Palo Alto Networks: Panorama Essentials

COURSE OUTLINE:

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.

Audience

  • 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

Learning Objectives

  • 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

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