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How to block Apple services' traffic

We have to block traffic generated from most Apple services, such as update requests, Apple Store downloads, mainly from the services in background.
We need all the steps to do it.

Thanks in advance.

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

@eduardofloresperez,

That's a really broad request so I'm just going to list where you should start. 

1) Block tcp-5223

2) Apple is assigned AS714 as their ASN. 

3) Since we know the ASN we can use a service like THIS to find out what they own for IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

 

What exactly is the intended target here? If you block Apple's IP space as a whole you'll likely break things unintentinally and tcp-5223 is not soley utilized for Apple services. 

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