Course Overview:

PA-222: Palo Alto Networks Panorama Essentials Training Class is a two-day course that teaches students to configure and manage the Palo Alto Networks Panorama management server. Through hands-on training, students learn high end skills of how to integrate Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls into their network infrastructure and manage them with Palo Alto Networks Panorama management server.This is not a virtualized theoretical course.  This is hands-on, real world in the classroom instructor led with lab assistance, directly relevant to the DoD and Commercial implementations of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls and their enterprise management.

Each student is issued a physical Palo Alto firewall and a Cisco layer 3 switch at their desk.  Real hardware per student for real experience and real skill development.  TechNow provides a very comprehensive client infrastructure that includes Windows, Linux, and multiple packet sniffer agents.

The instructor for this course has been a lead in Unix kernel development to implement firewall and intrusion detection technologies.  Additionally, the instructor has taught several security appliance products and carries several SANS, Cisco, Unix, and Windows certifications.

Attendees to the Palo Alto Networks Panorama Essentials Training Course will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Dates/Locations:

No Events

Duration 2 days

Course Objectives:  

Students attending this foundational-level training course will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to configure and manage their Palo Alto Networks Panorama management server, including hands-on experience in configuring the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks Operating System (PAN-OS) through Panorama.

  • Day 1
    • Module 0 – Introduction & Overview
    • Module 1 – Deployment Overview
      • Panorama Solution
      • Functional Overview
      • Architecture Design
    • Module 2 – Interface Configuration
      • Installation
      • Design and Planning
      • Administration Roles
      • Access Control
      • Commit Options
    • Module 3 – Device Groups
      • Device Groups
      • Policies
      • Objects
      • Device Group Commits
    • Module 4 – Templates
      • Template Overview
      • Configure Templates
      • Commits
      • Overrides Commits
  • Day 2
    • Module 5 – Administrative Tools
      • Logging
      • Reporting
      • Managing Devices
    • Module 6 – Log Collection
      • Log Collector
      • Collector Groups
      • Distributed Data Collection
      • Installation and Configuration
    • Module 7 – Deployment Recommendation
      • High Availability
      • Export Configuration
      • Tips and Tricks
      • Best Practices

Prerequisites:

This course is in no way associated with Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

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Course Overview: PA-215: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Essentials FastTrack Training Class is a five-day course that teaches students to configure and manage the entire line of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. This course combines PA-213 and PA-212 and adds a half day introduction to Panorama and Troubleshooting.  Through hands-on training, students learn high end skills of how to integrate Palo Alto next-generation firewalls into their network infrastructure.  This is not a virtualized theoretical course.  This is hands-on, real world instruction, directly relevant to the DoD and Commercial implementations of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls.

Each student is issued a physical Palo Alto firewall and a Cisco layer 3 switch at their desk.  Real hardware per student for real experience and real skill development.  TechNow provides a very comprehensive client infrastructure that includes Windows, Linux, and multiple packet sniffer agents.

This course sets up the foundation for the two day course PA-232: Palo Alto Networks Panorama Manage Multiple Firewalls. The instructor for this course has been a lead in Unix kernel development to implement firewall and intrusion detection technologies.  Additionally, the instructor has taught several security appliance products and carries several SANS, Cisco, Unix, and Windows certifications. Attendees to the PA-215:  Palo Alto Firewall Essentials FastTrack Training Course will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Dates/Locations: No Events

Duration 5 days

Course Objectives:   Students attending this foundational-level training course will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to configure and manage their Palo Alto Networks firewall, including hands-on experience in configuring the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks Operating System (PAN-OS).  Additionally Panorama and Troubleshooting are addressed.

  • Day 1
    • Module 0 – Introduction & Overview
    • Module 1 – Administration & Management
      • Configuration Management
      • PAN-OS & Software Updates
      • Service Route Configuration
      • Log Forwarding
      • GUI, CLI, and API
    • Module 2 – Interface Configuration
      • L2 & L3
      • Vwire
      • Tap
      • Interface Management in Security Zones
      • VLANs
      • QoS
  • Day 2
    • Module 3 – Layer 3 Configuration
      • L3 Configuration and DHCP
      • NAT
      • DNS Proxy
      • Policy Based Forwarding in
      • Introduction to IPv6
    • Module 4 – App-ID
      • App-ID Process
      • Policy Administration
    • Module 5 – Content-ID
      • Antivirus
      • Anti-spyware
      • Vulnerability
      • URL Filtering
      • File Blocking and Wildfire
      • Data Filtering
      • DoS Protection
      • Botnet
  • Day 3
    • Module 6 – VM Firewall
      • Downlaod VM Template
      • Configure ESXi
      • Configure VM
    • Module 7 – Decryption
      • SSL Inbound and Outbound
    • Module 8 – Custom Signatures
      • Defining New Application Signatures
      • Application Override
      • Custom Threat ID
  • Day 4
    • Module 9 – User-ID
      • User-ID Agent
      • Terminal Server Agent
      • XML API
      • Captive Portal
    • Module 10 – VPN and GlobalProtect
      • Psec Tunnels
      • GlobalProtect
      • Agent
      • Portal
      • Gateway
      • HIP
  • Day 5
    • Module 11 – High Availability
      • Active/Passive
      • Active/Active
    • Module 12 – Panorama
      • Device Groups & Objects
      • Shared Policy
      • Configuration Management
      • Reporting

