New Scheduling Options for Application and Threat Content
The firewall can now check for the latest
App-ID, vulnerability protection, and anti-spyware signatures every
30 minutes or hourly, in addition to being able to check for these
updates daily and weekly. These new scheduling options mean that
the firewall can retrieve Applications and Threats content updates within
as little as 30 minutes of when the updates are made available.
This enables more immediate coverage for newly-discovered threats
and strengthens safe enablement for updated and newly-defined applications.
can also use Panorama to set the schedule for managed firewalls
to retrieve Applications and Threats content updates. Managed firewalls
that are not upgraded to PAN-OS 8.0 will convert the 30-minute or
hourly schedule to a daily schedule (and by default, they will check for
new content updates at 3 AM daily).
Confirm that the Threat Prevention license is
active on the firewall.
If you do not have a Threat Prevention license, but still
want to the firewall to check for Application updates every 30 minutes,
continue to step 2.
and check that the
Threat Prevention license is active.
schedule for the firewall to retrieve Applications and Threats updates.
Select the schedule link for Applications and Threats.
firewall to check for new Applications and Threats every half hour
or every hour.
to save the new Applications
and Threats update schedule.