Get Information About Applications

When you configure Application Control, or when you look at Application Control reports, you might see application names you are not familiar with. To get information about any application that Application Control can identify, you can look up the application on the WatchGuard Application Control Security Portal at

On the Application Control Security Portal page, you can:

  • See a list of all applications that Application Control can identify.
  • Search for an application by name.
  • See a description of the application and supported application behaviors.

Application Control and Traffic Monitor

If you have enabled logging for Application Control, you can use Firebox System Manager Traffic Monitor to find more information about the Application Control signatures in the traffic log messages. To look up Application Control signature information in the Security Portal, right-click on a traffic log message.

For more information, see Run Diagnostic Tasks to Learn More About Log Messages.

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