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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


This chapter has reviewed many of the new backup enhancements that Veeam has added to v11a. We first examined the many new backup job features and improvements, including the new high priority option. We then looked at backup copy jobs and some interesting new features that could be set there, such as the new time-based retention. After that, we discussed the latest Linux and expanded platform enhancements, including no longer requiring the helper appliance. Lastly, we discussed many other enhancements, including changes to some Veeam Explorers, like the new Microsoft Teams explorer. After reading this chapter, you should have a better understanding of the multitude of new features within backup jobs, backup copy jobs, restores for Linux, and explorers.

Hopefully, you will now have a better idea of how these improvements can better help you in your environment. The next chapter will look into object storage and the newest vendors that you can now choose from when setting...