PA-220 won’t get IP from ISP.

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L2 Linker

System logs don't show anything other than the port going up or down and my logging into the device.

 

I will create another VR and assign it to that, but then I will also have to reassign the inside VLAN to that new VR as well. That's not a big deal. I'll reset the modem when I make this change as well.

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@MP18, I finally had a chance to create the separate VR. When I did this I moved my connection over directly to my modem and rebooted the modem, but I had to go get my laptop to console into the PA-220. I then realized that I hadn't committed my changes. So I consoled into the PA-220 to commit and noticed that the port was pulling an IP address from my ISP.

 

Seems like all is well now and I didn't even need that other VR. Interesting how sometimes things just work...

 

Thanks for the assistance!

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Cyber Elite

@Gareth.Doyle 

 

Happy to hear that all is working now.

It is good place to learn and think about the solutions to problems.

It keeps brain working.

Thanks for updating!

MP
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So when I got a chance to test this out it sitll didn't work, despite the outside interface being assigned a dynamic IP by the ISP.

 

I think the issue is simply that I didn't have a NAT configured. My understanding was that the firewall would form a dynamic NAT, but this does not appear to be the case. I put the NAT rule in place and ran a simple test command and it NAT'd appropriately. I am going to attempt to connect this again this evening if I have a chance.

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Configuring the NAT worked and resolved my issues as far as traffic not flowing properly. 

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