One of the more common questions that I get from customers looking for information about Palo Alto Networks devices is: Do you have any Best Practices guides for your products?
I am very happy to report a library of Best Practice guides that are hosted on the technical documentation site here:
Screenshot from the Best Practices page on the Technical Documentation site.
As a former support engineer and a former firewall admin, I know the value of a best practice guide.
You want to know the Best Practice for the new C2 (Command and Control) Category?, or want to know about Protection against Layer 4 and Layer 7 evasions? Good news -- we have all that and more.
The documentation consists of the following categories:
And each category allows you to select your PAN-OS Version: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1 and 7.0. Note: Some categories have more versions and some less.
There are some videos that help explain how to implement App-ID and User-ID.
How to Implement App-ID:
How to Implement User-ID:
There is even a Webinar section that talks about How to Prevent Breaches through Application Controls and How to Implement User-based Controls for Cybersecurity Visibility and policy controls.
The Best Practices site is a great resource that can really help you learn so much and make sure that you are following the best practices to implement the latest features.
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Until next time,
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