Firewall Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210)

Overview

The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.1 Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210) course is five days of instructor-led training that should enable you to:

  • Configure and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks nextgeneration 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

Target Audience

  • Security Engineers
  • Security Administrators
  • Security Operations Specialists
  • Security Analysts
  • Network Engineers
  • Support Staff

Prerequisites

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 Objectives

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

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Next-Generation Security Platform and Architecture
  • Module 2: Virtual and Cloud Deployment
  • Module 3: Initial Configuration
  • Module 4: Interface Configuration
  • Module 5: Security and NAT Policies
  • Module 6: App-ID
  • Module 7: Content-ID
  • Module 8: URL Filtering
  • Module 9: Decryption
  • Module 10: WildFire
  • Module 11: User-ID
  • Module 12: GlobalProtect
  • Module 13: Site-to-Site VPNs
  • Module 14: Monitoring and Reporting
  • Module 15: Active/Passive High Availability
  • Module 16: Next-Generation Security Practices

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