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Create a Custom File Extension

You can define custom file extensions to detect your sensitive data.

Skyhigh Security built-in file extensions cannot be edited.

  1. In Skyhigh CASB, go to Policy > DLP Policies > Classifications.
  2. In the left-hand pane, select a category to add your custom classification.
  3. From the help box on the right, click Create to add a new classification to the selected category.
  4. Enter a name for the classification, and an optional description to describe its use or purpose.
  5. Click Select Criteria and select File Extension. The available file extensions are listed in the right-hand pane.
  6. From the File Extensions menu, click Create.
  7. Click Add. Enter a name to describe the purpose of this extension and the extension characters. Click the checkmark.
  8. Click Save.
  9. The new file extension is added to the File Extensions list.
  10. From the File Extensions list, search for the file extension you created, and select the checkmark next to its name.
  11. The file extension is added to your classification conditions.
  12. Add more classification conditions as needed and click Save.

Your custom classification with a custom file extension is saved to the selected category in the Classifications list. Add the classification to your data protection policies as needed.

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