IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.2 Implementation and Administration - TS616G

IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.2 Implementation and Administration - TS616G

Audience

This lecture and exercise based course is for implementers and administrators who are new to IBM Spectrum Protect data management.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Experience navigating Windows 2012
  • A basic understanding of concepts regarding client/server relationships

You may wish to take Introduction to Storage - SS01G prior to this class.

Duration

5 days.

Course Objectives

IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.2 is a data backup and recovery solution designed to help you manage your data retention, reduce the cost of storage, and provide appropriate recovery point objectives to meet any service level agreement. IBM Spectrum Protect offers improved efficiency and flexibility using object-based data management and policy driven retention.

This five day course will focus on implementation and basic administration of an IBM Spectrum Protect environment. The hands-on lab exercises are performed on a Windows 2012 environment. The course materials include examples of AIX and Linux commands, when different from Windows.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of IBM Spectrum Protect
  • Install and configure the IBM Spectrum Protect components
  • Use the administrative and client interfaces
  • Discuss storage methodology options and create storage pool
  • Customize data movement and retention policies to meet business requirements
  • Configure the IBM Spectrum Protect database and storage pools for protection
  • Optimize client configuration
  • Perform backup, restore, archive and retrieve operations
  • Organize daily tasks required to protect the IBM Spectrum Protect environment
  • Automate and monitor client and administrative tasks and events

Course Content

Day 1
Unit 1: Components and concepts lecture
Unit 1: Components and concepts exercise
Unit 2: Installation and configuration lecture
Unit 2: Installation and configuration exercise

Day 2
Unit 3: Interfaces and monitoring lecture
Unit 3: Interfaces and monitoring exercise
Unit 4: Storage pools and devices lecture
Unit 4: Storage pools and devices exercise
Unit 5: Policy management, data movement, and exploration lecture

Day 3
Unit 5: Policy management, data movement, and exploration exercise
Unit 6: Server database and storage pool management lecture
Unit 6: Server database and storage pool management exercise
Unit 7: Client configuration lecture

Day 4
Unit 7: Client configuration exercise
Unit 8: Client data protection lecture
Unit 8: Client data protection exercise
Unit 9: Daily operations and maintenance lecture

Day 5
Unit 9: Daily operations and maintenance exercise
Unit 10: Schedules and reports lecture
Unit 10: Schedules and reports exercise

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