DLP Discover scan of a DFS share does not preserve the last accessed date

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Article ID: 219283

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Products

Data Loss Prevention Data Loss Prevention Discover Suite Data Loss Prevention Network Discover

Issue/Introduction

Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

When scanning DFS, the DLP Discover scan does not preserve the last accessed date.

Cause

The last access date preservation is only available with JCIF's and CIF's shares, not currently available with DFS

Environment

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) any version

DFS shares

Resolution

Currently working as designed, only scans of JCIF and CIF shares preserve the last access date.

For information on how to modify the last access date on JCIF and CIF shares refer to: How to modify the Last Access Date in Discover Scan