Installing the Content Analyzer Client

The Content Analyzer package performs entity extraction, content indexing, and personal data analysis operations for Sensitive Data operations. The Content Analyzer adds metadata when it encounters a specified entity.

During entity extraction, no data is stored on the Content Analyzer. All of the content indexing data and entity metadata are stored on the Index Server or the Search Engine.

Before You Begin

Review Commvault requirements and gather the information that you must provide during the installation. For more information, see Preinstallation Checklist for Content Analyzer and Content Analyzer: System Requirements.


  1. Use the Download Manager to create an installation package for Content Analyzer or install the package directly on the client computer.

    For more information, see Installations Using the Download Manager.

  2. While creating or installing the package:

    1. In the Select Package Option dialog box, select Select Package.

    2. In the Select Packages dialog box, click Server, and then select Content Analyzer.

What to Do Next

After you install the Content Analyzer in your CommCell environment, you are ready to configure entity extraction based on the features you want to use: