How to Filter traffic based on file extension
In order to block applications with the iSheriff endpoint software follow the steps listed below:
Log into the iSheriff cloud management console and go to:
Data Protection is a policy base setting so rules have to be created per policy assignment.
Two options are available when setting up filtering based on File types:
Basic Mode and Advanced Mode
Basic Mode: Lets you allow/block the most common file types.
Click on the drop down menu in front of the file type and set it to Allow or Block.
You can have the same file type blocked for download and allowed for upload at the same time or vice versa.
There are two options available. Filter Web Download and Filter Web Upload.
Expand them in order to setup the File types or Extensions for filtering.
Click on Filter Web Download or Filter Web Upload to see the following options for filtering File types:
Click at the bottom of the page to make changes permanent.