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Palo Alto Networks: Essentials 1 (PAN-EDU 201)

Palo Alto Networks: Essentials 1 (PAN-EDU 201) Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

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

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Intended Audience for this Palo Alto Networks: Essentials 1 (PAN-EDU 201) Course

  • » Security engineers, network engineers, and support staff

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Course Prerequisites for Palo Alto Networks: Essentials 1 (PAN-EDU 201)

  • » 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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Palo Alto Networks: Essentials 1 (PAN-EDU 201) 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)

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Palo Alto Networks: Essentials 1 (PAN-EDU 201) Course Outline

      1. Administration and Management
        1. Graphical User Interface (GUI), Command Line Interface (CLI), and Applications Program Interface (API)
        2. Configuration Management
        3. PAN-OS and Software Update
      2. Interface Configuration
        1. Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, and Tap
        2. Subinterfaces
        3. Security Zones
      3. Layer 3
        1. Layer 3 Configurations
        2. Interface Management
        3. Service Routes
        4. DHCP
        5. Virtual Routers
        6. NAT (source and destination)
        7. IPv6
      4. App-ID
        1. App-ID Process
        2. Security Policy Configuration
        3. Policy Administration
      5. Content-ID
        1. Antivirus
        2. Anti-spyware
        3. Vulnerability
        4. URL Filtering
        5. File Blocking: WildFire--
        6. Zone Protection
      6. Decryption
        1. SSL Inbound and Outbound
      7. User-ID
        1. User-ID Agent
        2. Enumerating Users
        3. Mapping Users to IP
        4. Users in Security Policy
      8. High Availability
        1. Configuring Active/Passive HA
      9. VPN
        1. IPsec
        2. GlobalProtect Overview
      10. Panorama
        1. Device Groups and Templates
        2. Shared Policy
        3. Configuration Management
        4. Reporting and Log Collection

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Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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