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Best Practice Assessment

Best Practice Assessment (BPA) Tool — The BPA for next-generation firewalls and Panorama evaluates a device’s configuration by measuring the adoption of capabilities, validating whether the policies adhere to best practices, and providing recommendations and instructions for how to remediate failed best practice checks. This page will provide more information about this feature.

Best Practice Assessment Video Library

The Best Practice Assessment video library provides an in-depth look into each best practice check. You may choose from each of the categories below.

Best Practice Assessment API

BPA API Token Self Service Request Capability

11-02-2020 — BPA users (external customers, internal, and partners) are now able to request their BPA API Token request from the Customer Success site.

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BPA API Zip Bundle

02-28-2020

In this article, find out how an API allows you to programmatically generate BPA data without the need to provide an entire TSF.

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Best Practice Assessment Frequently Asked Questions

Best Practice Assessment FAQ

06-30-2020

A compilation of frequently asked questions related to the Best Practice Assessment. This document will continue to grow as we encounter new questions from our customers.

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Best Practice Assessment Blogs

Best Practice Assessment (BPA) can now generate a Prisma Access BPA!

02-17-2021 — We have introduced a new BPA report! This new BPA report aims to guide Prisma Access Security Posture. A user can generate the regular BPA report or Prisma Access BPA report in the same way we do today.

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The Best Practice Assessment (BPA) has a New User Interface!

10-02-2020

We’re thrilled to announce that the Best Practice Assessment has received some significant updates and added features.

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Rule Hit Count in BPA Report

06-01-2020

Read about the new features in the Best Practice Assessment (BPA) Report to process Rule Hit Count.

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Best Practice Assessment Release Notes

BPA Release Notes v5.2

01-26-2021 — BPA Release Notes v5.2 Bugs 'IPSec Crypto Profile Encryption' check update When a user selects GCM Encryption algorithm on IPSec crypto profiles as it inherently has Authentication capability too we...

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BPA Release Notes v5.1

01-26-2021 — BPA Release Notes v5.1 Bugs Rule Detail tab Export option not exporting the list properly In the BPA report, "Rule Detail" tab - Export option at the bottom was not exporting all the Security rules....

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Best Practice Assessment Sample Documents

BPA Report in HTML

07-15-2019 — A Sample BPA report as an HTML file can process your whole configuration to provide the security capability feature adoption across all devices and validate if you are aligning to security best practices....

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Best Practice Checks spreadsheet - Panorama Example

07-10-2019 — Sample of a failed BPA spreadsheet that lists all the failed checks in the configuration and provides its relevant details to fix it. This can be used as a progress tracker by updating the status column....

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BPA Executive Summary PDF

07-10-2019 — The sample BPA Executive Summary PDF file is designed for management and executives to know the current state at a high level on capability adoption and best practice alignment to security controls through...

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Best Practice Assessments on with Panorama & Subscriptions

Hi all, I'm seeing that when I run Best Practice Assessments using a customer Panorama Tech Support file it comes up and says "No License Installed" for...

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02-18-2021

Groups and SuperGroups

I work for a global enterprise that has around a dozen PA 7000 series FWs running between 2 & 6 vSystems each. We have many address groups with more than...

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01-14-2021

Regarding 8.1 EDU 110 assessment

Hi I would like to inform you that I am near to complete EDU -110 of Firewall 8.1 but there is a module i have attached had no any video attached due to...

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01-03-2021

eBGP Configuration on Palo alto for APNIC IP x.x.x.x/32 subnet.

Dear All, I have configured eBGP on Palo Alto Firewall according to KB Article How to configure BGP. We are using APNIC IP as a WAN Link and distributed...

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12-14-2020

Malicious Hash Files Blocking

Dear Team, How to identify the malicious hash files and how to block that. Hash file: d257f51ab29b4dab07f05412838a1ffc 0610f0b1c37193c6fdf8b2c244dd823d...

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