Analysis and control of protocol running in SSH like SFTP

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Analysis and control of protocol running in SSH like SFTP

L0 Member



Any ideas on better controlling what gets transferred over a decrypted (by the Palo Alto's ssh decryption feature) SSH session.


I don't see an option blocking file up- or downloads via the fileblocking feature for SSH or an other corresponding protocol, nor is it possible creating a custom definition (for what's being transferred within SSH).


The Palo Alto is telling me that it has "Decrypted" the SSH session, but no way of controling protocols or files in there...


Probably some of you have had the same thing coming up and know a little more...


Thanks and best regards,




L4 Transporter

I don't think the firewall can do this unfortuantly. You can block SSH tunnelled apps however by blocking the SSH-tunnel application.


You can find out more info here:


hope this helps,


L5 Sessionator

SSH decryption cannot control the traffic/command going inside the ssh tunnel.

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