Configuration Wizard Release Notes Version 1.2.0

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About Configuration Wizard

The Palo Alto Networks Configuration Wizard guides customers step-by-step by providing an intuitive, easy-to-use interface to configure firewalls that aligns with best practices. Configuration Wizard provides customized recommendations to remediate BPA-found issues and improve overall feature adoption and improve security posture.

 

Customers now get clear insights or direction on how to take action on failed BPA checks and improve security posture after running a BPA report.

 

Configuration Wizard Highlights

 

  • Integrates with BPA tool to quickly deploy remediation from failed best practices on NGFW or Panorama™ capabilities
  • Identifies top 19 most important BPA checks for remediations to confirm the best practice settings being modified.
  • Provide step-by-step configuration guide using the Configuration Wizard to quickly configure PAN-OS features
  • The Configuration Wizard provides a list of Set Commands for quick and easy configuration changes

 

Configuration Wizard Customer Benefits

 

  • Save time and automatically remediate to security best practices. 
  • Lower risk and reduce configuration errors 
  • Quickly deploy across you entire network security infrastructure
  • Maximize your return on your security investment

 

Additional Best Practices Checks added to Configuration Wizard

 

Best Practice Checks That Can Be Remediate with Configuration Wizard

Category

BPA Checks

Objects

WildFire Profile File Types

Antivirus Profile Decoder WildFire Inline ML Action

Device

Report Grayware Files Enabled

 

See the new features introduced in this release

  • Feedback Button - Provide feedback directly to the Configuration Wizard team by clicking on the feedback button on the left side of the tool.
  • Numbered Badge - If you select to go with an Existing Setting a numbered badge appears and increases on the left hand wizard panel next to the best practice check category.

 

Review the latest Known Issues 

The following list includes only outstanding known issues specific to Configuration Wizard.

Severity

Description

S2 - Major

Action on DNS Queries for DNS Sinkhole is not set to “sinkhole” still passes

S4 - Trivial

Capitalize "DNS" in "DNS Signatures" and "Dns Sinkhole Settings"

S5 - Enhancement

If we let the Configuration Wizard session grow stale after 24 hours and then upload a TSF to the same

Configuration Wizard session, the file will start an infinite upload instead of redirecting  to a timeout or back to the SSO page.

 

Review the Addressed Issues for the latest release

The following list includes known issues specific to Configuration Wizard that were fixed in this release.

Severity

Description

S3 - Minor

The “please provide valid email” text in the feedback form was not persisting and was coming on and off.

S3 - Minor

When a user tries to send feedback from the feedback page, the “to” is mapped to the user’s name instead of the

Configuration Wizard team’s name.

S3 - Minor

The Home icon on the navigation bar did not navigate to home when clicked.

S3 - Minor

When I click on a nested item in the navigation bar, then click Feedback in navigation bar, then Home in navigation bar, then I am back to the tested item in the navigation bar. However, I cannot see that item in the menu in the navigation bar.

S1 - Critical

When I try to copy the commands for the Vulnerability Protection Profiles, the command is too long.

S3 - Minor

If the feedback form fields are empty, the Send button should be disabled

S2 - Major

Upon a TSF upload, and the fields of “existing setting” are toggled on and off, then the user refreshes the page, the last step feature with content shows up on the content section in the wizard; however, the left side panel is not expanded with the correct step named if it is a nested child.

Getting Help

The following topics provide information on where to find more about this release and how to request support.

Related Documentation

 

Configuration Wizard Blog Post

Introduction to Configuration Wizard

Configuration Wizard Demo Video

Requesting Support

To provide feedback, write to us at: bpaplus@paloaltonetworks.com

 

For contacting support, for information on support programs, to manage your account or devices, or to open a support case, go to https://support.paloaltonetworks.com

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