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Better way to learn Netbackup from basics

Created: 17 Sep 2013 • Updated: 18 Sep 2013 | 4 comments
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Hi All,

Please suggest me the way to learn the netbackup from basic 

I wanted to learn it,,get confused while going through the weblinks over the internet 

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Marianne's picture

If at all possible - attend a 5-day classroom training course. 
use the Traning link at the bottom of the page to find training location in your country.

The next thing to do is to download NBU manuals and start reading. You can find links to all manuals in 'Handy NBU Links' in my signature.
Start with the 'Getting Started' Guide and then the Admin Guides.
Troubleshooting and Installation Guides are also helpful.

Last but most important is to practise in a lab environment. You can use VMs to use/test NBU.

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

Stumpr2's picture

If you want to learn NetBackup then use command lines as often as possible. If you must use a GUI then follow through with looking up the commands in the commands manual after you have finished your required tasks. Add /usr/openv/man to your $MANPATH and use them. Also helpful are the usage printouts that show up when you use the bp$command -help

Thank Marianne for the link for this process flow and use it to learn the different services

Marianne, this is twice in one day that I shared that link above. Have you considered adding it to your list of handy links :-)

VERITAS ain't it the truth?

RajNK's picture

Thank you for the quick reply,,i will follow ur suggestions.

Will Restore's picture

Good advice above. 

I can only add to ride a bicycle, you can read & ask for help, but someday you just have to jump on, fall a few times until you get it right.  Hopefully in a test environment rather than production! 

Will Restore -- where there is a Will there is a way