Can't select users in policy

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Can't select users in policy

L3 Networker


I am playing with my little PA-200 and wanted to try user based policies. I added a couple of users to the local user database and grouped them into user groups. Now when I create a new policy (or modify an existing one), the source-user field stays empty, my users don't show up so I can't add them. Even when I start typing (for autocomplete) I don't get any results.

Captive Portal, auth profile etc. are all configured as per documentation, and the interface is configured for UserID.

What am I missing here?




L5 Sessionator

HI Sascha,

I can replicate the same but i believe/confirmed that you can manually type the local users/groups in the policy and it works fine. One important thing to note is you can use these local user db only for ssl vpn users and captive port users.

Thank you.

Subijith Raghunandan.


thanks. But I can't confirm this. I type in the full user/group name but it still doesn't work (I am using captive portal for this). By the way, this is PanOS 5.0.


Hi Sascha,

Can you try with users only and the authentication profile for CP has local db selected right.

Thank you,

Subijith Raghunandan.

It has local DB selected. I tried with users only, but to no avail. If enabled with a typed in user and generate traffic, I don't get a captive portal page and traffic is denied (confirmed via traffic log).

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