Data Loss Prevention

 How to exclude Symbolic Links from DLP Discover scanning?

posted 06-09-2021 09:52 AM
Hello!

We've got a folder on a Discover Target that contains a recursive Symbolic Link that sends the DLP scan down a never-ending rabbit hole until it errors out with TOO_MANY_CONSECUTIVE_ERRORS. This solution *can't* be the only way to get around this as it suggests specifying "a file which contains all the files that the scanner should scan". We're scanning an NFS export of a mutli-PETAbyte NAS...listing the files to actually be scanned would be impossible to maintain and would result in a list of (TENS of? HUNDREDS of?) MILLIONS of files. Is there no way to simply tell the scanner to ignore Symbolic Links?