App-IDs for May 2019

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Palo Alto Networks LIVEcommunity covers the details of new App-IDs. Learn which new App-IDs are being released. Customers can view a complete list with details. Determine whether a new functional App-ID affects your security policy structure. Find the answers you need here in the LIVEcommunity.


Customers, please review the new App-IDs and their full descriptions: New App-IDs for May 21 Release.


We encourage Palo Alto Networks customers to understand the new applications and decide if you'd like to enable the new apps in your policy.


In this announcement:

  • Understand if you will get visibility and control for an application heavily used in your environment.
  • Determine whether a new functional App-ID for an existing application affects your security policy structure.

New Applications (96)

Name Description
avid-nexis Avid NEXIS is the next generation of shared storage for media applications, and continues the Avid ISIS tradition of highly-scalable storage system based on a parallel file system that meets the latency constraints of media applications found in the most demanding post production and broadcast environments.
dns-over-tls DNS over TLS (DoT) is a security protocol for encrypting and wrapping Domain Name System (DNS) queries and answers via the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. Decrypted traffic will be covered by dns appid, and this appid only covers the ssl traffic of the following servers. It does not cover DoT servers setup by privates.
newrow Newrow Inc., a browser-based, video collaboration company specializing in connecting instructors with large groups of students in interactive classrooms online. It is an online teaching platform built with HTML5 and WebRTC.
recurly Recurly is a SaaS platform for customer and brand management. This app-id identifies traffic from the recurly web-browser client.
securedocs Securedocs is an online repository of information that is used for the storing and distribution of documents. This app-id identifies traffic from the securedocs web-browser client.
shipstation ShipStation is a web-based, multi-carrier shipping solution for eCommerce retailers. This app-id identifies traffic from the shipstation web-browser client.
kuaishou Kuaishou (Kwai) is a video-sharing app and video-based social network developed in China. This App-ID covers the traffic of Kuaishou (Kwai) on web and mobile platforms.
lipsi Lipsi is a social media app for anonymous conversations and feedback. This app-id identifies traffic from the lipsi mobile phone app.
loomio Loomio is decision-making software designed to assist groups with the collaborative decision-making process.
mightytext The MightyText app allows the user to text from computer, sync'd with Android phone & number. This appid identifies traffic from mightytext.

mms-ics-ack-event-notification (functional)

and other 78 functional apps

This App-ID provides operate functional control over MMS. Manufacturing Message Specification (MMS) is an international standard (ISO 9506) dealing with messaging systems for transferring real time process data and supervisory control information between networked devices or computer applications. The standard is developed and maintained by the ISO Technical Committee 184 (TC184).
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