I searched this topic before posting and couldn't find an exact answer so I'm asking the question here.
I have blocked a specific category that includes multiple appplications. I now need to allow one of those applications, but keep the category blocked as it is. Do I just create a new policy just about the blocked category policy and allow the application? If so, do I also need to allow the dependencies it warns me about?
Thank you for any advice that you can share.
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Without knowing your policies it is hard to tell.
Do you allow web-browsing and ssl already?
If yes then you don't need to allow them.
If you block general web-browsing and ssl then you might want to also create custom URL category and use this under "Service/URL category" tab to allow this traffic to specific URLs only.
I do allow web-browsing and ssl already. I was just wondering since the warnings come up when I commit if I don't add those dependencies to that allow rule. I assume I can just ignore those warnings?
Dependency check is not always perfect so yes you can ignore.
Or if you prefer to keep it clean add web-browsing and ssl in the rule so no warning.
You can compare if there is any difference between rule that allows web-browsing and new rule (different zones, source subnets etc). There must me reason why dependency warning comes up.
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