P-A 220 Firewall - Basics

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P-A 220 Firewall - Basics

L1 Bithead

I recently joined a company that has some P-A 220 firewalls.  I have access but for now it's "read-only" whilst I am learning,  I am trying to find my way around the GUI web interface but even looking up a device by MAC address doesn't seem obvious.


Is there a end user guide or manual that might help me become familiar quicker with navigating the interface?   If not I guess I'll figure it out and ask around the company for some help 🙂




L1 Bithead

i.e when I try to create a filter for a MAC address XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX   the search just gives "syntax error" 

L7 Applicator

You can use command "find command keyword keyword" to find cli commands.

For example "> find command keyword arp"

"> show arp ?" will show you suboptions of arp command.


To filter out mac you can use part of the mac address with match:

"> show show arp all | match b2:3d"

Enterprise Architect, Security @ Cloud Carib Ltd

Hi and thanks for replying to my post 👍

I have only http access to the firewall so within the GUI web interface, I don't see somewhere to enter console commands like you mentioned.

L7 Applicator

What exactly do you need to accomplish?

There are few troubleshooting tasks you can do from GUI (Device > Troubleshooting) but for checking arp you need CLI.

Enterprise Architect, Security @ Cloud Carib Ltd
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