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What is the Endpoint Agent's Footprint?


Article ID: 160742


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Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Prevent Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Discover


What are the processes that are created for the Endpoint Agent? What resources will the Agent consume?


The Endpoint Agent consists of three components:

EDPA - Monitors content.  Also monitors and restarts the watchdog process.

WatchDog - Monitors and restarts the DLP Agent.

Agent UI - For creating messages to user.

The combined footprint takes ~20MB, less than 50% of a typical AV agent.  Policies will increase the footprint, especially keyword policies like HIPAA.  The combined footprint can grow to ~40MB with more than 20 policies.