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Full Control with GlobalProtect On-demand!

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So you want GlobalProtect but still have full control over connecting and disconnecting? GlobalProtect on-demand is just what you need ! Read all about it right here!

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LiveWeek 6:2017

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The community speaks of love -- everywhere -- in the cloud, in your network, in your data center, with your SaaS apps, your users all. We LOVE Joe, Tom, and Kim's new signature blogs about threat, leaving your firewall open like your front door (not!), and keeping up with all your logs. You've got questions, we've got answers, for PAN-OS 8.0 and more. Join thousands of other subscribers to our YouTube channel, subscribe to our newsletter, follow us on Twitter, all good things.

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This could be you

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What about Threats? (T is for...)

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Are you searching for specific threat information, but cannot find it?  Confused if Palo Alto Networks has coverage for a certain threat? Read more about Palo Alto Networks and our unique and thorough approach to the threat landscape.

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You wouldn't leave your front door open - so why would you your firewall?

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Reaper goes over a couple of best practices to ensure your management interface does not get pwnz0red

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Log Retention ... what, how, where?

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Your device can only store so many logs.  Where did my older logs go ? Why am I only seeing 2 days of logs ? Are my older logs gone ? 

 

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LiveWeek 5:2017

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Clouds are happy and so are we, with the latest on our colossal security event and unveiling of PAN-OS 8.0 in the Live Community! Check out our articles, discussions, blogs and more and secure the cloud, the network, data center, SaaS, users, and your entire cyberworld. Globs of blogs, from PAN-OS 8.0 to our Solution Engineers' signature blogs. Joe, Tom, and Kim open up, and we think you'll like what you see, from wrestling with a commit to getting your updates -- with and without the internet. Take a look!

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Getting updates from the internet without internet access ?

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Reaper shows you a cool way to get your system updates from the internet even if your management interface is located in an Out Of Band network

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Why is this commit not working ?

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Ever felt confused as to why your latest change isn't being committed properly ? Read Kiwi's latest blog to learn all about where to look during commit issues, how to start debugging, useful links, and so on.

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Am I getting my updates? (U is for Updates)

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Read Joe's latest blog to learn all about about Dynamic Updates, how to schedule them and how to check for updates.
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LiveWeek 4:2017

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What more can your firewall do? Your firewall can generate custom reports to keep you posted about everything happening in your network. Like that? You'll also like our focus on GlobalProtect this week: Take a look at changes in the Windows user login experience between recent versions of Microsoft Windows and the impact on GlobalProtect SSO.  Learn about configuring GlobalProtect, AD passwords using GlobalProtect, autoscaling GlobalProtect in AWS and more.

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LiveWeek 3:2017

by on ‎01-23-2017 03:05 PM (408 Views)

The Palo Alto Networks firewall comes with 2 implied security policies unless overruled. See why the intrazone and interzone default rules are important. An about-face to u-turn NAT. How to block URLs that have a particular pattern or string. How to use AutoFocus. Threat intelligence gone awesome in Minemeld. Get the help and security you need with Microsoft Office 365. OPSWAT support charts and more.

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LiveWeek 2:2017

by ‎01-17-2017 08:33 AM - edited ‎01-23-2017 03:06 PM (755 Views)

Block keywords and URLs with a particular pattern or string. Why use a VPN proxy ID? How to use AutoFocus. Using the Next Generation firewall as a PPPOE or a DHCP client. We speak Geek and more. Check out our migration tool, go mining with MineMeld, get support for Microsoft Office 365 and be sure to subscribe to our LiveWire newsletter.

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LiveWeek 1:2017

by ‎01-09-2017 07:48 AM - edited ‎01-23-2017 03:07 PM (908 Views)

Small office or off the grid? You may need to configure your external interface as a DHCP or PPPoE client, and we show you how. Let the firewall help minimize your exposure, even with asymmetric routing. You'll love the protection that Multi-Level Encoding coupled with a strong security policy bring to your file blocking profile. Custom reports from the email scheduler vs the WebGUI. Welcome to LiveWeek 2017, and be sure to subscribe to LiveWire, our community newsletter!

