Ignore Files: Windows
After scanning for confidential data with Spirion, you can mark "false positive" files for the scan to ignore next time. The information in this article is intended for end-users and the technical staff who support them.
This article applies to: Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)
Your list of possible confidential data matches may include "false positives." A false positive is something that looked like confidential data to Spirion, but is not. You can ignore false positives. They will be skipped in future scans (unless they are changed).
- If necessary, start Spirion by double-clicking the icon.
- If a scan has just finished, you probably have the results window open. If you saved a results file, open it by clicking File, then either click Recent Results list. and browse for the file, or click the file name in the
- In the scan results file, put a check mark in the box in front of each file you want to ignore, and then click
. You can ignore multiple files at the same time.
- To ignore all matches in a file, click .
- To ignore this data in every file where it appears, click .
- When asked if you are sure, click .
The data you ignored is skipped in future scans unless it is changed.