Deploy Panorama: Task Overview

The following task list summarizes the steps to get started with Panorama. For an example of how to use Panorama for central management, see Use Case: Configure Firewalls Using Panorama.
  1. (M-Series appliance only) Rack mount the appliance.
  2. Perform initial configuration to enable network access to Panorama. See Set Up the Panorama Virtual Appliance or Set Up the M-Series Appliance.
  3. Register Panorama and Install Licenses.
  4. Install Content and Software Updates for Panorama.
  5. (Recommended) Set up Panorama in a high availability configuration. See Panorama High Availability.
  6. Add a Firewall as a Managed Device.
  7. Add a Device Group or Create a Device Group Hierarchy, Add a Template, and (if applicable) Configure a Template Stack.
  8. (Optional) Configure log forwarding to Panorama and/or to external services. See Manage Log Collection.
  9. Monitor Network Activity using the visibility and reporting tools on Panorama.

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