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Veritas Data Insight 5.2: Administration

Course Details
Code: DI-ADMIN-5-2
Tuition (USD): $2,400.00 • Classroom (3 days)

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

Skills Gained

  • 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.
  • Create and manage Data Insight reports.
  • Write DQL queries.
  • 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.

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 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.

Course Details

Lesson 1: Introduction to Data Insight

  • Overview
  • Common use cases
  • Key concepts and terminology
  • Data Insight integration

Lesson 2: Technical Overview

  • Architecture
  • Planning a deployment

Lesson 3: Installation

  • Installation prerequisites
  • Installing Data Insight
  • Configuring security
  • Upgrade considerations

Lesson 4: 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
  • Adding 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: Using Data Insight Query Language (DQL)

  • DQL: Overview
  • Creating custom queries

Lesson 11: Data Insight Use Cases

  • Using Data Insight for risk and compliance use cases (Risk Dossier)
  • 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

Lesson 14: Remediation Workflows using the Self-Service Portal

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

Appendix: Adding resources for monitoring: Additional Non-Windows filers

  • Adding EMC filers
  • Adding HNAS filers
  • Adding VxFS filers