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What file types are commonly excluded from Sharepoint and Endpoint Discover scans?

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Article ID: 159976

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Data Loss Prevention Network Discover Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Discover

Issue/Introduction

List of file types commonly excluded from Network Discover and Endpoint Discover scans. 

Environment

Please note: these exclusions should not be applied to Sharepoint Discover.

Resolution

The following file types are often excluded from Discover scans, as they are unlikely to contain confidential content.

Extensions are comma separated so they can be easily copied to an exclusion filter.

*.adm,*.aw,*.aspx,*.bdr,*.bin,*.cab,*.cat,*.chm,*.com,*.cpl,*.cur,*.dat,*.dl_,*.dll,*.dll_1033,*.drv,*.exe,*.fae,*.hlp,*.ime,*.inf,
*.ini,*.inx,*.lnk,*.mecontact,*.mof,*.mui,*.nls,*.ocx,*.pnf,*.so,*.sys,*.tcl,*.tlb,*.tpi,*.ttf,*.ver,*.vxd,*.windowslivecontact,
*.windowslivegroup,*.wmf,*.xsn,*.acr,*.ani,*.asf,*.b3d,*.bmp,*.bpm,*.cam,*.clp,*.cr2,*.crw,*.cur,*.dcm,*.dcx,*.dds,*.dib,*.djvu,
*.ecw,*.emf,*.fsh,*.g3,*.gif,*.grd,*.icf,*.iff,*.icl,*.ico,*.ima,*.img,*.iw44,*.j2k,*.jng,*.jp2,*.jpc,*.jpe,*.jpm,*.jpeg,*.jpg,
*.kdc,*.lbm,*.ldf,*.lwf,*.mng,*.nlm,*.ng,*.nol,*.pcd,*.pcx,*.pgm,*.png,*.ppm,*.ppx,*.psd,*.psp,*.ras,*.raw,*.rgb,*.rle,*.san,*.sff,
*.sfw,*.sgi,*.sid,*.tif,*.tiff,*.ttf,*.wbmp,*.wmf,*.xbm,*.xpm,*.aif,*.au,*.avi,*.lrc,*.med,*.mid,*.mov,*.mp,*.mp3,*.mp4,*.mpe,
*.mpg,*.mpeg,*.ogg,*.ra,*.rm,*.rmi,*.snd,*.swf,*.wav,*.wma,*.wmv,*.dwp,*.js,*.xep,*.msi,*.rll,*.ini,*.hxk,*.hxs,*.pdi