Symantec Enterprise Vault 8.x for Exchange: Administration

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Symantec Curriculum

This course has been replaced by the newer Symantec Enterprise Vault 10.x version.


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Introduction to Enterprise Vault (3 topics)

  • Enterprise Vault Overview
  • Enterprise Vault Functions
  • Enterprise Vault Architecture

Installing and Configuring Enterprise Vault (5 topics)

  • Basic Design and Implementation
  • Installation Prerequisites
  • Installing Enterprise Vault
  • Running the Configuration Wizard
  • Configuring Administration Access

Configuring Vault Storage (4 topics)

  • Archive Storage Overview
  • Creating a Vault Store Group
  • Configuring Vault Store Partitions
  • Setting Up Enterprise Vault Site Properties

Configuring Mailbox Archiving: Policies and Retention (4 topics)

  • Mailbox Archiving Overview
  • Configuring Mailbox Policies
  • Configuring Desktop Policies
  • Defining Retention and Deletion

Configuring Mailbox Archiving: Provisioning and Processing (2 topics)

  • Granular Provisioning for Exchange Mailbox Archiving
  • Enabling Mailboxes for Archiving

Managing Client Access: Outlook Clients (5 topics)

  • Using Outlook with Enterprise Vault
  • Using Outlook Add-ins
  • Customizing Outlook
  • Using Archive Explorer and Searches
  • Using Non-Outlook E-mail Clients

Managing Client Access: Outlook Web Access (OWA) (4 topics)

  • Outlook Web Access (OWA) Overview
  • Installing and Configuring OWA Extensions: OWA 2003
  • Installing and Configuring OWA Extensions: OWA 2007
  • Using and Customizing OWA

Implementing Vault Cache (4 topics)

  • Vault Cache Overview
  • Configuring Vault Cache
  • Using Vault Cache
  • Using Windows Desktop Search (WDS)

Configuring Journal Archiving (2 topics)

  • Journal Archiving Overview
  • Configuring Exchange Journal Archiving

Configuring Public Folder Archiving (2 topics)

  • Public Folder Archiving Architecture
  • Configuring Exchange Public Folder Archiving

Migrating PST Files (4 topics)

  • Introduction to PST Migration
  • PST Migration Tools
  • Migrating with Locate, Collect, and Migrate
  • Migrating with Client-Driven PST Migration

Managing Indexes (3 topics)

  • Indexing Overview
  • Tools for Managing Indexes
  • Item Granularity Schema

Configuring Auditing (3 topics)

  • Establishing Audit Logs
  • Viewing Audit logs
  • Managing Audit Logging

Monitoring Enterprise Vault (5 topics)

  • Monitoring with Enterprise Vault Operations Manager (EVOM)
  • Enterprise Vault Reporting
  • Event Logs
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Working with Symantec Support

Backing up and Recovering Enterprise Vault (5 topics)

  • Enterprise Vault Components to Back Up
  • Configuring Collection
  • Backup Mode
  • Recovery Procedures
  • Maintaining Availability Using Enterprise Vault

Managing File System Archiving (6 topics)

  • File System Archiving
  • Configuring File System Archiving
  • Creating Archive Points
  • Accessing Archived Files
  • Deleting Orphaned Placeholders
  • Pruning File Versions in Archives

Managing File Lifecycle (4 topics)

  • File Lifecycle Management
  • FSA Retention Folders
  • FSA File Blocking
  • FSA Reporting


You should have a working knowledge of Windows with some system administration experience. Basic familiarity with Exchange/Outlook is sufficient, while an understanding of SQL Server, Exchange 2007 and Active Directory as a power user or administrator is useful.

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