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Weekly Recap 52

by ‎12-30-2016 03:34 PM - edited ‎01-03-2017 02:34 AM (715 Views)

Planning a hardware update and want to reuse the config file? Learn how to restore configuration between platforms. Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and import the signed certificate. Beyond QoS = policy based forwarding. We show you how to bypass the routing table and still limit or guarantee bandwidth. Protect against DoS attacks with policies to match zone, interface, IP address, or user information. Loopback to 2016 and a lookahead to 2017. Subscribe to the LiveWire newsletter.

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Weekly Recap 51

by ‎12-17-2016 02:27 AM - edited ‎12-17-2016 07:27 AM (788 Views)

Protect against DoS attacks. Blocked traffic with an allow log?!  Beyond Quality of Service (QoS) to limit or guarantee bandwidth, the firewall has another cool trick, bypassing the routing table with policy based forwarding (PBF). Opening a support case on routing issues -- we show you how. MineMeld. Microsoft Office 365 safe deployment. OPSWAT support charts. Your community, in your language. Willkomen!

 

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Weekly Recap 50

by ‎12-09-2016 08:44 PM - edited ‎12-16-2016 11:15 PM (653 Views)

Get the help you need to troubleshoot routing issues (OSPF & BGP). Proprietary apps or traffic you need to identify? Let a custom App-ID help. Scheduled, custom reports that 'tell all' about what's happening on your network. Block web ads with an 'Ad blocked' page. More actions with threat signatures and logging. OPSWAT support charts. MineMeld. AWS and Azure. Safely deploy Microsoft Office 365 and more to see, do, learn, and share in the community.

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Weekly Recap 49

by ‎12-01-2016 05:41 PM - edited ‎12-09-2016 04:33 PM (719 Views)

Want to block the entire Snapchat app, both text and pics? Community problem solving at its finest. Beginning with PAN-OS 7.0, more actions with threat signatures beyond allow, alert, and block. Yes, you can create traffic reports based on an application. PAN-DB URL filtering categories -- all of 'em. Learn to safely deploy Microsoft Office 365. OPSWAT support charts here. MineMeld. Your new community -- all yours.

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Weekly Recap 48

by ‎11-28-2016 08:16 AM - edited ‎12-09-2016 04:36 PM (692 Views)

THREAT ALERT: Sweet32 targets information encrypted using older 64-bit block ciphers--we're one step ahead--always. Can you create traffic reports based on application filters? Yes, you can! Enable packet captures to troubleshoot daemons. How to get the User-ID agent version without being on the Windows server. All the latest for AWS and Azure. Safely deploy Microsoft Office 365. Get Minemeld. Get OPSWAT support charts. And please feed the poor, starving engineers! They can't thrive without you!

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Weekly Recap 47

by ‎11-18-2016 09:24 AM - edited ‎11-18-2016 07:54 PM (771 Views)

AWS and Azure in the Live Community! Both the discussion forum and knowledge base beckon you, so indulge and engage. Learn more about virtualization and VM-Series firewalls here. Got logs? Need to clear them? We show you how. Can you use application filters to create traffic reports? Yes, you can! Packet capture assists with troubleshooting the management plane. Why the Live Community? Just ask the new guy. Y por fin, hablamos seis idiomas distintos para hablar de todo lo que le interesa. Síguenos!

 
 
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Weekly Recap 46

by ‎11-14-2016 06:33 AM - edited ‎11-17-2016 10:34 PM (2,539 Views)

A workaround and solution for 'cannot commit!' due to the Threat Database Handler, in this week's Discussion of the Week and Tips & Tricks. Try your hand at advanced troubleshooting via packet captures. Disable new apps in content update--your choice. MineMeld. OPSWAT support charts, App-ID for Microsoft Office 365 and more. Discover the power of community--right here.

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Weekly Recap 45

by ‎11-04-2016 03:20 PM - edited ‎11-17-2016 10:22 PM (1,796 Views)

How do you like the NEW community -- in your language? Find an amazing ally in GlobalProtect, offering a secure workaround for remote users requiring AD password changes, and capably enabling custom registry checks on Windows. For the firewall, let me fix that for you -- flow basic. Disable new apps in content update. Dataplane usage. OPSWAT support charts. App-ID and field support guide for safely deploying Microsoft Office 365. MineMeld and more -- all here -- in your NEW Live Community.

