How to Block Facebook Games using Application Control (5.8 onwards)
03/26/2020 9 12425
DESCRIPTION: How to Block Facebook Games using Application Control (5.8 onwards)
This is a scenario based article of the SonicWall App Control Advanced feature. In this scenario we describe how to block Games like Farmville, Mafia Wars etc. in www.facebook.com individually. To block all Facebook Apps please refer this KB article: How to Block Facebook Apps using Application Control
Note: The solution described here is for HTTP traffic only.
Login to the SonicWall Mangement GUI.
Navigate to the Firewall > App Control Advanced page. In Gen5 TZ devices this page is under Security Services > App Control
Check the box under Enable App Control and click on the Accept button at the top to enable App Control.
Under App Control Advanced > View Style select GAMING under Category;
From the drop-down under Application, select a Facebook game.
Click on Configure.
In the App Control Signature window, select Enable under the Block and Log fields.
Click on OK to save.
Here is the list of Facebook Games for which SonicWall App Control has signatures. This list may change as and when a new game SID is added: