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Supported file types

File filter allows the FortiGate to block files passing through based on file type based on the file's meta data only, and not on file size or file content. A DLP sensor must be configured to block files based on size or content, such as SSN numbers, credit card numbers or regexp.

The following file types are supported:

Type

Description

.net

Match .NET files

7z

Match 7-Zip files

activemime

Match ActiveMime files

arj

Match ARJ compressed files

aspack

Match ASPack files

avi

Match AVI files

base64

Match Base64 files

bat

Match Windows batch files

binhex

Match BinHex files

bmp

Match BMP files

bzip

Match Bzip files

bzip2

Match Bzip2 files

cab

Match Windows CAB files

chm

Match Windows compiled HTML help files

class

Match CLASS files

cod

Match COD files

crx

Match Chrome extension files

dmg

Match Apple disk image files

elf

Match ELF files

exe

Match Windows executable files

fsg

Match FSG files

gif

Match GIF files

gzip

Match Gzip files

hlp

Match Windows help files

hta

Match HTA files

html

Match HTML files

iso

Match ISO archive files

jad

Match JAD files

javascript

Match JavaScript files

jpeg

Match JPEG files

lzh

Match LZH compressed files

mach-o

Match Mach object files

mime

Match MIME files

mov

Match MOV files

mp3

Match MP3 files

mpeg

Match MPEG files

msc

Match MSC files

msi

Match Windows Installer MSI Bzip files

msoffice

Match MS-Office files. For example, DOC, XLS, PPT, and so on.

msofficex

Match MS-Office XML files. For example, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, and so on.

pdf

Match PDF files

petite

Match Petite files

png

Match PNG files

rar

Match RAR archives

rm

Match RM files

sis

Match SIS files

tar

Match TAR files

tiff

Match TIFF files

torrent

Match torrent files

upx

Match UPX files

uue

Match UUE files

wav

Match WAV files

wma

Match WMA files

xar

Match XAR archive files

xz

Match XZ files

zip

Match ZIP files

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Supported file types

File filter allows the FortiGate to block files passing through based on file type based on the file's meta data only, and not on file size or file content. A DLP sensor must be configured to block files based on size or content, such as SSN numbers, credit card numbers or regexp.

The following file types are supported:

Type

Description

.net

Match .NET files

7z

Match 7-Zip files

activemime

Match ActiveMime files

arj

Match ARJ compressed files

aspack

Match ASPack files

avi

Match AVI files

base64

Match Base64 files

bat

Match Windows batch files

binhex

Match BinHex files

bmp

Match BMP files

bzip

Match Bzip files

bzip2

Match Bzip2 files

cab

Match Windows CAB files

chm

Match Windows compiled HTML help files

class

Match CLASS files

cod

Match COD files

crx

Match Chrome extension files

dmg

Match Apple disk image files

elf

Match ELF files

exe

Match Windows executable files

fsg

Match FSG files

gif

Match GIF files

gzip

Match Gzip files

hlp

Match Windows help files

hta

Match HTA files

html

Match HTML files

iso

Match ISO archive files

jad

Match JAD files

javascript

Match JavaScript files

jpeg

Match JPEG files

lzh

Match LZH compressed files

mach-o

Match Mach object files

mime

Match MIME files

mov

Match MOV files

mp3

Match MP3 files

mpeg

Match MPEG files

msc

Match MSC files

msi

Match Windows Installer MSI Bzip files

msoffice

Match MS-Office files. For example, DOC, XLS, PPT, and so on.

msofficex

Match MS-Office XML files. For example, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, and so on.

pdf

Match PDF files

petite

Match Petite files

png

Match PNG files

rar

Match RAR archives

rm

Match RM files

sis

Match SIS files

tar

Match TAR files

tiff

Match TIFF files

torrent

Match torrent files

upx

Match UPX files

uue

Match UUE files

wav

Match WAV files

wma

Match WMA files

xar

Match XAR archive files

xz

Match XZ files

zip

Match ZIP files