SEP sesam Hybrid Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution

Hybrid backup

SEP sesam backup and recovery solution for virtual and physical environments protect companies and organizations from small to large enterprises. Here is a brief description of the SEP sesam and steps I took to implement my first backup with this solution some months ago. Backup data on saving set is preserved according to the retention time defined. Data can be migrated, deduplicated, and replicated in order to provide fast and reliable restore. Kindly refer to the following related guides. Cloud Protection Manager: How to recover backup via N2WS Veeam CPM, and Advantage of using a 3rd party software for Backup (N2WS by Veeam) over AMI.

SEP sesam supports heterogeneous computing environment and provides "Present Task Type". SEP sesam changed the naming from Backup Type ----> Task Type. 

Hybrid Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution

Note: Standard backup does not prepare for Disaster Recovery. This recovery requires special preparation and configuration with SEP sesam disaster recovery solutions.
– Bare Metal Recovery Linux
– Bare Metal Recovery Windows and
– SEP sesam self-recovery

SEP sesam introduces powerful scheduling called SEPuler. However, This constantly checks for backup, restore, and predefined tasks to be executed. When such a task is found, SEPuler initiates the execution of such tasks. Furthermore, To avoid conflict and efficiently manage tasks in the execution queue, SEP sesam uses event priorities.

Backup Server Setting up a backup environment
– Decide on the Server (VM) to backup
– Install the necessary SEP backup components on them (i.e., on the VM to be backup.
– Ensure you have the required permission on the system to be backup.

Note: The grouping of clients and storage devices is referred to as a Location. By default, this is set to local. You can group similar OS’ (devices) by using locations or by using different geographical locaton) etc.

– You can also have different locations in this faction below.

Disaster recovery

Moreover, new locations can be created to have your servers grouped together eg, Linux servers.

How to Configure Clients.
– Nonetheless, The image below is the faction in which new clients are created and added to SEP sesam.

Note: The database has to be configured previously. After creating a data store, you must create a new media pool.

Client-Side Configuration: Setup and configure SEP client on each Server (VM) to be backed up. Here is the link to where this client can be downloaded.
Here, you can download for Windows clients, etc.

Note: You must install or enter the SEP sesam server name when installing the agent. Some firewall ports will be opened automatically on the server during this installation. Ensure you have a working DNS name resolution correctly set up for the client and backup server itself.

I hope you found this blog post helpful. Please let me know in the comment session if you have any questions.

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