02-09-2014 12:50 PM
I'm trying to put together a plan of action to get globalprotect to work for us. I have a work ticket open with PA. Our PA firewall is currently deployed in a VWire setup, on the lan side of our router. Here are my big questions for getting this accomplished.
1) If I switch the vwire to layer 3 can I migrate the security profile name so I don't have to re-write every security policy?
2) Can the establishment of a virtual router on the layer 3 interface disrupt existing routes established by our physical router? This may be a silly question here. I'm just wondering if establishing a virtual router behind our physical one would disrupt or block any existing traffic routes, or if it would only momentarily establish new routes with RIP or the like.
02-09-2014 03:14 PM
(A) If you are planning to change the config from Virtual-wire to Layer-3, you need not to re-write all security policies again.
1. You have to change the interface type, from vwire to Layer-3.
2. Change the Zone type from vwire to Layer-3
(B) If i understand your query correctly,you can create a new virtual router for a Layer-3 interface and It would not impact on your existing routes established by your physical router. Until and unless you are not pointing any route to that/from Virtual router. Virtual router is a logical separation of routing table inside the same physical device.
Let us know if you need further information on this.
02-10-2014 10:23 AM
Thank you very much. It is a great relief to not have to re-write the policies.
About the virtual router. I'm not trying to disrupt existing routes, but an only trying to make globalprotect portal and gateway work.
02-10-2014 10:33 AM
For your question 'A' Instead of re-writing security policies I'd recommend to change source and destination zones to any and then change zones from v-wire to L-3 and then refer the new zones in your security policies.
Hope it helps.
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