What type of regular expressions are used in Data Patterns?

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What type of regular expressions are used in Data Patterns?

L1 Bithead

Hi everyone,

Im curious to find out what type of regular expressions are used in the data pattern portion of the Palo Alto? One discuission mentioned that it was perl based but some things do not work. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thank you,

Eugene Milon


L7 Applicator

Login to your firewall GUI, go to the Help section and search for "Other Policy Objects".  Scroll about 1/2 way down the page and look for Data Patterns. 


L7 Applicator

Regex Syntax with Examples  ( Page No 37) Creating Custom Threat Signatures



Thank you both but I've already seen those pages. I guess what I am just trying to figure out that if a client wants to filter for account numbers is it possible to use \d or repetition {6,11} for numbers at all , for instance any number 0-9 repeating from 6 to 11 times? If not then would I be correct in saying that I have to create many [0-9][0-9] 's.

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