How to test your backups with Veeam Backup & Recovery SureBackup



  • • What is SureBackup?
    	○ The trifecta
    		§ Virtual Labs
    			□ Host
    			□ Datastore
    			□ Proxy Appliance
    			□ Networking
    		§ Application Groups
    			□ VM Roles - DC / Exchange / SQL / Etc.
    			□ Boot Priority
    			□ Custom Scripts - %vm_ip% 5000
    			□ Credentials
    		§ SureBackup Job
    			□ Virtual Lab
    			□ Application Group
    				® Keep the Application Group running
    			□ Linked Jobs
    			□ Schedule
    

    0_1526434902267_Virtual labs.png

    • Why use SureBackup?
    	○ Problems we had
    		§ Legacy solutions
    		§ "Successful" reporting
    		§ Flying blind with our emergency data recovery
    		§ A huge amount of engineering resources assigned to checking backups - expensive
    	○ Time saving - engineering resource required is minimal
    	○ Accurate reporting
    	○ Confidence your backups are verified and are ready in case disaster strikes.
    	○ Each quarter organizations only test an average of 5.26% of their backups
    	○ Automations
    • Positive outcomes experienced
    	○ Time savings
    	○ Accurate, successful reporting
    	○ Confidence in our backup strategy
    	○ Clear definition of work to be done
    • Backup confidence
    	○ "It's gone" is not good enough
    	○ 100% confidence data is recoverable
    	○ Time & resource saving
    • What to expect?
    	○ From a support perspective, what are common situations that come up with SureBackup?
    	○ What are some SureBackup tips for scaling and using it often?
    	○ When people decide to start doing SureBackup, what usually gets the caught up?
    	○ SureReplica is similar to SureBackup but has its own caveats.
    

    Want to setup SureBackup? Call support and ask for integration.
    https://www.veeam.com/kb1912