Article Applies To:

Gen6: NSA E10800, NSA E10400, NSA E10200, NSA E10100
Gen5: NSA E8510, E8500, NSA E7500, NSA E6500, NSA E5500, NSA 5000, NSA 4500, NSA 3500, NSA 2400, NSA 2400 MX, NSA 240, NSA 220, NSA 220 /W. NSA 250M, NSA 250M /W.

Gen5 TZ Series: TZ 100, TZ 100 Wireless, TZ 200, TZ 200 W, TZ 210, TZ 210 W, TZ 215, TZ 215 W. TZ 105, TZ 105 W, TZ 205, TZ 205 W

Firmware/Software Version: SonicOS and above

Services: App Control Advanced


GAppProxy is a HTTP proxy based on the Google App Engine Remote (GAE). This KB article describes how to block GAppProxy.


  1. Login to the SonicWALL Management GUI.
  2. Navigate to the Firewall > App Control Advanced page. In Gen5 TZ devices this page is under Security Services > App Control
  3. Check the box under Enable App Control  and click on the Accept button at the top to enable App Control.
  4. Under App Control Advanced > View Style select PROXY-ACCESS under Category; select GAppProxy under Application; select Signature under Viewed By, to list the following signatures available under this application:

Blocking Chrome Remote Desktop
  1. Click on the configure icon under Application with GAppProxy selected.
  2. In the Edit App Control App window, select Enable under Block and Log.
  3. Click on OK to save

Enabling Application Control on zones
  1. Navigate to Network > Zones
  2. Click on the configure button under the zone where you want App Control enabled.
  3. Check Enable App Control Service.
  4. Click on OK to save.