Challenges with using PA-VM-ESX-10.2.5.vm_eval

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Challenges with using PA-VM-ESX-10.2.5.vm_eval

L1 Bithead

Hi there,


I would like to use the PA-VM-ESX-10.2.5.vm_eval image but I am unable to login. I have read and tried LIVEcommunity - Unable to start trial VM on ESXi - LIVEcommunity - 543039 ( and/or Solved: LIVEcommunity - Trial VM-Series OVA-deployed VM stuck at PA-HDF login prompt for over 24 hou...


None worked for me. Any ideas?


Thank you.


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

does the system exit the HDF? 

are you using admin/admin or admin/paloalto ?

Tom Piens
PANgurus - Strata specialist; config reviews, policy optimization

No, it does not exit the HDF (see added screenshot). I have tested with three Windows machines with VMware player installed. All three same result.

L1 Bithead


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