Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) Management (ES111DPS)


Course Overview

Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) Management is a five day course with hands-on labs for IDPA administrators and users that is targeted (but not limited) to customers. The student will be able to administer and use all features of their IDPA upon completion of the course. The course will cover an overview of the IDPA model family and the administration and use of the IDPA ACM, IDPA System Manager, the Backup Server (Avamar), Protection Storage (Data Domain), Reports and Analytics (Data Protection Advisor), and Search.

Who should attend

This course is for system administrators and users who are responsible for the Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA). This course is targeted to customers, but is also appropriate for partners, solution architects, and support specialists.


To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set. The student must have an understanding of:

  • Backup and recovery concepts and principles
  • Network administration in a TCP/IP environment
  • Unix/Linux system administration

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the IDPA solution, its components, and processes
  • Use the IDPA interfaces and their connected functions and components
  • Perform IDPA administrative tasks
  • Run scheduled and on-demand backups
  • Configure backups using the interfaces of the Backup Server
  • Utilize the Search component to detect needed backups for restore
  • Restore backups using Search and the Backup Server
  • Create canned and customized reports
  • Customize dashboards
  • Use IDPA information to perform system monitoring, maintenance, capacity management, reporting, and troubleshooting
  • Describe the IDPA daily maintenance activities
  • Utilize Cloud Tier and Cloud DR
  • Describe replication options

Course Content

IDPA Overview
  • IDPA Introduction
  • ACM and IDPA Component Information
  • IDPA User Management and Single Sign-On
  • IDPA System Manager
Backup and Restore
  • Introduction to Backup Server
  • Manage Policies
  • Proxy Deployment
  • Perform Backups with Policies
  • Perform Restores
NDMP Accelerators for CIFS/NFS
  • NDMP Accelerator Overview
  • NDMP Accelerator Backup and Restore Operation
Protection Storage
  • Protection Storage Overview
  • DD Boost
  • Cloud Tier
  • Configuring Cloud Tier
  • Cloud Tier Data Movement
Search for Backups
  • Search Introduction
  • Types of Searches for IDPA
  • Search Privileges
  • Search Monitoring
  • Search Restore Management
Reporting and Analytics
  • Reporting and Analytics Introduction
  • Reports
  • Reporting and Analytics Management
Protection Storage - Capacity Monitoring/Expansion
  • Monitoring File System Space Usage
  • Adding Capacity
  • Replication Introduction
  • IDPA and Cloud Disaster Recovery
Support and Troubleshooting

In addition to lecture and demonstrations, this course includes labs designed to allow practical experience for the participant

Prices & Delivery methods

Classroom Training

5 days

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.