PA220 as a router?

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PA220 as a router?


We are planning to have paloalto PA220 firewall in our new sites and instead of purchasing new cisco routers (ISR 4000 series), we will just use the PA220 as a router.

Our link is via ipvpn (not IPSec) with GRE tunneling. And we will be using EIGRP as routing protocol.

Is this a good move? or not? 

Appreciate your advise.







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Re: PA220 as a router?

hi @bentot


The PA-220 will function as a router just perfectly, but it only supports "traditional" (routing) protocols, like BGP and OSPF and IPSec, it does not support GRE or EIGRP


You'll still need a device to terminate the GRE and perform EIGRP

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Re: PA220 as a router?


Thank you so much for the reply.

Appreciate it.


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