Each participant receives FREE OF CHARGE our all-in-one administration tool BWeb Management Suite, including reporting, management, configuration and deployment capabilities!*

More than ever, participating in one of our training sessions brings great value! Not only will you become a Bacula Expert after the Admin I 3 day course but you will also enjoy our admin tool, BWeb Management Suite, with its reporting and management features as well as its new configuration and deployment capabilities! Discover BWeb Management Suite’s fantastic benefits here. 

Excellent training! We leave this Admin I training session with the full understanding of how to configure and implement Bacula Enterprise Edition.
Matthew Watson, Systems Administrator – Walt Disney Animation

Bacula Certified Training Centers for Admin I:

  • Bacula Systems Headquarters, Switzerland (English)
  • Bacula Systems USA (English)
  • Téïcée, France (French)
  • Open Future, Belgium (English and Dutch)
  • Thirdware (Japanese)


This high-quality training course is held at our headquarters located in Switzerland, in San Antonio (Texas, USA) or in Lyndhurst (New Jersey, USA), under the personal guidance of Kern Sibbald, CTO of Bacula Systems and leader of the Bacula Project. After completing the course, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Obtain the Bacula code
  • Build, install and configure Bacula on your own system
  • Design and run a backup scheme
  • Configure backup jobs for disks and auto-changers
  • Diagnose and debug problems
  • Learn to monitor day-to-day operations
  • Set up and perform restore operations

Course pre-requisites


To participate in this course, you are expected to have:

  • A reasonably strong knowledge of Linux
  • Systems administration skills
2018 – 19 Calendar


March 2018 6,7,8 San Antonio, Texas $ 2985
March 2018 13-14-15 Paris La Défense, France (course presented in French language) € 1990
June 2018 12-13-14 Paris La Défense, France (course presented in French language) € 1990
September 2018 11,12,13 Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland € 1990
October 2018 02-03-04 Paris La Défense, France (course presented in French language) € 1990
October 2018 9,10,11 Lyndhurst, New Jersey $ 2985
December 2018 11-12-13 Paris La Défense, France (course presented in French language) € 1990
March 2019 5-6-7 Berlin, Germany (course presented in German language) € 1990

Register now!

Class daily schedule


The agenda is available here

Course Fee


€ 1’990/ US$ 2985 (includes laptops, all training equipment and lunches). Register now! Please note that travel to the course location (Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, San Antonio, TX or Lyndhurst, NJ, USA) as well as other meals and lodging are the responsibility of the participant. Snack lunches, however, are included. Bacula Systems is holding a number of rooms at nearby hotels, at special rates. Please contact us to book accommodation.



For Switzerland, courses are held at the Bacula Systems headquarters: Rue Galilée 5 CH-1400 Yverdon-les-Bains Switzerland T: +41 21 641 6080 F: +41 21 641 6081.

For the US New Jersey training session, the course will be held at the Courtyard Lyndhurst Meadowlands 1 Polito Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 USA.

For other training locations such as France, Belgium and Australia, please check with us for the specific address.

Travel Recommendations


To Bacula Systems headquarters: Zurich and Geneva airports are both possible airports – with regular (and reliable!) train service to Yverdon. Geneva airport is the closest to our office, about an hour by train from Yverdon.

Training Policies


Please be sure to read our payment and cancellation policies before reserving a course.

* Valid for all existing Bacula Systems subscriptions and new ones purchased within a period of six months after the training session. BWeb Management Suite will remain free of charge during the time of the subscription, including renewals. Training invoiced at time of order and must be taken within 6 months. Value: € 2970/US$ 4455  per year.


“Bacula Systems’ training courses are highly professional, insightful and exactly what a sys-admin needs to take him or her to the next level in understanding backup and recovery”
Asher Akhtar, Senior Data Protection Architect, Smithsonian Institution