How does the Wildfire handle RAR & JAR files

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How does the Wildfire handle RAR & JAR files

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Hello everyone,


If I have the valid WF license and I enable the forwarding the RAR & JAR type.


What the WF does when RAR & JAR file is being received?


Does it analysis thoe files located in a JAR or RAR archive?


Just wanna know.


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Hi @SeanDeHarris ,


Yes, RAR and 7-Zip archive files are not decoded by the firewall. All processing of these files occurs in the WildFire public cloud:


Note that you can also manually upload files (upto 100MB) for analysis on the WildFire portal:






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