A series of articles to help with your new Palo Alto Networks firewall from basic setup through troubleshooting.
Your new Palo Alto Networks firewall has arrived! What next?
To help you enjoy the full potential of the Palo Alto Networks firewall, we've got a series of helpful articles and videos for customers and users like you. No matter what level of expertise you have, we think you'll find some tips and tricks that ensure optimal use and enjoyment of your firewall.
The first series covers the basics of getting your device booted up, the management interface configured, the licenses activated, content files updated, and software upgraded to the latest version. We then take a look at several interface configuration options, security and NAT policies, and look at how logging works.
Check out what this series brings you:
Getting started with the Palo Alto Networks firewall
Getting Started With Palo Alto Networks Firewalls
Getting Started: Layer 3, NAT, and DHCP
Getting Started: Layer 3 Subinterfaces
Getting Started: Logging
Also check out the Video Tutorials:
Video Tutorial: Getting Started — Setting Up Your Firewall
Video Tutorial: Getting Started — Layer 3, NAT, and DHCP
Video Tutorial: Getting Started — Network Address Translation
See the Getting Started Playlist on YouTube, including basic to advanced URL filtering
The second series installment covers more topics, from basic configuration to advanced concepts:
Getting Started: Layer 2 interfaces
What more can my firewall do? Quality of Service
Getting Started: Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
Getting Started: User-ID
Getting Started: Custom Reports
Getting Started: Policy Based Forwarding
Getting Started: Custom applications and app override
Getting Started: Log Forwarding
Getting Started: Firewall as a PPPoE or DHCP Client
Getting Started: Network Address Translation
The third installment covers how to go about troubleshooting the firewall and identifying issues:
Let me fix that for you: Packet Captures
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