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Signature Policy in Anti Spyware Profile

L1 Bithead

What does Signature policy in Anti Spyware do, and what  does "Default" in Action do.

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L4 Transporter

Thank you for posting question @rajumaharjan

 

The Anti-Spyware policy called: "default" comes automatically after you install Threat Prevention license and install the Application and Threat package. Not licensed Firewalls have this profile as well, however there is a message: "Threat Prevention License required for antivirus, anti-spyware, and vulnerability protection to function". The action default simply means that it will take default action based on signature. For example if signature has default action: (reset-both) it will send TCP RST to client and server. If the signature has default action: (alert) it will only make record in Threat log. You can see all the signature by going to: Exceptions and clicking on: show all signatures.

 

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If you want to get more information about signature you can go to: https://threatvault.paloaltonetworks.com/ then search for signature based on name, threat id,... From here you can see more information for example when and in what Threat package it was released.

 

Note: Unless you link the Anti-Spyware profile into: Security Profile Group and this group assign to security policy, it will not have any effect.

 

Kind Regards

Pavel

Pavel Kucera

L1 Bithead

Thank you for the reply, got the answer.

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