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Monitoring network traffic with SSL deep inspection

This example describes how to monitor network traffic for YouTube using FortiView Applications view with SSL deep inspection.

To monitor network traffic with SSL deep inspection:
  1. Create a firewall policy with the following settings:
    • Application Control is enabled.
    • SSL Inspection is set to deep-inspection.
    • Log Allowed Traffic is set to All Sessions.

  2. Go to Security Profiles > Application Control.
  3. Select a relative Application Control profile used by the firewall policy and click Edit.
  4. Because YouTube cloud applications are categorized into Video/Audio, ensure the Video/Audio category is monitored. Monitored categories are indicate by an eye icon.
  5. Click View Application Signatures and hover over YouTube cloud applications to view detailed information about YouTube application sensors.
  6. Expand YouTube to view the Application Signatures associated with the application.

    Application Signature

    Description

    Application ID

    YouTube_Video.Access

    An attempt to access a video on YouTube.

    16420

    YouTube_Channel.ID

    An attempt to access a video on a specific channel on YouTube.

    44956

    YouTube_Comment.Posting

    An attempt to post comments on YouTube.

    31076

    YouTube_HD.Streaming

    An attempt to watch HD videos on YouTube.

    33104

    YouTube_Messenger

    An attempt to access messenger on YouTube.

    47858

    YouTube_Video.Play

    An attempt to download and play a video from YouTube.

    38569

    YouTube_Video.Upload