Dell-EMC NetWorker Implementation and Management



In this course, you will learn how to install, configure, maintain, and monitor NetWorker. Lectures, hands-on labs, and video demonstrations will expose you to specific concepts.


  • System administrators
  • Partners
  • Software support specialists who install, configure and support NetWorker in Windows and Linux environments


An understanding of:

  • Backup and recovery concepts and principles
  • Windows or Linux system administration
  • Network administration in a TCP/IP environment
  • SAN and storage device concepts
  • Completion of the NetWorker Fundamentals eLearning course is a prerequisite

Learning Objectives

  • Install NetWorker and NetWorker Management Console
  • Use NetWorker resources and administrative interfaces
  • Configure and perform backup and restore operations
  • Manage NetWorker media and devices
  • Manage NetWorker databases
  • Perform cloning and staging
  • Generate NetWorker reports
  • Back up Windows hosts for disaster recovery
  • Configure NetWorker in a cluster environment
  • Backup and recover the NetWorker Management Console and NetWorker servers

1. Networker Overview

  • NetWorker Concepts and Terminology
  • NetWorker Process and Backup Flow
  • NetWorker Control Data

2. Networker Planning and Installation

  • Performing Pre-installation Planning
  • NetWorker Licensing
  • Installing NetWorker and NMC
  • Controlling NetWorker Processes
  • NetWorker Installation
  • Demo: Deploy and Configure an NVE

3. Media Tracking and Management

  • NetWorker Pools
  • Lab: NetWorker Pools

4. Performing Backups

  • Data Protection Policies
  • Scheduling and Monitoring Backups
  • Advanced Backup Options
  • VMware Backup Options
  • Lab: Configuring Backups

5. Configuring and Managing Devices

  • Devices Overview
  • Using Disk Devices
  • Using Tape Devices
  • Configuring and Managing Library Resources
  • Lab: Configuring Devices
  • Demo: Configuring Library Devices

6. Networker Database Management

  • Viewing and Managing Tracking Data
  • Manual Management of the NetWorker Databases
  • Lab: NetWorker Databases

7. Performing Networker Recoveries

  • NetWorker Recovery Overview
  • Performing Recoveries by File Selection
  • Performing Save Set Recoveries
  • Performing Directed Recoveries
  • Performing Filesystem Snapshot Recoveries
  • Lab: NetWorker Recoveries

8. Performing Cloning and Staging

  • Performing Cloning
  • Performing Clone Controlled Replication
  • Performing NetWorker Staging
  • Lab: Configuring Cloning and Staging

9. Networker Security

  • NetWorker Security Features Overview
  • NetWorker Authentication
  • NetWorker User Groups
  • NetWorker Logs
  • Configuring NetWorker in a Firewall Environment
  • Lab: NetWorker Authentication, User Groups, and Logs

10. Administering Networker

  • Events and Reporting
  • Managing NetWorker Parallelism
  • Software Distribution
  • Multi-tenancy
  • Lab: NetWorker Administration

11. Recovering Windows Hosts and Cluster Environments

  • Recovery for NetWorker Windows Client Hosts
  • Backup and Recovery of Cluster Environments

12. Recovering Networker and NMC Servers

  • Protecting the Console and NetWorker Server Databases
  • Recovering the NetWorker Server and NMC
  • Lab: Backup and Recovery of NMC and NetWorker Databases