Identity Finder—Disable Central Reporting Feature on Windows

Last Updated: 04/29/2014
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Overview

Identity Finder, by default, sends reports of scans to the IT Security Office (see sample below). The IT Security Office encourages that you do not disable these reports and participate in a larger effort to mitigate potential gaps in data security on campus.

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The following documentation demonstrates how to disable this feature so that your scans are only seen by you.

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):
  • WINDOWS

Step 1

From the Start menu, right-click on Computer and select Manage.

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Step 2

 In the left pane, double-click on Services and Applications.

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Step 3

Select Services and a list of services should appear in right pane.

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Step 4

Find Identity Finder Endpoint Service and right-click it, then select Properties.

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Step 5

Under the General tab, click the Stop button to stop the service.

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Step 6

From the Startup type: menu switch from Automatic to Disabled.

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Step 7

Click Apply and OK. The Identity Finder endpoint service will not run, thereby disabling the central reporting feature.

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