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You are here: IntegrationData Discovery and ClassificationDDC ProviderEnable and Configure DDC Provider

Enable and Configure DDC Provider

  1. On the computer where Netwrix Auditor is installed, navigate to Netwrix Auditor installation folder\AuditIntelligence (by default, Netwrix Auditor is installed to C:\Program Files (x86)\Netwrix Auditor) and run the DDCConfiguration tool.
  2. Complete the fields as shown below:

    Option Description

    Enable DDC Provider

    Starts the Netwrix Auditor DDC Provider service and changes it's Startup Type to "Automatic".

    SQL Server instance

    Provide the name of the SQL Server where DDC Collector database resides (e.g., WORKSTATIONSQL\SQLEXPRESS for SQLEXPRESS instance). See DDC Collector Database for more information.


    Provide the name of the database you created for DDC Collector.


    Select Windows or SQL Server authentication method to connect to DDC Collector database.

    User name

    Specify the account to be used to connect to the SQL Server instance.


    Provide password for the account.

  3. Click Save to save your configuration.

NOTE: Mind that DDC Provider is a part of Netwrix Auditor Data Discovery and Classification. For the solution to function properly, install and configure DDC Collector as described in the DDC Collector section.

If you have any issues while using DDC Provider, See System Health and Troubleshooting for more information.

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