Direct Query of PA-7000 Series Firewalls from Panorama
Learn how to directly query managed PA-7000 Series firewalls
from Panorama without enabling log forwarding.
Because PA-7000 Series firewall can now forward
logs to Panorama, Panorama no longer treats the PA-7000 Series firewalls
it manages as Log Collectors. If you have not configured the PA-7000
Series firewalls to forward logs to Panorama, all logs a managed
PA-7000 Series firewall generates are only viewable from the local
firewall and not from Panorama. If you do not yet have a log forwarding
infrastructure that is capable of handling the logging rate and
volume from the PA-7000 Series firewalls, you can now enable Panorama
to directly query PA-7000 Series firewalls when monitoring logs.
Panorama to directly query PA-7000 Series firewalls, the firewalls
must be running PAN-OS 8.0.8 or later.
With this new
functionality, Panorama now provides two options for monitoring
logs and running reports for managed PA-7000 Series firewalls:
) Enable Panorama to directly
query managed PA-7000 Series firewalls when monitoring logs.
To enable Panorama to directly query the PA-7000 Series
firewalls without requiring the firewalls to forward logs, you must
enter the following command from the Panorama CLI:
debug-reportd send-request-to-7k yes
running the command, you will be able to view logs for managed PA-7000
Series firewalls on the Panorama
Additionally, as with all managed devices, you can also generate
reports that include PA-7000 Series log data by selecting
Before enabling your PA-7000 Series firewalls to forward
logs to Panorama, make sure you have a logging infrastructure that
will handle the logging rate and volume. Refer to the table in Panorama Models to determine if you have
the right logging capacity. Additionally, if you have enabled Panorama
to directly query PA-7000 Series firewalls, you must disable this
before you enable log forwarding by entering the following command
from the Panorama CLI:
debug-reportd send-request-to-7k no
you have enabled your PA-7000 Series firewalls to forward logs to
Panorama, the PA-7000 Series log data will be aggregated within
all Panorama views: Application Command Center (ACC), the App-Scope,
the log viewer (
tab), and the standard,
customizable reporting options on Panorama.