Custom App-ID iMessage

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Custom App-ID iMessage

Hi,

We have recently installed a PA-2020 at our college and am very happy with the device. The only issue we are having is that students are still able to use iMessage on their iPads. I can't find an existing app-id for that and am wondering if anyone has already created a custom id for such. I am going to follow the tech note on creating a custom ID tomorrow but would also like to see others have done.

Yours - Rowan

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L7 Applicator

Re: Custom App-ID iMessage

Hi Rowan,

Could you please share pcap or screen shot of traffic logs for imessage app.

Thanks

L5 Sessionator

Re: Custom App-ID iMessage

HI Rowan,

You can check on our dev center. Someone might already have developed the signature for it.

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/community/devcenter

Also if iMessage applicaiton is something that your environment can use. you can request it from our content team as well.

Here is a doc which explain how to request a new app

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC-1879

Hope this helps.
Thanks

Numan

L0 Member

Re: Custom App-ID iMessage

You have to be kidding me that Apple iMessage has not been identified?  Every other .02 instant messaging app is identified.  Come on PAN!

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