Creating a File Hash List

Creating a File Hash List

You can create a file hash list when adding a file profile and use it as an allowlist or blocklist for files in your organization. Netskope supports MD5 or SHA-256 entries for file hash lists.

Creating a File Hash List


To enable this feature, contact Netskope Sales.

To create a file hash list:

  1. Go to Policies > File.
  2. Click New File Profile.
  3. In the Add File Profile window, click File Hash.
  4. Select the type of hash to scan for, such as SHA-256 and MD5, and enter the hash values. Click Import from CSV to upload file hashes from a CSV file (8 MB limit).
    The File Hash option in the Add File Profile window.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter a name for the file profile.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click Apply Changes.

You can select the file hash list when creating a Malware Detection profile.

Updating a File Hash List

You can use REST API to add more entries to an existing file hash list. To learn more: Update a File Hash List.

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