Content Delivery Network Infrastructure
Palo Alto Networks maintains a Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure for delivering content updates to the Palo Alto Networks firewalls. The firewalls access the web resources in the CDN to perform various content and application identification functions.
The following table lists the web resources that the firewall accesses for a feature or application:
Static Addresses (If a static server is required)
PAN-DB URL Filtering
Resolves to the primary URL s0000.urlcloud.paloaltonetworks.com and is then redirected to the regional server that is closest:
Static IP addresses are not available. However, you can manually resolve a URL to an IP address and allow access to the regional server IP address.
BrightCloud URL Filtering
Contact BrightCloud Customer Support.
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