little question: any known plan's to support PPPoE on a subinterface?
since fiber to the building (FTTB) isn't something usual over here, we are stuck with xDSL (FTTC) for the years to come.
and this is where we have a problem with our pa2x0 installations right now, because pan-os doesn't support PPPoE on a subinterface (a common thing with VDSL).
right now there are 4 possible solutions for this missing feature (as far as i know)
1) waste a few interfaces (http://www.limvuihan.com/2018/06/palo-alto-pppoe-with-vlan-tag-its.html)
2) let a switch do the tagging (kinda like 1)
3) get a xdsl modem that is able to do the tagging
4) get a router that does all the internet connection stuff (downside: public ip is on the routers side and one more nat router-> pa)
all those workarounds are kinda meeee... with 3 being the most common one, but this also includes the need to configure the vlan tag on the modems side (different vlan tags depending on the isp)
thanks in advance,
I voted for this feature request: FR ID: 3183 with my sales manager 2 or 3 years ago. I would really like to use a Palo Alto for my use case but I couldn't wait. It seems like a simple enough request for a common issue. If Network Engineers have to use a different solution when configuring VDSL they may find that other solution acceptable for their other use cases as well. I see potential in not addresses this request leading to lost business.
A business with branch offices in areas where the only option is VDSL have to use a firewall at that branch that isn't a PA. The business makes a decision to standardize on one platform. At this point PA is out of the running. To standardize all the firewalls would be a vendor other than PAN.
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