I have PA200 with 4.1.10, and I'd like to use few new features from 5.0.x series, and I hope that my problems with QoS will gone
Is it in your opinion (taken from real life) 5.0.3 ready for production environment?
Last time (user id issue) testing team didnt work well in PA, did you discovered or heard about any new issues in 5.0.3?
what I pay attention before the upgrade (I've never done transition from 3.x to 4.x), Of course I will have the recovery procedure on a desk.
From the reactions in this community forum 5.0.3 seems (so far) to be far more stable than previous releases - however users might have been scared off by the bad things happening to 5.0.0, 5.0.1 and 5.0.2 so its now more of a waiting game for everybody involved.
But as long as you can do a fast rollback (that is make sure you have your licenses, panos-releases AND configurations backuped properly) and monitor the installation live (that is dont install 5.0.3 and go home for the day :smileysilly:) I think you should be fine with 5.0.3 (with a fat disclaimer that noone, so far, seems to have found any major issue with 5.0.3 😉
I tryed to download 5.0.3 image, after progress bar rised 100% I cant see "downloaded" status in Device > Software, so I tryed to download 5.0.0 but with the same resaults.
In system log I cant find any errors related to PAN software, what is going on?
I have 4.1.0, 4.1.6, 4.1.8, 4.1.10 downloaded to my device. Its occupied some space. How to verify how much free space is left ?
You'll first have to upgrade to the PANOS 5 base image - i.e. 5.0.0 first then 5.0.3. My experience so far with 5.0.2 and 5.0.3 is great. No issues seen thus far. The built-in agentless User-ID is a nice addition. Overall the performance is much better in terms of commit times, generating reports and searching the logs.
|Filesystem||Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on|
|/dev/sda3||1.9G 1.3G 540M 71% /|
|/dev/sda5||6.6G 3.8G 2.5G 61% /opt/pancfg|
|/dev/sda6||1.9G 822M 1011M 45% /opt/panrepo|
|tmpfs||1.3G 37M 1.2G 3% /dev/shm|
|/dev/sda8||2.4G 1.9G 401M 83% /opt/panlogs|
after I deleted 4.1.0:
Filesystem Size Used Avail
/dev/sda3 1.9G 1.3G 540M
/dev/sda5 6.6G 3.8G 2.5G
/dev/sda6 1.9G 822M 1012M
tmpfs 1.3G 37M 1.2G
/dev/sda8 2.4G 1.9G 401M
why I cant see differences?
now i downloaded 5.0.0 to my device without a problem.
after you deleted you downloaded without problem.So this makes issue resolved.
with that show disk command we cannot see that space maybe.Maybe there is a way for that but I do not know how.But deleting unused images make it clear.
also for panos 5 there is a new command
I believe the recent trainwreck involving today's BrightCloud update that essentially broke all URL categorization (all URLs are categorized as unknown) speaks volumes about 5.0's readiness for production. I believe only the 5.0 codebase was affected.. I haven't seen anyone complaining about 4.1 having the problem.
Came in today with users screaming that they were getting blocked on all websites. Finally extracted enough information from them that the category was coming up as “unknown” for all sites…even Google. Decided it had to be an issue in the URL filtering…updated to latest Brightcloud…no change.
Tricky part in that case is that since BrightCloud was bought by Webroot there have been too many odd behaviour when it comes to the URL-DB. Like broken updates, updateservers not reachable etc (according to posts in this community forum).
Just saying that the latest breakdown of the URL-DB doesnt necessary can be blamed on the PANOS 5.0 release quality
And speaking of which - those of you who use PA's own URL-DB (instead of Brightcloud), any problems for you yet with broken updates or such?
Today I upgarded my device. But of course I run into some problems.
Upgrade to 5.0.0 went OK
On PA200 I had 4.1.10 5.0.0 firmware and I have 5.0.3 on my laptop (beacause I cant download it to my device). I tryed x2 to upload it to my device, but after successful upload it doesnt appear as downloaded.
I had to download it from GUI. Finally I get it on my device
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