Palo Alto Firewall 8.0: Essentials - Configuration and Management (210)

Successful completion of this five-day, instructor-led course will enhance the student’s understanding of how to configure and manage Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. The student will learn and get hands-on experience configuring, managing, and monitoring a firewall in a lab environment.

The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210) course is five days of instructor-led training that will enable you to:

  • Configure and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks NeXT-generation firewalls
  • Configure and manage GlobalProtect to protect systems that are located outside of the data center perimeter
  • Configure and manage firewall high availability
  • Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports


Security Engineers, Security Administrators, Security Operations Specialists, Security Analysts, Network Engineers, and Support Staff. 


Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing. Students also should be familiar with basic security concepts. Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is a plus. 

Course outline:

Module 1: Platforms and Architecture 
Module 2: Initial Configuration 
Module 3: Interface Configuration 
Module 4: Security and NAT Policies 
Module 5: App-ID™ 
Module 6: Basic Content-ID™ 
Module 7: URL Filtering 
Module 8: Decryption 
Module 9: WildFire™ 
Module 10: User-ID™ 
Module 11: GlobalProtect™ 
Module 12: Site-to-Site VPNs 
Module 13: Monitoring and Reporting 
Module 14: Active/Passive High Availability 
Module 15: What’s Next 

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