After you purchase a URL Filtering subscription, perform
these steps to activate the URL Filtering license and ensure that
it works as expected.
Obtain and install a PAN-DB URL filtering license
and confirm that it is installed.
If the license expires, the firewall ceases to perform
PAN-DB URL Filtering; URL category enforcement, URL cloud lookups,
and other cloud based updates will not function until you install
a valid license.
and, in the License
Management section, select the license installation method:
Retrieve license keys from license server
Activate feature using authorization code
Manually upload license key
After installing the license, confirm that the PAN-DB
URL Filtering section,
displays a valid date.
Download the initial seed database and activate PAN-DB
The firewall must have Internet access; you cannot
manually upload the PAN-DB seed database.
In the PAN-DB URL Filtering section,
Choose a region and then click
After the download completes, click
The value in the Active field changes to Yes.
PAN-DB is already the active URL filtering vendor, clicking
the dataplane and management plane caches and replaces them with
a new seed database. You should avoid doing this unless it is necessary,
as you will lose your cache, which is customized based on your users’
Schedule the firewall to download dynamic updates for
Applications and Threats.
A Threat Prevention license is required to receive
content updates, which covers Antivirus and Applications and Threats.
In the Schedule field in the Applications and Threats
section, click the
link to schedule
You can only schedule dynamic updates if the firewall has
direct internet access. If updates are already scheduled in a section, the
link text displays the schedule settings.
and Threats updates sometimes contain updates for URL filtering
related to Safe