PAN-OS 7.1

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PAN-OS 7.1 has arrived! This feature-rich release enables securing any cloud (public or private), embracing SaaS (Software as a Service), accelerating threat intelligence (with Autofocus and WildFire), and protecting your identity with User-ID enhancements to PAN-OS.

Twenty new technical articles and videos help you learn about PAN-OS 7.1, then upgrade when the time is right. Be sure to check out our array of knowledge offerings and solutions in the Community and let us hear from you with comments, feedback, and ideas.

PAN-OS 7.1 Articles

PAN-OS 7.1 Upgrading existing FIPS mode-enabled devices

post time: Apr 6, 2016 10:19:34 AM

Due to recent changes in the PAN-OS 7.1 software release, it is important to note that for existing FIPS-enabled devices to complete the upgrade, you will need to follow the below steps.   IMPORT...

PAN-OS 7.1 Policy behavior change application-default

post time: Apr 1, 2016 6:15:07 PM

In PAN-OS 7.1, when a security policy rule is configured with the Application setting 'Any' and the Service setting
'application-default', the rule Action is now applied only on the standard ports for any application.

PAN-OS 7.1 Resource List

post time: Mar 21, 2016 1:48:59 AM

Our Solutions Engineers in the Live Community present key features in 20 different articles and videos to help you learn about PAN-OS 7.1. This list shows available resources that examine and present key components of this PAN-OS release.

PAN-OS 7.1 Support for VMware tools on PA-VM platforms and Panorama VM

post time: Mar 17, 2016 3:14:00 PM

Palo Alto Networks has added the ability to integrate VMware Tools on Panorama and PA-VM platforms.

PAN-OS 7.1 User-ID enhancements

post time: Mar 11, 2016 3:05:38 PM

Using Palo Alto Networks firewalls running PAN-OS 7.1 as User-ID agents, IP/user mappings can be distributed up to a depth of 10 levels.

PAN-OS 7.1 DHCP client support on management interface

post time: Mar 4, 2016 5:34:40 AM

DHCP client mode, introduced in the management interface, allows VM-Series firewalls to be deployed, provisioned, and configured via APIs, even when the management interface is set to a static value.

PAN-OS 7.1 Synchronize SNMP MIB and trap with object state

post time: Mar 4, 2016 2:56:51 AM

This feature enables administrators to poll the OID immediately upon receiving a trap, and the trap and OID will show the same state of the object accurately when a change event is detected.

PAN-OS 7.1 Commit workflow and queueing

post time: Mar 4, 2016 1:16:30 AM

A new feature in PAN-OS 7.1 enables and queues commit operations from Panorama as well as local commits on PAN-OS devices.

PAN-OS 7.1 L2 network protocol pre-negotiation for passive device

post time: Feb 24, 2016 6:33:03 AM

A new PAN-OS 7.1 feature allows the passive firewall to communicate with its neighboring device using specific L2 network protocols like LACP and LLDP.

PAN-OS 7.1 Custom DNS Signatures Block List

post time: Feb 24, 2016 6:32:47 AM

A new PAN-OS 7.1 feature allows customers to add a custom list of domains to use with the sinkhole functionality in the Anti-Spyware Profile. This feature is supported on all PAN-OS devices, including M-100, M-500, and Panorama VM, running PAN-OS 7.1 or later.


PAN-OS 7.1 Videos

PAN OS 7.1 Announcement @ Ignite

post time: Apr 25, 2016 2:14:44 PM

Watch as Jeff and the Solutions Engineering team from the Live Community talk about new features and functionality of PAN-OS 7.1.


PAN-OS 7.1 URL Filtering - Dynamic Block List - External Block List EDL

post time: Mar 9, 2016 12:46:40 PM

Starting with PAN-OS 7.1, block a list of IP subnets or ranges using URLs as a separate list type.

PAN-OS 7.1 Classification Banners and MotD

post time: Mar 1, 2016 7:33:30 AM

A new feature can force an administrator to accept the login banner before logging into the system. Admins can add a logon message (MotD) and allow Palo Alto Networks to add messages. The new feature for PAN-OS 7.1 also permits a customized banner at the top and bottom of every WebGUI page. You'll love this--take a look to see how it works!

PAN-OS 7.1 WebGUI Update

post time: Feb 24, 2016 12:38:06 PM

PAN-OS 7.1 is sporting a new look and feel. Check out newly updated GUI features such as the dashboard, buttons, the Application Command Center (ACC), Panorama and more.