In this two-day course, you learn how to install, configure and administer IBM Spectrum Protect Plus v10.1.2. You begin with a review of the software capabilities, requirements, and architecture. Then, through lecture and hands-on labs, you learn how to perform the various tasks required to configure the environment on an installed virtual appliance. You customize SLA policy, and make use of available options to protect virtual machines and applications, as well as the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus catalog. You monitor and manage jobs, plan and prepare for disaster recovery, generate and view log files, and create custom reports.

Skills Covered

  • Describe the features, architecture, and requirements
  • Perform installation for Hyper-v and/or VMware environments
  • Configure VADP proxies
  • Add vSnap backup storage
  • Configure policy based on a Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Specify Hypervisor Definitions for Hyper-v and/or VMware
  • Run and monitor backup and restore jobs
  • Delineate disaster recovery options for Spectrum Protect Plus data
  • Replicate data to a second vSnap storage server
  • Offload data to IBM Spectrum Protect
  • Create new users and control access using LDAP and RBAC
  • Generate and view reports
  • Protect the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus catalog
  • Collect logs for IBM Spectrum Protect Plus support

Who Should Attend

Anyone who would like to protect virtual, physical, application and cloud data.

Course Curriculum


  • Experience with protecting applications and virtual machines
  • A basic understanding of IBM Spectrum Protect
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems

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