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Obsolete Applications

 

Table 5 shows the applications that are now obsolete either because they are no longer in use in the field or they have been replaced with more recent applications. While configuration commit will not fail if these obsolete applications are already configured, the recommendation is to remove these applications from configurations of AppSecure modules (AppFW, AppQoS, APBR, AppQoE and Unified Policy), as they will no longer be classified or reported. The applications which have been replaced are added as an alias under a related application which are provided in the specific reason column. You cannot configure a new policy with these obsolete applications, instead you can use the related applications mentioned in the specific reason column where available.

Table 5: Obsolete Applications

Application Name

Specific Reason

Description

AIMEXPRESS

Not applicable

This signature detects AIM Express, which is a Web-based instant messaging and e-mail system used to communicate with others using a Web browser.

BABELGUM

Not applicable

This signature detects Babelgum, which is a Web-based multimedia portal. Use Babelgum to stream music, movies, and television programs over the Internet.

BIGADDA

Not applicable

BIGADDA is an Indian e-commerce website, and a subsidiary of Reliance Entertainment.

BONPOO

Not applicable

Bonpoo provides a free, email-based file-sharing service.

BLIP-TV-STREAM

Not applicable

This signature detects video streaming from blip.tv

BT-WRZRU

Not applicable

This plug-in is a Bittorrent tracker search engine.

CORALCDN

Not applicable

This signature detects any Web client attempting to retrieve content that Coral network caches.

CIRCLEOF

MOMS

FACEBOOK-CIRCLEOFMOMS replaced CIRCLEOFMOMS.

Circle of Moms is a parenting social network for mothers to share stories, problems, and tips of motherhood.

CSTRIKE

SOURCE-ENGINE replaced CSTRIKE.

CounterStrike game uses Cstrike protocol.

DOTME

Not applicable

This signature detects access to the Apple MobileMe product.

DOUBLECLICK

GOOGLE-ADS REPLACED DOUBLECLICK.

This signature detects access to Doubleclick, which is an internet advertising and tracking service.

FACEBOOK-MAIL

FACEBOOK-MAIL is now a part of Facebook Messenger.

This signature detects and can block usage of the Facebook mail functionality.

FEDGEWING

Not applicable

FledgeWing is an online community aimed at entrepreneurial university students.

FILESTUBE

Not applicable

This signature detects Filetubes, which is a Web-based file sharing application that is used to share files with people over the Internet.

FRIENDSTER

Not applicable

This signature detects Friendster, which is a membership-based online gaming service.

GE-PROCIFY

Replaced with GE-PROFICY

Proficy is a General Electric product for industrial environment allowing monitoring and data management from SCADA network. This plug-in classifies traffic related to Proficy Gateway service and Proficy Licensing server.

GROOVESHARK-

STREAMING

Not applicable

This signature detects requests for streaming music from Grooveshark.com.

GRABOID-SSL

GRABOID replaced GRABOID-SSL.

This signature detects Graboid. Graboid is an application that searches the internet for videos and makes it simple to view them as a streaming video.

GOOGLE-

PLUS-SSL

GOOGLE-PLUS replaced GOOGLE-PLUS-SSL.

This signature detects SSL access to Google Plus, which is an social network from Google.

GOOGLE-

ADSERVICES-

SSL

GOOGLE-ADS replaced GOOGLE-ADSERVICES-SSL.

This signature detects SSL access to DoubeClick. DoubleClick is an advertisement service from Google.

GOOGLE-

VIDEOS

YOUTUBE replaced GOOGLE-VIDEOS.

Google Videos is a video search engine.

HALF-LIFE

SOURCE-ENGINE replaced HALF-LIFE.

Half-Life is a real time gaming protocol. Many different games such as Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Counter-Strike, Counter-Strike: Source, Call of Duty 4 use Half-Life.

HOT-VPN

Not applicable

HotVPN helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

IPP-AH

Not applicable

IPP Type 51 - IPP-AH - is an authentication Header

IWIW

Not applicable

This signature detects IWIW, which is a Hungarian social networking Web site.

