04-01-2010 08:05 AM
I need to exempt certain sites from a policy that blocks downloads of executables, so downloads of executables are allowed from those sites. Since these are large sites that use content distribution networks, I can't create a policy with a destination IP address and a different security profile. What I would do with other brands of firewall that support FQDN object types, is reference the destination domain or URL in the policy instead of a destination IP, but Palo Alto doesn't have that feature yet. Is there a workaround I can use until Palo Alto supports the URL or FQDN object type?
04-08-2010 12:28 PM
You will need to be at PAN-OS version 3.1.0 or higher to use the above custom AppID as it has enhancements to support the CN in SSL cert.
For PAN-OS version 3.0.x, please try the attached custom AppID. The signature is looking for microsoft.com in the HTTP host header or the uri path. You can almost separate the 2 matching conditions into 2 separate custom appIDs to suit your needs.
Message was edited by: rmonvon
04-09-2010 10:51 AM
That works, thanks!
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