Device > Setup > WildFire
to configure WildFire settings on the firewall and Panorama. You can enable both the WildFire cloud and a WildFire appliance to be used to perform file analysis. You can also set file size limits and session information that will be reported. After populating WildFire settings, you can specify what files to forward to the WildFire cloud or the WildFire appliance by creating a
WildFire Analysisprofile (
WildFire Public Cloud
wildfire.paloaltonetworks.comto send files to the WildFire global cloud, hosted in the United States, for analysis. Alternatively, you can instead send files to aWildFire regional cloud for analysis. Regional clouds are designed to adhere to the data privacy expectations you might have depending on your location.
Forward samples to a regional WildFire cloud to ensure adherence to the data privacy and compliance standards specific to your region. Regional clouds are:
WildFire Private Cloud
Specify the IP address or FQDN of the WildFire appliance.
The firewall sends files for analysis to the specified WildFire appliance.
Panorama collects threat IDs from the WildFire appliance to enable the addition of threat exceptions in Anti-Spyware profiles (for DNS signatures only) and Antivirus profiles that you configure in device groups. Panorama also collects information from the WildFire appliance to populate fields that are missing in the WildFire Submissions logs received from firewalls running software versions earlier than PAN-OS 7.0.
File Size Limits
Specify the maximum file size that will be forwarded to the WildFire server. For all best practice recommendations about file size limits, if the limit is too large and prevents the firewall from forwarding multiple large zero-day files at the same time, lower and tune the maximum limit based on the amount of available firewall buffer space. If more buffer space is available, you can increase the file size limit above the best practice recommendation. The best practice recommendations are a good starting place for setting effective limits that don’t overtax firewall resources. Available ranges are:
The preceding values might differ based on the current version of PAN-OS or the content release. To see valid ranges, click in the
Size Limitfield; a pop-up displays the available range and default value.
Report Benign Files
When this option is enabled (disabled by default), files analyzed by WildFire that are determined to be benign will appear in the
Even if this option is enabled on the firewall, email links that WildFire deems benign will not be logged because of the potential quantity of links processed.
Report Grayware Files
When this option is enabled (disabled by default), files analyzed by WildFire that are determined to be grayware will appear in the
Even if this option is enabled on the firewall, email links that WildFire determines to be grayware will not be logged because of the potential quantity of links processed.
Enable reporting grayware files to log session information, network activity, host activity, and other information that helps with analytics.
Session Information Settings
Specify the information to be forwarded to the WildFire server. By default, all are selected and the best practice is to forward all session information to provide statistics and other metrics that enable you to take actions to prevent threat events:
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