I Have created custom URL category e.g category name (*.xyz.com) Now I want to create inbound rule like below.
Source zone :- Internet
Destination Zone :- LAN
Destination IP :- Any
Port :- 389 , 4172
URL Categary :- 'Custome category'
Security Profile : Any
My doubt is will this work on port 389 and 4172 port or this will work only on http and https port
I have requirement from customer to open port 389 and 4172 for eg *.xyz domain.
So I created custom category *.xyz.com and have to create rule by calling this category into rule and will allow only 389 and 4172 ports.
As far my understanding url category work only for ssl and web-browsing traffic, so just wanted to know if I keep url category in rule for port port 389 and 4172 will that rule work?
ok now I got you. So you are correct URL filtering is working with http/https only. Futhermore it is kind of uncommon to have URL filtering active in inwards direction. So I saw the request for port 389 which is basically LDAP, dont know for 4172. However please make yourself familiar with the conecpt of an "application firewall" - we do not open ports anymore. But in term of customers request you are right, this is not going to work.
Hi @DhananjayBhakte ,
It sounds like you need FQDN not URL.
You can use FQDN object as source or destination address in the policy. Firewall will query the DNS server and use this fqdn to resolve it to IP address. The received IP will be cached for configured amount of time (probably 30min was the default, but not sure).
Given the port from your description it sound be more reasonable to use FQDN instead of URL filtering.
To be more precise URL custom category will work with web-based application. If you think for a bit it is logical - firewall needs to know which part of the traffic is the URL, so it doesn't matter what port you are using
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