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Firewall 8.1: Essentials – Configuration and Management


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  • 5 Days Course
    Network Security

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.1 Essentials: Configuration and Management course is five days of instructor-led training that should 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


    Successful completion of this five-day, instructor-led course should enhance the student’s understanding of how to configure and manage Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewalls. The student will get hands-on experience configuring, managing, and monitoring a firewall in a lab environment.


    • Module 1: Next Generation Security Platform and Architecture
    • Module 2: Virtual and Cloud Deployment
    • Module 3: Initial Configuration
    • Module 4: Interface Configuration
    • Module 5: Security and NAT Policies
    • Module 6: App-ID™
    • Module 7: Content-ID™
    • Module 8: URL Filtering
    • Module 9: Decryption
    • Module 10: WildFire®
    • Module 11: User-ID™
    • Module 12: GlobalProtect™
    • Module 13: Site-to-Site VPNs
    • Module 14: Monitoring and Reporting
    • Module 15: Active/Passive High Availability
    • Module 16 Next Generation Security Practices

    Target Audience

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


    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