Use the CLI-only test commands to test that your configuration works as expected. For example, you can test that your policy rulebases are working as expected, that your authentication configuration will enable the Palo Alto Networks device to successfully connect to authentication services, that a custom URL category matches expected sites, that your IPSec/IKE VPN settings are configured properly, that your User-ID syslog parsing profiles are working properly, and many more things.
The following sections show examples of how to use some of the test commands:

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