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The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 10.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management (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 Security and NAT policies to enable approved traffic to and from zones
  • Configure and manage Threat Prevention strategies to block traffic from known and unknown IP addresses, domains, and URLs
  • Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports


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

Skills Gained

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


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


  1. Palo Alto Networks Portfolio and Architecture
  2. Connect to the Management Network
  3. Manage Firewall Configurations
  4. Manage Firewall Administrator Accounts
  5. Connect to Production Networks
  6. The Cyberattack Lifecycle
  7. Block Threats Using Security and NAT Policies
  8. Block Packet- and Protocol-Based Attacks
  9. Block Threats from Known Bad Sources
  10. Block Threats by Identifying Applications
  11. Maintain Application-Based Policies
  12. Block Threats Using Custom Applications
  13. Block Threats by Identifying Users
  14. Block Threats by Identifying Devices
  15. Block Unknown Threats
  16. Block Threats in Encrypted Traffic
  17. Prevent Use of Stolen Credentials
  18. Block Threats Using Security Profiles
  19. View Threat and Traffic Information
  20. Next Steps

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