Scanning a Network Drive in Identity Finder
Description: Go to the Locations tab and click on the down arrow under the Custom Folders button. Select the Custom Folders List menu option. Put the path to the share you want to scan. In this example, we are using \\storage.unc.edu\its\shared Click the Add button to add this location to the places you want to scan. Select […]
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Exporting or Importing a Profile in Identity Finder
Description: If you get a new computer, you may want to export your Identify Finder profile from your old machine to the new one. If you performed an IDF scan on the old machine, the old profile would contain locations that you ignored due to false positives. If you migrated your documents to a new computer, the […]
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Gather Data for Troubleshooting IDF Client Problems
Description: The Gather Data functionality of the Identity Finder client collects configuration information, logs from searches executed, and other important information to be compiled into a zip file that can then be sent to IDF for troubleshooting a problem that you’re having with the IDF client.   Resources The Identity Finder Project at UNC-Chapel Hill Identity Finder FAQ Detailed Instructions for Working […]
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Identity Finder Search on Mac OS X
Description: Starting a Search What will Identity Finder scan and how long will it take? Identity Finder will search your computer for any occurrences of Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and passport numbers. It will only search local hard drives (C:, D:, etc.) and external USB drives. It will not search remote drives connected to […]
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Identity Finder Search on Windows
Description:  Starting a Search  What will Identity Finder scan and how long will it take? Identity Finder will search your computer for any occurrences of Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and passport numbers. It will only search local hard drives (C:, D:, etc.) and external USB drives. It will not search remote drives connected to […]
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Project SIR and Identity Finder FAQ
Description: As an important component of Project SIR (Sensitive Information Remediation), an application called Identity Finder will assist UNC faculty and staff in scanning their computers and other online file space to identify sensitive information; and securely delete, modify, or migrate documents containing this information to a secure storage environment. Why are we doing this? 2011 […]
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