Veeam Certified Architect Package (VMCA)

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Veeam Certified Architect Package (VMCA)

Implement and optimize the Veeam software solution. Additionally, it will cover the Veeam Availability Suite design and optimization based on best practices from Veeam solutions architects.

  • Get more functionality out of Veeam solutions
  • Identify and resolve issues more efficiently
  • Gain a distinction from your peers
  • Maximize your expertise on consulting/professional services for the Veeam Availability Suite solution
  • Aim for the VMCA title and comply with some of the certifications requirements for Platinum ProPartners and Veeam Accredited Service Partners (VASPs)
  • Gain professional advantage with the highest level of Veeam technical certification
  • Aim for career advancement

  • System engineers/Administrators
  • Backup /Virtualization administrators
  • Solution architects/Consultants
  • Generally speaking, any IT specialist interested in becoming an industry-recognized expert and architect on Veeam solutions and Veeam Availability Suite

It is recommended students have a solid virtualization, backup, and recovery knowledge base.

1. Introduction

2. Overview of Veeam Products

  • Veeam Products
  • Veeam Availability Suite
  • Key Concepts

3. Deployment

  • Core Components and Their Interaction
  • Optional Components
  • Deployment Scenarios
  • Prerequisites
  • Upgrading Veeam Backup and Replication

4. Initial Configuration

  • Adding Servers
  • Adding a VMware Backup Proxy
  • Adding a Hyper-V Off-host Backup Proxy
  • Adding Backup Repositories
  • Performing Configuration Backup and Restore
  • Managing Network Traffic
  • Global Notification Settings
  • Getting to Know User Interface

5. Protect

  • Creating Backup Jobs
  • Creating Restore Points with VeeamZIP and Quick Backup
  • Backup Copy
  • Replication
  • Creating VM/File Copy Jobs

6. Verification

  • SureBackup Recovery Verification
    SureReplica

7. Entire VM Recovery

  • Data Recovery
  • Working with Veeam Backup & Replication Utilities
  • Insight into Recovery from Replica

8. Objects Recovery

  • Item-Level Recovery
  • Guest OS File Recovery

9. Advanced Data Protection

  • Tape Device Support
  • SAN Storage Systems Support
  • Support for Deduplicating Storage Systems
  • Veeam Cloud Connect
  • Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager
  • vCloud Director Support

10. Veeam ONE Features and Functionality

  • Auto Discovery of Backup and Virtual Infrastructure
  • Business Categorization
  • Pre-Defined Alerting
  • Unattended Monitoring
  • Reporting and Dashboards
  • Agentless Data Gathering
  • Hyper-V Specific Features
  • Veeam ONE Deployment
  • Veeam ONE Assessment Tool

11. Product Editions

  • Product editions comparison
  • Full and free functionality modes

12. Troubleshooting

  • How to identify the problem
  • How to review and analyze the issue
  • Search for additional information
  • Veeam support

13. Additional Resources

14. Design and Sizing

  • DNS and name resolution
  • Veeam backup server
  • Backup and replication database
  • Proxy server
  • Transport modes
  • Repository server
  • WAN accelerator
  • Interaction with hypervisors

15. Infrastructure

  • Stages of Proof of Concept
  • Assessment using Veeam ONE
  • Important data to collect (Veeam ONE + infrastructure accounts)

16. Security

  • Permissions

17. Design Scenario: Part 1

  • Discovery
  • Create a design based on the customer environment

18. Optimizations

  • Backup and replication database
  • Proxy server
  • Repository server
  • WAN accelerator
  • Tape
  • Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager
  • Indexing
  • Antivirus on Veeam servers and guest VM (if VSS is used)
  • Protecting Veeam backup and replication configuration

19. Design Scenario: Part 2

  • Create a design based on the customers evolving environment

20. Automation

  • Veeam backup server
  • VMware vSphere tags

21. Audit and Compliance

  • Auditing
  • Compliance
  • SureBackup and SureReplica

22. Troubleshooting

  • Deep dive into reading log files
  • Common issues
  • Troubleshooting mode (SureBackup/SureReplica)

Upcoming Classes

Dates Location GTR  
Jun 6-10 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST Guaranteed to Run

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