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Activate a Software NGFW Credits License Through
Common Services

Learn how to activate a Software NGFW Credits license on a tenant through
Common Services
.
Where Can I Use This?
What Do I Need?
  • Customer Support Portal (CSP) account with a Software NGFW Credits deployment profile enabled
  • Role: Multitenant Superuser, Superuser,
    Business Administrator
    , or View Only Administrator
The Software NGFW Credits is a VM series flexible consumption model based on tokens, compatible with the following licenses that are supported for a tenant (TSG):

Activate a Software NGFW Credits License for IoT Through
Common Services

Learn how to activate a Software NGFW Credits License for IoT on a tenant through
Common Services
.
  1. After you create a deployment profile on the Customer Support Portal (CSP) of
    VM-Series
    for
    IOT
    , then you can activate your subscription.
  2. After the profile is complete in the CSP, select
    Finish Setup
    . This redirects you to the hub
    Subscription & Add-ons
    , where you select
    Activate Now
    to activate the subscription for your product.
  3. Select the
    Customer Support Account
    number that you want to use to manage the subscription.
  4. Select a
    Tenant
    or create a tenant where you want to apply this subscription.
  5. Select a
    Region
    storage location for the data logs, known as
    Strata Logging Service
    .
  6. Select the deployment profile that you just created and enter a unique subdomain to complete the
    <subdomain>.iot.paloaltonetworks.com
    URL for your IoT Security app (this will be the URL where you log in to the IoT Security portal).
  7. Agree
    to the terms and conditions, and
    Activate
    .
  8. Tenant Management
    displays the following:
    • Licensed Products
      displays the products associated with the tenant, including the status of the license activation, such as
      initializing
      or
      complete
      .
    • Deployment Profiles
      displays the deployment profiles associated with the tenant, including the status of the association, such as
      pending
      or
      complete
      .
  9. After the status is
    complete
    , which can take up to five minutes, you can do one of the following:
  10. After the status is
    complete
    , you can launch Software NGFW for IoT from one of the following options.
    • Launch from email.
    • Launch from the hub tile.
    • Launch from
      Common Services
      Tenant Management
      .
  11. Get started with IoT Security.

Activate a Software NGFW Credits License of
Strata Cloud Manager
for NGFW Through
Common Services

Learn how to activate a Software NGFW Credits license of
Strata Cloud Manager
for NGFW on a tenant through
Common Services
.
Use
Strata Cloud Manager
(
AIOps for NGFW Premium
) to manage VM-Series.
  1. After you create a deployment profile on the Customer Support Portal (CSP) for
    VM-Series
    for
    AI-OPS
    , then you can activate your subscription.
  2. After the profile is complete in the CSP, select
    Finish Setup
    . This redirects you to the hub
    Subscription & Add-ons
    , where you select
    Activate Now
    to activate the subscription for your product.
  3. Select the
    Customer Support Account
    number that you want to use to manage the subscription.
  4. Select a
    Tenant
    or create a tenant where you want to apply this subscription.
  5. Select a
    Region
    storage location for the data logs, known as
    Strata Logging Service
    .
  6. Select the deployment profile that you just created,
    Agree
    to the terms and conditions, and
    Activate
    .
  7. Tenant Management
    displays the following:
    • Licensed Products
      displays the products associated with the tenant, including the status of the license activation, such as
      initializing
      or
      complete
      .
    • Deployment Profiles
      displays the deployment profiles associated with the tenant, including the status of the association, such as
      pending
      or
      complete
      .
  8. After the status of the license activation is
    complete
    , which can take up to five minutes,
    • Go to the CSP to register the firewall.
    • Use the auth code while bringing up a VM. The auth code is associated with this consumption model. When the license database sees the auth code request come in from the VM, it will automatically call hub with this information. At this point, the new VM serial number will be added to the TSG associated with the deployment profiles for Software NGFW.
    • Go to the hub
      Common Services
      Device Associations
      tab to see the firewall devices: Device Associations.
  9. After the status is
    complete
    , you can launch
    Strata Cloud Manager
    for NGFW from the hub
    Common Services
    Tenant Management
    .
  10. Get started with
    Strata Cloud Manager
    for NGFW.

Activate a Software NGFW Credits License for
AIOps for NGFW Premium
on Panorama Through
Common Services

Learn how to activate a Software NGFW Credits License using
AIOps for NGFW Premium
(
Strata Cloud Manager
) for Panorama Managed VM-Series on a tenant through
Common Services
.
Use
Strata Cloud Manager
(
AIOps for NGFW Premium
) for Panorama Managed VM-Series.
  1. After you create a deployment profile on the Customer Support Portal for
    VM-Series
    for
    AI-OPS
    including the following options, then you can activate your subscription:
    • Panorama for Management
    • Panorama as Dedicated Log Collector
    • Strata Cloud Manager
  2. After the profile is complete in the Customer Support Portal, select
    Finish Setup
    . This redirects you to the hub
    Subscription & Add-ons
    , where you select
    Activate Now
    to activate the subscription for your product.
  3. Select the
    Customer Support Account
    number that you want to use to manage the subscription.
  4. Select a
    Tenant
    or create a tenant where you want to apply this subscription.
  5. Select a
    Region
    storage location for the data logs, known as
    Strata Logging Service
    .
  6. Select the deployment profile that you just created,
    Agree
    to the terms and conditions, and
    Activate
    .
  7. Tenant Management
    displays the following:
    • Licensed Products
      displays the products associated with the tenant, including the status of the license activation, such as
      initializing
      or
      complete
      .
    • Deployment Profiles
      displays the deployment profiles associated with the tenant, including the status of the association, such as
      pending
      or
      complete
      .
  8. After the status is
    complete
    , which can take up to five minutes,
  9. After the status is
    complete
    , you can launch
    Strata Cloud Manager
    for NGFW from the hub
    Common Services
    Tenant Management
    .
  10. Get started with
    Strata Cloud Manager
    for NGFW.

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