The Palo Alto Networks firewall can be configured and managed locally or it can be managed centrally using
Panorama, the Palo Alto Networks centralized security management system. If you have six or more firewalls deployed in your network, use Panorama to achieve the following benefits:
The procedures that follow describe how to manage the firewall using the local web interface. If you want to use Panorama for centralized management, first
Perform Initial Configuration
and verify that the firewall can establish a connection to Panorama. From that point on you can use Panorama to configure your firewall centrally.