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Ruben_Starkovsk
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Difference between "Protected Scope" and "Destination"

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Whats the difference between "Destination" and "Protected Scope" in the Threat Prevention policy and Global Exception rules and when would you use either?

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Daniel_Taney
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I believe "Protected Scope" is used in the Threat Prevention policy to designate an entity that you want protected (i.e. a single host, group of hosts, network, etc...). It is my understanding that this applies the protections in the policy to those nodes whether the malicious traffic is inbound or outbound. 

Whereas "Destination" would only apply the rule to traffic headed outbound. 

R80 CCSA / CCSE

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Daniel_Taney
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I believe "Protected Scope" is used in the Threat Prevention policy to designate an entity that you want protected (i.e. a single host, group of hosts, network, etc...). It is my understanding that this applies the protections in the policy to those nodes whether the malicious traffic is inbound or outbound. 

Whereas "Destination" would only apply the rule to traffic headed outbound. 

R80 CCSA / CCSE

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