VMCE study guide

Now for those working with Veeam, a hot topic these days is the VMCE (Veeam Certified Engineer) certification. In order to take this exam you first need to attend a 3-day technical course which covers the syllabus, then you are allowed to take the exam.

The exam consists of 50 random questions which are multiple choice, and you need 70% to pass the exam.

Now as an Veeam instructor I get questions regarding where can I find more info about the different subjects and a bit more regarding best practice regarding each subject ?

Therefore I created this study guide which consists of links to each module in the syllabus. First of you need to take the course, get yourself familiarized with the GUI and where options are stored in the GUI. Know the different components, where they can be placed and how traffic flows between the different components and look at some sample scenarios for instance which are listed in the evaluators guide.

Sample guides:
Support for Hypervisors:
Hyper-V: http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/datasheet/product-info-veeam-support-for-windows-server-2012-r2.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398891896&Signature=9TThHxabKQdTtUd7SGpFtqmhPdU%3D
VMware: http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/datasheet/product-info-veeam-support-for-vsphere-5-5.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398891896&Signature=HSvgsxXXvEk%2B%2BovZDrD%2FMat%2BvMU%3D

Best-practice for backup and replication deployment:
http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/guide/veeam_backup_7_0_deployment_vmware.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398891903&Signature=F5KVQ5urIkTL%2BFXbRAcp6T5kHgs%3D

Best-practice for HP storage and Veeam:
http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/guide/wp_veeam_hp_configuration_2.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398891915&Signature=Qm6cHw%2FqTRwZbLaqQB3pZzBlaMk%3D

Evaluators guide for VMware:
http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/guide/veeam_backup_evaluators_guide_7_vmware.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398891922&Signature=Qj0COAOPG5qq8O8r3HvVRbfLVFU%3D

Syllabus:

Backup Methods
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/index.html?backup_methods.html

Scheduling
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/scheduling.html
 
Changed Block Tracking (CBT)
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/changed_block_tracking.html

Compression and Deduplication
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/compression_deduplication.html

Retention Policy
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/retention_policy.html

Auto Discovery of Backup and Virtual Infrastructure
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/one/70/vsphere/configuring_veeam_one_monitor.html

Business Categorization
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/one/70/vsphere/assigning_categorization_value.html

Pre-Defined Alerting
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/one/70/vsphere/appendix_alarm_rules_events.html

http://helpcenter.veeam.com/one/70/vsphere/alarms.html

Agentless data gathering
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/one/70/vsphere/introducing_veeam_one_business_view.html?zoom_highlightsub=agentless

Hyper-V specific features
http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/guide/veeamone_7_0_deployment_guide.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398887835&Signature=CMfYdlrWg9qEN4kbcOJdWH%2Fidps%3D

Veeam One Deployment
http://veeampdf.s3.amazonaws.com/guide/veeamone_7_0_deployment_guide.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJI4MX44AEVG3NBLA&Expires=1398887835&Signature=CMfYdlrWg9qEN4kbcOJdWH%2Fidps%3D

http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/install_vbr.html

Deployment Scenarios
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/deployment_scenarios.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/components.html

Prerequisites
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/planning.html
 
Upgrading Veeam Backup & Replication
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/upgrade_vbr.html

Adding Servers
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/setup_addserver.html

Adding a VMware Backup Proxy
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/add_vmware_proxy.html

Adding a Hyper-V Offhost Backup Proxy
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/add_hyperv_proxy.html

Adding Backup Repositories
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/setup_addrepo.html

Performing Configuration Backup and Restore
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/export_vbr_config.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/restore_vbr.html

Creating Backup Jobs
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/backup_job.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/options_parallel_processing.html

Creating VM Copy Jobs
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/index.html?vm_copy.html

Instant VM Recovery
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/performing_instant_recovery.html

Insight into Replication
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/index.html?intro.html

Insight into Failover
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/performing_failover.html

Insight into Failback
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/performing_failback.html

SureBackup Recovery Verification
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/recovery_verification.html

SureReplica
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/recovery_verification_surereplica.html

Restoring Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint objects
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/vex.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/working_with_vesp.html

Working with Veeam Backup & Replication Utilities
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/extract_utility_console_restore.html

3-2-1 rule
http://www.veeam.com/blog/how-to-follow-the-3-2-1-backup-rule-with-veeam-backup-replication.html

Working with Tape Media
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/working_with_tape_media.html

Wan Accelerator
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/wan_add.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/wan_acceleration.html

Offsite Backup Copy Job
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/offhost_proxy_advanced.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/hyperv/backup_copy_job.html

Delegate file and VM restores with Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/em/performing_1-click_file_restore.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/em/1click_vm_restore.html

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager RESTful API
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/em/used_ports.html

HP StoreVirtual VSA
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/hp_san_support.html
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/hp_san.html

Product Editions Comparison
http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/70/vsphere/editions.html

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