To configure the firewall to take a packet
capture (pcap) when it detects a threat, enable packet capture on
Antivirus, Anti-Spyware, and Vulnerability Protection security profiles.
Enable the packet capture option in the security
Some security profiles allow you to define a single-packet capture,
or extended-capture. If you choose extended-capture, define the
capture length. This will allow the firewall to capture more packets
to provide additional context related to the threat.
firewall can only capture packets if the action for a given threat
is set to allow or alert.
the packet capture option for the supported profiles as follows:
—Select a custom
antivirus profile and in the
—Select a custom Anti-Spyware
profile, click the
custom Vulnerability Protection profile and in the
to add a new rule, or select an
existing rule. Set
Note that if the profile has signature exceptions defined, click
tab and in the
column for a signature, set
(Optional) If you selected
any of the profiles, define the extended packet capture length.
and edit the Content-ID
Extended Packet Capture Length (packets)
specify the number of packets that the firewall will capture (range
is 1-50; default is 5).
Add the security profile (with packet capture enabled)
to a Security Policy rule.
and select a rule.
In the Profile Settings section, select a profile
that has packet capture enabled.
For example, click the
and select a profile that has packet capture enabled.
View/export the packet capture from the Threat logs.
In the log entry that you are interested in, click
the green packet capture icon
in the second column.
View the packet capture directly or