Enabling Egnyte Governance will help you detect and mitigate ransomware and other attacks, stop insider threats, prevent accidental data loss, and better manage your content by automatically applying retention, archive, and deletion policies. The steps below will help you get started using this powerful functionality.


  1. Add Content Sources

    Select the content sources that you would like to monitor.

    What can I expect after adding a Content Source?

  2. Configure Analysis Rules

    Choose the analysis rules to run on your content sources.

    Alert Severity Recommendations for Enterprise Lite

  3. Review Results

    Access control issues will appear as soon as they are detected. Use severity as a guide to focus on the highest priority items first.

    Issues details

  4. Set Up Alerts

    Add custom alert definitions so that you are notified in real-time about new or updated issues that matter to you.

    Enable Alerts
    Issue Alerts
  5. Configure Content Lifecycle Policies

    Add retention, archive, and deletion policies to automatically manage your content to meet regulatory and contract requirements, as well as reduce cost and risk.