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Welcome to the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series on AWS resource page. Here you will find resources about VM-Series on AWS to help you get started with advanced architecture designs and other tools to help accelerate your VM-Series deployment. Engage the community and ask questions in the discussion forum below.
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VM-Series on AWS Deployment Resources

Welcome to the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series on AWS resource page. Here you will find resources about VM-Series on AWS to help you get started with advanced architecture designs and other tools to help accelerate your VM-Series deployment. Engage the community and ask questions in the discussion forum below.

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Templates, Scripts and Deployment Resources

Amazon GuardDuty to VM-Series Integration

Uses an AWS Lambda function to feed Amazon GuardDuty threat intelligence to the VM-Series for security policy execution.

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Auto Scaling the VM-Series on AWS

A set of templates and scripts that deploys an AWS Load Balancer sandwich and the VM-Series firewalls to deliver an Auto Scaling solution for securing internet facing applications.

Auto Scaling the VM-Series on AWS

A set of templates and scripts that deploys an AWS Load Balancer sandwich and the VM-Series firewalls to deliver an Auto Scaling solution for securing internet facing applications.

Auto Scaling the VM-Series on AWS

A set of templates and scripts that deploys an AWS Load Balancer sandwich and the VM-Series firewalls to deliver an Auto Scaling solution for securing internet facing applications.

Auto Scaling VM-Series firewalls on AWS Version 2.1

A set of templates and scripts that deploys AWS Load Balancers and the VM-Series firewalls to deliver an Auto Scaling solution for securing internet facing applications. New in this version is the ability to protect existing workloads as well as net new.

Auto Scaling GlobalProtect on AWS

A sample prototype for Auto Scaling GlobalProtect on AWS.

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Auto Scaling the VM-Series on AWS with Terraform

Terraform Template that deploys an AWS Load Balancer sandwich and the VM-Series firewalls to enable Auto Scaling.

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ALB/NLB Load Balancer sandwich for managed scale/high availability

Templates and scripts that deploy an AWS ALB/NLB Load Balancer sandwich and two VM-Series firewalls to deliver managed scale and high availability for inbound applications.

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Palo Alto Networks NAT Rule Updater

A process for keeping NAT rule destination IPs in sync with changing Elastic Load Balancer VIPs. A Lambda function is used to retrieve the latest ELB VIPs and updates the NAT destination IP if necessary. The process uses naming conventions and instance tagging for configuration.

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Hybrid arch/two tier application environment protected by VM-Series

Sample AWS CloudFormation Template that deploys a two-tiered web/DB application environment secured by a VM-Series firewall.

AWS two-tier sample deployed with Terraform

Terraform template that deploys a two-tier web/DB application on AWS secured by a bootstrapped VM-Series firewall.

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AWS two-tier sample deployed with Terraform & Ansible

Deploys a two-tiered web/DB and bootstrapped VM-Series firewall using a Terraform Template. The VM-Series is then configured using Ansible scripts.

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Transit VPC with the VM-Series on AWS

The AWS Transit VPC is a highly scalable architecture that provides centralized security and connectivity services. Our VM-Series integration with the Transit VPC allows for a fully automated method of securely attaching subscribing (spoke) VPCs to the transit VPC.

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Transit VPC Manual Build Step-by-Step Guide

Guides user through the process of building a Transit VPC with the VM-Series. Once completed, the user will have built a Hub, and 3 subscribing VPC spokes.

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AWS Transit Gateway – Manual Build

Step by step guide to deploying a Transit Gateway within a Transit VPC with the VM-Series.

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Transit VPC CloudFormation Template

CloudFormation Template that a automates the deployment of a Transit Gateway within a Transit VPC with the VM-Series.

Transit Gateway Deployment for North/South and East/West Inspection

Terraform Template that a automates the deployment of a Transit Gateway within a Transit VPC with the VM-Series.

Using User-ID to block malicious source IPs

Enables the VM-Series to block malicious source IP addresses when deployed behind a Source NAT device like an AWS ALB by feeding X-Forward-For header to User-ID.

AWS Discussions

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2 weeks ago

AWS secondary CIDR on VPC ability to NAT to PAN in original CIDR

Hey all, It has finally happened and we ran out of IPv4 space on Primary CIDR block for our VPC. We created a new CIDR and associated it to the sa...

184 1
09-07-2021

Panorama network and device templates not syncing to firewall

Hello, We are trying to set up a new deployment in AWS consisting of two firewalls managed by a Panorama server. For starters, we deployed on...

335 3
3 weeks ago

Cannot connect VM series firewall to Panorama in AWS

Hello, We are trying to set up a new deployment in AWS consisting of two firewalls managed by a Panorama server. For starters, w...

