Problem with File blocking

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Problem with File blocking

L2 Linker

Hi all


i need to prevent all downloads on a network using Palo alto without affecting browsing

i created a file blocking profile , denied all extentions in the download direction and applied it in a policy

but iam still able to download many  exe and jpeg for example

i dont have a decryption policy in place
is it necessery ??


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


In this case it would be since you need visibility into the traffic to see what's actually being done. If you take a look at what you've been able to download you'll likely see all of the traffic getting identified as 'ssl'; since you aren't decrypting this traffic the firewall can't see what your client is downloading. 

OK i made the decryption policy and downloads are blocked
But zip files some how escape the block and download 

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