We are going to buy a Dell R630 for running Palo Alto VM100.
As this box has only a few standard broadcom interfaces on board, which NIC card would you recommend to more network ports.
4 Gigabit ethernet ports is sufficient in our case.
Some people claim that intel based NICs are not recommended?
Any advice is appreciated.
For the time being it's enough, as I'm doing a PoC for the customers, not everything is behind the firewall yet.
But since the device already failed twice during the PoC, I currently look a bit like an idiot with a bad product.
Hence my question if there was any preferred/recommended hardware, but avoid any potential issues in that domain.
I hear ya on the bad luck. However I have only had one PAN hardware fail on me in the past 8 years and that has been my lab PA-200. I would honeslty recomment like a PA-3220. Mainly because thats all it is and its a less complicated setup, e.g. no hypervisor or additional hardware. PAN's are pretty good especially their upper end models. Why not put them into A/P HA? THis way if one fails not everything goes down?
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