About this Course

Duration 3 Days

The Symantec Enterprise Vault 11.x for File System Archiving: Administration course is designed primarily for system administrators responsible for, operating, integrating, and monitoring the day-to-day performance of Enterprise Vault within their File System Archiving environments. This course covers how to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Enterprise Vault from the File System Archiving perspective. The course helps you better understand the product's functionality, features, and operations.


The Symantec Enterprise Vault 11.x for Exchange: Administration course or equivalent experience is required. You must have a working knowledge of Windows with some system administration experience. Basic familiarity with SQL Server and Windows Active Directory is sufficient, while an understanding of NetApp filer, EMC Celerra/VNX server, and Symantec Backup Exec is an added advantage.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Explain the purpose, functionality, and architecture of Enterprise Vault 11.x for File System Archiving
  • Configure Roles-based administration (RBA) and permissions for FSA administration
  • Use FSA Reporting
  • Configure and manage Targets and Archive Points
  • Review and configure FSA Policies and Rules
  • Configure and monitor Archiving Tasks and manage client access
  • Configure content management options including: Retention Folder Policies; File Blocking; Pass-through recall; Deletion handling
  • Perform file server maintenance using FSAUtility
  • Troubleshoot File System Archiving issues
  • Describe the main considerations for an Enterprise Vault deployment, including clusters
  • Manage File System Archiving for a NetApp filer
  • Manage File System Archiving for EMC Celerra/VNX
  • Back up the Enterprise Vault FSA environment


Enterprise Vault FSA Overview

  • How File System Archiving works
  • FSA concepts and terminology

Assessing an Enterprise Vault FSA Environment

  • Configuring and managing FSA roles
  • Assessing FSA targets
  • Assessing FSA Policies and Rules
  • Reviewing FSA Tasks

FSA Reporting

  • Installing and configuring FSA Reporting
  • Running and accessing FSA reports
  • FSA and Data Insight overview

Managing Archiving from Windows File Servers

  • Adding and configuring a File Server Target
  • Configuring Archive Points

Managing Policies and Rules

  • Policies overview
  • Managing Volume Policies
  • Managing Folder Policies
  • Managing Policy > Archiving Rules

Archiving and Accessing Content from File Servers

  • Archiving content
  • Accessing archived content

Managing Content on Target Systems

  • Content control features overview
  • Managing Retention Folder Policies
  • Controlling file storage
  • Managing pass-through recall
  • Determining archived file deletion

Performing File Server Maintenance

  • FSAUtility overview
  • Using FSAUtility with: o Archive Points; Placeholders; Archived files
  • Backing up and restoring Placeholders

Troubleshooting FSA

  • FSA troubleshooting procedures and tools
  • Common issues with File System Archiving

FSA Implementations

  • Configuring FSA in a clustered environment
  • Designing an Enterprise Vault FSA environment
  • Appendix: Optional lessons

Managing Archiving from non-Windows File Servers - NetApp

  • Introduction to archiving from NetApp filers
  • Configuring File System Archiving for a NetApp filer
  • FSA NetApp Cluster-Mode support

Managing Archiving from non-Windows File Servers - EMC Celerra/VNX

  • Introduction to archiving from EMC Celerra/VNX
  • Configuring File System Archiving for an EMC Celerra/VNX file server

Backing up the FSA environment

  • Enterprise Vault components to back up
  • Using Backup Mode
  • Backup options and strategies
  • Configuring Collection and migration

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.

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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.