Palo Alto Firewalls - Installation and Configuration

Create a test bed and install and configure Palo Alto Firewall step by step
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Design, Install and Manage Palo Alto Firewalls
Understanding Next Gen Firewalls and their operation


  • Students should have some basic IT networking knowledge before attending this course.


Course Description:

This course covers all the initial requirements to start with Palo Alto firewalls. It consists of 16 videos in total from first installation to some advanced configuration. All of the tests and configuration on this course can be done on a single computer with an Internet connection.

You will have the support and can contact me with any questions you might have and I would be happy to respond.

What you will learn:

On this course you will learn what the NGFW and Palo Alto Firewalls are and how the work. You will provided with the step by step instruction about how to create a Palo Alto Firewall test bed using VMWare and your PC.

You will also lean about how to initialize a Palo Alto firewall and how to set it up in a production environment using best practices. This course includes all the basic steps to start with Palo alto firewalls for beginners.

How long will the course take:

More than 200 minutes of video data within two weeks time period for someone with basic networking knowledge

Course structure:

  • Building a Test Lab with VMWare and Palo Alto
  • Initial Firewall Configuration
  • Network configuration
  • LDAP and Radius integration
  • Objects
  • Security Profiles
  • Policies and Rules
  • Network/Port Address Translation
  • QOS and PBF
  • Decrypting SSL Traffic
  • Monitoring, Logging, Reporting
  • Application Command Center (ACC)
  • Panorama configuration

Who this course is for:

  • This Palo Alto course is for those who are not familiar with Palo Alto networks firewalls and want to gain some experience.

Course content

1 section19 lectures4h 37m total length
  • Introduction
  • Building a Test Lab
  • Initial Firewall Configuration 1
  • Initial Firewall Configuration 2
  • Network configuration
  • LDAP and Radius integration
  • Active Directory User Identification
  • Radius Authentication
  • Objects
  • Security Profiles
  • Policies and Rules
  • Network/Port Address Translation
  • QOS and PBF
  • Decrypting SSL Traffic
  • Monitoring, Logging, Reporting
  • Application Command Center (ACC)
  • Bonus Video - Panorama configuration part 1
  • Bonus Video - Panorama configuration part 2
  • Bonus Video - Panorama configuration Production Environment


Author, trainer and Senior Security Expert
Rassoul Zadeh
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  • 4,484 Reviews
  • 44,561 Students
  • 3 Courses

Rassoul has been an IT and Security expert since 1999, helping a lot of enterprise companies with the strategy to secure and optimize their IT environments.

He is the author of a few cyber security books, including enterprise security architecture and ethical hacking, and has been  IT & Cyber Security expert, Online & University instructor and lecturer.