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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)
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Section 1: Installation – Best Practices and Optimizations
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Section 2: CDP and Immutability – Hardened Repositories, Backups, and Object Storage
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Section 3: Linux Proxy Enhancements, Instant Recovery, Veeam ONE, and Orchestrator

Summary

This chapter looked at Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator, a disaster recovery testing and execution tool for failovers and recoveries of Veeam Backup & Replication jobs, including backup, replication, and CDP. We looked at an overview of Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator and its capabilities. We reviewed the components of Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator and walked through its installation. We also demonstrated and discussed the configuration of Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator. We discussed the creation of orchestration plans for testing and executing DR failover and recovery. Finally, we touched on using custom scripts, reporting, and built-in dashboards to review overall system health.

After reading this chapter, you should now have a much deeper understanding of Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator and what it is. You should also understand how to install and set up orchestration plans. And finally, you should be able to utilize Veeam Disaster Recovery...