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Veritas Data Insight 6.1.6: Administration

Skills Gained 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...

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$4,500 USD
Course Code DATA-INS-6-1
Duration 5 days
Available Formats Classroom

Skills Gained

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 Can Benefit

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 and cloud environments.

Course Details

Data Insight Introduction

  • Data Insight: Overview
  • Key concepts and terminology
  • Data Insight Integration

Technical Overview

  • Data Insight architecture
  • Planning a deployment


  • Installation prerequisites
  • Installing Data Insight
  • Configuring security
  • Upgrade considerations
  • Labs:
  • Exercise A: Installing the Management Server
  • Exercise B: Installing Licenses
  • Exercise C: Introducing the Management Console
  • Exercise D: Installing the Collector Node Using the Management Console
  • Exercise E: Upgrading Data Insight

Configuring Users and Servers

  • Configuring administrative access
  • Configuring directory services
  • Configuring advanced server settings
  • Exercise A: Configuring Administrative Access
  • Exercise B: Configuring Directory Services
  • Exercise C: Configuring Advanced Server Settings

Performing the Initial Configuration

  • Management Console: Overview
  • Configuring global settings
  • Configuring exclude rules
  • Exercise A: Configuring SMTP Settings
  • Exercise B: Configuring Workspace Data Owner Policy
  • Exercise C: Configuring Exclude Rules
  • Exercise D: Configuring Advanced Analytics
  • Exercise E: Configuring File Groups
  • Exercise F: Configuring Watchlist Settings

Adding Resources for Monitorting: Windows and Sharepoint

  • Monitoring resources: Overview
  • Adding Windows file servers
  • Configuring Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS) targets
  • Adding SharePoint Web applications
  • Managing resources
  • Exercise A: Uploading the Windows File Server Agent Package
  • Exercise B: Adding a Windows File Server
  • Exercise C: Performing Initial Configuration of the Windows File Server Agent
  • Exercise D: Managing Shares

Adding Resources for Monitoring: Non-Windows

  • Adding NetApp filers
  • Adding cloud content sources

Viewing Monitored Data

  • Reviewing the gathered data
  • Evaluating data information
  • Reviewing users and groups
  • Monitoring Data Insight
  • Assessing user collaboration
  • Exercise A: Performing the Initial Data Setup
  • Exercise B: Using the Workspace
  • Exercise C: Using Ad

Implementing Classification

  • Classification overview
  • Classification requirements
  • Implementing Data Insight classification
  • Using Policy Manager
  • Exercise A: Reviewing the Policy Manager
  • Exercise B: Adding the Classification Role
  • Exercise C: Configuring Classification
  • Exercise D: Running Classification Scans

Configuring Additional Monitoring

  • Managing custodians
  • Using policies and alerts
  • Exercise A: Managing custodians
  • Exercise B: Configuring Policies and Managing Alerts

Running Reports

  • Data Insight reporting: Overview
  • Creating a report
  • Exercise A: Creating and Running Reports
  • Exercise B: Managing Existing Reports

Creating Custom Reports

  • Data Insight Query Language (DQL): Overview
  • Creating custom queries
  • Creating DQL reports using custom variable
  • Exercise A: Creating and Running Custom Reports Using DQL
  • Exercise B: Creating and Running Custom Reports by Modifying Templates
  • Exercise C: Creating And Running Custom Reports with Custom Variables

Example Use Cases

  • Using Data Insight for risk and compliance use cases
  • Using Data Insight for data management use cases :
  • Exercise A: Data Forensics Use Cases
  • Exercise B: Data Management Use Cases

Maintaining Data Insight

  • Monitoring system health
  • Backing up and recovering
  • Managing data locations
  • Exercise A: Viewing the Health of the Data Insight Implementation
  • Exercise B: Backing up a Data Insight Server
  • Exercise C: Moving

Integrating with Veritas Enterprise Vault

  • Integrating with Enterprise Vault
  • Exercise A: Investigating the Enterprise Vault Implementation
  • Exercise B: Adding an Enterprise Vault Server to Data Insight
  • Exercise C: Archiving Inactive Folders

Remediation Workflows using the Self-Service Portal

  • Self-Service Portal remediation: Overview
  • Self-Service Portal installation and configuration
  • Self-Service Portal workflows For specific country offices and contact numbers, please visit our website. 2625 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 +1 (866) 837 4827 Copyright © 2022 Veritas Technologies LLC. All rights reserved. Veritas, the Veritas Logo, and NetBackup are trademarks or registered trademarks of Veritas Technologies LLC or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. About Veritas Veritas Technologies is a global leader in data protection and availability. Over 80,000 customers— including 87 percent of the Fortune Global 500—rely on us to abstract IT complexity and simplify data management. The Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform automates the protection and orchestrates the recovery of data everywhere it lives, ensures 24/7 availability of business-critical applications, and provides enterprises with the insights they need to comply with evolving data regulations. With a reputation for reliability at scale and a deployment model to fit any need, Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform supports more than 800 different data sources, over 100 different operating systems, more than 1,400 storage targets, and more than 60 different cloud platforms. Learn more at Follow us on Twitter at @veritastechllc.
  • Exercise A: Performing Initial Configuration Steps
  • Exercise B: Creating Workflow Templates
  • Exercise C: Creating and Managing Workflows
  • Exercise D: Using the Self-Service Portal