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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.

This course is offered in partnership with Convexum Solutions.

Delivery Method

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

  •  Instructor-led training (ILT)
  • Virtual instructor-led training (VILT)
  • Virtual on-demand training (VODT)


  • Instructor-led training (ILT): 4 days
  • Virtual instructor-led training (VILT): 4 days
  • Virtual on-demand training (VODT): 45- day access which includes 24 hours of lab time


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

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

  • Outline how Data Insight is used and terms and
  • Veritas Data Insight product components and system
  • Install and configure Veritas Data
  • Add resources for system
  • Use Veritas Data Insight to monitor system resources.
  • Implement Data Insight
  • Create and manage Data Insight
  • Write DQL
  • Maintain a Data Insight
  • Integrate Data Insight with Veritas Enterprise
  • Create remediation workflows using the Self-Service portal.

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.

For more information please contact us:

Enquiries in Johannesburg and Cape Town : pauli@velisaafrica.co.za

International Enquiries : hema.chugh@globalknowledge.ae

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