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Firewall 7.1: Installation, Configuration & Management


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Upcoming Dates

  Jul 20 - Jul 22, 2021
09:00 - 17:00

Firewall 7.1: Installation, Configuration & Management
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Network Security

Course Details

The Firewall 7.1: Installation, Configuration & Management course three-day, instructor-led training that enables students to install, configure, and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls.


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  • Students attending this introductory-level class will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to install, configure, and manage their firewall.
  • They will also learn the configuration steps for the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS® operating system.


Module 1: Platforms and Architecture

  • Single-Pass Architecture
  • Flow Logic

Module 2: Initial Configuration

  • Initial Access to the System
  • Configuration Management
  • Licensing and Software Updates
  • Account Administration

Module 3: Basic Interface Configuration

  • Security Zones
  • Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, and Tap
  • Subinterfaces
  • DHCP
  • Virtual Routers

Module 4: Security and NAT Policies

  • Security Policy Configuration
  • Policy Administration
  • NAT (source and destination)

Module 5: Basic App-ID™

  • App-ID Overview
  • Application Groups and Filters

Module 6: Basic Content-ID™

  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware
  • Vulnerability
  • URL Filtering

Module 7: File Blocking and WildFire™

  • File Blocking
  • WildFire

Module 8: Decryption

  • Certificate Management
  • Outbound SSL Decryption
  • Inbound SSL Decryption

Module 9: Basic User-ID™

  • Enumerating Users
  • Mapping Users to IP Addresses
  • User-ID Agent

Module 10: Site-to-Site VPNs

  • IPSec Tunnels

Module 11: Management and Reporting

  • Dashboard
  • Basic Logging
  • Basic Reports
  • Panorama

Module 12: Active/Passive High Availability

  • Configuring Active/Passive HA

Target Audience

  • Security Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Support Staff


Before attending the Firewall 7.1: Installation, Configuration & Management course:

  • Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing.
  • Students should also be familiar with basic port-based security concepts. Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is a plus.