
        ◦ Installing VMware Tools
        ◦ Upgrading Virtual Hardware
        ◦ Archiving Backups for Offsite Storage
        ◦ Monitoring Backups Destination Growth
        ◦ Extending Your Backup Destination
        ◦ Improve Backup Performance
        ◦ Creating a VDR Log Bundle for Support
        ◦ What We Covered

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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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