IPP-ESP

Not applicable

IPP Type 50 - IPP-ESP - is Encap Security Payload

JAJAH-WEB

Not applicable

This signature detects Jajah as service that connects existing traditional landlines or mobile phones with calls initiated from the cloud.

JUSTIN-TV

Not applicable

This signature detects Justin.tv, a YouTube like Web site that allows users to produce or watch live streaming video.

KINGDOMXXX

Not applicable

Kingdom xxx is a Bittorrent tracker search engine.

KHMER-NEWS

Not applicable

Khmer News is a Cambodian news portal.

LIVE-STORAGE

LIVE-STORAGE moved to ONEDRIVE plug-in.

This signature detects access to Skydrive over SSL. Skydrive is part of the Live suite of applications and is responsible for cloud storage.

MEGASHARES-COM

Not applicable

Classifies web browsing on the megashares.com Direct DownLoad links service.

MEGAUPLOAD

Not applicable

This signature detects MegaUpload, which is a Web-based file uploading portal used to host files for sharing.

MSN

LIVE-STORAGE replaced MSN.

MSN2GO is a Web-based Microsoft Messenger client.

MEGAUPLOAD

Not applicable

This signature detects MegaUpload, which is a Web-based file uploading portal used to host files for sharing.

MEGAVIDEO

Not applicable

This signature detects Megavideo, which is an online video streaming application similar to YouTube.

MINECRAFT-POCKET

Not applicable

Minecraft Pocket is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures.

MXIT

Not applicable

Mxit is a free instant messaging application developed by Mxit Lifestyle Ltd. in South Africa that runs on multiple mobile and computing platforms.

MULTIUPLOAD

Not applicable

This signature detects Multiupload, which is a Web-based file sharing application that is used to share files with people over the Internet.

NETLOG

Not applicable

This signature detects Netlog, which is a Belgian social networking Web site specifically targeted at the European youth demographic.

PANDO

Not applicable

Pando provides free file-sharing services and paid content-delivery for enterprises.

SAVEFILE-COM

Not applicable

Savefile.com classifies web browsing on the savefile.com Direct DownLoad links service.

SCIENCESTAGE

Not applicable

This protocol plug-in classifies the http traffic to the host sciencestage.com.

SNAP-VPN

SPRINGTECH-VPN replaced SNAP-VPN.

SnapVPN helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

SKYROCK

Not applicable

This signature detects Skyrock, a social network that is targeted towards musicians.

TURBO-VPN

SPRINGTECH-VPN replaced TURBO-VPN.

Turbo VPN helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

UPLOADINGIT-COM

Not applicable

This plug-in classifies web browsing on the uploadingit.com Direct DownLoad links service.

VPN-MASTER

SPRINGTECH-VPN replaced VPN-MASTER.

VPN Master helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

VPN-MONSTER

SPRINGTECH-VPN replaced VPN-MONSTER.

VPN Monster helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

VPN-ROBOT

SPRINGTECH-VPN replaced VPN-ROBOT.

VPN Robot helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

VPN-MASTERPRO

SPRINGTECH-VPN replaced VPN-MASTERPRO.

VPN Master Pro helps you to access blocked applications and websites.

WIKIA

FANDOM replacedWIKIA.

This signature detects Wikia, which is a free wiki hosting service.

YAHOO-WEBMESSENGER

YAHOO-TOGETHER replaced YAHOO-WEBMESSENGER.

This signature detects Yahoo! WebMessenger, which lets users use the Yahoo! Messenger service without downloading the application.

YOURFILEHOST

Not applicable

This signature detects YourFileHost, which is a Web-based file sharing portal.

YMSG

Not applicable

This signature detects YMSG contact information. YMSG is the protocol that Yahoo! Messenger uses for standard operations.

YMSG-VIDEO

Not applicable

Yahoo Messenger uses this protocol to convert videos.

YMSG-TRANSFER

Not applicable

This protocol is used for file tranfers over ymsg.

YMSG-CONF

Not applicable

This protocol is used in signaling part in a conference.