Palo Alto Networks Knowledgebase: Custom Application Signatures

Custom Application Signatures

Created On 09/25/18 18:09 PM - Last Updated 02/07/19 23:50 PM

This article is outdated, more recent articles can be found here: Creating Custom Application Signatures 

and here:  Creating Custom Threat Signatures


One of the fundamental requirements of a next-generation firewall is to identify and control applications on any port, not just standard ports. Palo Alto Networks firewalls not only identify a large number of applications, they also provide a flexible web-based interface, which enables administrators to develop custom signatures to identify any application, whether it is web-based or a client-server application.



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