Course Overview:  PA-232: Palo Alto Networks Panorama Manage Multiple Firewalls (EDU-221) Training Class is a two-day course.  Students attending this course will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to configure and manage their Palo Alto Networks Panorama Management Server.  Upon completion of this course, administrators will understand the Panorama server’s role in managing and securing their overall network.  Network professionals will learn to use Panorama’s aggregated reporting to provide them with a holistic view of a network of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls.  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.  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, ISC2, ISACA, Cisco, Unix, and Windows certifications.

Attendees to the PA-232: Palo Alto Networks Panorama Manage Multiple Firewalls (EDU-221) 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.

Day 1

  • Module 0 – Introduction & Overview
  • Mod 1: Overview
    • Panorama Solution
    • Deployment Design
  • Mod 2: Initial Configuration
    • Interface Configuration
    • Setup Configurations
    • Device Deployment
    • Configuration Management
  • Mod 3: Templates
    • Templates Overview
    • Common Organization
    • Strategies
    • Configuring Templates
  • Mod 4: Device Groups
    • Device Groups
    • Objects
    • Policies
    • Device Group Commit

 

Day 2

  • Mod 5: Administration
    • Admin Roles and Access
    • Control
    • Commit Procedure
  • Mod 6: Logging and
    • Reporting
    • Logging
    • Application Command
    • Center
    • App-Scope
    • Correlation Objects
    • Reports
  • Mod 7: Log Collectors
    • Plan a Log Collection
    • Deployment
    • Distributed Data Collection
    • Log Deployment
    • Configure Dedicated Log
    • Collector
    • Managed Collector Groups
  • Mod 8: Business Continuity
    • Panorama High Availability
    • Collector Group
    • Redundancy
    • Export Configuration
    • Disk Installation

 

Prerequisites:

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

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Course Overview: PA-212: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Configure Extended Features (EDU-205) Training Class is a two-day course that teaches students to configure and manage the entire line of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. Students also will be instructed on the basics of implementing and managing GlobalProtect™ and active/ active high availability. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to optimize their visibility and control of applications, users, and content.  This course prepares the student for Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE).  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 three day course PA-243: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Debug and Troubleshoot (EDU-311). 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, ISC2, ISACA, Cisco, Unix, and Windows certifications.  Attendees to the PA-212: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Configure Extended Features (EDU-205) 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 firewall.  Students also will be instructed on the basics of implementing and managing GlobalProtect™ and active/ active high availability. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to optimize their visibility and control of applications, users, and content.

Day 1

  • Module 0 – Introduction & Overview
  • Mod 1: Advanced Interface
    • Configuration
    • Advanced NAT
    • Policy-Based
    • Forwarding
    • Routing Protocols (OSPF)
  • Mod 2: App-ID™ –
    • Custom Applications
    • Defining New Application Signatures
    • Application Override
  • Mod 3: Advanced Content-ID™
    • Custom Threat Signatures
    • Data Filtering
    • DoS Protection
    • Botnet Report
  • Mod 4: Advanced User-ID™
    • Terminal Server Agent
    • Captive Portal
    • XML API

Day 2

  • Mod 5: Quality of Service
    • Configuring Quality of Service
  • Mod 6: GlobalProtect™
    • Implementation of GlobalProtect
    • Install and Configure Portal, Gateway, and Agents
  • Mod 7: Monitoring and Reporting
    • Log Forwarding
    • SNMP
    • Reporting
  • Mod 8: Active/Active High Availability
    • Configuring Active/Active HA

 

Prerequisites:

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

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Course Overview: PA-213: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Install, Configure, and Manage (EDU-201) Training Class is a three-day course that teaches students to configure and manage the entire line of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. This course prepares the student for the Palo Alto Networks Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) and progress to the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE).  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-212: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Configure Extended Features. 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, ISC2, ISACA, Cisco, Unix, and Windows certifications.

Attendees to the PA-213: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Install, Configure, and Manage (EDU-201) Training Course will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

TechNow PA-212: Palo Alto Networks Firewall Configure Extended Features (EDU-205) immediately follows this course in the schedule so that you can take both courses in the same week.  We also offer a discount for attending both classes in the same week!!

Dates/Locations: No Events

Duration: 3 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).

Day 1

  • Module 0 – Introduction & Overview
  • Module 1 – Platforms and Architecture
    • Single-Pass Architecture
    • Flow Logic
  • Module 2 – Initial Configuration
    • Initial Access to the System
    • Configuration Management
    • Licensing and Software Updates
    • Account Administration
  • Mod 3: Basic Interface Configuration
    • Security Zones
      Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, and Tap
    • Subinterfaces
    • DHCP
    • Virtual Routers
  • Mod 4: Security and NAT Policies
    • Security Policy Configuration
    • Policy Administration
    • NAT (source and destination)

Day 2

  • Mod 5: Basic App-ID™
    • App-ID Overview
    • Application Groups and Filters
  • Mod 6: Basic Content-ID™
    • Antivirus
    • Anti-spyware
    • Vulnerability
    • URL Filtering
  • Mod 7: File Blocking and WildFire™
    • File Blocking
    • WildFire
  • Mod 8: Decryption
    • Certificate Management
    • Outbound SSL Decryption
    • Inbound SSL Decryption

       

       

Day 3

  • Mod 9: Basic User-ID™
    • Enumerating Users
    • Mapping Users to IP Addresses
    • User-ID Agent
  • Mod 10: Site-to-Site VPNs
    • IPSec Tunnels
  • Mod 11: Management and Reporting
    • Dashboard
    • Basic Logging
    • Basic Reports
    • Panorama
  • Mod 12: Active/Passive High
    • Availability
    • Configuring Active/Passive HA

 

Prerequisites:

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

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Course Overview:

This course covers all aspects of installing, configuring, tuning and administering Orion Network Performance Monitor, its Modules including Server and Application Monitor and integration with the SolarWinds Engineers Toolset.

Duration:  5 Days

Prerequistites: It is expected that delegates are familiar with basic networking concepts and terminology.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand SNMP, its versions and operation including MIBs and OIDs
  • Understand the components of Orion and its licensing model
  • Install Orion NPM, APM, IPAM, NCM, NTA, IPSLA, UDT & SEUM
  • Perform discovery, import data and manage information gathering
  • Manage Accounts and Views
  • Interpret chart data
  • Configure and run reports
  • Configure Alerting
  • Troubleshoot issues and identify resolutions
  • Tune system for optimum performance

Course Outline:  

Day 1

  • Introductions
  • Installation of Orion NPM
  • SNMP, MIBs, OIDs
  • Network Discovery & Node Management
  • Web Server Configuration, Charts, Network Atlas, Accounts and Views
  • Custom properties, Groups and Dependencies

Day 2

  • Universal Device Pollers, Alerting & Reporting
  • Syslog & Traps
  • Tuning Orion

Day 3

  • NetFlow Traffic Analyzer
  • Application Performance Monitor (incl. WMI)
  • IP Address Manager

Day 4

  • Network Configuration Manager
  • IPSLA
  • User Device Tracker
  • Synthetic End User Monitor
Day 5
  • Server and Application Monitor
  • Network Topology Mapper

 

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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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