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Enterprise Vault Search (EVS) – Server Side Settings

  In Enterprise Vault 11.0 significant changes have been made to the search application (EVS). Apart from multiple browser support and a new UI there are few other features which are introduced at the server side.  In the Vault Admin Console (VAC), ...

AmolB by Moderator
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Finding the Time to Archive Mailboxes

With the every increasing need to provide 24x7 round the world access to computer systems, online and archived data, a question which is often asked is: When is the best time to do an archiving run across Exchange Mailboxes? In this article I’ll wa...

Script to know AD permission assigned on Archives/Folders

Most of time we need a script/SQL query to know permission assigned or delegated to Archives or archive folders. This information can also be found from the Vault Admin Console but it’s difficult when we have large no of archives, additionally vault ...

Pradeep-Papnai by Level 6
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Email Journaling vs. Email Mailbox Collection

Email Journaling vs. Email Mailbox Collection Many questions have appeared over the last few months regarding the differences between Mailbox collection and Journaling.. So What are the differences and how can we use them in our presentations?   We s...

Darryl_R by Level 3
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How to monitor Enterprise Vault

There are many different helpful articles and documents on the Symantec web site and some in the documentation which talk about how to monitor Enterprise Vault. In this article though, I'd like to present a different approach. I'd like to talk about ...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Searching for information in an archive, the fast way

In this article I'd like to present to you what I think is the ultimate fastest way to find any email. Of course it's not quite as empirical as the title sounds, because I'm referring solely to email, in mailboxes, that comes under the umbrella of ar...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Locating PST files everywhere

Something that comes up in every PST Migration is the issue of ensuring that PST files are located everywhere that users might be using them. In this article I'll describe some different techniques which can be used to find PST files across the whole...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Planning PST Migration - Getting User Buy-in

One of the most important aspects of changing things for end-users of technology in a corporate environment is involving users in the process.  In this article I'll explore some of the ways that users can be involved in a PST Migration, not that you ...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Two Ways to Deduplicate PST Data for Enterprise Vault

When you're doing a PST migration one of the things that you must take in to consideration is the duplication of data.  A large percentage of users are likely to have copies of PST files with just small deltas between them. For example let's say we ...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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One Click FSA Archiving

Recently at two customer sites I watched as they did end user testing of Enterprise Vault FSA. These two customers had been long time users of Enterprise Vault for Exchange, and were now stretching out in terms of their Enterprise Vault deployment an...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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A Gentle Approach to Storage Expiry

In this article I'll explain how to introduce storage expiry in to your Enterprise Vault environment so that it will be least impactful to your environment, and your users.  What is Storage Expiry? Storage expiry essentially is the process of removi...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Think about your end users

When defining email archiving policies administrators can all too easily get tied up thinking about managing an end users mailbox, and using that idea to drive the way policies are setup. But there is more to it than that. In this article I will show...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Easy FSA Migrations

Enterprise Vault File Server Archiving is sometime a long-forgotten beast in the archiving world.  There is a lot of information which is written about Exchange mailbox archiving, and journaling, and not nearly as much about FSA. There are many aspec...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Donation Based Email Archiving

  In some email archiving circles you might hear the phrase 'Donation based archiving'.  In this article I'll explain what this means, and how it can effect the Enterprise Vault email archiving deployment.   Essentially, donation based email archivi...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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7 Tweaks to make to your Enterprise Vault today

    Enterprise Vault, as we all know, is a highly customizable beast. At times the amount of customization can seem daunting, but in this article I'll share with you 7 tweaks you can make to Enterprise Vault today.  These tweaks cover a variety of c...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Two sure-fire ways to deal with company leavers

  With the downturn in the economy globally, and of course just through natural churn of employees, the topic of what to do with end-users mailboxes of terminated employees is something that is commonly discussed amongst Enterprise Vault administrat...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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3 Ways to give user a fantastic user experience

  Many of us Enterprise Vault Administrators, partners, and system engineers have a prime directive of sorts relating to giving all of our end-users a fantastic user experience with Enterprise Vault. In this article I will explain 3 ways to achieve ...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Silent PST Migrations and Enterprise Vault

Introduction In many organisations IT decision makers and IT workers want to get users involved in the migration of PST data into Enterprise Vault. They feel that by involving the users the eventual solution of having all of the data available in Ent...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Journal Mailbox folders with Enterprise Vault

Have you ever looked inside an Exchange journal mailbox after it's been targeted with Enterprise Vault?  If you have never opened your Enterprise Vault journal mailbox with Outlook, then you should! In this article I'll give a brief list of the fold...

Wayne_Humphrey by Level 6
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Setting up Enterprise Vault Journal Archiving

Enterprise Vault journal archiving is a powerful component of the product, and facilitates the long term storage of journal mailbox data. Companies in the US have regulations around this, and even though in Europe the legal side of things are a bit m...