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Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

Commvault Professional Foundations

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

Learn essential skills for configuring and administering Commvault® software to protect data in virtual and physical infrastructures.

This three-day instructor-led course provides all the information about the Commvault environment core components including:

  • CommServe® server configuration

  • MediaAgent design

  • Agent deployment

  • Storage configuration

  • Data security

The class is balanced between technical discussions using detailed diagrams and white board sessions, and hands-on labs using an Education Services CVLab environment focusing on the Commvault Command Center™.

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


The Commvault Professional Foundations Exam is included as part of this course. The exam validates the skills required to configure and administer a CommCell® environment using the Commvault Command Center. It proves a professional level skillset in the areas of CommCell Administration, Storage Administration, and CommCell Core Components.

The exam is 75 minutes in duration and consists of 30 questions. A passing grade is 75% (23 correct answers).

Passing both this Foundations Exam and the Advanced Exam will result in obtaining the Commvault Certified Professional certification.

Aligns to certification

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What you’ll learn

CommCell Administration

  • User and group security

  • Configuring administrative tasks

  • Conducting data protection and recovery operations

  • CommCell monitoring

Storage Administration

  • Deduplication

  • Disk, cloud and tape storage configuration

CommCell Core Components

  • CommServe server

  • MediaAgent

  • Placement, client and agent configuration

Stay ahead of the technology curve

Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

This course is intended for personnel responsible for day-to-day administration and management of Commvault software.

Course subjects

CommCell Environment

  • CommCell Overview

  • Product Lines

  • Commvault Command Center Core Setup

  • Commvault Command Center Navigation

  • Features

  • Commvault Command Center Customisation

  • CommCell Core Components

Storage Configuration

  • Storage Overview

  • Disk Storage

  • Cloud Storage

  • Deduplication

  • Tape Storage


  • Storage Policies

  • Retention

Client Administration

  • User Security

  • Network Topologies

Data Management

  • Plans

  • Data Protection

  • Data Recovery

  • Job Management

Servers and Features

  • Servers and Server Groups

  • Agent Deployment

  • Files and Network Storage Protection

  • Virtual Machine Protection


  • Views

  • Alerts

  • Reports

  • Support


It is recommended that you watch the Welcome to Commvault eLearning course. It is included at no additional cost, as a part of the Commvault Professional Foundations registration, and is recommended to be completed prior to attending the course.


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

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS 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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