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Export rules in Xcel sheet

L4 Transporter

Hello,

 

We need to export our FW rules into an excel sheet and then have a column that has a description of what the rule is for and who authorized it, what is the best and faster way of doing it ? 

 

I tried following the link below and tried to export the named configuration snapshot but I am unable to see the security policies in the xml file, which is weird because I can’t see the whole configuration in the xml file.

 

https://indeni.com/how-to-export-palo-alto-networks-firewalls/

 

I had a look at the link below but not sure how to perform the task.

 

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/API-Articles/Simple-export-of-rules-as-Excel-or-HTML/ta-p/65082

 

Can someone please summarize the steps?

 

Thanks in Advance.

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L1 Bithead

Are you using Panorama? If so, export the configuration from there rather than on the firewall itself.

 

If not then I'm not sure, but I do know that when I export the config direct from the device, I see no rules, but when done from Panorama, I can see them.

 

You will get the rules for all devices, so you will need to filter out what you want.

 

HTH

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L1 Bithead

Are you using Panorama? If so, export the configuration from there rather than on the firewall itself.

 

If not then I'm not sure, but I do know that when I export the config direct from the device, I see no rules, but when done from Panorama, I can see them.

 

You will get the rules for all devices, so you will need to filter out what you want.

 

HTH

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