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 PanoramaDevice DeploymentDynamic 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 PanoramaDevice DeploymentSoftware.
    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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