Block Instant messaging (IM) – Sonicwall

* Navigate to the Firewall > App Control Advanced page. (In Gen5 TZ devices this page would be under Security Services > App Control Advanced)  * Check the box under Enable App Control and click on Accept at the top of the page.  * Under View Stye: Category, select IM  * Click on the configure button to bring up the Edit App Control Category window.  * Select Enable under Block  * Select Enable under Log  * Select All under Included Users/Groups  * Click on OK to save the settings.

To block the web chat we would need to add the forbidden list on Content Filter with ” chatenabled.mail.google.com” for gtalk.

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