Prerequisites:

This course is in no way associated with Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

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Instructor comments: Instructor was great, he explained everything and made sure we understood the process's/product. He also took time out of his own schedule to help set up a VM environment on our personal pc's.

Facilities comments: Facility was great, enjoyed feeding the deers!


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Course Overview:

CT-225: Network+ is a five-day course that teaches students the fundamentals of networking. Through hands-on training, students learn the vendor-independent networking skills & concepts that affect all aspects of networking, such as installing & configuring the TCP/IP client. The course also helps to prepare students for three popular certification examinations: CompTIA Network+, Microsoft Networking Essentials, and Novell Networking Technologies.

Attendees to CT-225: Network+ will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Dates/Locations:

Date/Time Event
12/06/2021 - 12/10/2021
08:00 -16:00
CT-225: Network+
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX
02/28/2022 - 03/04/2022
08:30 -16:30
CT-225: Network+
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
04/25/2022 - 04/29/2022
08:00 -16:00
CT-225: Network+
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
08:30 -16:30
CT-225: Network+
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
12/05/2022 - 12/09/2022
08:30 -16:30
CT-225: Network+
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX

Duration 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods
  • Describe bounded network media
  • Describe unbounded network media
  • Identify the major types of network implementations
  • Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods
  • Analyze routing and switching technologies
  • Identify the components of a TCP/IP implementation
  • Analyze network security
  • Implement network security
  • Identify the components of a WAN implementation
  • Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization
  • Identify the components of a remote network implementation
  • Manage networks
  • Troubleshoot network issues

Prerequisites:

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Instructor comments: Great instructor.

Facilities comments: BEST HOTEL!!!!!!! AMAZING LOCATION, GOOD FOOD, NICE SPACE. The location of the hotel is what is almost the best about it. Driving up hwy 10 in the morning is absolutely awful.



 

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Course Overview:

This course explores the VMware Infrastructure, which consists of VMware ESX Server & VMware Virtual Center Server.  We will look at both the design environments and operational processes of the VMware Infrastructure. This course provides IT architects with the insight needed to tackle tough issues in server virtualization such as virtual machine technologies, storage infrastructure, and designing clustered environments. Extensive hands-on labs provide for a rich student experience.

Attendees to VM-315: VMware Infrastructure: Install, Configure, and Manage will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Dates/Locations:

Date/Time Event
02/28/2022 - 03/04/2022
08:00 -16:00
VM-315: VMware Infrastructure: Install, Configure, and Manage
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX
06/06/2022 - 06/10/2022
08:00 -16:00
VM-315: VMware Infrastructure: Install, Configure, and Manage
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
08/29/2022 - 09/02/2022
08:00 -16:00
VM-315: VMware Infrastructure: Install, Configure, and Manage
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
12/12/2022 - 12/16/2022
08:00 -16:00
VM-315: VMware Infrastructure: Install, Configure, and Manage
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX

Duration: 5 Days

Course Objectives:

  • Virtual Infrastructure Overview
  • ESX and ESXi Server Installation
  • Configuration of Networking, Scalability and Security
  • Storage
  • Install and Configure vCenter Server and Components
  • Creation, Deployment, Management, and Migration of Virtual Machines
  • Utilize vCenter Server  for Resource Management
  • Utilize vCenter Server for Virtual Machine Access Control and User Managment
  • Use vCenter Server to increase scalability
  • Monitoring Your Environment
  • Data & Availability Protection Troubleshooting
  • Use VMware vCenter Update Manager to apply ESXi patches

  • Use vCenter Server to manage vMotion, HA, DRS and data protection.

Prerequisites:

  • To ensure your success, system administration experience on Microsoft or Linux operating systems is required.

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Instructor comments: The instructor was nice and kept us entertained while providing instruction.

Facilities comments: The facility was nice, clean and easy to get to.


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Instructor comments: knowledgeable but can get off subject at times

Facilities comments: good


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