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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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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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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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Nov 25, 2014 11:18:11 PM

Unknown App-ID

I noticed from Taffic Logs there are some App-ID that couldn't be found in Object (non-syn-tcp and incomplete). Is there any resources we can look for...

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App-ID Articles

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Controlling Skype using App-ID

1 likes 1249 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...

App-ID changes to Google apps

10 likes 7 comments 26760 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...

Custom App-ID for NCAA March Madness 2017

1 likes 3013 views Mar 13, 2017 5:08:44 PM by in Featured Articles

Palo Alto Networks helps you manage the fun and magic of the March collegiate basketball tournaments. Identify traffic and control policies to better manage your resources, and may the best team win -- just not on your time, right...

App-ID resource list

3221 views Mar 12, 2015 10:47:11 AM by in Management Articles

Overview   The following table provides a list of valuable resources on configuring and troubleshooting App-ID:   TITLE TYPE Configuration   Not-applicable, incomplete, insufficient data in the application fi...

App-ID changes for skydrive/ms-onedrive

1 likes 4 comments 4852 views Dec 8, 2015 2:53:08 PM by in Management Articles

The week of 12-January-2016 Palo Alto Networks plans to replace “skydrive” App-ID with “ms-onedrive” and related sub applications. We are making this change to provide additional functionality for more granular control of "ms-oned...