I was attempting to inspect traffic from an external source to my lab environment. My lab instance is configured to use a public private key (PPK) file for authentication. I configured the Palo traffic policy rule to allow traffic flow
Packet Capture in Palo Alto firewalls
If you are doing a quick search for traffic flow into the firewall, run this command in CLI tcpdump filter "host x.x.x.x and port 443"you can use either the word host or src and get the
Eliminating bias in tech speak
I always wondered why it was allowed to used term such as master / slave in tech speak when describing 'Write' 'Read' appliance architectures. When I inquired, most times the response will be - that is what the vendor calls them.
Troubleshooting Palo Alto VPN issues
Check if the VPN is passing traffic show vpn flowSearch the VPN gateway status show vpn ike-sa gateway <name of the vpn gateway>To get more information about a session flow, get the session ID from the output
Turning on FIPS mode in Palo Alto
SSH to the 192.168.1.1 and use credentials admin admin to authenticate type command debug system maintenance-modetype ' y ' to confirm. The device will reboot. SSH back into the device. The login credential will have changed. The
Cannot find PanOS uploaded in GUI
Upgrading to a new version of PanOS but cannot download the OS directly from the update site. Therefore, I manually uploaded the new PanOS. But after the firewall confirmed that the image was successfully updated, it does not display it
One thing that is constant in project management is change. One of the projects I have been leading lately has gone through more than three changes in a month. It was very busy and stressful but following the prescribed change
Helpful Palo Alto console commands
To unset xml output to general text output set cli config-output-format set Enter configuration mode configureGet all interface configurations while in config mode run show interface allGet specific interface configuration such as the management interface run show interface managementApply IP
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