Network Security Essentials 1: Firewall Installation, Configuration, and Management

Essentials 1: Firewall Installation, Configuration, and Management


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In this course, you will learn to install, configure, and manage the entire line of Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation firewalls.


Course Objectives

  • Install, configure, and manage their firewall
  • Configuration steps for the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks Operation System (PAN-OS)


Topics Covered

1. Administration and Management
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI), Command Line Interface (CLI), and Applications Program Interface (API)
  • Configuration Management
  • PAN-OS and Software Update

2. Interface Configuration
  • Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, and Tap
  • Subinterfaces
  • Security Zones

3. Layer 3
  • Layer 3 Configurations
  • Interface Management
  • Service Routes
  • DHCP
  • Virtual Routers
  • NAT (source and destination)
  • IPv6

4. App-ID&#153
  • App-ID Process
  • Security Policy Configuration
  • Policy Administration

5. Content-ID&#153
  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware
  • Vulnerability
  • URL Filtering
  • File Blocking: WildFire&#153
  • Zone Protection

6. Decryption
SSL Inbound and Outbound

7. User-ID&#153
  • User-ID Agent
  • Enumerating Users
  • Mapping Users to IP
  • Users in Security Policy

8. High Availability
  • Configuring Active/Passive HA

9. VPN
  • IPsec
  • GlobalProtect Overview

10. Panorama
  • Device Groups and Templates
  • Shared Policy
  • Configuration Management
  • Reporting and Log Collection

You will spend approximately 50% of class in hands-on labs.



Basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing

  • Familiarity with basic port-based security concepts
  • Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering).

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