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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

Investigating what is new in Veeam ONE v11a

With the recent release of Veeam ONE v11a, there are major new features, enhanced Veeam Backup & Replication support, and other enhancements. Let's take a look at each of these.

Major new features

The following list shows some of the more enhanced changes made within the new Veeam ONE v11a:

  • Continuous Data Protection (CDP)
    • New monitoring and alerting to notify you if any CDP policies are not in compliance to allow for remediation.
    • Reporting: new reports for monitoring the SLAs of your CDP policies are now available in the VM CDP SLA compliance report.
  • Veeam Agent for MAC support
    • Monitoring and alerting to ensure your workloads protected by the Veeam Mac Agent are being protected and ensure backups are running correctly.
    • Reporting: you can now identify which macOS machines are protected on time and which ones are not and determine whether the RPO requirements are being met. You can also analyze whether the Veeam Mac...