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Palo Alto Networks 2-Day Essentials Class | Lexington, MA

January 14 @ 9:00 am - January 15 @ 5:00 pm EST

Event Overview

Our class is a live instructor-led class with hands-on training which will enable you to;

  • Configure and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls
  • Configure and manage GlobalProtect to protect systems that are located outside of the data center perimeter
  • Configure and manage firewall high availability
  • Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports



  • Course level: Introductory
  • Course duration: 2 Days
  • Course format: Combines lecture with hands-on labs
  • Platform supported: All Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls
  • Lab: Palo Alto vm100 Firewalls (v7.1z), Virtual Desktops

Course Objectives

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

Topic covered include:

  • Platforms and Architecture
  • Administration & Management
  • Network Configuration
  • App-ID
  • Content ID
  • User-ID
  • High Availability
  • Panorama

Day 1

  • Introduction to Palo Alto– Next Generation Features, Platforms, Setup
  • Architecture / Packet Flow / HA – Control Plane vs Data Plane, Paket Flow, HA Options
  • Management – WebUI, CLI, API, Panorama
  • Network Configuration – Ports-types, Aggregate Ethernet, Virtual Router, IP Addressing, Mgt Profile, Zones

Day 2

  • Objects and Profiles – Address, Applications, Services, Tags, Security Profiles, Authentication Profiles
  • Policies – Security, NAT
  • Monitoring – Logs, Session Browser, Reporting
  • Advanced – Application ID, User-ID, PBF, QOS, SSL Decryption

Target Audience

Security Engineers, Network Engineers, and Support staff


  • 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.
  • Knowledge of Firewall Installation, Configuration, and Management or equivalent experience is highly recommended.


January 14 @ 9:00 am
January 15 @ 5:00 pm
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Integration Partners


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