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Course Outline

: Veritas Data Insight 6.1: Administration

Duration : 4 day      



The Veritas Data Insight 6.1: 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 the core features of Data Insight to investigate risk, compliance and data management use cases.


Delivery Method(s)

This course is available in the following delivery method(s):



  • Instructor-led training (ILT): 4 days
  • Virtual instructor-led training (VILT): 4 days


Course Objectives

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline how Data Insight is used and key terms and concepts.
  • Describe 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.
  • Implement Data Insight classification.
  • Create and manage Data Insight reports.
  • Write DQL queries.
  • Maintain a Data Insight deployment.
  • Integrate Data Insight with Veritas Enterprise Vault.
  • Create remediation workflows using the Self-Service portal.


Who Should Attend

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, classification, 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.



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.



Lesson 1: Data Insight Introduction

  • Data Insight: Overview
  • 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: Configuring Users and Servers

  • Configuring administrative access
  • Configuring directory services
  • Configuring advanced server settings


Lesson 5: Performing the Initial Configuration

  • Management Console: Overview
  • Configuring global settings
  • Configuring exclude rules


Lesson 6: 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 7: Adding Resources for Monitoring: Non Windows

  • Adding NetApp filers
  • Adding cloud content sources


Lesson 8: Viewing Monitored Data

  • Reviewing the gathered data
  • Evaluating data information
  • Reviewing users and groups
  • Monitoring Data Insight
  • Assessing user collaboration

Lesson 9: Implementing Classification

  • Classification overview
  • Classification requirements
  • Implementing Data Insight classification
  • Using Policy Manager


Lesson 10: Configuring Additional Monitoring

  • Managing custodians
  • Using policies and alerts


Lesson 11: Running Reports

  • Data Insight reporting: Overview
  • Creating a report


Lesson 12: Creating Custom Reports

  • Data Insight Query Language (DQL): Overview
  • Creating custom queries


Lesson 13: Example Use Cases

  • Using Data Insight for risk and compliance use cases
  • Using Data Insight for data management use cases

Lesson 14: Maintaining Data Insight

  • Monitoring system health
  • Backing up and recovering
  • Managing data locations


Lesson 15: Integrating with Veritas Enterprise Vault

  • Integrating with Enterprise Vault


Lesson 16: Remediation Workflows using the Self- Service Portal

  • Self-Service Portal remediation: Overview
  • Self-Service Portal installation and configuration
  • Self-Service Portal workflows:
    • Entitlement Review
    • Ownership Confirmation
    • Records Classification