UTM: How to Block Google App Proxy (GAppProxy) using App Control Advanced (With Video tutorial) (SW10432)

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    UTM: How to Block Google App Proxy (GAppProxy) using App Control Advanced (With Video tutorial)
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    Article Applies To:

    Gen6 SM E10000 series: NSA E10800, NSA E10400, NSA E10200, NSA E10100
    Gen6 SM 9000 series: NSA 9600, NSA 9400, NSA 9200
    Gen6 NSA Series: NSA 6600, NSA 5600, NSA 4600, NSA 3600, NSA 2600
    Firmware Version: SonicOS Enhanced and above

    Gen5 NSA E-Class series: NSA E8510, E8500, NSA E7500, NSA E6500, NSA E5500
    Gen5 NSA series: NSA 5000, NSA 4500, NSA 3500, NSA 2400, NSA 2400 MX, NSA 240, NSA 220, NSA 220 /W. NSA 250M, NSA 250M /W.
    Gen5 TZ Series: TZ 215, TZ 215 W, TZ 210, TZ 210 W,  TZ 205, TZ 205 W, TZ 200, TZ 200 W, TZ 105, TZ 105 W, TZ 100, TZ 100 W
    Firmware Version: SonicOS Enhanced and above

    Services: App Control Advanced

    Video Tutorial: Click here for the video tutorial of this topic


    GAppProxy is a HTTP proxy based on the Google App Engine Remote (GAE). This KB article describes how to block GAppProxy.


    1. Login to the SonicWALL Management GUI.
    2. Navigate to the Firewall > App Control Advanced page. In Gen5 TZ devices this page is under Security Services > App Control
    3. Check the box under Enable App Control  and click on the Accept button at the top to enable App Control.
    4. Under App Control Advanced > View Style select PROXY-ACCESS under Category; select GAppProxy under Application; select Signature under Viewed By, to list the following signatures available under this application:

    Blocking Chrome Remote Desktop
    1. Click on the configure icon under Application with GAppProxy selected.
    2. In the Edit App Control App window, select Enable under Block and Log.
    3. Click on OK to save

    Enabling Application Control on zones
    1. Navigate to Network > Zones
    2. Click on the configure button under the zone where you want App Control enabled.
    3. Check Enable App Control Service.
    4. Click on OK to save.

SonicWALL SuperMassive 9000 Series
9600, 9400, 9200
SonicWALL SuperMassive E10000 Series
10800, 10400
SonicWALL NSA Series
6600, 5600, 4600, 4500, 3600, 3500, 2600, 250MW, 250M, 2400MX, 2400, 240, 220W, 220
SonicWALL E-Class NSA Series
E8510, E8500, E7500, E6500, E5500
SonicWALL TZ Series
215W, 215, 210W, 210, 205, 200W, 200, 105W, 105, 100W, 100

Technical Solutions

Article History:
Created on: 4/17/2013
Last Update on: 8/6/2014

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