About this Course

Duration 3 Days

The Symantec Data Insight 5.0: Administration course is designed for the storage administration, IT security, and systems administration professional tasked with architecting, implementing, administering and using Symantec Data Insight. This class covers how to design, install, configure, administer and maintain Symantec Data Insight.

Students will also learn how to use the core features of Data Insight to investigate risk, 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 2008 R2 operating system.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe Symantec Data Insight product components and the system architecture.  Install and configure Symantec Data Insight.
  • Add resources for system monitoring.
  • Integrate Data Insight with Symantec Data Loss Prevention and Symantec Enterprise Vault.
  • Use Symantec Data Insight to monitor system resources.
  • Create and manage Data Insight reports.
  • Create remediation workflows using the Self-Service portal.
  • Maintain a Data Insight deployment.


Introduction to Data Insight

  • Overview
  • Understanding the architecture
  • Common use cases
  • Introduction to key concepts
  • Integration with other products

Installing Data Insight

  • Planning a deployment
  • Installation
  • Post-installation configuration
  • Upgrade

Initial configuration of Data Insight

  • Introduction to the Management Console
  • Configuring administrative access
  • Configuring directory services
  • Configuring advanced server settings
  • Configuring global settings

Adding resources for monitoring: Windows and SharePoint

  • Introduction to the monitoring of resources
  • Adding Windows file servers
  • Configuring DFS targets
  • Managing resources
  • Adding SharePoint Web applications

Adding resources for monitoring: Non-Windows

  • Adding NetApp filers
  • Adding EMC filers
  • Adding HNAS filers
  • Adding cloud content sources
  • Adding VxFS filers

Integrating with DLP and Enterprise Vault

  • Integrating with Symantec Data Loss Prevention
  • Integrating with Symantec Enterprise Vault

Using Data Insight to monitor resources

  • Using the Workspace
  • Using the Data Insight Dashboards
  • Managing custodians
  • Advanced analytics
  • Policies and alerts

Data Insight reporting

  • Introduction to Data Insight reporting
  • Creating a report in Data Insight
  • Creating custom reports using DQL

Using Data Insight for risk, compliance, and data management

  • Using Data Insight for risk and compliance use cases
  • Using Data Insight for data management use cases

Remediation workflows using the Self-Service Portal

  • Introduction to remediation using the Self-Service Portal
  • Prerequisites for the Self-Service Portal
  • Entitlement Review workflow.
  • DLP Incident Remediation workflow.
  • Ownership Confirmation workflow
  • Records Classification workflow

Maintaining Data Insight

  • Monitoring health
  • Backing up and recovering
  • Managing data locations

3 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.