Does WF-500 keep the files? Is it Encrypted?

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Amir.Borjian
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Does WF-500 keep the files? Is it Encrypted?

Do i need to factory reset the box or the files are hashed?

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reaper
L7 Applicator

Hi

 

once the file has been analysed, only it's metadata will be stored. the file itself will be deleted.

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Amir.Borjian
L2 Linker

Is there any valid document for this?

reaper
L7 Applicator

please take a look at this article : WildFire Security Overview

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pulukas
L7 Applicator

You could post the question on this documentation for the factory reset procedure.  The document owner will be notified and might respond with an official answer.

 

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/Management-Articles/How-to-Factory-Reset-the-WF-500-Appliance/t...

 

You can also open a support case to confirm the file handling.

Steve Puluka BSEET - IP Architect - DQE Communications (Metro Ethernet/ISP)
ACE PanOS 6; ACE PanOS 7; ASE 3.0; PSE 7.0 Foundations & Associate in Platform; Cyber Security; Data Center
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