Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere
eBook: $19.99
Formats: PDF, PacktLib, ePub and Mobi formats
save 15%!
Print + free eBook + free PacktLib access to the book: $52.98    Print cover: $32.99
save 6%!
Free Shipping!
UK, US, Europe and selected countries in Asia.
Also available on:
Table of Contents
Sample Chapters
  • Explore Veeam Backup and Replication v7 infrastructure and its components
  • Create backup, replication, and restore strategies that protect data, your company's most valuable asset
  • Includes advanced features like off-site replication and tape retention

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 110 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : April 2014
ISBN : 1782174176
ISBN 13 : 9781782174172
Author(s) : Christian Mohn
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Enterprise

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Veeam® Backup & Replication v7 for VMware
Chapter 2: Configuring Backups
Chapter 3: Restoring Data
Chapter 4: Replicating Virtual Machines
Chapter 5: Other Features
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Veeam® Backup & Replication v7 for VMware
    • Backup strategies
      • Recovery point objective and recovery time objective
      • Native tape support
      • Veeam® Backup & Replication architecture
      • Veeam® Backup & Replication components
        • Backup proxy
        • Backup repository
        • Veeam® Backup Enterprise Manager
        • Using U-AIR wizards
        • Built-In WAN Acceleration
      • Comparing editions
    • Installing Veeam® Backup & Replication v7
      • Configuring a repository
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Configuring Backups
    • Backup repositories
    • Backup transport modes
    • Backup modes
      • Incremental backup
      • Incremental backup with synthetic full
      • Reversed incremental backup
    • Configuring a virtual backup proxy
    • Configuring a backup job
    • Configuring a tape backup job
    • Adding a remote repository
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Restoring Data
    • Performing Instant VM Recovery
    • Performing Full VM Restore
    • Restoring VM files
    • Restoring VM hard disks
    • Restoring VM Guest files
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Other Features
    • Understanding SureBackup and SureReplica
    • Universal Application-Item Recovery (U-AIR)
    • Quick Migration
    • SAN Support
    • vCloud Director support
    • Veeam® Backup Enterprise Manager
    • Veeam® Backup Search
      • 1-Click VM Restore
      • vSphere Web Client plugin
    • Summary

Christian Mohn

Christian Mohn is a VMware vExpert, an IT industry veteran, and a blogger with more than 16 years of real-world experience. Christian currently works as a virtualization architect for Norway's largest IT company EVRY, where he designs and implements virtualization solutions for enterprise clients as well as serves as the Tech Champion for server virtualization.

Prior to joining EVRY, he was the Infrastructure Manager for a large Norwegian shipping company, where he introduced virtualization throughout the organization.

He is also one of the hosts of the vSoup Virtualization Podcast and is well known for his contributions to the virtualization community through his virtualization blog vNinja.net.

Christian lives in Bergen, Norway, with his wife and two kids.

He was one of the technical reviewers of VMware vSphere 5.1 Cookbook, Abhilash GB, Packt Publishing, and wrote the foreword for Building End-User Computing Solutions with VMware View, Mike Laverick and Barry Coombs, Lulu.

In addition to this, he has written whitepapers and held several technical webinars for Veeam®.

Submit Errata

Please let us know if you have found any errors not listed on this list by completing our errata submission form. Our editors will check them and add them to this list. Thank you.

Sample chapters

You can view our sample chapters and prefaces of this title on PacktLib or download sample chapters in PDF format.

Frequently bought together

Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere +    Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration: A Hands-On Tutorial =
50% Off
the second eBook
Price for both: $38.05

Buy both these recommended eBooks together and get 50% off the cheapest eBook.

What you will learn from this book

  • Install and manage a Veeam® Backup & Replication v7 infrastructure
  • Discover how to back up and restore data in virtual environments
  • Learn how agentless backups work, and how they help protect mission critical data
  • Utilize WAN acceleration to speed up backup to remote locations
  • Master the "3-2-1" rule for storing backups
  • Learn how to use single-item restores to speed up the recovery process
  • Understand what options are available for Veeam® Backup & Replication, and how to configure these options

In Detail

Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware is a backup and replication solution that provides data protection for virtualized VMware vSphere environments. This powerful and easy-to-use solution helps administrators rest assured that their data is protected, while at the same time retaining the flexibility that virtualization provides.

"Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere" starts with an introduction to Veeam® Backup & Replication, describing the prerequisites, requirements, and deployment steps needed to get the required infrastructure in place. It provides a description of its features and capabilities as well as useful tips on doing day-to-day administrative tasks. This book is a practical and hands-on guide to installing, configuring, and managing a backup infrastructure.


This is an easy-to-follow guide that will help you learn everything you need to know to administer backup, replication, and recovery in your VMware vSphere environment, with Veeam Backup and Replication.

Who this book is for

If you are a VMware vSphere administrator who is looking to protect your infrastructure by utilizing the world's leading modern data protection solution, specifically designed for virtual environments. A good understanding of VMware vSphere architecture is recommended, but prior knowledge of Veeam® Backup & Replication is not required.

Code Download and Errata
Packt Anytime, Anywhere
Register Books
Print Upgrades
eBook Downloads
Video Support
Contact Us
Awards Voting Nominations Previous Winners
Judges Open Source CMS Hall Of Fame CMS Most Promising Open Source Project Open Source E-Commerce Applications Open Source JavaScript Library Open Source Graphics Software
Open Source CMS Hall Of Fame CMS Most Promising Open Source Project Open Source E-Commerce Applications Open Source JavaScript Library Open Source Graphics Software