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3 weeks ago

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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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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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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Mar 28, 2016 8:45:24 AM

Content 571 Customer Advisory

Application and Threat Content version 571 was removed from the Palo Alto Networks support site at approximately 0230 PM PST on 24-MAR-2016, after dis...

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Dec 7, 2014 2:14:52 PM

Latest content updates failing?

Anyone else seeing this one?On both my firewall installations (2020 HA pair and 3020 standalone), the last two content updates (the failed one 473 and...

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Content-ID Articles

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Threat ID Ranges in the Palo Alto Networks Content Database

4 likes 11 comments 23336 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 Javascript: 250000 - 251000 PDF: 1100000 - 1102000 And...

Content 571 Customer Advisory

2 likes 4 comments 13211 views Mar 24, 2016 4:28:43 PM by in Management Articles

The contents of this article has been moved to the following location:   We apologize for the inconvenience. ...

Managing Weekly Content Releases

2 likes 1 comments 3699 views Aug 18, 2016 12:12:16 PM by in Featured Articles

Wondering how to manage weekly content releases? If you own Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls and you manage software updates (including Dynamic Updates), you'll be interested in these steps for success.

New Signature IDs do not Display on WebUI After Updating Content

676 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...

Getting Started: User-ID

7 likes 1 comments 74063 views Dec 15, 2015 2:43:15 PM by in Featured Articles

What more can my firewall do? Identify users!   Let's take a closer look at the options available to identify users by their username and what can be done with that information. We'll go over the configuration of the User-ID ...