Measure your configuration against Security best practices
using the Best Practice Assessment (BPA) tool.
The Best Practice Assessment (BPA) tool helps you understand
the current level of best practice configuration in your Security
policy so you can assess the maturity of your security posture.
Watch the Introduction to the BPA video to learn
about the BPA, and take advantage of the BPA video library to learn
even more about the tool.
When you first open the BPA report, it opens in the Heatmap section.
Go to Best Practice Assessment
to the BPA section of the report, which focuses on the adoption
of configuration best practices for next-generation firewalls and
In addition to this documentation, you can view the BPA demo and a short video about how to run a BPA to learn
more about using the BPA.
A BPA report evaluates a next-generation firewall or Panorama
configuration file against more than 200 best practice checks. The
BPA groups the results of the evaluation by policies, objects, network,
and device/Panorama information, similar to the PAN-OS user interface.
Review and analyze the information to find areas to focus on and improve: