You can set up DLP Agents to monitor files accessed in Firefox over HTTPS. These steps do not allow you to monitor text uploads.
These steps apply to the following versions:
Note: This can only work through Application File Monitoring and not through Channel Filters. Channel filters do not work for file path for HTTP(s) incidents. Every application (browser) using these protocols would need to be set up with Application Monitoring.
The following steps provide instructions on how to add Firefox to the application monitoring list.
To add Firefox to the application monitoring list and enable application monitoring:
Note: Firefox occasionally uses child processes to upload attachments. For example, Firefox version 3.6.4 uses a process called plugin-container.exe to upload files. Identify the child processes Firefox uses to upload files, add that process to the Application Monitoring screen, then select Monitor Application File Access.
If you experience performance issues, complete the following:
Note: Add ignore path filters sparingly. Paths that you tell DLP to ignore apply to all applications in the application monitor list with application monitoring enabled.
If you experience unstable application behavior: