Enable or Disable a Data Pattern

Learn how to enable or disable a data pattern of any type on SaaS Security API.
Learn how to enable or disable a data pattern of any type on SaaS Security API.
We are in the process of replacing SaaS Security DLP (Classic) with SaaS Security DLP. During this process, use the topic that matches your tenant. If you purchased SaaS Security with Enterprise DLP Add–on, opted in for a trial of SaaS Security with Enterprise DLP Add–on, or have a new tenant with SaaS Security DLP, use Enable or Disable Data Patterns—SaaS Security DLP (Classic); otherwise, use Enable or Disable Data Patterns.

Enable or Disable Data Patterns—SaaS Security DLP (Classic)

By default, the data pattern is enabled when you save it. Any disabled data pattern can be enabled. If you do not see the enable or disable links, you do not have the privilege necessary to modify the data pattern.
  1. Select
    Settings
    Data Pattern
    .
  2. Filter the data pattern list to view the
    Enabled
    or
    Disabled
    data patterns.
  3. Select the data pattern to edit, and either
    Enable Data Pattern
    or
    Disable Data Pattern
    .
    For enabled data patterns, SaaS Security API will immediately begin scanning and display the match results in
    Explore
    Assets
    . To scan a disabled data pattern, you must enable it.

Enable or Disable Data Patterns

By default, SaaS Security API enables a subset of predefined data patterns; however, you can disable any data pattern. Additionally, SaaS Security API immediately enables a custom data pattern after you create and save it. Any disabled data pattern can be enabled. If you do not see the enable or disable links, you do not have the privilege necessary to modify the data pattern.
  1. Select
    Settings
    Data Pattern
    .
  2. Filter the data pattern list to view the
    Enabled
    or
    Disabled
    data patterns.
  3. Select the data pattern to edit, then
    Actions
    Enable
    or
    Disable
    .
    For enabled data patterns, SaaS Security API immediately begins scanning and displays the match results in
    Explore
    Assets
    . To scan a disabled data pattern, you must enable it.

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