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Veritas Data Insight 5.2 Administration

Course Description


The Veritas Data Insight 5.2: Administration course is designed for the storage administration, IT security, and systems administration professional tasked with architecting, implementing, administering and using Veritas Data Insight. This class covers how to design, install, configure, administer and maintain Veritas Data Insight. Students will also learn how to use Data Insight core features toinvestigaterisk,complianceanddata managementuse cases.
Hands-On This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to use those skills in a working environment.


This course is for storage administrators, systems administrators, IT security administrators, systems professionals, and consultants who are charged with the installation, configuration, and day-to-day management of Veritas Data Insight in a variety of system environments. It is also targeted at those who need to use Veritas Data Insight to monitor systems for IT security, compliance and data management use cases.  


You must have a working knowledge of advanced computer terminology and Internet terms, and administrator-level knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system.  

Key topics

Lesson 1: Data Insight Introduction
  • Data Insight: Overview
  • Common use cases
  • Key concepts and terminology
  • Data Insight integration
Lesson 2: Technical Overview
  • Data Insight architecture
  • Planning a deployment
Lesson 3: Installation
  • Installation prerequisites
  • Installing Data Insight
  • Configuring security
  • Upgrade considerations
Lesson 4: Performing the Initial Configuration
  • Management Console: Overview
  • Configuring administrative access
  • Configuring directory services
  • Configuring advanced server settings
  • Configuring global settings
Lesson 5: Adding resources for monitoring: Windows and SharePoint
  • Monitoring resources: Overview
  •  Adding Windows file servers
  • Configuring Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS) targets
  • Adding SharePoint Web applications
  • Managing resources
Lesson 6: Adding resources for monitoring: Non- Windows
  • Adding NetApp filers
  • Adding cloud content sources
Lesson 7: Viewing Monitored Data
  • Reviewing the gathered data
  • Evaluating data information
  • Reviewing users and groups
  • Monitoring Data Insight
  • Assessing user collaboration
Lesson 8: Configuring Additional Monitoring • Managing custodians • Using policies and alerts
Lesson 9: Running Reports
  • Data Insight reporting: Overview
  • Creating a report
Lesson 10: Creating Custom Reports
  • Data Insight Query Language (DQL): Overview
  • Creating custom queries
Lesson 11: Example Use Cases
  • Using Data Insight for risk and compliance use cases
  • Using Data Insight for data management use cases
Lesson 12: Maintaining Data Insight
  • Monitoring system health
  • Backing up and recovering
  • Managing data locations
Lesson 13: Integrating with Veritas Enterprise Vault and Symantec Data Loss Prevention
  • Integrating with Veritas Enterprise Vault
  • Integrating with Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Lesson 14: Remediation Workflows using the Self- Service Portal
  • Self-ServicePortal remediation: Overview
  • Self-Service Portal installation and configuration
  • Self-Service Portal workflows:
    • Entitlement Review
    • Ownership Confirmation
    • Records Classification
Appendix: Adding resources for monitoring: Additional Non-Windows
  • Adding Dell EMC filers
  • Adding Hitachi NAS filers
  • Adding Veritas File System (VxFS) servers


By the completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Outline how Data Insight is used and key terms and concepts.
  • Describe the Veritas Data Insight product, components and system architecture.
  • Install and configure Veritas Data Insight.
  • Add resources for system monitoring.
  • Use Veritas Data Insight to monitor system resources.
  • Create and manage Data Insight reports.
  • Maintain a Data Insight deployment.
  • Integrate Data Insight with Veritas Enterprise Vault and Symantec Data Loss Prevention.
  • Create remediation workflows using the Self-Service Portal.

Course Duration

3 Days
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