Application Control expands the scope of the firewall engine to include application type as a matching criteria. If an access rule matches that Application Control is enabled for, the application ruleset is processed from top to bottom and the action set in the first matching application rule is executed (block or deny). Application detection for applications using SSL-encrypted connections allow for more granular control when SSL Interception is enabled. Application Control is currently limited to IPv4. Application definition updates for managed Barracuda NextGen F-Series Firewalls are distributed via the Control Center. Phion legacy-licensed Control Centers do not support updating application definitions via Energize Updates.
Supported NextGen Firewall F-Series Models
|Feature||Supported NextGen Firewall F-Series Model|
|Application Control||Available on all models with valid Energize Updates subscription except VF10. On hardware models without valid Energize Updates subscription or with a legacy phion license, Application Control is limited to detecting applications only.|
|SSL Interception||Available on all models with valid Energize Updates subscription, except F10, VF10, and F100/F101.|
|URL Filter||Available on all models with valid Energize Updates subscription, except F10 and VF10|
|Virus Scanning||Available on all models with valid Energize Updates and Malware subscriptions, except F10 and VF10 |
|Advanced Threat Detection||Available on all models with valid Energize Updates, Malware, and Advanced Threat Detection subscriptions, except F10, VF10, and F100/F101.|
|File Content Scan||Available on all models with valid Energize Updates and Malware subscriptions, except F10 and VF10. |
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|Available on all models with valid Energize Updates subscription, except VF10.|
Enable Application Control
- Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box > Virtual Servers > your virtual server > Assigned Services > Firewall > Forwarding Rules.
- Click Lock.
In the left menu, expand Settings and click Setup. The Ruleset Setup window opens.
- From the Application Ruleset list select Enable.
- Click OK.
- Click Send Changes and Activate.