Is Pan OS 3.1.4 stable?

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Is Pan OS 3.1.4 stable?

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I currently have PanOS 3.1.2. All my devices are currently in tap mode. It was recommended to upgrade to Pan OS 3.1.4 due to a bug in the 3.1.2. Does any one know what the bug is and also would like to know if 3.1.4 stable?


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Of course there are known issues in 3.1.4 too, check that document.  Some of these probably impact you.

Addressed Issues in 3.1.4.

The following issues have been addressed in this release:
• [21676] PA-2000 series devices may become unresponsive.
• [21641] An admin with the device administrator role cannot create local users.
• [21620] URL category does not show up properly when logs are forwarded via syslog or
• [21610] If errors occur when generating a certificate in the UI, the window must be closed
and reopened to correct the issues and regenerate.
• [21546] Changing the continue timeout in a URL profile does not immediately take effect.
• [21544] An imported inbound inspection certificate with a long name cannot be
subsequently deleted.
• [21504] After a factory-reset, the default web certificate uses SHA256 which is not
compatible with Internet Explorer.
• [21485] System instability may occur in some environments where a high volume of
Skype or P2P traffic is present.
• [21481] In some cases, when doing inbound SSL decryption the eicar virus may not be
• [21476] Deleting the reports that have been run for custom reports with spaces in the
name will fail.
• [21440] If configuration synchronization between HA peers takes longer than 30 seconds
then synchronization will fail and passive device will incorrectly indicate that
configuration is in sync.
• [21396] The IKE dead-peer detection mechanism may inappropriately detect failure,
causing tunnel connections to fail.
PAN-OS Release Notes, Version 3.1.4 rev A
• [21352] Default route metrics are advertised incorrectly in OSPF stub networks.
• [21345] The auto-commit process after bootup may fail when large certificates are present
in the configuration.
• [21341] The source address portion of an application override rule does not take effect.
• [21331] Users that get locked out of an SSL-VPN do not get displayed as locked.
• [21319] When a commit is performed where the only change is to the management proxy
settings, the dataplane will restart.
• [21271] When the dynamic URL categorization server is not reachable, all requests
needing cloud-based categorization will be delayed.
• [21255] Read-only super users cannot access data filtering captures.
• [21233] Only 10 QoS rules can be configured on a PA-500 device.
• [21231] When using a single address object in an address group in the source translation
field of a NAT rule, the resulting source address is
• [21216] BrightCloud database updates fail when traversing a proxy.
• [21213] Next-hop monitoring with policy-based forwarding does not function properly
when using VLAN interfaces.
• [21165] Custom applications cannot be created with Panorama.
• [21053] The system may improperly classify FTP traffic within a proxy session. Session
statistics for these sessions may also be incorrect. These two issues are addressed.
However, FTP data sessions within proxy tunnels will show up as unknown.
• [21052] Occasionally user to IP mapping is corrupted and users are unnecessarily
presented with a captive portal login page.
• [20991] Content updates may be partially synced to an HA peer even when syncing is
disabled, causing unpredictable content versions on the peer.
• [20894] The text/html filetype inappropriately appears as a valid filetype within Panorama
when configuring file blocking profiles.
• [20893] When creating a log forwarding profile with Panorama, the setting for
forwarding critical severity threat logs is not saved even though it was selected.
• [20890] DHCP clients that request lease times longer than the configured maximum are
granted those times.
• [20829] The system is not able to properly identify SNMP sessions when an SNMP
response is fragmented into more than 3 fragments.
PAN-OS Release Notes, Version 3.1.4 rev A
• [20733] The request private-data-reset command clears out antivirus signatures even
though content updates are intended to remain.
• [20698] URL admin override functionality does not work properly when a certificate is
• [20593] Custom URL categories starting with a numeral do not show up properly in the
log viewer.
• [20517] HTTP long chunk responses trigger anomalous threat detections.
• [20375] Probability of a passive device incorrectly becoming active is increased during a
URL database update.
• [20257] SSL-VPN users are not able to successfully authenticate via RADIUS in some
• [20239] The port field of a service object is limited to 63 characters.
• [20164] The system incorrectly discards lone IPv6 fragments.
• [19854] System may be unable to correctly present block pages when blocked requests
exceed 100 pages per second.
• [18767] SSL inbound inspection may fail when active SSL flows to the server exceeds
• [18271] In some environments session rematch on a PA-4000 does not properly remove
sessions when a policy is changed and committed.

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