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Veritas Data Insight 5.2 Administration Course Outline

 (3 days)
Version 5.2

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 to investigate risk, compliance and data management use cases.

Three 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 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.

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 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.


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
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