Objects > Security Profiles > File Blocking
You can attach a File Blocking profile to a Security policy rule (Policies > Security) to block users from uploading or downloading specified file types or to generate an alert when a user attempts to upload or download specified file types.
The following tables describe the file blocking profile settings.
File Blocking Profile Settings
Enter a profile name (up to 31 characters). This name appears in the list of file blocking profiles when defining security policies. The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Enter a description for the profile (up to 255 characters).
Select this option if you want the profile to be available to:
Disable override (Panorama only)
Select this option to prevent administrators from overriding the settings of this File Blocking profile in device groups that inherit the profile. This selection is cleared by default, which means administrators can override the settings for any device group that inherits the profile.
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