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Symantec Application Classification Changes


Article ID: 151076


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Advanced Secure Gateway Software - ASG Symantec WebFilter (formerly Blue Coat WebFilter - BCWF) Intelligence Services ProxySG Software - SGOS




The application classification changes have taken effect as of 31 May 2018 at 04:00 UTC.

An enhancement to the Symantec Application Classification feature is scheduled to become effective on 31 May 2018 between 00:00 UTC and 04:00 UTC(This is a change to the previously announced time of 30 May 2018 between 17:00 UTC and 21:00 UTC.)

The Application Classification feature is part of:

  • Symantec WebFilter, formerly known as Blue Coat WebFilter (BCWF)
  • Symantec Intelligence Services Standard and Advanced (IS-Standard, IS-Advanced), formerly known as Blue Coat Intelligence Services

This notification contains information to assist customers in assessing the potential impact of these changes on their environments so that they can adjust accordingly.

Download the attached PDF file for a list of affected applications and for product-specific considerations.


ALERT2545_FULL_TEXT_UPDATE_2018-05-21.pdf get_app