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About the Dynamic Applications Page

You are here: Security Policies & Objects > Dynamic Applications.

Use this page to create, modify, clone, and delete application signature groups. You can view the details of predefined application signatures that are already downloaded.

All enabled and disabled application signatures on the device are displayed in a grid format. A message Once a new custom application signature is created or modified, the configuration is committed immediately to the device. is displayed at the top of the page.

A status message is displayed just above the grid. It shows the version number of the installed application, the latest version available, and whether you have downloaded or installed an application package.


If you successfully download an application package, the Install button is displayed. If you successfully install a downloaded application package, an Uninstall button is displayed.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Global Settings. See Global Settings.

  • Create application signatures. See Add Application Signatures.

  • Create application signatures group. See Add Application Signatures Group.

  • Edit application signatures. See Edit Application Signatures.

  • Delete application signatures. See Delete Application Signatures.

  • Clone application signatures. See Clone Application Signatures.

  • Search text in an application signature. See Search Text in an Application Signatures Table.

  • View the details of application signatures—To do this, select the application signature for which you want to view the details and follow the available options:

    • Click More and select Detailed View.

    • Right-click on the selected application signature profile and select Detailed View.

    • Mouse over to the left of the selected application signature and click Detailed View.

  • Filter the application signatures based on select criteria. To do this, select the filter icon at the top right-hand corner of the application signatures table. The columns in the grid change to accept filter options. Type the filter options; the table displays only the data that fits the filtering criteria.

  • Show or hide columns in the application signature profiles table. To do this, click the Show Hide Columns icon in the top right corner of the application signatures table and select the options you want to view or deselect the options you want to hide on the page.

  • More—Clone an existing application signature package, create group, or configure the page to show a detailed view.

  • Create Group—Create a new application signature or application signatures group.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the Application Signatures page.

Table 1: Fields on the Application Signatures Page




Displays the application signature name.

Object Type

Displays the application signature object type.


Specifies the category of the application signature.


Specifies the subcategory of the application signature.


Displays the risk as critical, high, moderate, low, or unsafe.


Specifies the characteristic of the application signature.

Predefined or Custom

Displays the predefined or custom application signatures and settings that are configured on your device.


Displays the status of the application signature.