Deploy the CN-Series Firewall on GKE

After you review the CN-Series Core Building Blocks and the high-level overview of the workflow in Secure Kubernetes Workloads with CN-Series, you can start deploying the CN-Series firewall on GKE platform to secure traffic between containers within the same cluster, as well as between containers and other workload types such as virtual machines and bare-metal servers.
You need standard Kubernetes tools such as kubectl or Helm to deploy and manage your Kubernetes clusters, apps, and firewall services.
For more information, see Deploy CN-Series Firewalls With and Without the Helm Repository. Panorama is not designed to be an orchestrator for Kubernetes cluster deployment and management. Templates for cluster management are provided by Managed Kubernetes providers. Palo Alto Networks provides community-supported templates for deploying CN-Series with Helm and Terraform.
Before moving from deploying CN-Series as a DaemonSet to CN-Series as a Service or vice versa, you must delete and reapply
. For more information, see Create Service Accounts for Cluster Authentication.
  • When you deploy CN-Series as a DaemonSet on GKE, the
    must not exist.
  • When you deploy CN-Series as a Kubernetes service on GKE, the
    must be present.

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