Excluding MS Teams from GlobalProtect

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Excluding MS Teams from GlobalProtect

L3 Networker

I'm trying to exclude MS Teams traffic from GlobalProtect.  We are using the entire O365 platform but I only want to exclude MS Teams.  Has anyone been able to successfully get this to work?  I found some older community posts but most seemed to have inconsistent results.   I'm running PAN OS 9.0.x and GP 5.2.6.


Is excluding  "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Teams\current\Teams.exe"  supported and would that be all that is needed? 


I tried something similar with Zoom but when zoom was installed into %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Zoom, it did not work.  I had to install zoom into C:\Program Files (x86)\Zoom to get that to exclude correctly


Thanks for the info.  Based on some of the URLs you posted, there are exclusions other than MS Teams in there, which I can't have


So far, I have only excluded these optimized ranges ,,   Seems to be working okay for the most part, although I still see a little traffic for IPs within these ranges on the firewall

The traffic you are seeing stems from the fact that MS-Teams sends connection probes via all interfaces (GP-Interface and LAN-Interface). It will pick the interface it identifies as "better".

Good point!

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