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Add an application filter policy rule

  1. Go to Applications > Application filter and click Edit Edit button. for the policy you want to edit.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Select applications.

    • Click Select All and apply filters to refine the list using any combination of categories, risk, characteristics, technology, or classification. You can also type a term in the smart filter. The smart filter searches the name and description of an application.
    • Click Select Individual Application and apply filters to refine the list. Then, select individual applications from the list.


    The classification filter only applies to cloud applications. If you update a classification (for example, with new cloud application traffic), Sophos Firewall updates application filter policy rules to which the classification filter applies.

  4. Specify an action for the rule.

  5. Specify a schedule for the rule.
  6. Click Save.

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