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Data Loss Prevention Discover incidents file owner does not match the file author

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Article ID: 175741

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Data Loss Prevention Network Discover Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Discover

Issue/Introduction

Data Loss Prevention Discover (DLP)

The "File Owner" listed in the Discover incident does not match the "Author" or "Last saved by" user that is shown in the File Properties > Details tab.

How is the "File Owner" in the incident determined?

Resolution

The DLP Discover scan pulls the "File Owner" information from the Advanced Security page.

  • Open the file properties.
  • Open the Security tab.
  • Click on the Advanced button on the lower right of the Security tab.
  • Note the Owner listed near the top of the Advanced Security page.
  • That owner should match the File Owner shown in the incident.