You can fix an out of date URL database by re-downloading
the PAN-DB seed database from the web interface or CLI.
If you have observed through the syslog or the CLI that
PAN-DB is out-of-date, it means that the connection from the firewall
to the PAN-DB cloud is blocked. This usually occurs when the URL
database on the firewall is too old (version difference is more
than three months) and the cloud cannot update the firewall automatically.
In order to resolve this issue, you must re-download an initial
seed database (this operation is not blocked). This will result
in an automatic re-activation of PAN-DB.
To manually update the database, perform one of the following
From the web interface, select
and in the
section click the
From the CLI, run the following command:
request url-filtering download paloaltonetworks region
the seed database causes the URL cache in the management plane and
dataplane to be purged. The management plane cache will then be
re-populated with the contents of the new seed database.