Upload the Panorama Virtual Appliance Image to OCI

Upload the Panorama qcow2 image to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to create a custom image.
Complete the following procedure to upload a Panorama qcow2 file for KVM and create a custom image that you need to launch the Panorama virtual appliance. Uploading and creating the image is required only once. You can use the same image for all subsequent deployments of the Panorama virtual appliance.
  1. Download the Panorama qcow2 file for KVM from the Palo Alto Networks Customer Support Portal (CSP).
    1. Log in to the Palo Alto Networks CSP.
    2. Select
      Updates
      Software Updates
      and select
      Panorama Base Images
      from the software updates filter drop-down.
    3. Download the latest version of the
      Panorama-KVM
      qcow2 image.
  2. Log in to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure console.
  3. Create a storage bucket for the qcow2 file.
    1. Select
      Object Storage
      Object Storage
      and
      Create Bucket
      .
    2. Enter a descriptive
      Bucket Name
      .
    3. For the Storage Tier, select
      Standard
      .
    4. Create Bucket
      .
  4. Upload the qcow2 image to the OCI storage bucket.
    1. Click the storage bucket you created in the previous step to view the bucket details.
    2. Click
      Upload
      and select the qcow2 image you downloaded from the Palo Alto Networks CSP.
    3. Upload
      the image.
  5. Create a pre-authenticated request for the qcow2 file.
    This is required to create the object URL used in the creation of the custom image for the Panorama virtual appliance.
    1. Select
      Object Storage
      Object Storage
      and click the storage bucket you created in the previous step.
    2. Select
      Pre-Authenticated Requests
      Create Pre-Authenticated Request
      .
    3. Enter a descriptive
      Name
      for your Pre-Authenticated Request.
    4. Select
      Object
      and enter the qcow2 image name for the
      Object Name
      .
    5. Create Pre-Authenticated Request
      .
    6. For the Access Type, select
      Permit object reads and writes
      .
    7. Enter an
      Expiration
      date and time.
    8. Create Pre-Authenticated Request
      .
    9. In the Pre-Authenticated Request Details, copy the Pre-Authenticated Request URL.
      The Pre-Authenticated Request URL is required to create the custom image and must be copied when displayed to you.
      The Pre-Authenticated Request URL is only displayed after the request is created and is not shown again.
    10. Close
      the Pre-Authenticated Request Details after you copy the URL.
  6. Import the qcow2 file and create a custom Panorama virtual appliance image.
    1. Select
      Compute
      Custom Images
      and
      Import Image
      .
    2. Enter a descriptive
      Name
      for your image.
    3. Select
      Import from an Object Storage URL
      and paste the object storage URL.
    4. For the Image type, select
      QCOW2
      .
    5. For the Launch Mode, select
      Paravirtualized Mode
      .
    6. Import Image
      .

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