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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

Prerequisites for Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator

The installation of Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator is a pretty straightforward process. You must have the ISO file as noted in the Technical requirements section at the beginning of the chapter. Also, before installing, you need to check the following prerequisites:

  • Check platform and system requirements: Ensure that your virtual platform is supported and that the machine on which you are installing Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator meets the hardware and software requirements. If using an external Microsoft SQL Server, ensure that this also satisfies requirements.
  • Check account permissions: Ensure that the user account under which Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator will be installed has sufficient rights.
  • Check ports: Ensure that all the required ports are open for communication between Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator components, virtual infrastructure servers, and Veeam Backup & Replication...