Add the Managed Firewalls and Deploy Updates

The first task in Use Case: Configure Firewalls Using Panorama is to add the firewalls as managed devices and deploy content updates and PAN-OS software updates to those firewalls.
  1. For each firewall that Panorama will manage, Add a Firewall as a Managed Device.
    In this example, add 12 firewalls.
  2. Deploy the content updates to the firewalls. If you purchased a Threat Prevention subscription, the content and antivirus databases are available to you. First install the
    Applications
    or
    Applications and Threats
    database, then the
    Antivirus
    .
    To review the status or progress for all tasks performed on Panorama, see Use the Panorama Task Manager.
    1. Select
      Panorama
      Device Deployment
      Dynamic Updates
      .
    2. Click
      Check Now
      to check for the latest updates. If the value in the Action column is
      Download
      , this indicates an update is available.
    3. Click
      Download
      . When the download completes, the value in the Action column changes to
      Install
      .
    4. In the
      Action
      column, click
      Install
      . Use the filters or user-defined tags to select the managed firewalls on which you would like to install this update.
    5. Click
      OK
      , then monitor the status, progress, and result of the content update for each firewall. The
      Result
      column displays the success or failure of the installation.
  3. Deploy the software updates to the firewalls.
    1. Select
      Panorama
      Device Deployment
      Software
      .
    2. Click
      Check Now
      to check for the latest updates. If the value in the Action column is
      Download
      , this indicates an update is available.
    3. Locate the version that you need for each hardware model and click
      Download
      . When the download completes, the value in the Action column changes to
      Install
      .
    4. In the Action column, click the
      Install
      link. Use the filters or user-defined tags to select the managed firewalls on which to install this version.
    5. Enable the check box for
      Reboot device after install
      or
      Upload only to device (do not install)
      and click
      OK
      . The
      Results
      column displays the success or failure of the installation.

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