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Configure Media Types to Bypass DLP Scanning Using the Bypass List

You can configure media types to bypass DLP scanning as part of your web policy by entering them in a bypass list. This list is used by a rule in the Web DLP rule set.

  1. On the user interface for Secure Web Gateway, select Policy > Web Policy > Policy.
  2. On the policy tree, expand Data Protection (DLP) and select the Web DLP rule set.

    The selected rule set appears in the configuration area on the right.

  3. Make sure the File Types to Exclude from Web DLP Evaluation rule is enabled. Use the toggle checkbox at the beginning of the line with this rule to enable it.


  4. Enter media types in the bypass list.

    • Click the three dots at the end of the line with the rule to display the menu with options for list handling.


    • Select Edit List.

      The list of media types that is currently in use appears in a panel on the right.

      To open this panel, you can also click the rule name, which is marked in blue.


    • Click Actions and select Add New Items.

      The media type catalog opensMedia types are grouped under main types, for example, audio/x-gsm under Audio. The media types that are currently in use are shown on the right.

    • Select the media types that should bypass DLP scanning.

      For example, expand Video, then select video/vnd.mpegurl and video/x-ms.wmx.

      The selected media types are shown on the right.


    • Click Done and then Save to close the catalog and panel.

You have now configured media types to bypass DLP scanning in the filtering process by entering them in the bypass list.

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