Defining New File Types

You can define a Data TypeClosed Classification of data in a Check Point Security Policy for the Content Awareness Software Blade. based on a file type with the "File Attributes" Data Type. This Data Type offers several file type families.

To add a new file type to the File Data Type options:

  1. Close all SmartConsoleClosed Check Point GUI application used to manage a Check Point environment - configure Security Policies, configure devices, monitor products and events, install updates, and so on. windows connected to the Management ServerClosed Check Point Single-Domain Security Management Server or a Multi-Domain Security Management Server..

  2. Connect with Database Tool (GuiDBEdit Tool) (see sk13009) to the Management Server.

  3. Under Other > dlp_data_tbl create a new object of file_type type.

  4. Name the object file_type_<ID>. For the full list of IDs see the table below.

  5. Enter a name for the file type in the visual_string field.

  6. (Optional) Enter a description for the file type in the description field.

  7. Save the new changes and close Database Tool (GuiDBEdit Tool).

  8. In SmartConsole, install policy.

Supported File Types