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SSL Inbound Inspection

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Hi Team

 

Kindly help with below query.
 
We approx host 100 websites of our partners. All websites are on SSL (https).
 
I want to configure SSL Inbound Inspection. As per my understanding, I need to import SSL certificate of 100 websites for SSL inbound inpection. However this is not feasible.
 
Is there any other simple way to implement the same.
 
Regards
Mohammed Asik M
 
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Hi Team

 

Just to share additional details - 
 
We have nginx web server who acts as a proxy and directs traffic to the server where we have hosted Joomla (CMS).
 
Every website of Joomla (i.e partner website) is SSL with Lets Encrypt. To be precise we have 350+ websites. We recently received attack on these websites which was not detected by Palo Alto, probably due to absence of SSL inbound Inspection.
 
I configure my Nginx server in DMZ and Application server (Joomla) in LAN.
 
Nginx server will decrypt the ssl traffic and transfer through PA firewall to LAN 
 
My question is, Will Firewall can now detect Vulnerabilities?
 
Regards
Mohammed Asik
 


@MohammedAsik wrote:

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Every website of Joomla (i.e partner website) is SSL with Lets Encrypt. To be precise we have 350+ websites. We recently received attack on these websites which was not detected by Palo Alto, probably due to absence of SSL inbound Inspection.
 
I configure my Nginx server in DMZ and Application server (Joomla) in LAN.
 
Nginx server will decrypt the ssl traffic and transfer through PA firewall to LAN 
 
My question is, Will Firewall can now detect Vulnerabilities?
 
Regards
Mohammed Asik
 

I'm not familiar with Nginx, but if it's decrypting and NOT re-encrypting the traffic before it sends it on you will be fine.  If the Palo is getting decrypted traffic the firewall will then be able to apply threat signatures to traffic and take action based on policy you've confgiured.

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