Storware Backup and Recovery (former vProtect):
Implementation & Administration Course 2020

01 | Introduction: Welcome to course

Hi, welcome to the course. Marcin Kubacki and Paweł Mączka will guide you step by step through the configuration and management of vProtect, and show its true power.

02 | Introduction: Solution Overview

Now it’s time to learn how vProtect works and how it can be used as part of the IT infrastructure. With a brief look at its architecture, we discuss key functionalities dedicated to relevant hypervisors.

03 | Introduction: Backup Strategies

Depending on the hypervisor, it is possible to choose one or more backup strategies. Each of them has unique properties and a set of functionalities. Find out which one is best suited to your needs.

04 | Introduction: Registration & Download

Launching vProtect is fast and easy. Find out what types of software you can download and how to fill in the registration forms properly to receive the right version of the license.

05 | Introduction: Getting Started

The documentation will provide the necessary knowledge needed to install vProtect without problems. Here you will find information on component placement, requirements for the node and server as well as network consideration.

06 | Implementation: Installation

In this video, you will learn how to perform an all-in-one vProtect installation on an example of the VMware vSphere/ESXi environment. All necessary information about installation strategies, system requirements, and commands can be found in the technical documentation. Choose a preferred way and start your adventure with vProtect.

07 | Implementation: Initial Configuration

Learn how to properly launch vProtect. Remember to add the license key and select the appropriate time zone. Now you can use the Configuration Wizard, which will allow you to set up vProtect step by step.

08 | Implementation: FileSystem Backup Destination

Let’s focus on backup destinations. Under one license you can use many of them – it all depends on your needs. Learn how to properly create and configure a file system backup destination.

09 | Implementation: Object Storage Backup Destination

Object storage is another option for a backup destination that you can choose under your license. Learn how to properly create and configure it.

10 | Implementation: Enterprise Backup Providers

vProtect is the perfect complement to enterprise-grade backup providers. In this case, it is treated as a proxy. With it, you can easily extend your backup capabilities to cover open-source platforms, for example.

11 | Administration: Policies & schedules

Find out how you can effortlessly start automating data protection jobs by creating policies and schedules. Learn about the key aspects and options that ensure the most effective backup.

12 | Administration: VM Backup & Recovery

What to do when a backup task failed? Learn how to analyze the statistics and reports available in the administration panel. See how easy it is to backup and restore the selected virtual machine manually, on-demand.

13 | Administration: Individual File Restore

When you do not need to recover the entire virtual machine, but only individual files, vProtect allows you to use mounted backups strategy. Learn how to properly use a file-level restore feature.

14 | Administration: Snapshot Management

Mastering snapshot management is the perfect complement to your main backup strategy. By using snapshots, you can back up not only data but also configurations of running virtual machines. See how it works.14

15 | Administration: Application Backup & Recovery

Extend your data protection capabilities with the application backup module. See how our agentless solution copes with it and how to configure it correctly.

16 | Administration: Daily Management Tasks

The administration panel gives you insight into the most necessary information. Learn some tips and tricks on how to use it effectively in daily management tasks

17 | Administration: Recovery Plans

With vProtect it is possible not only to automate backup but also recovery processes. This saves you time in carrying out the necessary tests and guarantees that in the event of a failure a backup is valid.

18 | Administration: Command Line Interface

Using CLI is another way to manage vProtect. Learn how to use it.

19 | Integration: API Integration

If you want to integrate vProtect with third-party software, there is no easier way than using the RESTful API. All functions that you see in vProtect WebIU can be triggered via the API.

20 | Integration: RHV Web UI Module Integration

In this video, you’ll learn how easily you can integrate vProtect UI with the native RHV/oVirt UI to manage all backup jobs from a single pane of glass.