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Firewall 9.0: Essentials - Configuration and Management

Who should attend

Security Engineers, Security Administrators, Security Operations Specialists, Security Analysts, Network Engineers, and Support Staff

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Learning Objectives

Successful completion of this five-day, instructor-led course will enhance the student’s understanding of how to configure and manage Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewalls. The student will learn and get hands-on experience configuring, managing, and monitoring a firewall in a lab environment. The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 9.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management course is five days of instructor-led training that will enable you to:

  • Configure and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks® next- generation firewalls
  • Configure and manage GlobalProtect to protect systems that are located outside of the data center perimeter
  • Configure and manage firewall high availability
  • Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports


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

Course Content

Module 1: Platforms and Architecture

Module 2: Initial Configuration

Module 3: Interface Configuration

Module 4: Security and NAT Policies

Module 5: App-ID™

Module 6: Basic Content-ID™

Module 7: URL Filtering

Module 8: Decryption

Module 9: WildFire™

Module 10: User-ID™

Module 11: GlobalProtect™

Module 12: Site-to-Site VPNs

Module 13: Monitoring and Reporting

Module 14: Active/Passive High Availability

Module 15: What’s Next

Exams & Certification

When you book and attend the Firewall 9.0: Essentials - Configuration and Management class you will also receive an exam voucher towards the PCNSA certification as part of your class pack!

Follow On Courses

  • Firewall 9.0: Optimizing Firewall Threat Prevention 
  • Firewall 9.0: Troubleshooting 

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