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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3 weeks ago

app-id changed for mssql-db-base

We just noticed that what used to show up as mssql-db-base is now showing as mssql-db-unencrypted. Yep, this is internet stuff that we know is not enc...

29 1
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...

228 6
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...

161 3
Aug 13, 2018 2:13:42 AM

BlueCoat Proxy Health Checks Failing through Palo Alto - App-ID "incomplete"

Hi guys, We have migrated our production web infrastructure to run through Palo Alto (previously running through Checkpoint) and although we have...

71 6
Oct 13, 2016 11:19:31 AM

How App-ID identify encrypted application

How app-ID identify encrypted application. Suppose I have allowed only facebook-base in policy and there is not decryption policy.

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