Category Archives: Palo Alto Firewall

Configuring Vulnerability Prevention

I’ve spend some time on testing thevulnerability protection feature on a Palo Alto Firewall. I’ve launched some client-side exploits in the hope they will be detected. And Yes, traffic was blocked. The can read my result of my test in … Continue reading

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Configuring WildFire

I’ve been playing around with WildFire, results can be found in the following document: http://www.accessdenied.be/blog/documentation/Configuring WildFire.pdf    

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Configuring GlobalProtect SSL VPN using a user-defined port

The following guide describes how to configure your Palo Alto Firewall for SSL VPN access using GlobalProtect. GlobalProtect is the replacement of NetConnect for initiating a VPN tunnel. When you need to install the GlobalProtect agent for the first time, … Continue reading

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How to request a certificate

The following guide describes how to request a certificate for your firewall using a template file and a Microsoft Certification Authority. I show you how to create a certificate template and how to request a certificate using certreq.exe I’m still … Continue reading

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How to setup a Captive Portal using a webform

You can configure a captive portal on your Palo Alto firewall which can be used to authenticate your users first before they access resource on the internet. The user will be presented with a web form where she needs to … Continue reading

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Configuring User Identification via Active Directory

One of the strenghts of Palo Alto firewall is that it can performs User Identification. This feature allows you to identify users and knows exactly what they are doing on your network or who access which websites on the internet. … Continue reading

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Configure your Firewall for Administrative Access via RADIUS Authentication

The following step-by-step guide guides you on how to configure your Palo Alto Firewall for administrative access via a Network Policy Server running on Windows Server 2012. By using a RADIUS server for management authentication, you can use your domain … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Network Configuration Overview

Read this document first to understand how my virtual lab is configured. All the documents I write are based on this network setup. http://www.accessdenied.be/blog/documentation/PA-VM Network Configuration.pdf

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Installing the PA 100 VM in VM Workstation 9

I decided to buy a Palo Alto VM series for testing. I already have a PAN-200, but a VM version is useful when you want to perform some testing in a virtual environment. One of the reasons is to create … Continue reading

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