Effect of Disabling DLP Policies on ICA

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Article ID: 184771

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Products

Information Centric Analytics Data Loss Prevention Core Package

Issue/Introduction

Having recently disabled some DLP policies, and had meant to collect some metrics around policy performance and remediation previous to switching the policy off. 

What is the historical impact of switching off policies? Is any information lost /purged? Will switching them back on allow for collection of metrics around performance?

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Cause

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Environment

ICA 6.5.2.2

Resolution

What is the historical impact of switching off policies?

There is no impact to the switching off of policies.  You simply will not collect data for those policies during the time the policy is turned off.

Is any information lost /purged?

No

Will switching them back on allow for collection of metrics around performance?

Yes, but it will not include data during the time it was shut off.