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.


Author, trainer and Senior Security Expert
Rassoul Zadeh
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 16,183 Reviews
  • 87,936 Students
  • 7 Courses

Rassoul is an Information Security expert, leader, author of a few cyber security books, online and university instructor, and active member of security forums and communities. He has been working with the senior executives and stakeholders of enterprise companies to identify, assess and capture cyber security risks, as well as defining the strategy and building a program to implement relevant controls to minimize those risks.

Security strategy, governance, architecture, risk management, incident management and security operation are only some of his area of expertise, while his deep technical knowledge and background allows companies to identify and implement effective security solutions and constantly optimizing them.

Rassoul holds variety of industry certifications (including CISM, CISSP, SABSA, CRISC, ISO27001, CEH, COBIT, etc.) and currently working as the Director of Information Security in a large global healthcare organization.

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