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Weekly Recap 44

by ‎10-28-2016 01:40 PM - edited ‎11-04-2016 12:42 PM (1,962 Views)

Easier access -- in your language. Experience improved navigation and dynamic translation in the Live Community! Learn about a new option from PAN-OS 7.1 to 'disable new apps in content update' (with video). Manage dataplane usage. Safely deploy Microsoft Office 365. Get Minemeld. Get OPSWAT support charts. And, of course, PLEASE FEED THE ENGINEERS!

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We're releasing some significant improvements to help you navigate the community and participate in more discussions, regardless of your language preference. These updates will get you to what you need faster and connect you with a global community of security experts to accelerate how you develop the most advanced threat prevention architecture possible.

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Weekly Recap 43

by ‎10-21-2016 07:13 PM - edited ‎11-18-2016 08:51 AM (1,144 Views)

Safely deploy Microsoft Office 365 for the enterprise -- our field support guide shows how. Asymmetric routing and the firewall's TCP syn check. Securely process TCP flow with split- and simultaneous open handshake. Save vs Commit, and restoring a backup config. Explore ECMP - Equal Cost Multipath Routing. OPSWAT support charts for GlobalProtect, and MineMeld for super-savvy cybersecurity professionals. Tech Docs announces Traps 3.4.1. All here in the Live Community.

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Weekly Recap 42

by ‎10-18-2016 02:15 PM - edited ‎10-21-2016 06:42 PM (1,289 Views)

How do you block web ads using an external dynamic list, or EDL, and get an 'Ad blocked' page? Check out our discussion to learn more. For editing a security rule, log at session start or end? Malware or exploits? Data filtering profiles with sample patterns for credit cards & Social Security numbers. See us for App-ID for Office 365, MineMeld, OPSWAT support charts, and AWS auto scaling for VM-Series firewalls.

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Weekly Recap 41

by on ‎10-07-2016 05:18 PM - last edited on ‎10-11-2016 12:19 PM by Community Manager (3,187 Views)

VM-Series for AWS auto scaling is innovation gone awesome. Network Address Translation (NAT) makes your hosts reachable from the outside - learn how! Best practices for managing weekly content releases. CLI 'show' command demystified. How to correct a PAN-DB URL categorization. MineMeld, App-ID for Office 365, OPSWAT support charts for GlobalProtect 3.1.0.  Malware vs exploits - what's the difference?

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Weekly Recap 40

by ‎09-30-2016 01:49 PM - edited ‎09-30-2016 02:42 PM (2,018 Views)

Scripts and templates for AWS auto scaling in VM-Series firewalls! Configuring Network Address Translation (NAT) or Port Address Translation (PAT). Optimizing your security policy. HIP configuration for patch management, App-ID for Office 365, MineMeld, and OPWATS support charts. What is a heap spray?

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Weekly Recap 39

by ‎09-23-2016 11:47 AM - edited ‎09-26-2016 09:41 AM (2,074 Views)

Steer clear of ransomware with our guidelines and best practices. Firewall as PPPoE or DHCP client. Get the most from the Application Usage Report. More on GlobalProtect SSO for Windows, App-ID for Office 365, OPSWAT charts, and MineMeld. Christine briefs on Community Basics. Want a free Palo Alto Networks exam of your choice? Register now for Ignite 2017!

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Weekly Recap 38

by ‎09-16-2016 04:21 PM - edited ‎09-21-2016 11:52 AM (2,896 Views)

Tips to get GlobalProtect SSO to work as expected on recent versions of Windows. Memory jog or refresher in 'I've unpacked my firewall, now what?' Upgrading PAN-OS, App-ID for Office 365, OPSWAT support charts, MineMeld, and Me too! You asked about the firewall as PPPOE or DHCP client — you got it! Come wield YOUR power in the community — see what you can do — and what we'll delightfully do for you!

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