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Network Discover file system scan getting access denied

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Article ID: 174416

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Data Loss Prevention Network Discover Data Loss Prevention Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Prevent

Issue/Introduction

When running the Network Discover file system scans they continuously fail with access denied. 

ItemState: FAILED_ITEM
ItemURL: //<server>/D$
Bytes: 0
Message: Access is denied.
Extra1: 

Note: See the Filereader log for specific user information

 

Cause

Improper privileges to protect user.

From DLP 15.x the protect user is also validated before a scan starts. In prior versions on the scan user were the only credentials validated before the scan starts.

See the following for more detail:

Configuring scans of file systems

Priority of write-access credentials for file shares

Resolution

Added privileges for the user specified on the protect tab.