I found this article on URL filtering.
My question is how is *.baidu.com not allowing mp3.baidu.com or news.baidu.com as well
What does *. signify or equate to this scenario.
ALso is there is any need or scenario in which we would need to add
*.baidu.com as rules in Custom URL category.
Any Help would be appreciated.
HOW TO ALLOW ONE URL AND BLOCK OTHER ASSOCIATED URLS
This describes how to allow a single URL and block other associated URLs. In this example www.baidu.com will be allowed but mp3.baidu.com and news.baidu.com will be blocked.
Use one of the following two configuration options.
Option 1: Use URL Category
Option 2: Use URL filtering
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As @OtakarKlier mentioned the document is wrong. *.baidu.com would still allow anything.baidu.com. You can however do this easily enough, you simply need to keep in mind the order of the firewall processes the request:
1) Block List
2) Allow List
3) Custom Categories
5) Pre-Defined Categories
URL Categorie Actions:
I think this is what the article was trying to get at; one thing to keep in mind with the knowledgebase is that any Palo employee can make an entry, so they aren't always actually right.
Thank you for the explanation Bpry.
Is there any scenraio where you would right a URL rule like
Both in Allow rule,
*.sega.com/*. "This statement includes the First URL right, correct me If I am wrong.
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