Copy configuration between different platforms

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Copy configuration between different platforms

Hello,

 

We are about to upgrade our PA500 to PA220.

We have 2 in HA, both running 7.1.9 and a panorama running pan OS 7.

I was wondering is there a way to copy the configuration from the pa500 to the pa220?

 

Kind Regards,

 

Carl

L6 Presenter

Re: Copy configuration between different platforms

Hi,

 

You better upgrade your PA500 at least to 8.0.0 release (if possible), then export and import config into the new cluster.

You should not have a problem with your interfaces mapping.

 

Thx,

Myky

L6 Presenter

Re: Copy configuration between different platforms

Hi,

 

Forgot to mention that it is better to keep both devices on the same PAN-OS during config migration :D

L4 Transporter

Re: Copy configuration between different platforms

Hi @CarlBergin

 

Here is the latest eTAC recommended release published to partners a couple of weeks ago.

 

 

PAN-OS 8.0:

  • PAN-OS 8.0.0 is the minimum required version for the new VM-50, VM-500, VM-700, PA-220, PA-800 Series and PA-5200 Series.
  • The new User-ID Agent 8.0.x and GlobalProtect 4.0.x are both tied to PAN-OS 8.0
  • We are still monitoring PAN-OS 8.0.3 as this is a new release, before providing any recommendations

 

EOL Reminder:

  • PAN-OS 7.0 support has been extended and will become EOL on December 4, 2017

 

The above is simply a guideline based on what eTAC has been seen in the field, and because the code has not been out for too long to track potential isues. As of June PAN-OS maintanance release 8.0.3 has been put out.

 

As @TranceforLife

Make sure that both of you firewalls are running ther same PAN-OS code release. Also, avoid export the .XML configuration from a PAN-OS 8.0.x to a 7.1.x as some features may not be backward compatible and you will get a configuration error output. Upgrading from 7.1.x to 8.0.x should be no problem.

 

I hope this helps

L6 Presenter

Re: Copy configuration between different platforms

@Willian always such a detailed answers. Well spoken 

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