Palo Alto Networks Essentials 1 Training Course

Palo Alto Networks WestconGroup

Essentials 1: Firewall Installation, Configuration, & Management

Course Code: ITIC1201
Duration: 3 days (Daytime course)

Schedule*:
Monday – Wednesday 9:00AM-5:00PM

Price: $3300 incl.GST

Course delivered by Westcon Group.

Overview

Successful completion of this three-day, instructor led course will enable the student to install, configure, and manage the entire line of Palo Alto Networks™ Next-Generation firewalls.

Course Objectives

Students attending this introductory-level class will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to install, configure, and manage their firewall, as well as configuration steps for the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks Operation System (PAN-OS).

Target Audience

Security Engineers, Network Engineers, and Support staff

Prerequisite

Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, 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.

Course Outline

DAY 1

Module 0 – Overview

Module 1 – Administration & Management

  • GUI, CLI, and API
  • Config Management
  • PAN-OS & Software Update

 

Module 2 – Interface Configuration

  • Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, Tap
  • Subinterfaces
  • Security Zones

 

Module 3 – Layer 3

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

 

DAY 2 & 3

Module 4 – App-ID™

  • App-ID Process
  • Security Policy Configuration
  • Policy Administration

 

Module 5 – Content-ID™

  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware
  • Vulnerability
  • URL Filtering
  • File Blocking: WildFire™
  • Zone Protection
  • Module 6 – Decryption
  • SSL Inbound and Outbound

 

Module 7 – User-ID™

  • User-ID Agent
  • Enumerating Users
  • Mapping Users to IP
  • Users in Security Policy

 

Module 8 –VPN

  • GlobalProtect Overview

 

Module 9 – High Availability

  • IPsec
  • Configuring Active/Passive

 

Module 10 – Panorama

  • Device Groups & Templates
  • Shared Policy
  • Config Management
  • Reporting and Log Collection