Install the Mandatory PA-5400 Series Firewall Front Slot Cards

Install the mandatory Management Processor Card (MPC) to provide management, logging, and high availability functions to the PA-5400 Series firewall.
The PA-5400 Series firewalls require a minimum of three cards that you install in the front slots of the appliance. These cards are shipped separately from the firewall and include the following: The Management Processor Card (MPC) provides management connectivity to the appliance and HA connectivity; the Networking Card (NC) enables the firewall to process network traffic; and the Data Processor Card (DPC) handles data-plane processing.

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