Minemeld EDL feed is failing with error in PAN-OS 8.0. Error: "Downloaded file is not a text file Using old copy for refresj." What am I missing here ?
I'm not sure if this is the right location for this conversation, but I'm not sure what would be the apporpriate group....
I have PAN-OS 8.06 installed, and I'm trying to download a text file as an EDL (similar to how you would download a file from minemeld), however, the URL contains an access key for authentication (i.e., the URL looks like http://someurl.com/file.txt?access_id=<access_id>)
I'm assuming this is causing the "Downloaded file is not a text file" error message. However, the file is indeed a text file.
Has anybody had this issue before?
Thanks for your time...
that error is a generic message error. I would probably start from doing a tcpdump on the management interface to see what's wrong with the communication with the remote server. It could be anything from wrong URL to incompatible sets of SSL ciphers.
I found a solution to my problem at least. It just took some trial and error. I thought my problem was I had a trailing "?tr=1" at the end of my Minemeld server I needed to remove.
The Objects > External Dynamic LIsts > O365-IPv4, the Source was:
With "?tr=1" listed the IPs in CIDR notation (22.214.171.124/31)
Without "?tr=1" listed the IPs as IP ranges (126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52)
As soon as I dropped the "?tr=1" it worked great!
On another note, it's broken again.
Palo Alto Documentation says the correct syntax is either format so I don't know why it stopped working... and yes, that means it was working for at least a month, then on 03/22/2018, it started erroring out...
Now that I'm typing this, it appears to be happening again.
Removing the "?tr=1" fixed it from to 5/03 - 5/16, but now it's erroring out again. ugh...
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