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Create an EDM (Enhanced) Fingerprint

Create an EDM (Enhanced) fingerprint and train your data. Once created, generate an index, then you can use the EDM fingerprint in a DLP policy to run scans to secure your company's sensitive data. 

Create an EDM (Enhanced) Fingerprint

  1. In Skyhigh CASB go to Policy > DLP Policies > Fingerprints
  2. Click Create New Fingerprint > Structured Data Fingerprint.
  3. Fingerprint Name. Enter a name for the fingerprint. 
  4. Source File. Enter the path to the .csv or .tsv source file that holds the data you want to fingerprint. For example:
    • Unix. file://localhost/etc/folderA/file.csv
    • Unix. file:///folder/fileNameWithoutExtension
    • Windows. file:///c:/WINDOWS/file.csv
    • Windows. file:///WINDOWS/file.csv
    • Windows. file://localhost/WINDOWS/file.csv
  5. Folder Path to Locally Generated Hashed Files. Enter the path to the folder where your locally generated hashed files are stored. Space allocated for this should be about 10–20% of the size of data to be fingerprinted. For example:
    • Unix. file://localhost/etc/folderA
    • Unix. file:///etc/folderB
    • Windows. file:///c:/WINDOWS/file.doc
    • Windows. file:///WINDOWS/file.doc
    • Windows. file://localhost/WINDOWS/file.doc

NOTE: The source file should be located on the system where the DLP integrator is installed.

  1. Version. Select Enhanced. Marks the new fingerprint as an EDM (Enhanced) fingerprint, instead of an EDM (Legacy) structured fingerprint. 
  2. Column Separator. Select the delimiter character that separates the columns of your source file: either Comma, Tab, Pipe, or Custom. 
  3. Add Custom Column Separator. Enter a character to use as a custom column separator. 
  4. Click Save

Generate an Index

After you have created your fingerprint for the first time, generate the index. Or generate a new index when new files have been added to the host computer. 

  1. Choose Policy > DLP Policies > Fingerprints
  2. Find the fingerprint you want to generate an index for. 
  3. In the Actions column, click Generate Index

This triggers index generation by the on-prem DLP Integrator, but you can cancel the generation anytime. 

Indexes are present until the fingerprint is deleted



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