Veritas Enterprise Vault 12.x for Exchange: Administration (DP0148)

This 5-day course provides the IT professional with administration, management and basic troubleshooting skills of Enterprise Vault 12.x.


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R 19 610 p.p. (Excl. VAT)*
*Pricing may be subject to change due to exchange rate volatility.

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Delivery Method

Classroom-based, Instructor-led with emphasis on hands-on exercises.


5 days

Start time: 09:00 (Registration will commence at 08:30 on the first day)


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course is as follows:

  • Windows with some system administration experience.
  • Basic familiarity with Exchange/Outlook is sufficient
  • An understanding of SQL Server, Exchange, and Active Directory as a power user or administrator is useful.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the purpose and benefits of Enterprise Vault
  • Navigate the Administration Console
  • Describe the components of Enterprise Vault
  • Review and maintain Enterprise Vault storage
  • Add Exchange targets
  • Manage user archives and settings
  • Manage client access to archives
  • Maintain journal archiving
  • Manage indexes and search
  • Manage Enterprise Vault servers
  • Migrate PST files
  • Apply changes to the Enterprise Vault environment
  • Perform basic troubleshooting
  • Backup and restore Enterprise Vault data

Exam & Certifications

This course prepares students to write the Administration of Veritas Enterprise Vault 12.x Exam (Exam Code: VCS-322) as part of the Veritas Certified Specialist (VCS) certification and counts towards the requirements for a Veritas Certified Professional (VCP) certification in Archiving and eDiscovery.

Exam Details

  • # of Questions: 75 - 85
  • Exam Duration: 105 minutes
  • Passing Score: 69%
  • Languages: English
  • Exam Price: $225 USD (or your country’s currency equivalent) 

Suggested Preparation

Below includes the recommended preparation to achieve this level of expertise. 

  • Exam Objectives (PDF)
  • Sample Exam (PDF)
  • The study guide is targeted for those who have attended the recommended 5 day training course. This self-study guide summarises the key lessons and topics in the corresponding certification exam.
  • Recommended 3-6 months’ experience working with Veritas Enterprise Vault 12.x in a production or lab environment.

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Course Topics

1. Introduction to Administering Enterprise Vault

  • How does Enterprise Vault work?
  • Administering Enterprise Vault overview
  • Managing administration security
  • Administration Console overview

2. Exploring the Enterprise Vault Environment

  • Component overview
  • Assessing the Enterprise Vault environment health

3. Introduction to Enterprise Vault Storage

  • Archive storage overview
  • Determining current storage state and usage
  • Adding Exchange targets
  • Archiving from an Exchange DAG

4. Maintaining Enterprise Vault Targets

  • Adding Exchange targets
  • Archiving from an Exchange DAG

5. Managing Enterprise Vault User Archiving

  • Determining what is archived
  • Applying archiving options to mailboxes

6. Managing Enterprise Vault User Settings

  • Managing user settings
  • Adding users to the Enterprise Vault environment

7. Managing Client Access: Part I

  • Accessing archived items: Overview
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Outlook
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Vault Cache and Virtual Vault

8. Managing Client Access: Part II

  • Accessing archived items: Overview
  • Supporting Exchange client access: Office Mail App
  • Supporting Exchange client access: OWA

9. Managing Client Access: Part III

  • Accessing archived items: Overview
  • Supporting client access: IMAP

10. Maintaining Journal Archiving

  • Journal archiving overview
  • Monitoring journal archiving
  • Maintaining journal archiving

11. Maintaining Enterprise Vault Storage

  • Expanding the storage configuration
  • Maintaining storage locations
  • Modifying storage

12. Managing Enterprise Vault Storage Retention and Deletion

  • Managing storage retention and expiry
  • Collection and Migration overview

13. Managing Indexes and Search

  • Index and search overview
  • Monitoring Indexes
  • Maintaining Indexes
  • Supporting search

14. Maintaining Enterprise Vault Servers: Part I

  • Monitoring and maintaining an Enterprise Vault server
  • Monitoring tasks and services
  • Maintaining tasks

15. Maintaining Enterprise Vault Servers: Part II

  • Monitoring and maintaining message queues
  • Maintaining database resources

16. Migrating PST Files: Introduction

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

17. Migrating PST Files: Performing Migrations

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

18. Managing User Archives

  • Managing user archives: Overview
  • Managing archive permissions
  • Migrating archives
  • Moving archives
  • Configuring user deletion and recovery

19. Applying Changes to the Enterprise Vault Environment

  • Managing monitoring and reporting
  • Upgrading an Enterprise Vault server
  • Expanding the Enterprise Vault environment

20. Introduction to Enterprise Vault Troubleshooting

  • Using Enterprise Vault server tools
  • Using Enterprise Vault client tools
  • Working with Symantec Support

21. Backing up Enterprise Vault

  • Enterprise Vault Components to back up
  • Using Backup Mode
  • Backup options and strategies
  • Configuring Collection and Migration

22. Recovering Enterprise Vault

  • Performing disaster recovery
  • Configuring Enterprise Vault high availability