Adding a File Profile

Specify files by media type, file name, or true file type to form a file profile.

  1. On the File Profiles screen, click Add.

    The File Profile Settings screen appears.

  2. Specify a unique name and a description for the profile.
  3. Configure the types of files.
    • Media Types: Media type of a file standardized by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)

    • File Names: Name of a file that contains one or more of the configured strings, regardless of the file name extension.

      Note:

      Wildcards are supported.

      Comma is not supported.

    • True File Types: File header rather than the file name to indicate the actual file type. This prevents users from trying to bypass the scan engines by changing the file extension or by some other form of file manipulation.

    If you configure Media Types, File Names, and True File Types, and then use the file profile in an internet access rule, the rule applies when the requested files match any of the configured types.

  4. Click Save.