InstructorNES Team
TypeOnline Course
Student Enrolled13
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Successful completion of this three-day, instructor-led course will enable the student to install, con gure, and manage the entire line of Palo Alto Networks® Next-Generation rewalls.


Students attending this introductory-level class will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to install, con gure, and manage their rewall, as well as con guration steps for the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks Operating System.


  • Course level: Introductory
  • Course duration: 3 Days
  • Course format: Combines lecture with hands-on labs
  • Platform supported: All Palo Alto Networks next-generation rewall models


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 ltering) is a plus.


Module 1: Platforms and Architecture

  • Single Pass Architecture
  • TFlow Logic

Module 2: Initial Con guration

  • Initial Access to the System
  • Con guration Management
  • Licensing and Software Updates n Account Administration

Module 3: Interface Con guration

  • Security Zones
  • Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, and Tap n Sub-interfaces
  • DHCP
  • Virtual Routers

Module 4: Security and NAT Policies

  • Security Policy Con guration n Policy Administration
  • NAT (source and destination)

Module 5: App-IDTM

  • App-ID Overview
  • Application Groups and Filters

Module 6: Content-IDTM

  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware
  • Vulnerability
  • URL Filtering

Module 7: File Blocking: WildFireTM

  • Security Pro les File Blocking n WildFire
  • Module 8: Dycryption
  • Certi cate Management
  • Outbound SSL Decryption n Inbound SSL Decyrption

Module 8: Dycryption

  • Certi cate Management
  • Outbound SSL Decryption
  • Inbound SSL Decryption

Module 9: User-IDTM

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

Module 10: Site-to-Site VPN

  • IPsec Tunnels

Module 11: Management & Reporting

  • Dashboard
  • Basic Logging
  • Basic Reports n Panorama

Module 12: Active/Passive High Availability

  • Con guring Active/Passive HA