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Creating a cloud app filter
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Use the Policy Management > Filters > Add Cloud App Filter page to define a new cloud app filter. You can make a copy of an existing cloud app filter to use as the basis for the new filter.
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Enter a unique Filter name. The name must be between 1 and 50 characters long, and cannot include any of the following characters:
* < > ` ' { } ~ ! $ % & @ # " [ ] | \ ^ + = ? / ; : . ,
Filter name can include spaces, dashes, and apostrophes.
2.
Enter a short Description of the filter. This appears next to the filter name in the Cloud App Filters section of the Filters page, and should explain the filter's purpose.
The character restrictions that apply to filter names also apply to descriptions, with 4 exceptions; periods (.), commas (.), and brackets ([ ]) can be included in descriptions.
3.
Select an entry from the Base filter on drop-down to use to begin creating a new Cloud App Filter.
a.
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Select Blank under Cloud App Filter Templates to create a completely new filter, with no pre-defined settings.
4.
Click OK to see and edit the new filter. The filter is added to the Cloud App Filters list on the Filters page.
Click Cancel to return to the Filters page without adding a new filter.
To finish customizing the new filter, continue with Editing a cloud app filter.

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