URL Category of Security Policy with destination "Any"

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URL Category of Security Policy with destination "Any"

L1 Bithead

Dear All,

 

I created a security policy as below. However, I find all traffic will go through this policy. Do you have any idea? Thanks

 

Source: Any

Destination: Any

Service: 443, 80 and specific port

URL Category: Custom (*.s3.amazonaws.com)

 

Peter

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Hi @PChow4 ,

 

Yes, with the type of policy you have written, you will see that it is showing allowed traffic logs for rest traffic also. But actually those session would only TCP and/or SSL sessions created with the destination. Once URL category is matched, the final decision will be made if traffic needs to be allow or drop. I would recommend you to verify complete traffic logs by opening it and you will see what's actually getting allowed.

Mayur

Hi @SutareMayur 

 

Thanks for your reply. I open it and find the log type is end and allowed.

Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

Hi @PChow4 ,

 

You can verify the detailed log view of desired URL category matching traffic vs rest then you will get clarity. But again, answer to your question in one short line - the unwanted traffic matching your rule are for TCP/SSL session created with the destination. At the end, traffic will be allowed based on the matched URL.

 

Ref. article

 

Hope it helps!

Mayur

L1 Bithead

Dear Berger69

 

I further checked the log there are traffic are 2 type of traffic.

-  the traffic log detail's category show "any"

-  the traffic log detail's category show match my custom category

 

According to this, the second one is the traffic what I want.

For the first type, may I know how PA handle it? since the traffic log mention it is allowed but it doesn't match the category. So it is dropped or pass to another rule to handle? 

 

Thanks

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