Collecting Data from Data Sources in Sensitive Data Governance


After you add a data source to a project in Sensitive Data Governance, you can re-run the data collection job to update the information from the data source.

Note: For database data sources, the first 50 non-null rows in a column are crawled and analyzed.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Activate.

    The Activate page appears.

  2. Under Data Governance, click Sensitive data governance.

    The Sensitive data governance page appears.

  3. In the Projects table, in the project row, click the Actions button , and then click Details.

  4. In the Data Sources table, in the data source row, click the Actions button , and then click Details.

  5. Above Active jobs, click Start data collection.

    Note: For database data sources and Exchange User Mailbox data sources, a full data collection job starts. For other data sources, the Start data collection dialog box appears.

  6. Choose the type of data collection job to run:

    • To update data that is new or that has changed since the previous data collection job, next to Job type, click Incremental.

    • To update all of the data with the latest data from the data source, next to Job type, click Full.

  7. Click Start Data Collection.

    A new row appears in the Active jobs table with the progress of the active job.

To schedule the data collection job at the project level, see Managing a Schedule.