What is a Custom Application?

Talaia offers the possibility to create your own traffic filters to match specific behavior, and put a name on it. This new traffic filter receive the name of Custom Application.

By doing that, you will be able to identify every single application is running on your network!

Why do I need Custom Applications?

It may happen that Talaia miss classifies the traffic for certain applications. This usually happens with tailormade or private applications related to the scenario monitored. Custom applications will allows to define non-standard applications in order to extend the range of applications considered by Talaia. 

How do I create a Custom Application?

Actually, the process is very simple. All you have to do is go to "Settings", and select "Custom app filters"

Select "Add" to create your custom application.

From there, all you have to do is fill the boxes with the information regarding this new application.

The field "Value" allows to put as many filter as you need to identify your specific application.
After saving your progress, if you want to categorize your new application into a bigger group. To do that, just go back to "Settings", and select "Custom applications", and add your new application.
You will find a field called "Group", from where you can select in what bigger category you want to place your application.

Most important of all!

Now that your Custom Application is created, don't forget to update the server with that info!!

What's next? 

Create as many Custom Applications as you need. Every signature created will increase the accuracy for your custom made applications, giving you greater insights into your traffic. 

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