Configure a Cluster Locally on WildFire Appliances

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Configure a Cluster Locally on WildFire Appliances

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Configure a Cluster Locally on WildFire Appliances

Where Can I Use This?
What Do I Need?
  • WildFire Appliance
  • WildFire License
Before you configure a WildFire appliance cluster locally, have two WildFire appliances available to configure as a high availability controller node pair and any additional WildFire appliances needed to serve as worker nodes to increase the analysis, storage capacity, and resiliency of the cluster.
If the WildFire appliances are new, check Get Started with WildFire to ensure that you complete basic steps such as confirming your WildFire license is active, enabling logging, connecting firewalls to WildFire appliances, and configuring basic WildFire features.
If you are managing your WildFire appliance cluster using Panorama, you can also configure your WildFire cluster centrally on Panorama.
To create WildFire appliance clusters, you must upgrade all of the WildFireappliances that you want to place in a cluster to PAN-OS 8.0.1 or later. On each WildFire appliance that you want to add to a cluster, run
show system info | match version
on the WildFire appliance CLI to ensure that the appliance is running PAN-OS 8.0.1 or later.
When your WildFire appliances are available, perform the appropriate tasks:

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