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Apr 11, 2012 6:21:04 AM

Content-ID Container Pages

Has anyone done anything with the Content-ID container pages to control the URL logging? Are you using a Custom 'URL Content Types' list?  What a...

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May 8, 2017 4:51:02 AM

Adobe Creative Cloud update and PaloAlto Content-ID

Hello, We have several of our users that are using well-known Creative Cloud client to download/manage/update/upload/assess/enhance/whatever thei...

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Jan 25, 2016 6:08:35 AM

Multiple Content ID URL Admin override passwords

I am looking for a way to setup multiple URL admin override pages and passwords for different categorys.   We would like to have different pages ...

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Sep 9, 2010 1:56:45 AM

Is Palo Alto dependent on file extentions for its content ID logic ?

If I rename a image.jpg file to image.random will Palo Alto be able to detect that the content is Jpeg ?Regards,Sunil...

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Jul 30, 2013 1:35:43 PM

Is there a possibility of Palo Alto releasing rule content, similar to the way Sourcefire/Snort handle IDS rules?

We have Palo Alto appliances and we have Sourcefire IDS appliances running side by side in various configurations at work. I can't emphasize enough ho...

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Threat ID Ranges in the Palo Alto Networks Content Database

5 likes 12 comments 64130 views Jul 1, 2014 3:15:30 PM by in Threat & Vulnerability Articles

Overview This document describes the general threat ID ranges in the Palo Alto Networks content database.   Details Anti-Virus Signatures PE: 2000000 - 2900000 PDF: 1100000 - 1102000 Android File Format (APK): 1000000 - 1010...

New Signature IDs do not Display on WebUI After Updating Content

12102 views Oct 14, 2014 11:40:05 PM by in Management Articles

Issue A customer requires coverage for specific Threat ID that was released on the current Content update available.  The customer updates the device Content to the newly released version and verifies that the release notes s...

ICS/SCADA Visibility and Control with ICCP

1 likes 6580 views Oct 17, 2017 4:18:06 PM by in Management Articles

Dear valued Palo Alto Network customer,    To provide better application visibility and control for the ICS/SCADA deployments  we will be releasing 29 functional App-IDs for the ICCP protocol with Application and Th...

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...

When is a support subscription required

7842 views Aug 30, 2017 6:49:41 AM by in Management Articles

QuestionUnder which conditions is an active support license required for a system, what will work and what won't if a license is expired AnswerAn active support subscription is required for any device that is in production, it cov...