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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 5: Backup Enhancements – Jobs, Copy Jobs, Restores, and More

Veeam Backup & Replication v11a has some significant new enhancements to all aspects of the application, and in this chapter, we will take a look at some of the more critical changes. The first thing discussed will be the enhancements to the backup jobs and how Veeam has improved things overall. We discuss the new features for setting up backup copy jobs. You will learn about restoring and how Linux can now be a restore target and other expanded platform support. Lastly, we will look at Quick Migration jobs, file-level restores, and explorer enhancements.

By the end of this chapter, you will understand what is new in version 11a. You will also understand how to leverage these new enhancements. And finally, you will have a better understanding of how the overall changes made help improve your backup environment.

We're going to cover the following main topics in this chapter:

  • Understanding...