Plugins

Panorama 8.0 introduces support for the extensible plugin architecture. The following tables describe the features and functionality introduced with the Panorama plugins.

VMware NSX

The following table shows the features introduced in each version of the VM-Series firewall VMware NSX plugin. For additional information about each plugin, see the release notes on the Customer Support Portal.
Plugin VersionMinimum Panorama VersionNew Features or Changes
1.0.0
8.0.0
First plugin introduced to support the integration with VMware NSX.
1.0.1
8.0.0
Adds support for NSX Manager 6.3 with vSphere 6.5a.
1.0.2
8.0.0
Introduces fixes for known issues. No new features.
1.0.3
8.0.0
Introduces fixes for known issues. No new features.
2.0.0
8.0.5
Introduces support for multiple NSX Managers on a single Panorama.
2.0.18.0.5Introduces fixes for known issues. Minimum required plugin version for Panorama 8.1.
2.0.28.0.5Introduces fixes for known issues.
2.0.38.0.5Introduces fixes for known issues.
2.0.48.0.5Introduces the Automated Full Dynamic Address Group Sync feature.
2.0.58.0.5Introduces Proxy Bypass Support and Curl Call Timeout features.

Cloud Services

The Cloud Services plugin supports the GlobalProtect cloud service and Cortex Data Lake:
Panorama Minimum VersionCloud Services Plugin Minimum Version
8.0.51.3.1
8.1.01.3.1
8.1.11.3.1
9.0.01.3.1
For additional information about this plugin, see the Release Notes.

Interconnect

Panorama minimum supported version for the Panorama Interconnect plugin.
The following table shows the features introduced in each version of the Panorama Interconnect plugin.
Plugin VersionMinimum Panorama VersionNew Features or Changes
1.0.0
8.1.3
First plugin introduced to support a two-tier Panorama deployment for a horizontal scale-out architecture.

Public Cloud-AWS, Azure, GCP

Learn about the different public cloud plugins supported on Panorama.
The following table shows the features introduced in each version of the Panorama plugin for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. The plugins use device groups and templates on Panorama to push the configuration to the managed firewalls.
Public Cloud PlatformPlugin VersionMinimum Panorama VersionFeatures
AWS
1.0.0
8.1.3
Enables support for VM Monitoringfrom Panorama. Configure the Panorama plugin for AWS to monitor the virtual machine inventory within your AWS VPCs so that you can consistently enforce Securitypolicy that automatically adapts to changes within your AWS deployment.
Azure
1.0.0
8.1.3
Enables support for VM Monitoring from Panorama. Configure the Panorama plugin for Azure to monitor the virtual machine inventory within your Azure subscriptions so that you can consistently enforce Securitypolicy that automatically adapts to changes within your Azure deployment.
GCP
1.0.0
8.1.3
Enables you to secure Kubernetes services in a Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) cluster. Configure the Panorama plugin for GCP to connect to your GKE cluster and learn about the services that are exposed to the internet.

Cisco ACI

Learn about the Panorama plugin for Cisco ACI.
The following table shows the features introduced in each version of the Panorama plugin for Cisco ACI. The plugin uses device groups on Panorama to push the configuration to the managed firewalls.
Plugin VersionMinimum Panorama VersionFeatures
1.0.0
8.1.6
Enables support for Endpoint Monitoring from Panorama. Configure the Panorama plugin for Cisco ACI to monitor endpoints so that you can consistently enforce security policy that automatically adapts to changes within your ACI deployment.

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