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Have you ever wondered *HOW* the Palo Alto Networks NGFW processes traffic flowing through the dataplane? Have you ever needed to troubleshoot a routing or NAT problem? Have you wondered why certain traffic isn't making it through the firewall and there isn't a log indicating why? This episode will help explain what *exactly* the firewall is doing with packets as they flow through session setup and inspection! Episode Feedback: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com
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mdensley 2 weeks ago
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We had the honor of sitting down with the brilliant Martin Walter to discuss the new DNS Security Service in PAN-OS 9.0. This is a bonus episode because it is the FULL INTERVIEW that we did and referenced in our earlier episodes. Hope you enjoy it!   Be sure to also check out our earlier episodes on DNS and the new features in PAN-OS 9.0.   Cheers!   Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player. 
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jyates 3 weeks ago
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It's another episode of Learning Happy Hour! When PAN-OS 9.0 was released back in February, we also unveiled the fastest next-generation firewall in the world: the PA-7000 Series powered by a fresh generation of line cards! Graham Garrison joins us from ETAC to explain the hows and the whys behind the PA-7000 Series. We also talk about the new K2-Series firewall and global counters! Graham is a troubleshooting guru and he explains why he eats global counters for breakfast every day.     Episode Feedback: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com   Episode Resources: What's New in PAN-OS 9.0 PA-7000 Series More K2-Series How To Check Global Counters And Filters Compare next-generation firewalls  
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jyates ‎07-16-2019 09:37 AM
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Protecting DNS is a must! In this episode of Learning Happy Hour, we explain why this is important and some of the DNS protections in the firewall, including a demo with Mitch. We are joined by Bob Ross who teaches us how to draw a whiteboard on DNS Sinkhole, and Martin Walter ( Product Line Manager )  joins us as well to explain the new DNS Security Service in PAN-OS 9.0.  (NOTE: We will be releasing Martin's full interview next week)  Secure your DNS!   Please provide us feedback (form below)  and email us any topics you would like us to cover: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com     Cheers!    Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player.   
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jyates ‎05-22-2019 11:01 AM
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New things are happening in the Best Practices Assessment (BPA)! In the episode of the Learning Happy Hour, Sam and Andrew join us from the Customer Experience Automation team to give us highlights on what's new and what's to come in the BPA. Have you run the BPA lately? Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player. 
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jyates ‎05-22-2019 09:57 AM
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  Do you know the thing you must do with every single commit? In this episode of Learning Happy Hour, Jason and Mitch interview Nate Bidding, the architect of the Best Practices Assessment tool, and then they compare firewalls to see whose firewall is the most secure. You’ll definitely want to stick around to play malware trivia with Tacoma Bob. How well do you know your malware? Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player.   
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mdensley ‎05-22-2019 09:04 AM
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Nobody appreciates a data glutton! In this episode of Learning Happy Hour, Jason and Mitch show you how to spot bandwidth hogs and how to throttle them using a Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall.   If QoS is new to you, there is a background segment called the QoS High Jump that is a deep dive into what QoS is, how it works, and why it's needed. Make it your New Year's resolution to learn about QoS by watching this episode of the Learning Happy Hour! Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player.    Previous Episode: See the previous   episode of Learning Happy Hour (9 reasons to use URL filtering) Next Episode: Put your Best Firewall forward with the BPA Episode Timeline: Want to skip to a specific part of this Learning Happy Hour episode Episode Quiz: Test your memory by answering 5 questions related to this episode Episode Feedback: Episode List: See a full list of Learning Happy Hour episodes (note: they are listed as articles) Episode Resources: Acknowledgements, References, Links, Labs, etc.  
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mdensley ‎05-22-2019 08:38 AM
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