Learn about the file type categories that SaaS Security
API supports for asset scanning.
SaaS Security API supports the file type categories
listed below to scan assets. SaaS Security API extracts metadata and
contextual content for more than 100 file formats. For the supported
categories listed below, SaaS Security API supports all Apache Tika file types.
The following table lists the supported file categories. The
example file types do not represent a complete lists—rather, commonly
used formats: this list changes as the underlying technology supports
new file types. Use the examples to gauge the scope of the file
Support for Scanning
File Type Category
Example File Types
Hyper Text Markup Language
htm, xhtml, ETC.
XML and derived formats
Microsoft Office, OLE-based and XML-based
doc, docx, ETC.
Java, C, C++, ETC.
MS Outlook msg, MS Outlook pst, RFC 822,