Palo Alto Networks Panorama Essentials (PAN-EDU 221)

Duration:

2 Days

Audience:

Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to configure and manage the Palo Alto Networks Panorama management server. You will learn about Panorama’s aggregated reporting, which will provide you with a holistic view of a network of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. Upon completion of this course, you will understand the Panorama server’s role in managing and securing your overall network.

What You’ll Learn

  • Configure and manage a Palo Alto Networks Panorama management server
  • The Panorama server’s role in managing and securing their overall network
  • Depend on Panorama’s aggregated reporting which will provide them with a holistic view of a network of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls

Who Needs to Attend

  • Security engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Support staff

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing
  • Familiarity with basic port-based security concepts
  • Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is a plus

Follow-On Courses

There are no follow-ons for this course.

Course Outline

1. Course Introduction

2. Deployment Overview

  • Panorama Solution
  • Functional Overview
  • Architecture Design

3. Setup and Administration

  • Installation
  • Design and Planning
  • Administrative Roles
  • Access Control
  • Commit Options

4. Device Groups

  • Device Groups
  • Policies
  • Objects
  • Device Group Commits

5. Templates

  • Template Overview
  • Configure Templates
  • Commits
  • Overrides

6. Administrative Tools

  • Logging
  • Reporting
  • Managing Devices

7. Log Collection

  • Log Collector
  • Collector Groups
  • Distributed Data Collection
  • Installation and Configuration

8. Deployment Recommendation

  • High Availability
  • Export Configuration
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Best Practices