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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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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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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

4 likes 11 comments 29967 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...

New Signature IDs do not Display on WebUI After Updating Content

3530 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...

FAQ - Office 365 Access Control

6 likes 19 comments 114980 views Jul 6, 2016 1:27:36 PM by in Management Articles

In the week of 29 August 2016, Palo Alto Networks released changes to App-ID for Microsoft Office 365. To allow our customers to prepare for this upcoming change and avoid any problems, Palo Alto Networks is releasing the followin...

Chrome OS Deployment Methodologies for K-12

3 likes 3945 views Jun 22, 2017 1:45:32 AM by in Featured Articles

Many K-12 institutions now offer students the ability to take Chromebooks off the local network (to take home). While new initiatives offer greater flexibility for education, they also introduce complexity for safely enabling...

Custom App-ID for NCAA March Madness 2017

2 likes 8914 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...