Does PAN support manage users via PC's hostname?

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Does PAN support manage users via PC's hostname?

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Hi all,

I had tested manage users via AD and Radius, now If I want to manage users via PC's hostname, can I?

PC's hostname is the name of PC in domain, ex:


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Hello Ovan,

currently there isn't a mechanism on the Paloalto device to manage users via their machine name. We can identify the PC machine name in the monitor logs using the resolve option (this of course depends on the dns that you have configured you Paloalto device to use), but the Paloalto device cannot create policies based on the machine name. Unless you are using the user identification agent and your naming conventing for AD users includes the machine name.


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