Overview of Enterprise Vault

Article:HOWTO57748  |  Created: 2011-08-01  |  Updated: 2013-07-12  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO57748
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Overview of Enterprise Vault

Enterprise Vault is a Windows application that enables an organization to store messaging and file system data automatically in centrally-held archives. Using Enterprise Vault clients, users can retrieve selected items easily and quickly when required.

Enterprise Vault can archive any of the following types of data:

  • Items in Microsoft Exchange user mailboxes

  • Items in Microsoft Exchange journal mailboxes

  • Microsoft Exchange Public Folder contents

  • Items in Domino mail files

  • Items in Domino journal databases

  • Files held on network file servers

  • Items held on Microsoft SharePoint servers

  • Instant Messages and Bloomberg messages

  • SMTP messages from other messaging servers

For a full list of the platforms and operating systems from which Enterprise Vault can archive, and the operating systems supported for client access of archived items, see the Enterprise Vault Compatibility Charts, available at the following address on the Symantec Enterprise Support site:


See How archiving works

See How Enterprise Vault works

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