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

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

L2 Linker

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


L7 Applicator



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

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Is there any valid document for this?

please take a look at this article : WildFire Security Overview

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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.


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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