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The TCP 3-way handshake as described by US-CERT is common knowledge among network engineers. Other valid ways to build TCP connections, called the split handshake and simultaneous open handshake, can confuse some network security devices into not properly processing a TCP flow. The Palo Alto Networks firewall comes to the rescue!
After setting up your firewall, you may want to set up servers. You'll need to set up Network Address Translation (NAT) or Port Address Translation (PAT) to make hosts reachable from the outside, or to use a specific IP out to the internet. Let's look at configuring NAT or PAT, and watch for any gotchas!