Express Route connection Palo Alto VM Firewall in Azure

Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Please sign in to see details of an important advisory in our Customer Advisories area.

Express Route connection Palo Alto VM Firewall in Azure

L2 Linker

Hello All


Our Company has opted to deploy Palo Alto Firewall (VM 500 Series) in our Azure environment. One of my requirements is to establish connection between this Palo Alto Firewall and the Express Route Gateway in Azure. I would like to know if anyone here is able to setup this? if so, can you please tell me how to do so?


L3 Networker

Hi Ravindra,


there is no special configuration needed on the Palo side. You have only to make sure you route traffic correct on the azure side and that the Firewalls has the route configured too.


Check this out you can compare the configuration for backhaul. it dosen't matter if it is a VNG or Express route




"With unity we can do great things"

Thank you. I will go through the guide

I also have another question.

When we deploy the Palo Alto Firewalls in HA (Active/Standby), how effective is the failover?
I mean if we force a failover or a failover happens because of a failure, Does it take a lot of time for the failover?



it will not chance anything because the problem is not our firewall the problem is on the Azure side and detach and attach process.

so it will be still between 2-5 min.




"With unity we can do great things"
  • 4 replies
Like what you see?

Show your appreciation!

Click Like if a post is helpful to you or if you just want to show your support.

Click Accept as Solution to acknowledge that the answer to your question has been provided.

The button appears next to the replies on topics you’ve started. The member who gave the solution and all future visitors to this topic will appreciate it!

These simple actions take just seconds of your time, but go a long way in showing appreciation for community members and the LIVEcommunity as a whole!

The LIVEcommunity thanks you for your participation!