Avamar Management (MR-1CP-AVAMARM)

The Avamar Management course provides participants with the knowledge and basic skills necessary to administer, monitor and troubleshoot EMC Avamar. Recommended Avamar best practices are presented throughout the course. The course contains lectures, review questions and hands-on labs.

Audience
This course is intended for system administrators, systems engineers, partners and support specialists who administer and support EMC Avamar.

Prerequisite Knowledge/Skills
To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set. The student must have an understanding of:
-  Backup and recovery concepts and principles
-  Network administration in a TCP/IP environment
-  Unix/Linux system administration

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
-  Describe the Avamar solution, its components, and processes
-  Perform Avamar administrative tasks using various interfaces
-  Run scheduled and on-demand backups for a variety of systems
- Restore files using Avamar Administrator and Avamar Client interfaces
-  Describe and configure Avamar replication
-  Describe Avamar server daily maintenance activities
- Use Avamar tools to perform system monitoring, maintenance, capacity management, and troubleshooting


Course Outline
The content of this course is designed to support the course objectives.

    Avamar Fundamentals
? Avamar Features and Functions
? Avamar System Components
? Avamar Processes and Backup Process Flow
? Backing Up Virtual Machines, NDMP, Cluster, and Database Application Environments

    Avamar Administration
? Installing and Using Avamar Administrator Console
? Installing Avamar Backup Client Software
? Account Management
? Using Client Manager

    Avamar Backups
? Scheduled Backups
? On-demand Backups
? Configuring Avamar Desktop/Laptop
? Managing and Monitoring Backup Activity

    Performing Restores
? Restoring Client Data
? Client Server Recovery with Avamar

     Using Backup & Recovery Manager, and Replication
? Backup and Recovery Manager
? Avamar Replication

     System Monitoring and Maintenance
? Avamar Server Environment
? Daily System Monitoring Tasks
? Daily Avamar Server Maintenance Activities
? Managing Avamar Server Capacity

    Logs, Troubleshooting, and Reporting
? Avamar Processes and Logs
? Troubleshooting
? Avamar Reporting

In addition to lecture and demonstrations, this course includes labs designed to allow practical experience for the participant.