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PANOS – Configuring Snapshots of Configuration

One thing that I really appreciate from Palo Alto is that their Firewalls have this nice way to save your configuration. As I move with labbing my experience with the Firewalls and products, I really wanted to highlight this. Configuration Management This section relates to the ability to different functions you can use to practically …

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Palo Alto Networks – PCNSE Certification Part 6: Basic Configuration (Destination NAT and Security Policy)

The last post was very long and a bit crazy all over the place, but here we are continuing with it. To illustrate how to crate a destination NAT, we will be opening FTP to one of our DMZ server, so lets get started Create Object Under Objects -> Services we will create our new …

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Palo Alto Networks – PCNSE Certification Part 5: Basic Configuration (Security Policies, source NAT)

Create Tags One thing that I really appreciate from PANOS is the introduction of TAGs, they are very handy when you are looking for policies, objects and many different things in your firewall. I know many of you out there appreciate the feature. Tags are color-coded labels and enable you to group, sort, and filter …

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Palo Alto Networks – PCNSE Certification Part 4: Basic Configuration (Interfaces)

This quick lab is going to be about creating Zones, assigning them to interfaces, Management Interface configuration Creating a Zone We will create the Outside Zone and we are going to add a name + selecting the type, nothing fancy, but later in the lab we will use it and go through configuring more features …

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Palo Alto Networks – PCNSE Certification Part 3: Basic Configuration (Admin Roles)

So I continue my journey to get this cert, I think I have procrastinated for too long and I need to get back to learning all the ins and outs for the technology. Again this certification is very heavy on configuration, HA concepts and maybe scattered between all their main Objectives. We are going to …

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Splunk Series II: Knowledge Objects and Managing Fields

Introduction to Knowledge objects These are tools you use to discover and analyze various aspects of your data * Data Interpretation – Fields and field extractions * Data Classification – Event types * Data Enrichment – Lookups and Workflow Actions * Normalization – Tasks and Field Aliases * Datasets – Data models Knowledge objects can …

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Splunk Series II: Filtering/Formatting Data

Introduction to Eval Commands The eval commands are great to perform calculations, convert values, road values, format values and even use conditional statements. It is recommended to use search and were commands to filter calculated results. Eval commands allow you to calculate and manipulate field values in your report Supports a variety of functions Results …

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Splunk Series II: Visualizations

Visualizations When a search returns statistical values, the results can be viewed with different visualization types, some of the Visualization types: Statistical Values Charts: Line, column, pie Single Value Visualizations Maps Charts – Line Chart (Time Series) Chart – Bubble Cluster Map Choropleth Map What is next? Filtering/Formatting Data About the Author: Andres Sarmiento, CCIE …

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