348 1
07-28-2021

Migrate Esxi Panorama (Legacy Mode) to Aws Panorama (Panorama Mode) ..PA Gurus please help

Hi Team Below is my scenario- Current Production Panorama Hosted on ESXi Mode- Legacy PAN OS- 8.1.17 Target Panorama Hosted on AWS Mode...

271 0
08-12-2021

AWS VM-series - untrust interface - eating packets

Hi Guys, I am working on inbound (from the internet) flow on the VM-series untrust interface directly. Set up - VM-series FW - 3 interface -...

1079 9
07-06-2021

Ultimate Test Drive (UTD) - Get “Hands On” With the VM-Series and CN-Series on Microsoft Azure

As we continue with our efforts to improve and enhance the public cloud UTDs, a new version of Azure UTD focused on VM-Series and CN-Series Contain...

456 0
07-06-2021

Ultimate Test Drive (UTD) - Get “Hands On” With the VM-Series and CN-Series on AWS

As we continue with our efforts to improve and enhance the public cloud UTDs, a new version of AWS UTD focused on VM-Series, CN-Series containerize...

376 0

AWS Blogs

Prisma SD-WAN Integrated with AWS Transit Gateway Connect

09-09-2021 — When it comes to SD-WAN, legacy solutions are falling behind. Find out how Palo Alto Networks' next-generation Prisma SD-WAN can help your organization embrace the cloud.

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Label: AWS cloud Prisma SD-WAN SD-WAN

Simplify and Automate Prisma SD-WAN to AWS Through the Prisma CloudBlades Platform

09-08-2021 — This integration provides a simple and automated way to extend your Prisma SD-WAN fabric to AWS through the Prisma CloudBlades platform.

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Label: AWS CloudBlade CloudBlades cloudgenix IPSec SD-WAN

April VM-Series and CN-Series Updates

04-20-2021 — We are pleased to announce several new features, plugins and qualifications for software firewalls. We also released the VM-Series Plugin 2.0.6 and Pan OS 10.0.5 MR release, addressing several known issues. Read on for news about AWS overlay routi...

5791 3 by in Blogs
Label: AWS Azure CN-Series gcp Hybrid Cloud NSX Panorama Terraform

February VM-Series and CN-Series Updates

02-18-2021 — This month’s edition of our software firewall update starts with news about the just-announced flexible consumption model, designed to enable you to rapidly scale as needed through credit-based licensing. Plus, learn how new features in our CN-Ser...

7025 1 by in Blogs
Label: AWS CN-Series Kubernetes VM-Series

VM-Series and AWS Gateway Load Balancer Integration Overview

12-09-2020 — Inserting virtual appliances in public cloud environments just got a great deal easier, thanks to Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announcing the general availability of the integration between VM-Series virtual firewalls and the new AWS Gateway...

9217 2 5 by in Blogs
Label: AWS cloud Panorama Virtualization

AWS Articles

VM-Series with Alibaba Cloud HAVIP

09-09-2021 — Alibaba Cloud recently introduced a feature called HAVIP allow VM-Series firewalls to be deployed in active/standby mode.

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Label: Alibaba Alibaba Cloud VM-Series VM-Series on AWS

VM-Series with Alibaba Cloud CEN Transit Router

09-09-2021 — With CEN-TR, VM-Series firewalls can be deployed in a Security VPC to protect inbound, outbound and east/west traffic between a large number of VPCs on Alibaba Cloud.

153 1 by in General Articles
Label: Alibaba Alibaba Cloud VM-Series VM-Series on AWS

Packet Flow in the AWS Gateway Load Balancer—Outbound

06-10-2021 — A step-by-step walkthrough of a connection from a client in an AWS environment utilizing the Transit Gateway and Gateway Load Balancer to an internet-based server.

709 1 by in General Articles
Label: AWS Gateway Load Balancer GWLB TGW Transit Gateway VM-Series on AWS

Packet Flow in the AWS Gateway Load Balancer—Inbound

06-10-2021 — A step-by-step walkthrough of a connection from an internet-based client to a server in the AWS environment that utilizes the Transit Gateway and Gateway Load Balancer.

574 by in General Articles
Label: AWS Gateway Loadbalancer GWLB TGW VM-Series on AWS

Prisma Cloud Data Security is LIVE!

02-16-2021 — Prisma™ Cloud Data Security is purpose-built to address the challenges of discovering and protecting data at the scale and velocity common in public cloud environments. (view in My Videos) The Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud Data Security cour...

429 by in Digital Learning Articles
Label: AWS VM-Series on AWS