PAN_agent NETBIOS Probing

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L3 Networker

PAN_agent NETBIOS Probing

Hello, from DOCs on teh Palo Alto site is not clear for me what NETBIOS probing on the PAN_Agent 3.0 does ?

Since the login is checked on DC reading security log messages, what is the purpose of the NETBIOS probing ? How does it work exactly ?

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L4 Transporter

Re: PAN_agent NETBIOS Probing

There is a brief description of the NetBIOS probing in the User Identification Tech Note. You can find it here: https://support.paloaltonetworks.com/index.php?option=com_pan&task=tech_docs&Itemid=141.

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L2 Linker

Re: PAN_agent NETBIOS Probing

Is the "User Identification with PAN-OS 2.1" document still accurate for PAN-OS 3.0 and 3.1? Or are there any updates for these OSes?

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L3 Networker

Re: PAN_agent NETBIOS Probing

The document is still accurate but there have been some enhancements introduced in 3.1. Information can be found at the links below:

'eDirectory and LDAP Authentication with PANOS

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC-1445

'User Identification with WMI'

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC-1483

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