Course Details

Panorama 8.1: Managing Firewalls at Scale (EDU-220)

Course Overview

Panorama network security management enables you to control your distributed network of our firewalls from one central location. View all your firewall traffic, manage all aspects of device configuration, push global policies, and generate reports on traffic patterns or security incidents — all from a single console.

Panorama is available either as a dedicated management appliance or as a virtual machine. In summary, Panorama provides:

  • Streamlined policy management
  • Simplified operations
  • Unparalleled network and threat visibility
  • Flexible deployment options

Course Overview and Objectives

This course will help students to gain in-depth knowledge about how to configure and manage their Palo Alto Networks® PanoramaTM management server. Upon completion of this course, administrators should be familiar with the PanoramaTM management server’s role in managing and securing their overall network. Network professionals will be shown how to use PanoramaTM aggregated reporting to provide them with a holistic view of a network of Palo Alto Networks® next-generation

  • Learn how to configure and manage the next-generation Panorama™ management server
  • Gain experience configuring templates (including template variables) and device groups
  • Gain experience with administration, log collection, and logging and reporting
  • Gain experience with Panorama™ High Availability and Panorama™ troubleshooting
  • Become familiar with new Panorama™ features such as Panorama™ in the public cloud, the Logging Service, and GlobalProtect cloud service

Scope and Target Audience

Scope:

  • Course level: Intermediate
  • Course duration: 2 Days
  • Course format: Combines lecture and hands-on labs
  • Platform supported: Palo Alto Networks® next-generation enterprise firewalls running the PAN-OS® operating system

Target Audience:

  • Security Administrators
  • Security Operations Specialists
  • Security Analysts
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects

Prerequisites

Students must complete the Firewall 8.1 Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210) class and be familiar with Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewall management and basic networking concepts, including routing and IP addressing.

Agenda

This class is comprised of the following modules focusing on gaining in-depth knowledge about how to configure and manage Palo Alto Networks® PanoramaTM management server.

  • Module 1: PanoramaTM Overview
  • Module 2: Initial Configuration
  • Module 3: Adding Firewalls to PanoramaTM
  • Module 4: PanoramaTM High Availability
  • Module 5: Templates
  • Module 6: Device Groups
  • Module 7: Administrative Accounts
  • Module 8: Log Forwarding and Collection
  • Module 9: Aggregated Monitoring and Reporting
  • Module 10: Troubleshooting