Defining information about applications

Article:HOWTO81222  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2014-09-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81222
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Defining information about applications

You can define information about the applications that clients run and include this information in a firewall rule.

You can define applications in the following ways:

  • Type the information manually.

  • Search for the application in the learned applications list.

    Applications in the learned applications list are the applications that client computers in your network run.

To define information about applications manually

  1. In the console, open a Firewall policy.

  2. On the Firewall Policies page, click Rules.

  3. On the Rules tab, in the Rules list, right-click the Application field, and then click Edit.

  4. In the Application List dialog box, click Add.

  5. In the Add Application dialog box, enter one or more of the following fields:

    • Path and file name

    • Description

    • Size, in bytes

    • Date that the application was last changed

    • File fingerprint

  6. Click OK.

  7. Click OK.

To search for applications from the learned applications list

  1. On the Firewall Policies page, click Rules.

  2. On the Rules tab, select a rule, right-click the Application field, and then click Edit.

  3. In the Application List dialog box, click Add From.

  4. In the Search for Applications dialog box, search for an application.

  5. Under the Query Results table, to add the application to the Applications list, select the application, click Add, and then click OK.

  6. Click Close.

  7. Click OK.

See Managing firewall rules

See Editing a policy.

See About firewall rule application triggers.


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