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Commvault Engineer

  • Length 3 days
  • Price  $3630 inc GST
  • Version 11
  • Inclusions Exam
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Why study this course

Elevate your knowledge of Commvault® software and maximise your organisation’s investment by learning and applying infrastructure design concepts in your environment.

This three-day instructor-led course focuses on a deeper understanding of topics such as:

  • CommCell® design

  • Storage configuration

  • Cloud computing and disaster recovery

  • Commvault deduplication

  • Application protection in a virtual infrastructure

The course is structured as a design and implementation project where Commvault best practices are applied to prepare the participant to optimally plan for:

  • CommServe® placement

  • MediaAgent scaling

  • Deduplication engine design

  • Commvault HyperScale™

  • Snapshot implementation

  • Virtual Server Agent (VSA) configuration from the ground up

  • Performance

Emphasis is placed on VM protection, particularly for protecting virtualised applications including Microsoft Exchange, SQL and SharePoint.

This training course is run by Commvault, utilising a Commvault trainer.


The Commvault Engineer 2020 Exam is included as part of this course. The exam assesses the level of comprehension for configuration and management of storage policies, data retention, and data protection options; deployment and configuration of a VSA for both physical and virtual hosts; VSA instances, data sets and subclient configuration; using IntelliSnap® Technology; and backup and recovery performance benchmarks.

The exam is 90 minutes in duration and consists of 40 questions. A passing grade is 75% (30 correct answers).

Passing the Commvault Engineer 2020 Exam, together with holding Certified Professional status, will certify you as a Commvault Certified Engineer.

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What you’ll learn

  • Configuration and management of storage policies, data retention, and protection options for protecting data

  • Deployment and configuration of a VSA for both physical and virtual hosts

  • VSA instances, data sets and subclient configuration

  • Using IntelliSnap Technology to protect virtual environments

  • Establishing backup and recovery performance benchmarks

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Commvault at Lumify Work

Lumify Work has established a new partnership with Commvault to deliver more course choices to our customers. Learn the skills to design, implement and maintain your organisation’s data management solutions, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Proactively simplify and manage the complexity of your evolving and growing data environment.

Who is the course for?

This course is intended for experienced administrators and engineers looking to increase their knowledge in CommCell design strategies focusing on storage design and cloud computing, deduplication, Commvault HyperScale, virtual data protection, and application protection.

Course subjects

CommCell Design

  • CommCell Structure Planning

  • CommServe design

  • MediaAgent Scaling

  • Indexing

Storage Design

  • Storage infrastructure design

  • GridStor® technology

  • SAN Data Server

  • Cloud computing and storage

  • Deduplication design

  • Storage Policy design


  • Virtualisation primer

  • Virtual Server Agent backup process

  • Virtual Server Agent roles

  • Transport modes

  • Virtual Server Agent configuration

IntelliSnap Technology

  • IntelliSnap technology overview

  • Hardware snapshot methods

  • IntelliSnap for VSA

  • IntelliSnap configuration

Application Protection

  • Application protection overview

  • Agent based protection

  • VSA application aware backup

  • IntelliSnap for VSA

  • Additional application protection methods


  • Performance overview

  • Meeting backup windows

  • Meeting media management requirements

  • Meeting restore requirements

  • Assessing data protection methods

  • Assessing Commvault product features

  • Assessing Commvault software options and configurations


You must have completed and passed the Commvault Certified Professional certification, consisting of these two courses and their associated exams:


Lumify Work offers certification and training in Commvault technologies through our partnership with Commvault. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to Commvault for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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