Configuration Wizard Release Notes Version 1.3.0

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Configuration Wizard

Release Notes

Version 1.3.0



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 20 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 BPA+ 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 Check added to Configuration Wizard



BPA Checks


Script File Size Limit


Existing Best Practices Checks Supported by Configuration Wizard



BPA Checks


Interzone Deny Rule with Logging

Intrazone Allow Rules with Logging

Malicious IP address Feed (Inbound)

Malicious IP Address Feed (Outbound)

High Risk IP Address (Inbound)

High Risk IP Address (Outbound)


Antivirus Profile Decoder Actions

DNS Sinkhole

Antivirus Profile Decoder Wildfire Actions

URL Filtering Profile Allow Categories

WildFire Profile File Types

Antivirus Profile Decoder WildFire Inline ML Action


TCP Content Inspection Queue

UDP Content Inspection Queue

TCP out-of-order traffic

Failed Attempts

Lockout Time

Rematch Sessions

Report Grayware Files Enabled


Review the latest Known Issues 


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




S3 - Minor

Uploading a file, then trying to upload one again while it’s in the middle of uploading, will cause the progress bar to flicker

S2 - Major

Refreshing page when in Uploading phase then trying to resume upload will result in it getting stuck

S2 - Major

TSF with size greater than 1GB fails to load

S2 - Major

There are some incorrect view and event names being sent incorrectly from wizard pages in Adobe Analytics

S2 - Major

Slow upload problem. This seems to be an inconsistent problem where some users experience longer than 10 min upload times

S3 - Minor

Changing Configuration Wizard and Upload Text to keep consistency
- Removing “...” from “Uploading…”
- Rename “Parsing TSF” to “Parsing File”


Review the Known Issues from the last release

The following list includes known issues specific to Best Practice Assessment Plus that were fixed in this release.




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.


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

Failed BP checks Remediation Videos


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