App-ID enables you to see the applications on your network and learn how they work, their behavioral characteristics, and their relative risk. Applications and application functions are identified via multiple techniques, including application signatures, decryption (if needed), protocol decoding, and heuristics.

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Nov 2, 2017 12:49:32 PM

App-ID Mismatch for symantec-endpoint-manager

Is there any experience with 'symantec-endpoint-manager' over tcp/8014 being mis-identified as web-browsing? We have a 5260 firewall in a datacen...

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Aug 23, 2017 12:50:31 PM

App-id tcp/993 having issues

New install of dual PAN 3020s on 8.0.2  that went really well for the most part and the only issue I am having now is imap(s) and Linux...

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Jun 22, 2017 6:40:14 PM

App-id and Migration Tool with Panorama

Hey all, I use Panaorama to manage our firewalls. At the time of our deployement we simply just migrated the existing ASA configuration to the PA...

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Sep 12, 2016 6:23:00 AM

APP ID question

We created a new rule for tableau application. There is an existing app-id for Tableau which specifies ports 80/443 but when we tried to test  we...

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Apr 7, 2016 2:48:47 PM

Policy Configuration App-ID

Dear colleagues.I do not have much experience in PA and I would like to help me with a configuration that is very basic for some.I wish to make is a p...

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App-ID Articles

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DNP3 New App-ID Release

13237 views Jul 17, 2017 10:30:21 PM by in Management Articles

Distributed Network Protocol (DNP) is a set of communication protocols used between components in SCADA systems. Its main use is in utilities such as electric and water companies. It was developed for communica...

Controlling Skype using App-ID

1 likes 6 comments 17359 views Mar 28, 2017 12:49:36 AM by in Learning Articles

Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are. We take that great Skype experience to the next le...

Release of the Epic App-ID

4 likes 2 comments 21729 views Jun 2, 2017 1:14:19 PM by in Management Articles

Background: Epic is an electronic medical record (EMR) application used by healthcare providers to manage patient records.  Through cooperation with Epic and customer volunteers, we at Palo Alto Networks are happy to announce...

App-ID changes to Google apps

10 likes 7 comments 43512 views Oct 20, 2015 8:29:09 AM by in Management Articles

The week of 01-December-2015, Palo Alto Networks plans to add a new App-ID named “google-base”, intended to simplify the safe enablement of Google applications and streamline policy configuration. Please follow the FAQ below to le...

New App-IDs to be released on September 19, 2017

1 comments 6729 views Sep 12, 2017 2:02:26 PM by in Management Articles

The following New App-IDs are planned for being released with the "Application and Threat Content Update" of September 19, 2017. The purpose of this document is to give customers a preview of the New App-IDs a week before they are...