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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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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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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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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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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Jan 8, 2015 7:04:55 AM

Bypassing app-ID

Hello,Recently I deploy outbound policies to filter inside traffic to Internet, but I noticed that some application bypassing app-ID filter. Just to c...

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App-ID Articles

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SCTP-related App-ID changes

13555 views Apr 2, 2018 1:38:59 PM by in Management Articles

SCTP (Stream Controlled Transmission Protocol) is a reliable, message-based transport protocol used widely by mobile networks. See how Palo Alto Networks plans to manage all SCTP-related App-IDs, beginning in May 2018, and ho...

Creating Custom App-IDs Case Study: Fortnite

5 likes 1 comments 4388 views Apr 12, 2018 3:15:05 AM by in Learning Articles

Fortnite is an online multiplayer game, for PC and other devices, common amongst school-age students and one of many such games that boarding schools need to accommodate on their network. Pre-defined App-IDs are provided...

Controlling Skype using App-ID

1 likes 16 comments 42834 views Mar 28, 2017 12:49:36 AM by in Featured 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...

DNP3 New App-ID Release

18172 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...

Release of the Epic App-ID

4 likes 2 comments 27752 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...