Continuum BDR

Continuum BDR

Explains the features and functions of Continuum's hybrid backup and disaster recovery solution.

About this course

Welcome to Continuum BDR. This course describes the robust hybrid backup and disaster recovery solution supported by Continuum’s 24/7 NOC and integrated into the ITSupport Portal for single-pane-of-glass system management.

Objectives:

  • Discusses the available product options for your BDR package.
  • Describes how to install a local appliance with server backup manager software at your client’s site.
  • Explains how to install a Continuum backup agent on each machine to back up to the appliance.
  • Highlights recovery points, notifications, and reporting options.

Each module contains a short instructional video followed by questions to check your understanding. Once you complete all video modules, take the Continuum Backup Specialist Exam and earn a score of at least 80% to become certified.

Curriculum01:11:10

  • Getting Started with Continuum BDR
  • What is Continuum BDR 00:02:12

    Introduces the features and benefits of Continuum BDR and the Backup and Continuity product lines and describes how Continuum BDR works.

  • Before You Begin
  • Choosing the Right Continuum BDR Package 00:05:15

    Shows how to use the BDR package guide to determine the right products and data protection level to meet your client’s BDR needs.

  • Understanding Notification of BDR Alerts 00:07:02

    Explains how to create and assign alert notification templates in the BDR tab for issues such as backup failure, appliance low-disk space, or off-site replication delay.

  • Understanding Retention Policies 00:03:50

    Explains how retention policies work and what data points are maintained so you can provide clients with the right guidance when defining policy.

  • Using the DR Plan Template 00:02:50

    Describes how to use the customizable BDR Disaster Recovery Plan template to formalize a site's disaster recovery policies and procedures.

  • Deployment and Configuration
  • Placing an Order 00:07:19

    Shows how to sign up for Continuum BDR and explains evaluation and package options.

  • Creating or Modifying Notification Templates 00:04:37

    Explains the steps required to customize an existing notification template and to change the template assigned to a site.

  • Installing the SBM 00:07:20

    Explains how to install the site backup manager (SBM) on your appliance and how to activate your license.

  • Adding a Protected Machine 00:08:23

    Discusses the steps for adding a protected machine to the SBM that deploys an agent to detect the machine’s OS and live data details.

  • Advanced Configurations to Improve Performance 00:08:20

    Describes how to configure more advanced settings such as excluding files or folders from backups and configuring exchange or SQL backups.

  • Verifying Your Data
  • Configuring Disk Safe Verification 00:07:17

    Discusses disk safe verification and reviews how it works, how to schedule, on-demand verification, and tips for success.

  • Using Tru-Verify for Virtualization 00:06:45

    Explores the Tru-Verify configuration for BDR backups and discusses how it works, how to schedule, how to run on-demand, and best practices for success.

  • Recovering Your Data
  • Disaster Recovery Scenarioes

    Examines how to perform a file or folder recovery from a local backup or the cloud using the integration between the ITSupport Portal and the SBM.

  • Continuum Backup Specialist
  • Continuum Backup Specialist Exam

    Continuum Backup Specialist Exam

About this course

Welcome to Continuum BDR. This course describes the robust hybrid backup and disaster recovery solution supported by Continuum’s 24/7 NOC and integrated into the ITSupport Portal for single-pane-of-glass system management.

Objectives:

  • Discusses the available product options for your BDR package.
  • Describes how to install a local appliance with server backup manager software at your client’s site.
  • Explains how to install a Continuum backup agent on each machine to back up to the appliance.
  • Highlights recovery points, notifications, and reporting options.

Each module contains a short instructional video followed by questions to check your understanding. Once you complete all video modules, take the Continuum Backup Specialist Exam and earn a score of at least 80% to become certified.

Curriculum01:11:10

  • Getting Started with Continuum BDR
  • What is Continuum BDR 00:02:12

    Introduces the features and benefits of Continuum BDR and the Backup and Continuity product lines and describes how Continuum BDR works.

  • Before You Begin
  • Choosing the Right Continuum BDR Package 00:05:15

    Shows how to use the BDR package guide to determine the right products and data protection level to meet your client’s BDR needs.

  • Understanding Notification of BDR Alerts 00:07:02

    Explains how to create and assign alert notification templates in the BDR tab for issues such as backup failure, appliance low-disk space, or off-site replication delay.

  • Understanding Retention Policies 00:03:50

    Explains how retention policies work and what data points are maintained so you can provide clients with the right guidance when defining policy.

  • Using the DR Plan Template 00:02:50

    Describes how to use the customizable BDR Disaster Recovery Plan template to formalize a site's disaster recovery policies and procedures.

  • Deployment and Configuration
  • Placing an Order 00:07:19

    Shows how to sign up for Continuum BDR and explains evaluation and package options.

  • Creating or Modifying Notification Templates 00:04:37

    Explains the steps required to customize an existing notification template and to change the template assigned to a site.

  • Installing the SBM 00:07:20

    Explains how to install the site backup manager (SBM) on your appliance and how to activate your license.

  • Adding a Protected Machine 00:08:23

    Discusses the steps for adding a protected machine to the SBM that deploys an agent to detect the machine’s OS and live data details.

  • Advanced Configurations to Improve Performance 00:08:20

    Describes how to configure more advanced settings such as excluding files or folders from backups and configuring exchange or SQL backups.

  • Verifying Your Data
  • Configuring Disk Safe Verification 00:07:17

    Discusses disk safe verification and reviews how it works, how to schedule, on-demand verification, and tips for success.

  • Using Tru-Verify for Virtualization 00:06:45

    Explores the Tru-Verify configuration for BDR backups and discusses how it works, how to schedule, how to run on-demand, and best practices for success.

  • Recovering Your Data
  • Disaster Recovery Scenarioes

    Examines how to perform a file or folder recovery from a local backup or the cloud using the integration between the ITSupport Portal and the SBM.

  • Continuum Backup Specialist
  • Continuum Backup Specialist Exam

    Continuum Backup Specialist Exam