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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 8: Understanding Instant Recovery

Veeam Backup & Replication has several options regarding restoring a Virtual Machine (VM) using the Instant Recovery feature. This chapter will look at Instant Recovery and how to use it. We'll discuss what Instant Recovery is when it comes to restoration. You will learn the prerequisites and requirements for conducting an Instant Recovery. We'll then look at starting and completing an Instant Recovery. We will dive into how you commit your Instant Recovery by migrating it to your environment or canceling the recovery process. Finally, we will look at everything new in Veeam Backup & Replication v11a.

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to explain Instant Recovery. You will have discovered what you need to complete the recovery process. You will be able to define the steps of an Instant Recovery from start to finish. You will also be able to explain the new features of v11a. And finally, you will have learned how...