Convert Your Evaluation Panorama to a Production Panorama without Local Log Collector

Change the serial number to convert your evaluation Panorama™ virtual appliance to a production Panorama virtual appliance.
Change the serial number of your evaluation Panorama virtual appliance in Management Only mode or in Panorama mode with no local Log Collector configured to convert it to a production Panorama virtual appliance.
  1. Select
    Panorama
    Setup
    Management
    and edit the General Settings.
  2. Enter the
    Serial Number
    provided by Palo Alto Networks.
    The Panorama serial number and authorization code are obtained from the deployment profile you created in the previous step.
  3. Click
    OK
    .
  4. Select
    Commit
    and
    Commit to Panorama
    .
  5. Restart management server on the Panorama virtual appliance.
    1. Restart the management server.
      admin>
      debug software restart process management-server
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      All administrators are logged out of the Panorama web interface and CLI when you restart the management server.
  6. Verify that the support and device management licenses are successfully activated.
    1. Select
      Panorama
      Licenses
      and
      Retrieve license keys from license server
      .
    2. Verify the
      Device Management License
      displays the correct number of devices.
    3. Select
      Panorama
      Support
      and verify that the correct support
      Level
      and
      Expiry Date
      are displayed.
  7. Synchronize the production Panorama virtual appliance with the firewalls to resume firewall management.
    Complete this step during a maintenance window to minimize network disruption.
    1. On the production Panorama virtual appliance, select
      Panorama
      Managed Devices
      and verify that the Device State column displays
      Connected
      for the firewalls.
      At this point, the Shared Policy (device groups) and Template columns display
      Out of sync
      for the firewalls.
    2. Push your changes to device groups and templates:
      1. Select
        Commit
        Push to Devices
        and
        Edit Selections
        .
      2. Select
        Device Groups
        , select every device group,
        Include Device and Network Templates
        , and click
        OK
        .
      3. Push
        your changes.
    3. In the
      Panorama
      Managed Devices
      page, verify that the Shared Policy and Template columns display
      In sync
      for the firewalls.

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