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Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication - Second Edition

By : Chris Childerhose
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Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication - Second Edition

By: Chris Childerhose

Overview of this book

Veeam is one of the leading modern data protection solutions, making it a necessary skill for anyone responsible for securing virtual environments. This revised second edition of Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication is updated to cover Veeam version 11. The book guides you through implementing modern data protection solutions for your cloud and virtual infrastructure with Veeam, all while helping you master advanced concepts such as Continuous Data Protection (CDP), extended object storage support, Veeam ONE enhancements, and Orchestrator. Starting with Veeam essentials, including installation, best practices, and optimizations for Veeam Backup & Replication, you'll get to grips with the 3-2-1-1-0 rule to safeguard data. You'll understand how to set up a backup server, proxies, repositories, and more and then advance to cover a powerful feature of Veeam 11 – CDP. As you progress, you'll learn about immutability (also known as hardened repositories) and discover the best practices for creating them. Finally, you'll explore the new proxy option available in Linux and become well-versed with advanced topics such as extended object storage support, Veeam ONE enhancements, and Orchestrator. By the end of this Veeam book, you'll be able to implement Veeam Backup & Replication for securing your environment and enabling disaster recovery.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Installation – Best Practices and Optimizations
Section 2: CDP and Immutability – Hardened Repositories, Backups, and Object Storage
Section 3: Linux Proxy Enhancements, Instant Recovery, Veeam ONE, and Orchestrator

Chapter 7: Linux Proxy Enhancements

At the heart of Veeam Backup & Replication are the workhorses – proxies. This chapter will look at proxy servers and what's new in v11a, including Linux proxy enhancements. We'll discuss how these new enhancements will help security, among other things, in your environment. You will learn about the persistent data mover, which also contains enhanced security. Finally, we will dive into how credentials are a thing of the past – machine certificates are the future.

By the end of this chapter, you will understand what proxy enhancements are new in v11a. You will also know how they fit into your environment and use cases. Finally, you will have a better understanding of job settings and configuration best practices.

In this chapter, we're going to cover the following main topics:

  • Understanding Linux proxy enhancements and what's new in v11a
  • Understanding how the latest enhancements can help your...