FortiClient can recognize the traffic generated by a large number of applications. You can create rules to block or allow this traffic per category, or application.
Enable/disable Application Firewall
The administrator enables the application firewall feature by using a FortiClient profile. The FortiClient profile includes the application firewall configuration.
The FortiClient Endpoint Control feature enables the site administrator to distribute an Application Control sensor from FortiGate/EMS.
On the FortiGate, the process is as follows:
l Create an Application Sensor and Application Filter on the FortiGate, l Add the Application Sensor to the FortiClient Profile on the FortiGate.
On EMS, the application firewall is part of the endpoint profile.
View application firewall profiles
To view the application firewall profile, select Show all.
Application Firewall View blocked applications
View blocked applications
To view blocked applications, select the Applications Blocked link in the FortiClient console. This page lists all applications blocked in the past seven days, including the count and time of last occurrence.
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