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Install and Configure DDC Provider

Looking for real-life use cases and walk through examples? Check out Netwrix training materials. Go the Data Discovery and Classification Reports page on Netwrix website.

DDC Provider is the integration module used to deliver classified and indexed documents collected by DDC Collector to Netwrix Auditor and display them in Data Discovery and Classification reports.

Review the following for additional information:

To install 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).


    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 Data Discovery and Classification. For the solution to function properly, install and configure DDC Collector as described in the Netwrix Auditor Data Discovery and Classification Quick-Start Guide.

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