Private Cloud
Welcome to the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series on Private Cloud resource page. Here you will find information about VM-Series on Hypervisors like ESXi, KVM, HyperV and also private cloud environments like VMware NSX-T, Nutanix, Cisco ACI and more. This page will help you get started or find advanced architecture designs and other resources to help accelerate your VM-Series deployment in these environments. Engage the community and ask questions in the discussion forum below.
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Private Cloud

Welcome to the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series on Private Cloud resource page. Here you will find information about VM-Series on Hypervisors like ESXi, KVM, HyperV and also private cloud environments like VMware NSX-T, Nutanix, Cisco ACI and more. This page will help you get started or find advanced architecture designs and other resources to help accelerate your VM-Series deployment in these environments. Engage the community and ask questions in the discussion forum below.

How to Videos and Tutorials

Reference Architectures/How to Guides

Digital Learning Courses

Visit Palo Alto Networks' learning platform, Beacon, for free technical knowledge and educational resources related to all of our products.

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Templates, Scripts and Deployment Resources

Example Ansible playbooks to automate the deployment and scaling up/down of Palo Alto Networks VM-Series

The following use cases can be accomplished via this ansible playbooks.

  • Deploy Standalone PA-VM Using deploy.yml playbooks, you can deploy standalone PA-VM.
  • Scale UP or Scale Down the PA-VM Using scaleUp.yml and scaleUp.yml you can scale up or scale down the PA-VM model. For example, you can scale up from VM-50 to VM-100 or from VM-100 to VM-50.
  • Remove the deployment. Using remove.yml you can remove the deployment.
  • Deploy and remove PA-VM Active/Passive HA Cluster. Using deployHA.yml and removeHA.yml you can deploy active/passive HA cluster. The playbook will also make sure every PA-VM run in separate host by applying VM/Host affinity rule.

Discussions

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laurence64
01-05-2023

10.2.3 not running in Workstation 16

Hi I am trying to upgrade a VM I have running in Workstation 16 , so far if I try and upgrade from 10.1.x to 10.2.x using normal methodology the fi...

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vij
12-22-2022

Errors - ROOT CA authority untrusted / invalid

PA-VM Series 8, vm-mode: Microsoft Azure sw-version: 10.1.6-h6 global-protect-client-package-version: 5.2.1 Issue: when trying to access websites, w...

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Edsnow
12-09-2022

D-NAT Not Working in PA-VM Workstation

Hi, I have deployed PA-VM in workstation, In this the Destination NAT is not working. As per the global counter the packet is dropped on the belo...

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RudolfTorvenyi1
12-16-2022

Vmware VM with paravirtual controller is supported?

Hello, I want to ask regarding PAN-VM in Vmware. VMs in vmware have LSI disk controllers. Can be these controllers changes to vmware paravirtual? Or ...

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EricMortimer
11-15-2022

I am migrating a Palo HA pair VM to a new host and I would like to validate the steps if anyone can assist.

I have the following steps laid out. Please have someone verify if this is correct or if I have forgotten anything. I am migrating the HA pair to a ne...

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Blogs

New Private Cloud Technology Page on LIVEcommunity!

11-23-2021 — Head to LIVEcommunity's new Private Cloud page for blogs, articles, videos, and more related to Palo Alto Networks' Private Cloud.

Labels: Cisco ACI Live Community Help NSX-T nutanix PAN-OS Private Cloud Technologies VM-Series VMware
1191 1 by in Blogs

Boost VM-Series Performance with SmartNIC Integration

06-16-2021 — Secure traffic in hyperscale data centers and service provider networks with the combined power of VM-Series virtual NGFWs and your SmartNIC.

Labels: 5G Announcement Data Center Hyper Scale Network Perimeter Next-Generation Firewalls Private Cloud Smart NIC VM-Series
6917 by in Blogs

The Industry’s Most Flexible Software NGFW Consumption Model

02-09-2021 — Learn why our new credit-based firewall licensing is designed to provide even more flexibility with virtual firewalls and container firewalls.

Labels: Customer Success Firewall NGFW Private Cloud
2592 4 by in Blogs

Nutanix DAG Harvesting Panorama Plugin

12-11-2019 — The Panorama plugin for Nutanix is now available. Read about how Panorama can now integrate with Prism Central. Panorama plugin for Nutanix

Labels: addressgroups Panorama Private Cloud VM-Series
3790 by in Blogs

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