Learn about the PA-5200 firewall back-panel components.
The following image shows the back panel
of PA-5200 Series firewalls and the table describes each back-panel
component. The only difference between PA-5200 Series firewall back
panels is the power supply type installed—they each can have two
AC or two DC power supplies. The image shows a PA-5220 firewall
with AC power supplies. To view an image of the DC power supplies,
see Connect DC Power to a PA-5200 Series Firewall.
SYS 1 and SYS 2 drives
Two hot-swappable 240GB solid-state drives
(SSDs) in a RAID-1 pair (240GBs total). The drives are used to store
the PAN-OS system files and system logs.
LOG 1 and LOG 2 drives
Two hot-swappable 2TB hard disk drives (HDDs)
in a RAID-1 pair (2TBs total). The drives are used to store network
Exhaust fans trays
Two fan trays that provide ventilation and
cooling for the firewall. Each fan tray contains four fans and a
While facing the back of the firewall, fan tray
1 is on the left and fan tray 2 is on the right.
Do not use the fan tray handles to lift
or move the firewall.
PWR 1 and PWR2
Use the power supply inputs (either AC or
DC) to connect power to the firewall.
While facing the back
of the firewall, PWR 1 is on the left and PWR 2 is on the right.
Use the two-post ground stud to connect
the firewall to earth ground. The firewall ships with a 6AWG two-hole
ground lug attached to the ground studs, but does not include a