URL Identification

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URL Identification

Hi

 

i have a question about URL Identification.

 

i use url object in security policy and no use ssl decryption

 

if no SNI is present and there is no CN enrty,

 

how can identify URL?

 

thanks.

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Re: URL Identification

Hi @hbshin ,

 

The categorization is done either by IP address or via the Common Name from the SSL certificate or Server Name Indication (SNI). 

 

URL Categorization of SSL Websites

 

Cheers !

-Kiwi

L2 Linker

Re: URL Identification

Hi @kiwi 

 

Thank you for your reply.

 

i understood SNI and CN Name

 

Could you explain more about The categorization by IP Address ?

 

How are URLs categorized by IP address?

 

Thanks.

Community Team Member

Re: URL Identification

Hi @hbshin ,

 

How PAN-DB works

 

The PAN-DB Core, located in the Palo Alto Networks threat intelligence cloud, has a full URL and IP database to cover web security needs.

Millions of URLs and IPs are classified in a variety of ways. In addition to the “Multi-language classification engine” and the “URL change request from users,” PAN-DB receives malicious URL and IP information from WildFire.

 

Cheers !

-Kiwi.

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