Palo Alto Networks Install, Configure, and Manage (EDU-201) | Kudelski Security

Palo Alto Networks Install, Configure, and Manage (EDU-201)

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Course Objectives

Students attending this introductory-level class will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to install, configure, and manage their firewall. They will also learn the configuration steps for the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS operating system.


  • Course level: Introductory
  • Course duration: 3 days
  • Course format: Combines lecture with hands-on labs
  • Platforms supported: All Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall models running the PAN-OS operating system

Target Audience

Security Engineers, Network Engineers, and Support Staff


Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switch-ing, and IP addressing. Students should also be familiar with basic port-based security concepts. Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is a plus.

Training from a Palo Alto Networks Authorized Training Center delivers the knowledge and expertise to prepare you to protect our way of life in the digital age. Our trusted security certifications give you the next-generation security platform knowledge necessary to prevent successful cyberattacks and safely enable applications.


Mod 1: Platforms and

  • Architecture
  • Single-Pass Architecture
  • Flow Logic

Mod 2: Initial Configuration

  • Initial Access to the System
  • Configuration Management
  • Licensing and Software Updates
  • Account Administration

Mod 3: Basic Interface

  • Configuration
  • Security Zones
  • Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire,
  • and Tap
  • Subinterfaces
  • DHCP
  • Virtual Routers

Mod 4: Security and NAT Policies

  • Security Policy Configuration
  • Policy Administration
  • NAT (source and destination)

Mod 5: Basic App-ID™

  • App-ID Overview
  • Application Groups and Filters
  • Mod 6: Basic Content-ID™
  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware
  • Vulnerability
  • URL Filtering

Mod 7: File Blocking and

  • WildFire™
  • File Blocking
  • WildFire
  • Mod 8: Decryption
  • Certificate Management
  • Outbound SSL Decryption
  • Inbound SSL Decryption

Mod 9: Basic User-ID™

  • Enumerating Users
  • Mapping Users to IP Addresses
  • User-ID Agent
  • Mod 10: Site-to-Site VPNs
  • IPSec Tunnels

Mod 11: Management and

  • Reporting
  • Dashboard
  • Basic Logging
  • Basic Reports
  • Panorama

Mod 12: Active/Passive High

  • Availability
  • Configuring Active/Passive HA

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