App-IDs for September 2019

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Palo Alto Networks LIVEcommunity covers the details of new App-IDs. Learn which new App-IDs are being released in September 2019. 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 September 17 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 (8)

Name Description
azure-log-analytics (functional) Windows Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure, created by Microsoft, for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. Azure Monitor helps understand how the applications are performing and proactively identifies issues affecting them and the resources they depend on.
kahootz Kahootz is a secure cloud collaboration platform. It is an online working platform with features like document management, workspace creation, database management and collaboration by the team, customers, suppliers and partners.
ping6 Ping is a computer network tool used to test whether a particular host is reachable across an IP network; it is also used to self test the network interface card of the computer. It works by sending ICMP echo request packets to the target host and listening for ICMP echo response replies. Ping estimates the round-trip time, generally in milliseconds, and records any packet loss, and prints a statistical summary when finished. This App-ID cover the IPv6 version of ping.
statsd StatsD is a network daemon that runs on the Node.js platform and listens for statistics, like counters and timers, sent over UDP or TCP and sends aggregates to one or more pluggable backend services. This App-ID covers standard StatsD network traffic on UDP default port 8125.
sync Sync is used to store, share and access files. This app identifies the traffic from sync from web application and desktop client.
ultraviewer Ultraviewer is a tool for remote control, desktop sharing between computers. The software operates on Microsoft Windows
weiyun-downloading (functional) Weiyun is a cloud-based file-storage service provided by Tencent. This App-ID covers the traffic of file downloading behaviors with in Weiyun on different platforms, including Web, Windows and mobile.
weiyun-uploading (functional) Weiyun is a cloud-based file-storage service provided by Tencent. This App-ID covers the traffic of file uploading behaviors with in Weiyun on different platforms, including Web, Windows and mobile.
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