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If you've visited LIVEcommunity anytime recently, you've probably seen a pop-up asking for your feedback. We've deployed this survey since April 2020 for new and returning visitors alike as a way to gather feedback from our users. 


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jforsythe by Community Team Member
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Resolved! HA PA-5050 Alerts

Hello All,


Guys could you help with this. PA-5050 Active/Passive setup. Received an alerts. Details below:




2016/08/25 01:02:28 info ha session 0 HA Group 1: Completed session synchronization with peer
2016/08/25 01:02:25 info ha session 0 HA G


Resolved! Using Users instead of Groups in Policies - Help please

Hello all,


I'm new to PA but I'm really enjoying it...anyway, I've read everything I could find aboud group mappings, and one very good link is .. but it only s


zearth by L1 Bithead
  • 8 replies

How to Allow File Downloads from a Specific URL

Hello all,

Is there a way to allow file download/upload from a specific URL? We currently block most file downloads/uploads however we have specific website that users upload and download attachments toover https.


Thank you all for your help!

security policy order not working.

I have a policy from trust to untrust any any allowed. I have cloned this policy and put on top of this with  address -test and deny 2 applications. This address is an ip for eg. which is reserved in dhcp. But I can see apps being access


No direct access to local network

Hi team, 


Good day!
As I have understood, this feature will provide compulsary full tunnel and all my traffic will be set to inspection by firewall. I won't be able to access anything local. 


Can anyone confirm. 

yadsingh by L2 Linker
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Resolved! PA failover



We have a cluster PA having problems, we give supports to several clients and some of them are having weird problems since 2 days ago. Strange PA behavior, HA failover and file create in "show system files".


These are the logs. why is it happenin


best design for a small network

Good morning, We just got a Palo Alto Firewall for a small testing lab with several virtual servers and clients. The firewall will be then connected between the lab and our ISP gateway. Most of the network traffic will be internal, since the clients ...

Perseus by L1 Bithead
  • 4 replies

VRRP other devices

Hello Guys,

I´m new in the world Palo Alto, my company partner is now Palo Alto.


I have not found documentation, but it is possible to utilize protocol VRRP in PA-5050 with equipment other manufacturers?


Thank you.

Default Management Ports in PAN OS 7.1

Hi all


The standard guide for configuring a PANW Firewall to allow access to HTTPS/SSH etc from the outside has been this link:


But with



Hi guys,


Can anyone do me a favour and navigate to on IE through a Palo. 

Does this work for anyone, or do you get a "Page not displayed"?


Kind regards


DNS Sinkhole Intended Destination

I've configured a DNS sinkhole in our PAN firewall, and it's helped our department identify machines that are trying to reach out to malicious domains and such. Is it possible to identify the original, intended, destination that the user was attempti


Resolved! Scanning AntiVirus through SMB

Hi guys,


As a "test" I have isolated one of my test servers so that all traffic flows through the PA-500.

On this test machine I installed IIS and set-up a simple ftp and website

This website folder is also accessible via a share.


The policy rules to a


Lync (Skype for Business) Across Organisations

Hi guys,


Is anyone else having issues using Lync (Skype for Business) when messaging, or sending file transfers, to someone in a separate Skype Organisation in an external network?


Not sure if this is a bug or not, as the application is being seen as


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