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.

Thanks

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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:

https://wildfire.paloaltonetworks.com/wildfire/upload

 

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

https://wildfire.paloaltonetworks.com/wildfire/upload

 

Cheers,

-Kiwi.

 

 

 
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Cheers,
Kiwi
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