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Supported File and Form Types

The Data Loss Prevention policy can monitor or block the data being uploaded to the web. The policy discovers and protects the sensitive data contained in your cloud-sanctioned applications. Umbrella scans all files uploaded through the Umbrella SWG proxy that match the Real Time rules’ criteria, as well as the files stored in the Umbrella authorized cloud tenants and performs a deeper analysis for the following mime types:

Mime TypeFile Type
application/mswordWord .doc, .docx
application/pdfPDF
application/rtfRTF
application/vnd.ms-excelExcel .xlsx
application/vnd.ms-powerpointPowerPoint .ppt
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.presentationOpenDocument Presentation .odp
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheetOpenDocument Sheet .ods
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.textOpenDocument Word .oth
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationPowerPoint .pptx
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheetExcel .xlsx
application/vnd.rarRAR archive format .rar
application/x-7z-compressed7 Zip Format .7z
application/x-tarTape archive .tar
application/zipZip archive .zip
message/rfc822E-mail
text/csvCSV
text/htmlHTML/XML
text/plainPlain text .txt
text/rtfRTF
text/tab-separated-valuesTSV
text/urlURL

The Real Time DLP rules can scan the content of all applicable web requests of the following form types:

  • JSON
  • XML
  • URL encoded
  • Multipart form

Enable or Disable a Data Loss Prevention Rule < Supported File and Form Types > Manage the Firewall Policy