Setting Discovery Accelerator system configuration options

Discovery Accelerator provides hundreds of configuration options with which you can customize the appearance and performance of the application. These configuration options are grouped into categories, as Table: Configuration settings by category explains.

Table: Configuration settings by category



Ad Hoc Searches

Configure the searches that users can initiate from their research folders.

Analytics Conversation Analysis

Control how the analytics features in Discovery Accelerator handle items in the same email conversation.

Analytics Data Collection

Control how Discovery Accelerator collects analytics data for the items in a case.


Control how third-party tools may exchange data with your Discovery Accelerator database through the Discovery Accelerator application programming interface (API).


Enable or disable the Discovery Accelerator troubleshooting facilities.

Document Conversion

Customize the error messages that Discovery Accelerator displays in the Review pane when it cannot open an item in the preview window of that pane.


Configure the output when users export or produce items from Discovery Accelerator for offline review.


Configure general Discovery Accelerator options.

Home Page

Control the appearance of the Home page of Discovery Accelerator.

Item Prefetch Cache

Configure the primary settings for the Discovery Accelerator prefetch cache mechanism. This mechanism is designed to speed up the rendering of items in the Review pane.

Item Prefetch Cache (Advanced)

Configure advanced settings for the prefetch cache mechanism.

Legal Hold

Configure the Discovery Accelerator Legal Hold mechanism. This mechanism allows case administrators to prevent the documents and messages in their cases from being deleted.

Policy Integration

Integrate Discovery Accelerator with the Enterprise Vault Automatic Classification Engine to better flag items for inclusion in or exclusion from the review set.

Profile Synchronization

Control how Discovery Accelerator synchronizes user profiles with the corresponding Active Directory or Domino directory accounts.


Configure the reports that you generate with Discovery Accelerator.


Customize the appearance and functionality of the Review pane.


Optimize the search features in Discovery Accelerator.


Choose whether to make the SQL Server SystemAdmin logon the creator and owner of Discovery Accelerator search schedules.


Record the dates on which you installed Enterprise Vault and began to archive data, and more.

Vault Directory Synchronization

Configure when Discovery Accelerator synchronizes with the Enterprise Vault archives.

You must have the Modify System Configuration permission to change the configuration settings. By default, only users with the role of Discovery System Admin have this permission.

To set system configuration options

  1. Click the Configuration tab in the Discovery Accelerator client, and then click the Settings tab.

  2. Click the plus sign at the left of a section name to list the associated settings.

    Alternatively, type some characters in the filter box at the top of the window to search for the configuration options that contain those characters. For example, type Color to find all the options that contain this word in their names.

  3. For each setting whose value you want to change, do the following in the order listed:

    • Click the value in the Value column.

    • Set the required value.

    • Click outside the Value column.

  4. When you have set all the required options, click Save.

  5. If you have changed any setting that has a tick in its Restart Required column, restart the Enterprise Vault Accelerator Manager service on the Discovery Accelerator server to put your changes into effect.

More Information

Ad Hoc Searches configuration options

Analytics Conversation Analysis configuration options

Analytics Data Collection configuration options

API configuration options

Diagnostics configuration options

Document Conversion configuration options

Export/production configuration options

General configuration options

Home Page configuration options

Item Prefetch Cache configuration options

Item Prefetch Cache (Advanced) configuration options

Legal Hold configuration options

Policy Integration configuration options

Profile Synchronization configuration options

Reporting configuration options

Reviewing configuration options

Search configuration options

Security configuration options

System configuration options

Vault Directory Synchronization configuration options