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The Veritas Enterprise Vault 12.3: Administration course is designed for system administrators tasked with operating, integrating, and monitoring the day-to-day performance of Enterprise Vault within a Microsoft Exchange environment. This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on class covers Enterprise Vault’s functionality, operations and features. Additional topics include using reports, basic management, classification, and an overview of Enterprise Vault backup and restore requirements. After you complete this course, you will know how to, manage, monitor, and maintain Enterprise Vault.

This course is offered in partnership with Convexum Solutions.

Delivery Method

This course is available in the following delivery methods:

  • Instructor-led training (ILT)
  • Virtual Instructor-led training (VILT)


You must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with some system administration experience. Basic familiarity with Exchange/Outlook is sufficient, while an understanding of Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, and Active Directory as a power user or administrator is useful.


This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to transfer them into your working environment.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Administering Enterprise Vault

  • Enterprise Vault: Overview
  • Administering Enterprise Vault: Overview

Lesson 2: Maintaining Exchange Targets and Tasks

  • Exchange targets and tasks: Overview
  • Adding Exchange targets
  • Maintaining and monitoring required tasks
  • Archiving from an Exchange DAG

Lesson 3: Managing Mailbox Archiving

  • Determining what is archived from targets
  • Applying archiving options to mailboxes

Lesson 4: Managing Enterprise Vault Client Settings

  • Managing client settings
  • Adding new users to the Enterprise Vault environment

Lesson 5: Managing Client Access – Outlook

  • Accessing Enterprise Vault archived items: Overview
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Outlook

Lesson 6: Managing Client Access – Vault Cache and Virtual Vault

  • Vault Cache and Virtual Vault: Overview
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Vault Cache
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Virtual Vault

Lesson 7: Managing Client Access – Office Mail App and OWA

  • Accessing Enterprise Vault archived items: Overview
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Office Mail App
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Outlook Web

Lesson 8: Maintaining Journal Archiving

  • Journal archiving overview
  • Monitoring journal archiving
  • Managing journal archiving

Lesson 9: Migrating PST Files – Introduction

  • PST migration: Overview
  • Using PST migration tools
  • Configuring PST settings

Lesson 10: Migrating PST Files – Performing Migrations

  • Migrating with client-driven PST migration
  • Migrating with server-driven PST migration

Lesson 11: Maintaining the Enterprise Vault Environment

  • Monitoring and maintaining the Enterprise Vault server
  • Maintaining database resources
  • Updating the environment

Lesson 12: Maintaining Enterprise Vault Storage I

  • Archive storage overview
  • Determining current storage state and usage
  • Expanding the storage configuration

Lesson 13: Maintaining Enterprise Vault Storage II

  • Maintaining storage locations
  • Modifying storage

Lesson 14: Managing Storage Retention and Deletion

  • Managing storage retention and expiry
  • Managing expiry and deletion
  • Working with retention categories and retention plans
  • Implementing Record Management

Lesson 15: Managing Indexes

  • Index overview
  • Monitoring Indexes
  • Maintaining Indexes

Lesson 16: Managing Classification

  • Classification overview
  • ICE prerequisites
  • Information Classifier overview
  • Configuring ICE classification
  • Classification policies

Lesson 17: Managing Enterprise Vault Search

  • Enterprise Vault Search overview
  • Supporting search
  • Managing archive permissions
  • Configuring user deletion and recovery

Lesson 18: Maintaining Monitoring and Reporting

  • Managing monitoring
  • Managing reporting

Lesson 19: Disaster Recovery Overview

  • Backup overview
  • Backing up Enterprise Vault components
  • Recovering Enterprise Vault

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

  • Describe the purpose and benefits of Enterprise Vault
  • Navigate the Administration Console
  • Describe the components of Enterprise Vault
  • Manage Exchange targets
  • Maintain mailbox archives and client settings
  • Manage client access to archives
  • Migrate PST files
  • Maintain journal archiving
  • Review and maintain Enterprise Vault storage
  • Manage storage retention and deletion
  • Manage Indexing
  • Configure and manage classification
  • Support Enterprise Vault Search
  • Monitor and manage Enterprise Vault servers
  • Outline Enterprise Vault backup and recovery

This course is for system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration/development staff who are responsible for installing, operating, or integrating Enterprise Vault within their Exchange environment.

On successful completion of this course, delegates will receive a Velisa Africa Mastery Project Management certificate.

If you would like to register, receive a quotation or query anything, please either contact us via our website or send an email to info@velisaafrica.co.za or phone us at 0861716150 and we will assist you.

Please enquire if you wish to arrange courses in your own environment. The minimum class size is ten (10).

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